Paradise Valley’s Avery Graber voted the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Paradise Valley sophomore Avery Graber for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Arizona High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week!

With 27 points and 11 rebounds, the sophomore was instrumental in Paradise Valley’s 58-49 victory against McClintock on Tuesday.

Graber received 36.56% of the vote, beating out Combs’ Theresa De La Cruz who finished second with 27.79%. Sunrise Mountain’s Mackenzie Nielsen finished third with 17.32% and Gilbert’s Nicole Evenson finished fourth with 15.6%. There were over 26,000 votes tallied this week!  

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Jan. 25-31:

Adriana Bachman, Poston Butte: The sophomore went off for 29 points, eight steals, seven rebounds and two assists Tuesday in a 66-39 victory against Cortez.

Amanda Barcello, Seton Catholic Prep: The senior had 21 points in Tuesday’s 78-25 victory over Saguaro.

Alyssa Brown, Sahuaro: In Sahuaro’s first game of the season, the senior dropped 33 points and had nine rebounds, four assists and two steals Tuesday in a 74-50 win over Pueblo. 

Victoria Cazares, Pueblo: As just a sophomore, Cazares is making a name for herself. In Pueblo’s second game of the season Thursday, she had 29 points and 10 steals to help propel the Warriors to a 66-23 win over Desert View. 

Eanae Dagons, Desert Vista: Dagons is standing out on the young Thunder roster as an up-and-comer. The freshman led the team in scoring with 20 points while racking up five assists, four rebounds and a steal in Tuesday’s 52-33 win over Queen Creek.

Hollie Dalton, Prescott: With 26 points, 16 rebounds, six steals and five assists, the senior was the driving force in Prescott’s 57-28 victory against Cactus on Thursday.

Mia Davis, Xavier College Prep: In just three quarters, the sophomore had 29 points, five steals, four rebounds and four assists in Xavier College Prep’s 90-27 win over Chandler on Thursday. 

Theresa De La Cruz, Combs: The senior guard put up 25 points, four rebounds and two steals in just 21 minutes in Combs’ 67-15 win over Coronado on Tuesday.

Nicole Evenson, Gilbert: The junior led Gilbert in scoring with 25 points and added seven rebounds, six assists and four steals in Tuesday’s 63-61 win over Higley. She also had 10 deflections. 

Alaya Fitzgerald, Mesquite: Fitzgerald, a senior, racked up 28 points, six assists, five rebounds and three steals in the Wildcats’ 79-42 win over Saguaro on Friday. 

A’nya Harper, Buckeye: The senior had 30 points and 28 rebounds Tuesday to secure a double-double, along with eight steals, five blocks and three assists in Buckeye’s 85-80 victory over Paradise Honors. 

Kennedy Harper, Estrella Foothills: The senior’s double-double of 23 points and 18 rebounds helped lift Estrella Foothills to a 65-46 win over Youngker on Friday. 

Kamariah Hawkins, Yuma: The junior led the team in scoring with 22 points and added 17 rebounds, five assists and five steals in Yuma’s 56-49 loss to Estrella Foothills on Tuesday.

Daeja Johnson, Casteel: Leading Casteel in scoring once again, the senior locked down 24 points and seven rebounds in the Colts’ 62-42 victory over Williams Field on Friday.  

Myna Johnson, Cibola: The junior had 18 points, six rebounds, five steals and four assists in Tuesday’s 87-10 win against San Luis. Two nights later, she put up 26 points, six assists and four steals in a 78-7 victory over Kofa.

Sarah Miller, Xavier College Prep: The freshman made a name for herself with her performance against Chandler on Thursday, posting 26 points, eight rebounds, four steals and three assists in a 90-27 victory. 

Haley Montano, Desert Edge: The senior had a game-high 20 points Friday and added six rebounds and five steals in a 65-13 blowout of Cactus. 

Madie Namanny, Salpointe Catholic: Namanny, a senior, posted a double-double with 14 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals in Friday’s 74-33 win against Sabino. 

Mackenzie Nielsen, Sunrise Mountain: The sophomore had 30 points, including eight three-pointers, in Thursday’s 70-26 victory over Gila Ridge. 

Haylee Weathersby, Apollo: The senior helped the Hawks soar to a 56-51 victory over Sunrise Mountain on Friday with 26 points.

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