Wildcats commit Noah Fifita hopes to bring ‘Juice County’ teammates to Tucson | Nationwide

When Noah Fifita and Anaheim Servite Large University teammates Tetairoa McMillan and Keyan Burnett visited Tucson earlier this thirty day period, Arizona’s coaching staff brought the juice — literally.

It started when Fifita, a 3-star quarterback fully commited to the UA’s 2022 recruiting course, and his teammates posed for photos in the Wildcats’ “Desert Swarm”-period uniforms. McMillan and Burnett bookended Fifita as they took photographs biting into oranges and consuming OJ. The moniker “Juice County,” hashtagged in Fifita’s Twitter bio, as a reminder of his Orange County, California, roots.

“They brought out some orange juice and some oranges. I feel Coach (Kevin) Cummings arrived up with that strategy,” Fifita stated.

Could the shots be a preview of points to come?

McMillan, a four-star huge receiver and standout volleyball player, is rated by countrywide recruiting internet sites as just one of the top rated over-all prospective buyers in California and the place. He is also looking at USC, Stanford and Oregon, amid other people.

Burnett, son of former UA linebacker Chester Burnett, is a four-star tight finish presently committed to USC.

Fifiita has an uphill battle to convince his “Juice County” teammates to follow him to Tucson, but he’s hopeful. The quarterback spoke to the Star’s Justin Spears on ESPN Tucson previously this week about his take a look at, his teammates — and what he sees in coach Jedd Fisch:

How was your previous stop by as opposed to the 1 in March, in which you could not see the

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Previous Sugar Skull Josh Gable sinks Tucson with recreation-successful field objective | Nationwide

When Josh Gable kicked for the Tucson Sugar Skulls two decades back, he was on the quick close of sport-winning industry objectives a time or two. 

Returning to Tucson for the initially time given that the 2019 season, Gable nailed a previous-second 48-garden field aim versus his former crew as the Massachusetts Pirates conquer the Sugar Skulls at Tucson Arena, 37-34.

Gable made a few industry aims Saturday evening, such as a 52-yarder in the very first half. His wander-off kick handed the Sugar Skulls (1-4) their third straight loss. The Pirates enhanced to 4-3. 

“It was a difficult football sport,” Sugar Skulls mentor Dixie Wooten reported. 


Massachusetts’ holder Sean Brackett (10) hoists kicker Josh Gable (16) into the air after his extensive field purpose in the last 2nd of the sport gave the Pirates a 37-34 get more than the Sugar Skulls at the TCC, Tucson, Ariz., June 19, 2021.

Gable’s heroics spoiled Sugar Skulls vast receiver Ryan Balentine’s file-setting evening. Balentine hauled in a 30-yard about-the-shoulder go down to the 5-yard line to begin the 2nd 50 %, getting the Indoor Soccer League’s all-time top receiver. His get set up working back Mike Jones for a punch-in landing, his second of the night time, and the Sugar Skulls took a 27-20 lead.

Balentine passed IFL Hall of Famer Bryan Pray (5,613 yards), who played for the Iowa Barnstormers and Cedar Rapids Titans. Balentine reported picking up the report has “been a

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