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Basketball: Angel Addleman commits to Arizona Christian

Angel Addleman (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Former Pusch Ridge standout guard Angel Addleman committed to play for Arizona Christian this past week. Addleman played in 82 games and scored 1,101 career points for Pusch Ridge and she will play her senior season at Palo Verde in order to be closer to her home residence.

“My older daughter Ava graduated and she received a full tuition music and academic scholarship to Arizona Christian. Since Arizona Christian had also been recruiting Angel pretty heavily, it seems like it’s a very good fit for our family,” Angel’s father, former Sabino head coach, Al Addleman said.

“Ava really loves it there and as Angel has come up to visit the campus, participated in a camp, and met the coaching staff, our family is very impressed with them, their mission, their integrity, and the college itself.”

Arizona Christian hired two time NAIA National champion and Coach of the Year Rusty Rogers in May. Former Marana standout Baylee Slaughter averaged 4.5 points a game as a freshman for ACU last year.

Also a track standout, Addleman took third place in the Division IV 400 and triple jump for the Lions last year.

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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017 and he 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 is the Southern Arizona voting member of the Ed Doherty Award, recognizing the top football player in Arizona, and he was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Andy was named an Honorary Flowing Wells Caballero in 2019. Contact Andy Morales at amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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