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Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week?

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 28-Dec. 4 as nominated by coaches, fans and readers.

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 28-Dec. 4 as nominated by coaches, fans and readers. 

Read through the nominees and cast your vote. Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m.  

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Editor’s Note: Our Athlete of the Week feature and corresponding poll is intended to be fun, and we do not set limits on how many times a fan can vote during the competition. However, we do not allow votes that are generated by script, macro or other automated means. Athletes that receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.

Ava Adams, Junior, North Canyon - It was a lights-out game all-around for Adams on Monday in North Canyon’s 43-33 victory over Independence. Adams had a double-double with 25 points and 11 steals, as well as a pair of rebounds and assists. In Thursday’s 64-10 victory over Shadow Mountain, Adams finished the game with 23 points, six rebounds, seven assists and nine steals. 

Eva Amenhauser, Sophomore, Estrella Foothills - Helping Estrella Foothills fight to a 46-42 victory over Paradise Honors on Tuesday, Amenhauser had a double-double with 14 points and 20 rebounds. She also had two assists, two steals and two blocks to round out the night.

Tami Balogun, Junior, Agua Fria - Starting off her season with a double-double, Balogun had 14 points and 10 rebounds, along with three assists, four steals and two blocks to help the Owls pick up a 55-21 road win over Yuma on Tuesday.

Mackenzie Buckner, Sophomore, Fairfax - Opening up the season on Monday against Central, Buckner dropped a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds. She also had six assists and five steals to help the Stampede defeat the Bobcats 95-22.

America Cazares, Freshman, Pueblo - As just a freshman, Cazares has been off to a great start, helping Pueblo pick up a 70-53 win over Mica Mountain on Tuesday. Cazares led the game in scoring with 26 points while also snagging seven rebounds, four assists, seven steals, a block and six deflections.

Reilly Clark, Senior, Catalina Foothills - Shooting 71-percent from the field on Tuesday, Clark had a double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds in the Falcons’ 59-30 victory over Higley. In addition, she had five assists, two steals and two deflections. She followed it up on Thursday with another double-double in the Falcons’ 61-30 victory over Marana, posting 30 points. 10 rebounds, four assists, four steals and a deflection.

Cassandra Coolidge, Junior, Sahuaro - On Thursday, Coolidge posted 25 points, seven rebounds, seven assists, seven steals and two blocks to help Sahuaro defeat Sabino 91-8. Finishing Friday’s game with a double-double, Coolidge helped Sahuaro pick up 95-7 victory over Desert View by posting 21 points and 10 rebounds. She also had three assists and two steals on the night.

Bella DeCorse, Junior, Gila Ridge - Leading Thursday’s game against West Point in scoring, DeCorse had 22 points on the night along with five rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block to help pick up a 53-26 win.

Navae Guidry, Sophomore, Mesquite - Posting a double-double in Friday’s 47-43 victory over Flagstaff, Guidry had a double-double with 15 points, 13 rebounds, an assist and three steals.

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Taliyah Henderson, Sophomore, Salpointe Catholic - Henderson exploded on Tuesday in Salpointe’s 97-13 victory over Walden Grove. She finished the night with 29 points while shooting 81-percent from the field, along with six rebounds, three assists and three steals.

Navine Mallon, Senior, Flowing Wells - In the Caballeros’ season opener, Mallon led things on the court by dropping a double-double in their 61-42 victory over Douglas. She finished with 20 points, 17 rebounds, three assists and a steal.

Shanielle Mallory, Freshman, Kellis - It was a big night for Mallory on Wednesday in Kellis’ 59-41 victory over Buckeye. Perkins finished the night with 27 points, seven rebounds, four assists, six steals and seven deflections.

Madelynn Muniz, Senior, Boulder Creek - In Boulder Creek’s game against Queen Creek on Fridday, Muniz finished the night with 30 points, six rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block to help the Jags pick up a 66-20 win.

Nayeli Nidez-Acuna, Junior, Sunnyside - Dropping a double-double in Thursday’s 45-43 loss to Cienega, Nidez-Acuna still finished the night with 21 points, 14 rebounds, two steals and three blocks.

Aiyanna Perkins, Sophomore, McClintock - Shooting 74-percent from the field, Perkins helped McClintock breeze past Tempe 89-10 on Monday with 30 points, five rebounds, four assists, seven steals and two blocks.

Natalie Scherzer, Senior, Chaparral - Posting a new career high of 42 points on Friday, Scherzer helped Chaparral pick up a 56-24 victory over Sierra Linda. She had a double-double on the night also posting 10 rebounds along with one assist and four steals.

Alexa Sipson, Sophomore, Saguaro - In Thursday’s 62-25 victory over Dysart, Simpson had a double-double with 27 points and 11 rebounds, paired with three assists, four steals and a block.

Lia Sims, Senior, Central - Dropping a double-double on Wednesday in Central’s game against Washington, Sims had a 34 points and 10 rebounds along with an assist, five steals and a block.

Shay St. Claire, Senior, Coronado - Helping the Dons pick up a 52-34 win over Camelback on Thursday, St. Claire had her first career double-double with 14 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, three steals and four blocks.

Isabella Webb, Sophomore, Mica Mountain - Leading things on the floor for the Thunderbolts, Webb finished up Thursday’s 52-46 win over Canyon del Oro with a double-double. She ended the game with 14 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists, five steals and a block.

Payton Westra, Freshman, Red Mountain - Making a statement for herself as a freshman, Westra helped Red Mountain cruise to a 55-20 victory over Combs on Thursday with a double-double. Westra finished the night with 14 points, 14 rebounds, four steals and a block.

Hannah Williams, Sophomore, Salpointe Catholic - In Thursday’s road tournament against Mission Hills in California, Williams posted a double-double with 16 points, 12 rebounds and two assists to help the Lancers snag the 65-54 win.

Aniyah Willmott, Junior, Cholla - With her first career double-double coming in her second varsity game on Monday, Willmott had 15 points and 10 rebounds, along with four assists and four steals to help the Chargers defeat Empire 45-9.