While it has taken some time for us to release our annual Player of the Year nominations in each region of the state of Arizona, here are our selections for these honors, as selected by our amazing and hard-working Arizona Preps staff. We will select our Player(s) of the Year for boys and girls high school basketball in the state of Arizona. Each of our selections will include our top performers throughout the state for the AIA, CAA and prep school divisions, as each selection by our staff will encompass each division for consideration. Here is this year's 2023 selections for our Players of the Years for girl's basketball in the state of Arizona by our Arizona Preps' staff.
We continue our selections with our Player(s) of the Year in each region of the state, as selected by our staff members in those respective areas of the state. We continue with our girls 2023 Arizona Preps Western Arizona Player of the Year - Yuma Catholic High School's 5-foot-7 senior guard Reese Sellers. Sellers was selected by Leo Scott of our Arizona Preps' staff after a strong senior season, where she performed at a high level all high school season - leading Yuma Catholic High School to an impressive 23-5 overall record.
Reese Sellers had an excellent senior season, which included an Elite-8 appearance in the 3A State Playoffs. Reese also was the 3A West Region Player of the Year, as the Shamrocks won another 3A West Region Championship. Reese was also selected as the 3A Conference Offensive Player of the Year.
The stand-out senior wrapped up her basketball career at Yuma Catholic by committing to play her college basketball for the University of Northwestern in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Congratulations Reese and good luck on the next level of your basketball career. The Lady Shamrocks are Coached by Bobby McGalliard.