Flowing Wells beats Empire 79-75 to open up section play


Martio Harris (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Martio Harris (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


The Flowing Wells boy’s basketball team evened up their season record to 3-3 but, more importantly, the Caballeros won their first section game of the year thanks to a 79-75 win over Empire Monday night.

The Caballeros are coming off their best record in a few generations thanks to the hire of Tio Harris two summers ago. Harris directed Flowing Wells to an 18-8 record in his first year which was almost as many wins as the previous three years combined. Though his team didn’t make the playoffs, the culture of winning was set….


Career Scoring Leaders

Jacob Inclan, Sunnyside (Sr.) 1,374
Grant Plouck, Empire (Sr.) 1,146
Brendan Rumel, Rincon/UHS (Sr.) 994
Junior Gamez, Valley Union (Sr.): 685
Isaac Lopez, Valley Union (Sr.) 656
Cesar Ozuna, Sunnyside (Sr.) 642
Carlos Lozoya, Sunnyside (Sr.) 632
Santino Duarte, Sunnyside (Jr.) 619 (injured)
Spencer Schuller, Bisbee (Sr.): 557

Alexis Cortez, Tucson (Sr.) 1,959
Sydney Harden, Sahuaro (Sr.) 1,351
Czarina Lorta, Nogales (Sr.) 908
Lexy Ram, Ironwood Ridge (Sr.) 825
Hailey Goley, Tanque Verde (Sr.) 774
Hannah Bjorgum, Desert Christian (Sr.) 762
Rachel Cummings, Tombstone (Sr.) 757
Reazsha Benjamin, Sahuaro (Sr.) 683
Araceli Loya, Pueblo (Jr.) 607
Elena Arriaga, Sahuaro (Jr.) 539


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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here, on AZPreps365.com and on the pages of the Vail Voice and the Tanque Verde Voice. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com

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