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2A SEMIS: No. 3 Santa Cruz vs. No. 7 St. Johns

December 1, 2020 by Andy Morales, AZPreps365


Hunter Ogle is the second leading rusher in Arizona. (Andy Morales/AZPreps365)

2A: No. 3 Santa Cruz vs. No. 7 St. Johns at Higley, 1 p.m.

 

First meeting between the programs but St. Johns head coach Mike Morgan lost to Santa Cruz 66-0 in 1982 in his first year coaching with Ganado in the Class A quarterfinals.

 

NO. 3 SANTA CRUZ (7-1)

 

COACH: Rishard Davis (56-21)

QB/DB: Jr. Wyatt Ogle (502 yards, 8 TDs, 6 INTs)

RB/LB: Sr. Hunter Ogle (1,666 yards, 20 TDs, 48 tackles)

RB/DB: Jr. Ricardo Alaniz (517 yards, 6 TDs, 34 tackles)

WR/OLB: Sr. Dylan Hukill (193 yards, 2 TDs, 4 INTS)

DT: Jr. Robert Maldonado (5 sacks)

 

LAST 5 YEARS (44-12)

2016: 11-1 Semifinals

2017: 12-1 Runner-up

2018: 4-6

2019: 10-3 Semifinals

2020: 7-1

 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS (7)

1990 (13-0) Jay Denton

1980 (12-1) Jim Ewan

1979 (13-0) Eddie Jones

1978 (12-1) Jay Denton

1969 (12-0) Lonnie Foster

1966 (10-2) Lonnie Foster

1965 (12-0) Lonnie Foster

 

RUNNER-UP FINISHES

2017 (12-1) Rishard Davis

1972 (11-1) Jay Denton

 

NO. 7 ST. JOHNS (6-1)

 

COACH: Mike Morgan (342-97-5)

QB: Jr. Cael Stewart (NM transfer)

 

LAST 5 YEARS (39-14)

2016: 7-4 Playoffs

2017: 8-4 Quarterfinals

2018: 9-4 Semifinals

2019: 9-3 Quarterfinals

2020: 6-1

 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS (8)

2008 (14-0) Mike Morgan

2007 (11-3) Mike Morgan

2002 (12-1) Mike Morgan

1994 (13-0) Mike Morgan

1993 (13-0) Mike Morgan

1992 (12-1) Mike Morgan

1978 (10-2) Mike Minick

1976 (8-3) John Neagle

 

RUNNER-UP FINISHES

2003 (11-1-1) Mike Morgan

2000 (11-2) Mike Morgan