Arizona high school girls basketball: Top stars, best performances for week of February 1

Below is a list of top girls basketball performances for the week of Feb. 1-7. If you know of a player we should add to this list or include in a future week, email brittanyabowyer@gmail.com.

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Top Arizona girls basketball stars, Feb. 1-7

Milinda Arguellez, Flowing Wells

As Flowing Wells opened the season Tuesday, the senior had an explosive game with 25 points, six rebounds, six assists and four steals in a 61-30 victory over Rio Rico. 

Alyssa Brown, Sahuaro

As Brown continues to chip away at the list of all-time scorers, she’s had back-to-back explosive performances. On Wednesday, the senior had a double-double with 28 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks, five assists and four steals in a 67-13 win over Ironwood Ridge. On Thursday, she had another incredible double-double with 44 points, 14 rebounds and seven steals in a 93-42 win over Casa Grande. 

Reilly Clark, Catalina Foothills

The sophomore has emerged as a leader for Catalina Foothills in its first two games of the season, most notably in Wednesday’s season opener against Casa Grande. She posted 27 points, eight rebounds and three steals to help lift the Falcons to a 60-44 win. 

Londyn Cunningham, Combs

In Combs’ 49-44 victory over Vista Grande on Friday, the senior had 20 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. 

Hollie Dalton, Prescott

The senior had back-to-back games with double-doubles last week, with 22 points, 11 rebounds, six steals and six blocks in Tuesday’s 39-33 victory over Mingus, and 17 points and 12 rebounds in Friday’s 65-23 loss to Flagstaff. 

Emily Davis, Snowflake

The junior had a season-best game Tuesday in a 61-21 victory over Blue Ridge, recording a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds.

Kilah Fowler, Poston Butte

The sophomore had the best game of her varsity career Friday in an 83-51 win over Coronado. She had a game-high 31 points and eight rebounds. 

Autymn Franks, Casteel

The senior posted 20 points to lead the team in scoring in a 60-14 win over Higley on Thursday. She also had eight deflections, six steals, five assists and three rebounds. 

Katy Frost, Sandra Day O’Connor

The sophomore had a double-double in a 42-30 victory over Boulder Creek on Tuesday with 17 points and 14 rebounds. 

Keelie George, Ironwood Ridge

The senior had a double-double in the team’s season-opening 56-31 victory Tuesday against Canyon del Oro with 16 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks. 

Rachael Grapevine, Coronado

The senior had her best game of the season Friday, posting 25 points, five rebounds and four steals in an 83-51 loss to Poston Butte. 

Elli Guiney, Millennium

Tuesday’s 64-9 victory over Agua Fria was Guiney’s breakthrough game. The freshman had 21 points, four rebounds and four steals in the win. 

A’nya Harper, Buckeye

The senior is absolutely dominating in the rebounds category this season. She led the team in rebounds with 25 while posting 11 points to secure a double-double in a 56-45 loss to Dysart on Tuesday. 

Kennedy Harper, Estrella Foothills

The senior posted a double-double with 22 points, 15 rebounds, five deflections and two steals to help lift the Wolves to a 63-58 victory over Paradise Honors on Tuesday. 

Kamariah Hawkins, Yuma

The junior scored more than half of her team’s points with 23 and dominated the paint with 20 rebounds to earn a double-double in Yuma’s 58-43 loss to Youngker on Tuesday. 

Kaisha Henry, Verrado

The junior secured a double-double with 19 points, 17 rebounds and five steals in a 74-12 victory over Lake Havasu on Tuesday. 

Ashiian Hunter, Mesa

In Tuesday’s 65-12 blowout win over Skyline, the sophomore had 25 points, nine steals, five assists and four rebounds. 

Jennah Isai, Valley Vista

In her final game of the season before undergoing surgery, the junior led the team in scoring with 20 points and added eight steals, two rebounds and two assists in Thursday’s 75-41 win over Pinnacle. 

Daeja Johnson, Casteel

Making the list once again is Johnson, this time for her explosive performance against Casa Grande on Tuesday. The senior led both teams in scoring with 32 points and added 11 rebounds and seven steals in a 74-44 win. 

Myna Johnson, Cibola

The junior had an outstanding week. On Tuesday, Johnson posted 24 points, seven assists and six steals in an 86-18 victory over San Luis. She was named Player of the Game on Thursday in a 34-31 victory over Desert Ridge, tallying 16 points, three assists and two rebounds before posting 22 points, eight assists and four steals in Friday’s 92-2 blowout of Kofa. 

Nyese Jones, Westwood

The junior helped lift the Warriors to a 68-66 victory over Apollo on Thursday with 20 points, seven steals, four rebounds and two assists. 

Britany Kogbara, Peoria

As just a sophomore, Kogbara is a rebounding machine for the Panthers. She had an outstanding performance Thursday against St. Mary’s with 17 points and 28 rebounds, despite the 52-40 loss. In nine games, Kogbara is averaging nearly 20 rebounds per game.  

Acacia Melvin, Combs

The junior led the team in scoring while posting a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds in Tuesday’s 58-28 victory over Cortez. 

Haley Montano, Desert Edge

The senior posted a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds in a 47-39 win over Peoria on Tuesday.

Marlene Moreno, St. Mary’s

The senior led the team in scoring with 22 points and added 11 rebounds, two assists and a steal in Thursday’s 52-40 victory over Peoria.  

Dominique Nesland, Xavier Prep

The freshman had a breakthrough game for the Gators against Tucson on Friday in a 77-26 victory, notching her first double-double of her high school career. She led the team in scoring with 20 points and added 11 steals. 

Alessandra Segundo, Sahuarita

The junior opened the season for Sahuarita with 20 points, seven steals and three rebounds in the Mustangs’ 47-21 win over Walden Grove on Monday. 

Brionna Smith, Leading Edge Academy

The senior had an outstanding game with 21 points, nine rebounds, three steals and three blocks in Tuesday’s 64-21 victory over Lincoln Prep. 

Hope Sumner, Dysart

Sumner, a senior, had a double-double to help lift Dysart to a 56-45 win over Buckeye on Tuesday with 12 points and 16 rebounds. 

Priscila Varela, Mesquite

The senior led the team in scoring Thursday with 21 points, five rebounds, three steals and two assists in the Wildcats’ 67-36 win over Poston Butte. 

Samantha Wattawa, Desert Ridge

The senior led the team in scoring in Tuesday’s 44-36 victory over Mountain Pointe with 20 points, nine rebounds, six steals and three assists. 

Shelly Warfield, Camp Verde

The junior scored nearly half of Camp Verde’s points in Tuesday’s 56-46 loss to Northwest Christian with 20 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals.

If you know of a player we should add to the list now or in a future week, email brittanyabowyer@gmail.com.

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