Jackie Igulu leads Palo Verde to championship over Douglas


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Jackie Igulu recorded a hat trick (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Jackie Igulu recorded a hat trick (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

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Palo Verde defeated Douglas 6-0 in the championship game of the Palo Verde Invitational Tuesday afternoon to remain perfect on the year. The Titans are 14-0 overall, 5-0 in power-ranking games and 2-0 in section play heading into the winter break.

Leading the way for the Titans this year is junior forward Jackie Igulu. Igulu came into the final with 37 goals, just one shy of her season-best of 38 she recorded last year. She assisted Michelle Sigala in the 20th minute and then scored back-to-back goals in the 34th (Khadijo Mohamed) and the 39th (Marilyn McFeaters) to give her 39 goals on the year and, more importantly, to put her team up 3-0 at the half….

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RESULTS

Dec. 18-22: Palo Verde

Friday, Dec. 18
Palo Verde 9, Desert View 0
Sunnyside 1, Vista Grande 0
Douglas 1, Buena 0
Cholla 2, Flowing Wells 1

Saturday, Dec. 19
Palo Verde 4, Sunnyside 1
Vista Grande 1, Desert View 0
Douglas 3, Cholla 1
Buena 2, Flowing Wells 1

Monday, Dec. 21
Sunnyside 3, Desert View 0
Palo Verde 8, Vista Grande 0
Douglas 3, Flowing Wells 1
Buena 2, Cholla 1

Tuesday, Dec. 22
Flowing Wells over Desert View (forfeit)
Cholla 3, Vista Grande 0

Third Place
Sunnyside 3, Buena 2 (PK 4-3)

Championship
Palo Verde 6, Douglas 0

Seti Valencia (22) hugs Marissa Dicochea after Dicochea scored from 30 yards out as time expired.

Seti Valencia (22) hugs Marissa Dicochea after Dicochea scored from 30 yards out as time expired.

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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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