Female Athlete of the Month

Jet Sports Training Female Athlete of the Month: Salpointe golfer Mackenzie McRee

Mackenzie McRee of Salpointe is a two-time state champ (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Salpointe senior golfer Mackenzie McRee became the fourth golfer from Southern Arizona to win two state titles in the event held at the Omni Tucson National on Oct. 26

McRee earned her second individual title thanks to a 3-under 138 to hold off Makenzie Cooper of Canyon View (140) and Marley Moncada of Cienega (140). McRee also won the 2018 state title as a freshman.

McRee also won the Phoenix Metro Junior Championship in February held at the Aguila Golf Course in Laveen Village. McRee held on to beat Hamilton standout Jennifer Seo by two strokes after shooting a 2-under-par 142 in that event.


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 wrestler Audrey Jimenez

August 2021: Ironwood Ridge golfer Zoe Newell

September 2021: Salpointe cross country runner Kylie Wild


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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