Alexis Cortez passes 2,000 career points


Alexis Cortez hugs Tucson head coach    Annette Gutierrez after scoring her 2,00oth career point (Andy Morales/

Alexis Cortez hugs Tucson head coach Annette Gutierrez after scoring her 2,000th career point (Andy Morales/

….Alexis Cortez is averaging 22 points a game in her career and an incredible 35 ppg this year through nine games. At her current rate, the East Carolina recruit could break 2,500 points and finish in the top five of the Career Scoring List according to the Arizona Basketball Coaches Association….


Current Career Scoring Leaders

Alexis Cortez, Tucson (Sr.) 2,029
Sydney Harden, Sahuaro (Sr.) 1,371
Czarina Lorta, Nogales (Sr.) 920
Lexy Ram, Ironwood Ridge (Sr.) 859
Hannah Bjorgum, Desert Christian (Sr.) 788
Hailey Goley, Tanque Verde (Sr.) 784
Rachel Cummings, Tombstone (Sr.) 757
Reazsha Benjamin, Sahuaro (Sr.) 706
Araceli Loya, Pueblo (Jr.) 612
Elena Arriaga, Sahuaro (Jr.) 553

Jacob Inclan, Sunnyside (Sr.) 1,408
Grant Plouck, Empire (Sr.) 1,171
Brendan Rumel, Rincon/UHS (Sr.) 1,014
Junior Gamez, Valley Union (Sr.): 708
Isaac Lopez, Valley Union (Sr.) 664
Carlos Lozoya, Sunnyside (Sr.) 655
Cesar Ozuna, Sunnyside (Sr.) 651

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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here, on and on the pages of the Vail Voice and the Tanque Verde Voice. Contact Andy Morales at


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