Female Athlete of the Month

Jet Sports Training Female Athlete of the Month: Ironwood Ridge golfer Zoe Newell

Ironwood Ridge junior Zoe Newell is trying to lead the Nighthawks to a third consecutive state title (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Two-time defending state champions Ironwood Ridge girls golf team won the One-Off Invitational title held last week at Phoenix’s Papago Golf Course and one of the top Nighthawks — junior Zoe Newell — stood out from the rest.

Newell finished first with a 6-under-par 138. She earned the honor of being the Jet Sports Training Female Athlete of the Month.

Newell, one of the top juniors golfers in the state, was the D-II state runnerup with the Nighthawks last year.


January 2021: Ironwood Ridge golfer Celia Schrecker

February 2021: Tucson High grad, Arizona diver Delaney Schnell

March 2021: Sahuaro basketball player Alyssa Brown

April 2021: Salpointe softball player Alyssa Aguilar

May 2021: Sabino track athlete Eva Bruce

June 2021: Buena grad, Phoenix College pitcher Brianna Hardy

July 2021: Sunnyside sophomore wrestler Audrey Jimenez


ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for CollegeAD.com, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports, TucsonCitizen.com, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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