Salpointe senior captain Kylee Callahan led Salpointe to an 8-0 record in January, including a near-quadruple-double performance against Cholla on Senior Night Jan. 25, to earn the Jet Sports Training Female Athlete of the Month honor.
Callahan scored 27 points and had 10 assists and 10 steals to go along with nine rebounds in the win over Cholla. She also had 26 points against rival Sahuaro in a victory on Jan. 4.
The Lancers are 17-4 overall and 6-0 in the 4A Kino with less than two weeks left in the regular season.
Callahan is averaging a team-best 16.4 points and 3.5 steals a game. She is also averaging 4.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game.
JET SPORTS TRAINING FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH 2021 HONOREES
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
October 2021: Salpointe golfer Mackenzie McRee
November 2021: CDO volleyball player Alina NuñezDecember 2021: Flowing Wells basketball player Navine Mallon
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