Softball Archives | Desert Speed School

Greg Hansen’s State Championship Contenders

With the high school sports season right around the corner, Arizona Daily Star sportswriter Greg Hansen has included in his weekly Sunday column the Tucson-area teams he expects to contend for state championships this 2019-2020 season. Seven teams with Speed School athletes were included in his selections: Sabino Football (Nathan Swanberg, Max … Read More

World Series Title for State 48

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Three Desert Speed School athletes were part of the Triple Crown World Series title won by State 48 18U softball recently. As reported by Andy Morales, Sabino’s Cassie Castaneda and Hannah Stark joined Sahuaro’s Bela Goerke and the rest of their club teammates in claiming the title. State 48 went undefeated to win the … Read More

Seniors and Futures All-Star Games: 8 Athletes Selected

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Eight Speed School athletes recently participated in the post-season “Seniors” and “Futures” All-Star baseball and softball games. On the girls’ side, Bela Goerke, Cassidy Morrow, and Kianna Galindo (above) all played in the softball games. Boys participating on the baseball side included Ajay Ram, Seth Nager, Mike Snyder, Preston Clifford, and Ryan Melendez. Game recap here.   (Photo credit: Ralph … Read More

All-Conference Collegiate Honors for Woolridge, Doughty

Desert Speed School athletes Brittany Woolridge and Abby Doughty have each earned postseason recognition following their collegiate softball seasons, according to Andy Morales of AllSportsTucson. Woolridge, an Empire grad who won a state championship with the Ravens in 2015, was named 1st-team All-Conference for Concordia following a 13-3 season as a pitcher. Full story… Meanwhile, … Read More

Salpointe Softball: 4A State Champions

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Desert Speed School athlete and Salpointe outfielder Jordy Johnson was part of the Lancer team that won the 4A State Championship game Tuesday night, an extra-inning affair that ended with a walk-off sacrifice fly by Salpointe to give them the title over Cactus. Full story…   (Photo credit: Kelly Presnell, Arizona Daily Star)

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