Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week for March 15-21 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email email@example.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveaz.
THIS WEEK’S WAFD BANK PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Amanda Barcello, Seton Catholic: Barcello capped her high school career with an explosive game in the 4A final. Her 23 points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals were crucial in helping Seton Catholic pull away for a 70-62 win.
Marisa Davis, Valley Vista: Doing a little of everything, the senior had a double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds to help Valley Vista repeat as 6A state champion by knocking off top-ranked Hamilton 49-41.
Kassidy Dixon, Millennium: Dixon closed her high school career on a high note, posting a double-double with 20 points, 14 rebounds, two assists and a block to help Millennium go for a 5A three-peat by defeating Flowing Wells 62-39.
Navine Mallon, Flowing Wells: While it was a tough afternoon for Flowing Wells, the sophomore put up 13 points, eight rebounds and a steal despite the 62-39 loss to Millennium in the 5A championship game.
Jaya Nelson, Salpointe Catholic: Nelson, a senior, left it all on the court in the final game of her high school career. In a game in which Seton Catholic was holding a slight lead, Nelson continued to keep the offense rolling by providing the spark the Lancers needed to keep things close. She finished with 23 points, five rebounds, two steals and an assist in the 70-62 loss in the 4A final.
Amyah Reaves, Hamilton: Reaves, a senior, nearly had a double-double with 18 points and nine rebounds, along with three steals, two assists and a block, despite the Huskies’ 49-41 loss to Valley Vista in the 6A title game.
Miquedah Taliman, Page: Taliman, a junior, helped Page win the 3A state title by dropping 13 points, four rebounds, an assist and a steal to help defeat Snowflake 36-32.