Jessie Niegocki, Dillan Baker, Yannira Acuña, Allie Skaggs, Carlie Scupin and Ellessa Bonstrom earned collegiate honors

Jessie Niegocki (Rider)

Former Mountain View standout Jessie Niegocki (Rider University) was named one of the top 15 two-way players in the country by Extra Innings Softball.

Former Salpointe standout Dillan Baker averaged 19 points and 3.67 rebounds to help the Pima Aztecs go undefeated in the Pima Classic Holiday Tournament which led to Baker earning ACCAC Player of the Week honors.

Former Salpointe standout Yannira Acuña (ASU) was named No. 19 on the D1Softball Top 100.

Former Ironwood Ridge standout Allie Skaggs (Arizona) was named No. 22 on the D1Softball Top 100.

Former Tucson standout Carlie Scupin (Arizona) was named No. 44 on the D1Softaball Top 100.

Former Canyon del Oro standout Ellessa Bonstrom (Utah) was named No. 56 on the D1Softaball Top 100.

This list will be updated all year in an effort to recognize all former local prep stars who have gone on to achieve either academic and/or athletic awards at the next level. These are not high school awards but collegiate and professional recognitions. NOT CHAMPIONSHIPS. If you are aware of anything I have missed along the way, please let me know. amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

Portions from news release.

Six athletes have been recognized for 2023 – we had 201 athletes recognized in 2022.

Jessie Niegocki/Softball
Mountain View/Rider
Extra Inning Softball Top 15 (1/17)

Dillan Baker/Basketball
ACCAC Player of the Week (1/14)

Yannira Acuña/Softball
Salpointe ASU
D1Softaball Top 100 (1/10)

Allie Skaggs/Softball
Ironwood Ridge/Arizona
D1Softaball Top 100 (1/10)

Carlie Scupin/Softball
D1Softaball Top 100 (1/10)

Ellessa Bonstrom/Softball
Canyon del Oro/Utah
D1Softaball Top 100 (1/10)

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