FC Tucson Women will host Atomic City FC on Friday night

University of Arizona and FC Tucson goaltender Hope Hisey. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson)

It might not be a go-to situation, but FC Tucson Women (3-0-2) would be in a better position with three more points on their roster and that can be accomplished on Friday night when they visit the ‘Atomic City FC (2-3). Kino Nord Stadium at 7 p.m.

Tucson leads the Desert Conference with 11 points with three games remaining and Arizona Arsenal (3-1-1) is in second place with 10 points. The Mesa team lost to SC del Sol Wednesday night 1-0 in a game the team needed to edge out Tucson. SC del Sol (3-1-1) are now tied for second place with 10 points.

SC del Sol visits El Paso Surf (0-6) on Saturday, adding to the significance of Tucson’s game Friday night.

Tucson hosts Arizona Arsenal on July 1 and SC del Sol hosts Tucson on July 9 to end the regular season. Arizona Arsenal and SC del Sol will face off again on July 2.


Named one of “Arizona’s Heart & Sol” by KOLD and Casino del Sol, Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as Top High School Reporter in 2014, he received the Ray McNally Award in 2017 and AZ Education Recognition News in 2019. He coached youth, high school and college for over 30 years. He was the first in Arizona to write about high school beach volleyball and high school girl wrestling and his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy is a Southern Arizona voting member of the Ed Doherty Award, recognizing Arizona’s top football player, and he was named local hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Andy was named an Honorary Flowing Wells Caballero in 2019, became a member of the Sunnyside Los Mezquites Cross Country Hall of Fame in 2021, and he was a member of the Amphi COVID-19 Blue Ribbon Committee. He received a Distinguished Service Award from the Amphitheater and he was recognized by Councilman Richard Fimbres. Contact Andy Morales at amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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