Offseason preparation time was limited for Cactus, like other schools across the state.
Many players graduated from the Cobras' 2019 4A semifinalists, and this year's roster includes only 10 seniors. Seven key transfers will have only four games to gel with this young roster before the playoffs start.
"It is an honor that these kids want to be a part of our program," Ortiz said. "All seven are starting-quality players."
"Anything less than a gold ball …