Basketball

Amazing Hoop Performances: Aaliyah Ortiz, Nikc Jackson, Nick Rosquist & Taylor Thompson

(Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Palo Verde sophomore Aaliyah Ortiz recorded a quadruple double on Dec. 1 against Cholla.

Ortiz had 25 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists and 16 steals in the 75-40 victory. She is the only player in Arizona to record a quadruple-double this year.

Sunnyside junior Nikc Jackson has 11 double-doubles this year. He is tied with one other player for tops in all of Arizona.

The Gregory School senior Nick Rosquist is leading Arizona with 34.2 points per game and is ranked 13th in the Nation.

The Gregory School senior Taylor Thompson is leading Arizona with 29.6 points per game. She is 21st in the Nation.

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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 and on AZPreps365.com. Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com

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