As a junior, Morales led Palm Springs’ stout defense in tackles with 94 at his linebacker position to go along with 3.5 sacks and two interceptions before being named first team All-DVL. With four defensive stars graduated after last season, Morales will be leaned on even more to keep opposing offenses in check and their scoring low while the young Palm Springs offense gains rhythm early in the season.
Palm Springs Indians look to recapture football magic of past 2 seasons
Palm Springs’ Damion Lee is No. 8 in the Elite 11
Cathedral City’s Jordan Wallace is No. 9 in the Elite 11
Cathedral City’s Cameron Lee is No. 10 in the Elite 11
Coachella Valley’s Nick Hernandez is No. 11 in the Elite 11