Pueblo standout forward Mariah Clark signed to play for Pima along with Kaycee Jo Kimball of ALA-Queen Creek and Victoria Malaki of Dobson.
Clark (5-8) sat out the 2019-20 season due to an injury but she was averaging almost eight points a game and six rebounds in her career before the injury. Clark was a major part of the Warrior run that included to two top five finishes and a state championship appearance in 2018.
“Mariah is a Swiss Army Knife of a basketball player. She can do everything,” Pima head coach Todd Holthaus said in a release. “She is a tremendous team player and willing to do whatever the team needs. Having missed her senior year, I know she will come back with a vengeance.”
Kimball (5-6) averaged 13.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists for the Patriots this season and Malaki, (6-0) averaged 4.7 points and 5.0 rebounds for the Mustangs.
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