Pima cruises past Morenci in search of region title

Steve Carter Photo/Special to the Gila Herald: Pima’s Keegan Corona drives against Morenci on Thursday. The Roughriders defeated the Wildcats, 68-40.

By Jon Johnson


Steve Carter Photo/Special to the Gila Herald: Seth Russell waits for Morenci’s Daylen Johnson to come down before going up for his shot.

MORENCI – The No. 2 ranked Pima Roughriders (6-0 2A East, 14-3 overall) went up The Hill on Thursday and defeated the Morenci Wildcats (4-2 2A East, 12-8 overall) 68-40 to remain atop the 2A East Region.

Pima will next host Blue Ridge on Tuesday, Jan. 17, and will visit second-place Bisbee ( x ) the following Tuesday on Jan. 24.

Morenci will next host Willcox on Tuesday, Jan. 17.