Tucson High School Sports

GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Southern Arizona Team Capsules

Playoff matchups for the Class 1A through 6A girls baskeetball state playoffs were announced Saturday by the Arizona Interscholastic Association. The following are brackets and capsules including teams of each classification that AllSportsTucson.com covers:

Stats provided by MaxPreps

6A

6A FIRST ROUND (Wednesday, 7 p.m.)
No. 12 Tucson at No. 5 Highland

No. 12 Tucson

Head coach: Annette Gutierrez (seventh season, 162-38)

Overall record: 22-6

Region record (finish): 10-0 (6A Metro champions)

Scoring leader: G Kyla Stembridge, SR (11.0 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Ashlyn Bonn, SR (8.1 rpg)

Assists leader: G Ahidali Dehuelbes, SOPH (3.0 apg)

Last 10 games: 9-1 (on six-game winning streak)

5A

5A FIRST ROUND (Tuesday, 7 p.m. games)
No. 16 Cholla at No. 1 Millennium
No. 9 Maricopa at No. 8 Marana
No. 12 Casteel at No. 5 Buena
No. 13 Rincon/University at No. 4 Desert Mountain
No. 15 Ironwood Ridge at No. 2 Gilbert

No. 5 Buena

Head coach: Cole Colvin (fourth season, 36-64)

Overall record: 19-3

Region record (finish): 9-1 (5A Southern champions, earned tiebreaker over Marana with 15-1 conference record)

Scoring leader: G Alani Encinas, FR (14.1 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Jaslyn Booker, JR (10.5 rpg)

Assists leader: Encinas (4.8 apg)

Last 10 games: 9-1 (current seven-game winning streak)

No. 8 Marana

Head coach: Tory Perez (first season)

Overall record: 18-8

Region record (finish): 9-1 (second in 5A Southern)

Scoring leader: C Anabella Muscoreil, JR (15.3 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Brianna Sealy, FR (9.5 rpg)

Assist leader: G Antoinette Audiss, JR (3.2 apg)

Last 10 games: 8-2

No. 13 Rincon/University

Head coach: Darryl Carlson (third season, 47-34)

Overall record: 18-9

Region record (finish): 8-2 (5A Sonoran champions)

Scoring leader: G Loraya Rocha, JR (16.4 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Edie Cotton, SOPH (6.7 rpg)

Assist leader: Rocha (2.7 apg)

Last 10 games: 8-2 (beat Cactus Shadows in a play-in game last Thursday)

No. 15 Ironwood Ridge

Head coach: Ken Leikem (third season, 48-31)

Overall record: 14-12

Region record (finish): 4-6 (third place in 5A Southern)

Scoring leader: G Caroline Finster, SR (10.6 ppg)

Rebounding leader: N/A

Assist leader: N/A

Last 10 games: 4-6 (beat Marana Mountain View in a play-in game last Thursday)

No. 16 Cholla

Head coach: Vincent Lombardi (second season, 27-26)

Overall record: 15-12

Region record (finish): 6-4 (third place in 5A Sonoran)

Scoring leader: G Destyni Payan, SR (15.1 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Sunday Leopoldo, FR (8.1 rpg)

Assist leader: G Zenaida Zamora, SOPH (3.5 apg)

Last 10 games: 6-4 (beat Empire in a play-in game last Thursday)

4A

4A FIRST ROUND (Wednesday, 7 p.m. games)
No. 12 Pueblo at No. 5 Desert Edge
No. 13 Greenway at No. 4 Sahuaro
No. 11 Cactus at No. 6 Salpointe
No. 10 Rio Rico at No. 7 Flagstaff

No. 4 Sahuaro

Head coach: Steve Botkin (18th season at Sahuaro, 393-115; 24th season overall, 509-173)

Overall record: 23-3

Region record (finish): 9-1 (4A Kino champions, won tiebreaker over Salpointe with 12-1 conference record)

Scoring leader: F Alyssa Brown, SOPH (23.8 ppg)

Rebounding leader: Brown (7.1 rpg)

Assist leader: G Lucky Franke, SOPH (3.3 apg)

Last 10 games: 8-2 (current four-game winning streak with average margin of victory of 31.3 points)

No. 6 Salpointe

Head coach: Justin Curran (fifth season, 67-60)

Overall record: 22-4

Region record (finish): 9-1 (4A Kino runnerup)

Scoring leader: G Jaya Nelson, SOPH (13.8 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Iasia Ratliffe, JR (4.7 rpg)

Assist leader: G Brianna Arizmendi, SOPH (1.1 apg)

Last 10 games: 10-0 (current 13-game winning streak)

No. 10 Rio Rico

Head coach: Trinidad Matus (fifth season, 65-68)

Overall record: 21-6

Region record (finish): 9-1 (4A Gila runner-up)

Scoring leader: G Luisayde Chavez, JR (15.9 ppg)

Rebounding leader: Chavez and G Haylin Mendoza, SR (5.9 rpg each)

Assist leader: Mendoza (4.7 apg)

Last 10 games: 9-1 (beat visiting Deer Valley on Thursday night in a playoff play-in game)

No. 12 Pueblo

Head coach: Ismael Galindo (seventh season, 141-54)

Overall record: 24-4

Region record (finish): 9-1 (4A Gila champions)

Scoring leader: G Summer Fox, SR (18.3 ppg)

Rebounding leader: C Lourdes Guedes-Pereira, SR (7.9 rpg)

Assist leader: Fox (4.4 apg)

Last 10 games: 9-1 (Defeated visiting Peoria in a playoff play-in game Thursday)

3A

3A FIRST ROUND (Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.)
No. 21 Monument Valley at No. 12 Pusch Ridge
No. 1 Sabino and No. 4 Tanque Verde have byes to second round

No. 1 Sabino

Head coach: Jaamal Rhodes (second season, 31-26)

Overall record: 11-16 (includes forfeitures due to ineligible player)

Region record (finish): 7-3 (3A South champion via tiebreakers)

Scoring leader: G Kam’Ren Rhodes, FR (14.4 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Kiya Dorroh, SOPH (6.0 rpg)

Assist leader: Rhodes (4.9 apg)

Last 10 games: 8-2 (current eight-game winning streak)

No. 4 Tanque Verde

Head coach: Michael Edwards (fourth year, 84-32)

Overall record: 22-7

Region record (finish): 7-3 (second in 3A South)

Scoring leader: F Nikya Orange, SR (14.4 ppg)

Rebounding leader: Orange (13.1 rpg)

Assist leader: G Ella Berg, JR, and G Emma Morris, JR (3.5 apg each)

Last 10 games: 7-3

No. 12 Pusch Ridge

Head coach: Lonnie Tvrdy (16th season, 296-83)

Overall record:

Region record (finish): 18-9 (fourth in 3A South)

Scoring leader: G Angel Addleman, JR (18.6 ppg)

Rebounding leader: Addleman (6.8 rpg)

Assist leader: Addleman (3.1 apg)

Last 10 games: 6-4

2A

2A PLAY-IN GAMES (Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.)

No. 17 Bisbee at No. 16 Glendale Prep
No. 19 Benson at No. 14 Scottsdale Prep
No. 21 Pima at No. 12 Desert Christian

No. 12 Desert Christian

Head coach: Richard Peddy (seventh season, 132-73)

Overall record: 18-8

Region record (finish): 11-3 (second in 2A South)

Scoring leader: F Emma Blunk, SR (18.5 ppg)

Rebounding leader: Blunk (12.8 rpg)

Assist leader: G Rikki Adams, SR (2.0 apg)

Last 10 games: 9-1 (current eight-game winning streak)

No. 17 Bisbee

Head coach: Courtney Borquez (second season, 24-26)

Overall record: 20-7

Region record (finish): 7-5 (fourth in 2A East)

Scoring leader: C Yasmin Morales, SOPH (10.5 ppg)

Rebounding leader: Morales (7.0 rpg)

Assist leader: Morales (1.3 apg)

Last 10 games: 6-4

No. 19 Benson

Head coach: Robert Bristow (first season)

Overall record: 15-10

Region record (finish): 7-5 (third in 2A East)

Scoring leader: F Emily Darwin, SOPH (16.3 ppg)

Rebounding leader: C Kaysen Maakestad, SR (11.8 rpg)

Assist leader: G Taylor Fenn, SOPH (2.4 apg)

Last 10 games: 6-4

1A

1A FIRST ROUND (Friday at Prescott)
No. 9 St. David vs. No. 8 Grand Canyon, 9 a.m., Prescott HS
No. 12 Valley Union vs. No. 5 Mogollon, 3 p.m., Prescott HS
No. 14 Immaculate Heart vs. No. 3 Anthem Prep, 9 a.m., Bradshaw Mountain HS
No. 15 Cibecue vs. No. 2 Baboquivari, 10:30 a.m., Bradshaw Mountain HS

No. 2 Baboquivari

Head coach: Joseph Mease (fifth season, 106-23)

Overall record: 28-1

Region record (finish): 10-0 (1A South champions)

Scoring leader: G Autumn Nelson, JR (17.3 ppg)

Rebounding leader: F Susie Garcia (9.4 rpg)

Assist leader: Nelson (5.1 apg)

Last 10 games: 10-0 (lone loss of season Dec. 28 vs. Alchesay in Chandler Prep Tournament)

No. 9 St. David

Head coach: Laron Richardson (fifth season, 82-43)

Overall record: 15-7

Region record (finish): 9-1 (1A South runnerup)

Scoring leader: N/A

Rebounding leader: N/A

Assist leader: N/A

Last 10 games: 7-3

No. 12 Valley Union

Head coach: Bill Hahn (fifth season, 64-66)

Overall record: 17-8

Region record (finish): 8-2 (third place in 1A South)

Scoring leader: G Rebekah Claus-Walker, JR (11.3 ppg)

Rebounding leader: N/A

Assist leader: N/A

Last 10 games: 6-4

No. 14 Immaculate Heart

Head coach: Tom Danehy (third season, 64-19)

Overall record: 17-8

Region record (finish): 6-4 (fourth in 1A South)

Scoring leader: N/A

Rebounding leader: N/A

Assist leader: N/A

Last 10 games: 6-4

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