Athlete of The Week

March 25th Athlete of the Week is tennis player, Macy Hunt.

Macy is team captain and has an undefeated record of 5-0 with 3 matches

finishing with  6-0 sets. Great job Macy!

March 18th Athlete of the Week is baseball player, Spencer Nielson.

Spencer is having a great season with a .438 batting average and a 1.14 ERA in 4 appearances.

Awesome job, Spencer!

 

December 17th Athletes of the Week are Tiffany Quigley, Ethen Sherwood, and Michael Moon.

Varsity Basketball Player, Tiffany Quigley, led the girl’s basketball team to the championship game of the Round Valley shoot out where she was also names to the All Tournament team.

Way to go, Tiffany!

 

Varsity Wrestler, Ethen Sherwood, went undefeated in the tournament at Weber High School where some of the the best teams in Utah and Wyoming were competing.

Way to go, Ethen!

 

Varsity Basketball Player, Michael Moon, lead the boy’s basketball team to two keys victories against Bourgade Catholic and San Tan Foothills.  Over those last two victories, Michael has averaged 17 points, 13 rebound and 2 blocks.  Micheal capped off the week with a dominate performance against the 9th ranked 3A San Tan Foothills with 18 points, 18 rebounds and 3 blocks to lead the Eagles to our 3rd straight victory. For the season, Micheal is averaging 12.6 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.4 blocks

Way to go, Michael!

 

December 10th Athlete of the Week is Soccer Player, Elijah Valdes.

Elijah helped lead the Eagles to victory with a tremendous defensive play and an amazing goal.

Way to go, Elijah!

 

December 3rd Athlete of The Week is Basketball Player, Samantha Quigley.

Samantha lead our team to wins over both Odyssey Institute ( 66-6) and ALA Queen Creek ( 57-21). In the Odyssey victory, Sam scored 38 points and had 8 three pointers. In the ALA Queen Creek game she scored 23 points, 11 rebounds, and 5 three pointers.

Way to go, Samantha!

 

November 26th Athlete of The Week is Wrestler, Amy Fuller.

Congratulations to Amy Fuller for making AIA history last week at our first wrestling match of the season. Amy is the first girl in the history of AIA to wrestle and win an official match, pinning her opponent in just 20 seconds.

Way to go, Amy!

 

October 29th Athlete of The Week is Swimmer, Kaitlyn Bluford.

Congratulations to ALA Gilbert North Girls JH Swim as they captured the 2018 CAA JH State Championships on Saturday at McClintock HS. The girls scored 47 points and won the overall title by one point over Heritage Mesa.

Kaitlyn Bluford won 4 events for the Eagles (50 fly, 50 free, 100 free and 50 back). She set state CAA championship records in the 50 back (30.28) and 100 free (58.28). Kaitlyn also set a state record of 29.68 in the 50 back earlier in the year.

Way to go, Kaitlyn!

 

October 22nd Athlete of The Week is Junior High Flag Football player, Luc Asay.

Luc helped lead the Junior High Flag Football team to their first CAA state championship this past weekend. He was named MVP of the state tournament.

Way to Go, Luc!

 

October 1st Athlete of The Week is Volleyball player, Carissa Hayes.

Carissa is a Sophomore Middle Hitter on Varsity. She leads the team in kills, blocks and hitting percentage. She also carries a 4.41 GPA. Carissa helped her team to a 3-2 record in the Chandler Prep tourney over the weekend.

Way to Go, Carissa!

 

September 24th Athlete of The Week is Varsity Cross Country runner, Matt Vaughn.

Matt gives 110% every single day, and improves each time he competes. His 5k run time at the Fountain Hills Invitational on September 8th was 19:29.4. He then ran an 18:59.5 at the Ojo Rojo invitational on September 15th, and an 18:34.0 at the Doug Conley Invitational on September 22nd. Matt never misses practice, and will do anything for his teammates, always providing an example of excellence to the entire team. He expects a lot from himself, and often pushes himself past the point that most people would.

Way to Go, Matt!

 

September 17th Athlete of The Week is Junior High Volleyball player, Halle Gibbens.

Our 8th grade volleyball team captured the CAA Spike It Tournament over the weekend with a thrilling 3 game win in the finals over a very talented Paradise Honors team. Game scores were 25-23, 24-26 and 15-13. The 8th graders posted wins over Champions South Mountain, Salt River JH, Red Rock Elementary, Trivium Prep and Paradise Honors.

Our Eagles improve to 13-0 on the season. Halle Gibbens was named tournament MVP.

Way to Go, Halle!

 

September 10th Athlete of The Week is Swimmer, Kaitlyn Bluford.

This past weekend Kate got first place in the 50 backstroke, 100 backstroke, 50 Butterfly, 100 freestyle, and broke the state record in 50 freestyle.

She broke meet records in both meets at this event with times of 30 seconds in the 50 back, 1 minute 5.31 seconds in the 100 back, 30.46 seconds in the 50 butterfly, 59.64 seconds in the 100 freestyle, and 27.07 seconds in the 50 freestyle.

Way to go, Kaitlyn!

 

September 3rd Athlete of The Week is Cross Country runner, Wayann Whiterock.

Wayann took 2nd place overall in our first meet with a time of 26.38. Wayann always gives 110% and is continually improving because of it. She has a positive attitude and helps motivate her teammates.

Way to go, Wayann!

 

August 20th Athlete of The Week is Football player, Taggart Caskey.

Taggart had 4 receptions for 92 yards, 13 defensive points,  and 2 receiving Touchdowns in our first game against Kamehameha in Maui, Hawaii.

Way to go, Taggart!