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More Class of 2020 athletes sign with universities

Posted 11/24/19

The following local high school seniors have signed a letter of intent or made a verbal commitment to the following college programs.

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WEST VALLEY PREPS

More Class of 2020 athletes sign with universities

Posted
 
The following local high school seniors have signed a letter of intent or made a verbal commitment to the following college programs.
 
West Valley Preps will update the list online if notified through the summer, and the Independent will update monthly in its publications.
 
Athletic directors, students and parents are invited to email rsmith@newszap.com with updates and pictures of student athletes signing from Cactus, Centennial, Deer Valley, Dysart, Estrella Foothills Glendale Prep, Ironwood, Kellis, Liberty, Millennium, Mountain Ridge, Northwest Christian, Paradise Honors, Peoria, Shadow Ridge, Sunrise Mountain, Valley Vista and Willow Canyon high schools.
 
Also, please email Richard Smith if any athlete is listed incorrectly or has changed the school he/she signed with. Or send updates or corrections to Richard via Twitter, his handle is @RsmithYWV.
 
FOOTBALL
Player                            Pos.           High School                   College
Jace Accurso                  LB               Liberty                             Mary (N.D.)
Zeke Alonso                    WR              Valley Vista                    Crown College (Minn.)
Edward Bojorquez         OT               Deer Valley                     Jamestown (N.D.)
Henry Brown                 RB               Valley Vista                    Wheaton College
Grant Collins                   DT               Liberty                             Mary
Travis Combs                 LB              Cactus                               Hastings College (Neb.)
Conner Cordts               QB              Cactus                               Concordia-St. Paul
Jalan Early                      QB              Millennium                      Fresno State
Tommy Ellis                    LB              Mountain Ridge            NAU (preferred walk-on)
Connor Farnsworth    OL              NW Christian                  Arizona Christian
Jacob Flaherty              TE               Cactus                              Jamestown
Brandon Fondong          LB               Millennium                     Rocky Mountain College (Mont.)
Joe Forney                      RB          Liberty                      Trine (Ind.)
Trenton Foster             LB               Valley Vista                    Buena Vista (Iowa)
Jonathan HagEstad    DB              Willow Canyon              Carroll College (Mont.)
Eric Haney                     CB               Centennial                      San Diego
Josh Hovatter                 C               Centennial                      Lake Forest College (Ill.)
Darvon Hubbard             RB               Willow Canyon             Texas A&M
Jayden Jackson             DE               Shadow Ridge              Carroll College
Marc Jacob                  RB               Centennial                      Rocky Mountain College
Cameron Jones             WR               Millennium                     Simpson College (Iowa)
Kaiden Lansford            QB                Shadow Ridge              Ottawa Arizona
Daryon Lee                   DE                Valley Vista                    Maricopa Mustangs
Casey Lowe                    LB            Shadow Ridge               Concordia-Moorehead
Collin Lupinacchi           DE             Liberty                             Ottawa Arizona
Easton Meier               QB            NW Christian                 Ottawa Arizona
Isaiah Mercado               OT                Shadow Ridge              Sioux Falls
Derek Miller                    S              Valley Vista                     MacMurray College (Ill.)
Dyelan Miller                  WR           Centennial                Arizona
Jonathan Morris         QB               Centennial                      Rocky Mountain
Brady Murphy               LB         Millennium               Redlands (Calif.)
Makai Obregon                  S                Valley Vista                    South Dakota School of the Mines
Gabriel Ocampo             DE                Peoria                               Arizona Christian
Josh Ormond                QB          Willow Canyon    Ripon College (Wis.)
Isaiah Pittman                 LB                Liberty                             Mary
Nate Quinones                 DB               Cactus                      Black Hills State (S.D.)
Nicc Quinones                  LB            Cactus                     Black Hills State (S.D.)
Mason Ramirez                  S                Liberty                     Simpson College
Juaquin Rodriguez        K          Centennial                     Arizona Christian
George Roeder             OG               Centennial                      Rocky Mountain
Joseph Rosales                 SB           Millennium                       Redlands (Calif.)
Tyler Ross                       WR        Willow Canyon      Valley City State (N.D.)
Chase Rudders               LB            Sunrise Mountain  St. Olaf (Minn.)
Andrew Rumary             OT         Valley Vista             UC-Davis
Lee Sampson                   OT            Millennium             City College of San Francisco
Chandler Schelah       OL            Millennium             Baker (Kansas)
Derrick Scott                       S             Liberty                     Ottawa Arizona
Jovon Scott                      WR            Peoria                      Ottawa Arizona
Kyle St. Pierre                  WR         Millennium             Minot St. (N.D.)
Luke Stephenson           DE              Liberty                       St. Olaf (Minn.)
Daylon Storey              SS          Millennium               Rocky Mountain
Frank Thompson            OG              Liberty                       Stephen F. Austin
Jacob Welsh                     LS             Liberty                       NAU
Justin Wilda                      LB            Sunrise Mountain  Valley City State (N.D.)
Austin Wright                   DE              Estrella Foothills    Benedictine (Kansas)
Brad Young                       TE             Centennial                       Portland St.     
 
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
Player                           Pos.                       High School                       College
Reannan Bihlmeier      L          Sunrise Mountain   James Madison (Va.)
Amberly Blowers      MB          Millennium                 Glendale CC
Kaitlin Brown               OH          Deer Valley                Saint Anselm (N.H.)
Brooklyn Casey           RS          Liberty                          Chaminade (Hawaii)
Zoe Dalessandri         MB          NW Christian            Abeline Christian
Savannah Davis          MB         Deer Valley                      Scottsdale CC
Jaiden Duff                   MB         Centennial                        Phoenix College
Jaelynn Elgert                L           Liberty                         The Citadel
Annabelle Gregory       S          Shadow Ridge          Glendale CC
Makayla Hurles         MB          Estrella Foothills     South Mountain CC
Jordan Kress              OH           Mountain Ridge       Fairfield (Conn.)
Ashley Lifgren           OH           Centennial                  Grand Canyon
Kaylee LoPresto          RS            Millennium                 East Stroudsburg (Penn.)
Nyjha Marcelin          RS            Centennial                  Central Conencticut St.
Phoenix Morales         S             Ironwood                   Phoenix College
Gracie Newbern         MB            Liberty                         Glendale CC
Ashlyn Nevrla           MB            NW Christian            Cal Baptist
Shauna Rath                  S            Sunrise Mountain   Cal State-Fullerton
Hannah Richman       MB            Sunrise Mountain         Academy of Art (Calif.)
Kimber Roberts          OH              Sunrise Mountain   Eastern New Mexico
Kaycee Stewart     S         Centennial            Phoenix College
Hannah Waters           S            Millennium                  Lamar (Texas)
Kylie Waters              DS            Millennium                  Seattle
Trinity Weidinger    RS            Centennial                   Glendale CC
 
BOYS VOLLEYBALL
Player                                   Pos.              High School                   College
Hayden Coday         MB       Millennium              North Central College (Ill.)
Mason Galindo             L        Millennium             Baldwin Wallace (Ohio)
Tommy Le                       L        Kellis                         Marian (Wis.)
Austin McKee           OH        Millennium             Charleston (WV)
 
BOYS BASKETBALL
Player                                       Pos.              High School                   College
Michael Batchelor   G              Millennium             PHH Prep (postgrad)
Robby Devries            G             Millennium             Colorado Christian
Zach Foster                 G             Millennium              Lake Forest College
Jaden Glass                  F             Ironwood                       Benedictene (Mesa)
Dominic Gonzalez        G            Ironwood                       Arizona Christian
Trent Hudgens               G              Ironwood                       Santa Clara
Jalen James               G              Deer Valley             PHH Prep (postgrad)
Justice Marmara     F              Millennium              Redlands (Calif.)
Aaron Rice                  G              Ironwood                       Benedictine (Mesa)
David Teibo               W             Ironwood               Embry-Riddle
Caleb Wright            W             Millennium             High Point (N.C.)
 
GIRLS BASKETBALL
Player                                   Pos.                High School                        College
Abigail Breland         F                      Deer Valley                    Arizona Christian
Teryn Demaree         G                     Sunrise Mountain   Dakota Wesleyan
Sophie Hubby            G                     NW Christian                 Ottawa Arizona
Myla Lee                      G                     Cactus                          Arizona Christian
Olivia Lee                     C              Cactus                         Western New Mexico
Sophia Martinez      G               Valley Vista               Arizona Christian
Tarissa Moore           F                Liberty                         Arizona Christian
Jasmine Singleton   G               Millennium                 UNLV
Megan Strickler        G              (former Ironwood)    Embry-Riddle
Ali Zelaya                      F                Millennium                 North Carolina
 
BASEBALL
Player                                   
Pos.                 High School                         College
Brock Arnold              IF                   Mountain Ridge            Paradise Valley CC
Bennett Beltramo    SS                  NW Christian                   Hardin-Simmons (Texas)
Bradey Bejarano       OF            Shadow Ridge            Glendale CC
Isaac Chavira               P             Centennial                    Chandler-Gilbert CC
Tyler Davis            P         Sunrise Mountain     Yavapai College
Jace Derosier             IF              Liberty                           Paradise Valley CC
Joey Del Carlo             P              Sunrise Mountain     Whitwoth College (Wash.)
Ryan Ellis                     C                Mountain Ridge       St. Mary’s (Calif.)
Carlos Grajeda           P                Valley Vista                     Ottawa Arizona
James Hamill               P                    Paradise Honors           Ottawa Arizona
Brysen Hamilton       C                    Valley Vista                      Alcorn State
Jacob Hapner                  P                    Centennial                    Glendale CC
Jayson Hayes              P              Willow Canyon         Pittsburgh-Bradford
Michael Keevins         P                    Centennial                   Paradise Valley CC
Paul Kelley                  IF              Liberty                           Glendale CC
Hayden King                P                    Paradise Honors           Glendale CC
Kyle Lewis                   C               Liberty                          South Mountain CC
Tyler McCaughey   OF              Liberty                          Paradise Valley CC
Garrett Moltz            P               Sunrise Mountain     Paradise Valley CC
Colton Neville                 IF                     Mountain Ridge            Arizona Christian
Matthew Obst                OF                    Millennium                      Centralia (Wash.)
Brock Peery                  P               Mountain Ridge      Arizona State
Ashton Perez            OF                     Estrella Foothills    Glendale CC
Garrett Piekert                P                     Ironwood                  Sioux Falls
Jack Rector                  P               Liberty                       Concordia (Chicago)
David Rodriguez     3B              Kellis                            Phoenix College
Zach Rogers                P               Mountain Ridge     Grand Canyon
Trevor Saire              OF              Liberty                        Paradise Valley CC
Mitchell Schooler      P                     Liberty                       Arizona Christian
Will Skaggs                OF             Dysart                         Embry-Riddle
Keegan Stancato     IF             Mountain Ridge     Portland
Kyler Stancato           P              Mountain Ridge     Washington State
Jacob Stockton        IF              Sunrise Mountain   Paradise Valley CC
Seth Sweet-Chick     IF            Estrella Foothills     Kansas
Tasker Tripi                2B            Sunrise Mountain    Lawrence Tech (Mich.)
Lance Wall                    IF            Sunrise Mountain       Glendale CC
Travis Warriner             SS           Mountain Ridge       Yavapai College
Cameron Waterfield    C          Estrella Foothills          Ottawa Arizona
Jace Young                  OF           Mountain Ridge            Embry-Riddle
Dan Zapata                     P           Willow Canyon         Pittsburgh-Bradford
 
SOFTBALL
Player               Pos.         High School        College

Isabella Arias              2B               Shadow Ridge                 San Diego Christian
Sydney Bickel              SS               Sunrise Mountain   Nebraska
Tori Britton                     C               Shadow Ridge          CSU-Pueblo
Marley Burd                   1B               Centennial                  Wisconsin-Superior
Serenity Burrell               P              Cactus                           Phoenix College
Paige Callahan              2B             Mountain Ridge              Dickinson State
Aris Carroll                    1B                Shadow Ridge          Arizona
Sophia Carroll              SS               Shadow Ridge          Arizona
Aubrey Chavez            3B               Cactus                          Arizona Christian
Emari Evans                   P             Shadow Ridge           Howard
Rachel Forsythe            OF          Liberty                           Northern Colorado
Reyna Gil                           IF         Sunrise Mountain     Paradise Valley CC                        
Jaydn Gilley                    IF               Shadow Ridge                 Fort Lewis (Colo.)
Breanna Gonzalez        IF                Willow Canyon        Hawaii-Hilo
Elisa Granado                  SS           Peoria                          Yavapai College
Rylee Gresham               IF                Shadow Ridge         Texas Permian-Basin
Racheal Jesionowski     P                Estrella Foothills     Mesa CC 
Kaytlin Leyvas                C           Cactus                           Grand Canyon
Mariah Lopez                  P           Centennial                   Utah
Kylee Messmer               P           Sunrise Mountain   Biola (Calif.)
Suzie Normandine        C            Kellis                             Glendale CC
Josette Orion                1B           Valley Vista                Phoenix College
Mary Pearce                   OF              Kellis                              Glendale CC
Summer Pells                3B           Sunrise Mountain   Paradise Valley CC
Mia Perez                        OF              Shadow Ridge           Colorado-Colorado Springs
Andraya Romero        3B           Peoria                           Central Arizona
Ashley Sandoval         SS           Kellis                             Arizona Christian
Chloe Theriault            1B            Cactus                           Wellesley (Mass.)
Jordyn Van Metre      SS            NW Christian           Ottawa Arizona
 
GIRLS SOCCER
Player                Pos.        High School        College

Autem Johnston     MF                    Mountain Ridge           Park U-Gilbert
Gabbie Hayes               F                     Estrella Foothills            Piedmont (Ga.)
Tatum Heffington    MF                    Millennium                        Phoenix College
Hannah Lewis            MF              NW Christian               Arizona Christian
Sara Lowry                   F                     Valley Vista                    Ottawa Arizona
Madison Marr             D                     Mountain Ridge           Nevada
Belle Ress                      D                     NW Christian                Hardin-Simmons (Texas)
Gabby Smith              GK                     Millennium                     Phoenix College
Karis Stull                        D                 Millennium                     Dallas Baptist
Sierra Sweeney         MF                     Paradise Honors           Scottsdale CC
Anacel Valenzuela          F                     Millennium                  Phoenix College
Mackenzie Goodrich Williams GK    Valley Vista     Point Park (Pa.)
 
BOYS SOCCER
Player                                               Pos.               High School                           College

Thaib Abidi                   D         Sunrise Mountain   Ithaca College
Ricardo Cardozo           F         Ironwood                Wingate University
Logan Guertin              D         Sunrise Mountain   Grand Canyon
Alexander Huguez        F          Sunrise Mountain   Adams State
Michael Huss                F          NW Christian          Liberty
Hessed Martinez           D          Ironwood               Marymount (Va.)
 
WRESTLING
Player                                                  Weight Class        High School                College
Ty Ryan                      170 pounds  Kellis           Air Force
Matthew Stevenson    182 pounds  Liberty        Embry-Riddle
Kamyn Stonebraker    160 pounds  Liberty        Pittsburgh-Johnstown  
 
GIRLS GOLF
Player                                      High School                                                           College
Lauren Gurney         Mountain Ridge                                 Hope International (Calif.)
Kendal Gutierrez    Sunrise Mountain                              Fort Lewis (Colo.)
Madeline Laux           Millennium                                             UNLV
Ashley Menne            Xavier Prep (Surprise resident)  Arizona State
Mikayla Sgrillo           Millennium                                             Ottawa Arizona
 
BOYS GOLF
Player                                            High School                               College
Parker Everingham    Paradise Honors              Glendale CC
Ben Lorenz                    Sunrise Mountain           Oklahoma
Garrett Olson              Mountain Ridge               Wisconsin-Parkside
Zack Robinson            Estrella Foothills              Embry-Riddle
Kobe Valociek             Liberty                              Virginia Tech
 
TRACK & FIELD
Player                                     Events           High School                         College
Ani Durrell                    Distance     Glendale Prep               Grand Canyon
Hunter Krasa              Distance       Mountain Ridge               Loyola Marymount
Braedon Palmer           Distance       Sunrise Mountain          Grand Canyon
Rylee Perkins            Jumps           Centennial                          Arizona
Joshua Scott            Throws         Shadow Ridge             Kent State
Taylor Truax                   Distance       Shadow Ridge              Estrella Mountain CC
 
SWIMMING/DIVING
Player                                Events                 High School                       College
Kara Church          Distance       Mountain Ridge        Kansas
Daniel Muller             Diving          Centennial                    Wisconsin
 
CROSS COUNTRY
Player                                     High School                           College
Isabella Arias                Shadow Ridge                 San Diego Christian
Ani Durrell                  Glendale Prep             Grand Canyon
Hunter Krasa             Mountain Ridge        Loyola Marymount
Braedon Palmer        Sunrise Mountain     Grand Canyon
Taylor Truax                   Shadow Ridge                 Estrella Mountain CC

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