Class of 2017 athletes choose colleges (UPDATED)

Valley Vista football players pose during a national signing day ceremony Feb. 1. Seniors, from left to right: Reyes Lara III, Darin Perkins, Gavin Smith, Creston Cooledge, Ben Collier, Vodrey Gates and Francisco Gamez will continue their careers in college. (Elliott Glick/Special to West Valley Preps)

Compiled by Richard Smith
West Valley Preps

Here’s a list of Northwest Valley Class of 2017 athletes who have signed letters of intent or made verbal commitments to play college sports at four-year schools or community colleges next school year.

West Valley Preps will update the list as signings are announced into the summer.

Athletic directors and parents are invited to email rsmith@yourwestvalley.com with updates and pictures of student athletes signing from Arizona Charter, Cactus, Centennial, Deer Valley, Dysart, Glendale Prep, Ironwood, Joy Christian, Kellis, Liberty, 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                        Position   High School           College

Nagey Abugour             DT       Kellis                      Missouri Valley

Tyrell Aponte                 OT       Peoria                    Arizona (preferred walk-on)

Bo Addicott                   CB      Sunrise Mountain    Minnesota-Crookston

Parker Brubaker              P      Ironwood                 Arizona Christian

Ben Collier                    CB      Valley Vista             Western New Mexico

Creston Coolidge          OT      Valley Vista             Weber State

Ray Cortez                   WR      Peoria                     Phoenix College

Chase Cord                  QB      Sunrise Mountain    Boise State

Ty Cunningham               S      Kellis                       Arizona Christian

Kaden Dodge                LB       Liberty                    Phoenix College

Rob Duque                    LB       Peoria                    Mesa CC

Taylor Fiame                  LB      Centennial              GCC

Gage Franklin                  S      Centennial              Phoenix College

Jordan Frieberg            DE       Willow Canyon       Minnesota-Crookston

Travis Fusich                LB        Kellis                      Missouri Valley

Francisco Gamez         OT        Valley Vista             Glendale CC

Vodrey Gates               WR       Valley Vista             Western New Mexico

Isaac Haney                    S       Centennial              Phoenix College

Evan Helitzer                   C       Cactus                    Central College (Iowa)

Brendan Kinnee            LB       Willow Canyon        Minnesota-Crookston

Reyes Lara                   QB       Valley Vista             Minnesota-Crookston

Ty Love                          S       Sunrise Mountain    Minnesota-Crookston

Frank Maisano             LB        Sunrise Mountain    Scottsdale CC

Andrew Magri              QB        Liberty                     Central College (Iowa)

Jacob Moore               LB        Sunrise Mountain    Arizona Christian

Andrew Nichols           DE        Centennial              Columbia

Mason Nguyen           QB         Ironwood                GCC

Jacob Parks                  P         Centennial              Black Hills State

Darrin Perkins            CB          Valley Vista            Phoenix College

Simeon Rivera           OT          Dysart                    Arizona Christian

Andrew Ruelas          OG          Centennial              GCC

Josh Sheldon               C           Liberty                    Concordia (Minn.)

Gavin Smith              WR           Valley Vista            South Dakota School of the Mines

Gleson Sprewell          S            Centennial             Mesa CC

Dallan Taylor             OT             Liberty                   Wayne State (Neb.)

Nathan Torres           OT             Peoria                    GCC

Isaiah Veal               WR             Peoria                    Arizona Christian

Jared Villa                 TE             Centennial              Scottsdale CC

Tyler Worrell             QB             Northwest Christian  Mesa CC

BASEBALL

Player                      Position      High School             College

Dylan Bonzo                  P          Sunrise Mountain     GCC

Aaron Broderick          OF          Sunrise Mountain     Paradise Valley CC

Jacob Hamrick              P           Sunrise Mountain     GCC

Ryley Kohler                 P           Sunrise Mountain      GCC

Tommy Lowe                P           Mountain Ridge         New Mexico State

Timmy Mendez             P          Sunrise Mountain       PVCC

Daniel Partida            OF          Sunrise Mountain       PVCC

Anthony Quattrocchi    P           Joy Christian            Concordia (Calif.)

Alex Robertson          1B           Deer Valley               Mid-American Christian

Hayden Sandman        P          Mountain Ridge         Utah Valley

Clay Schwaner            P           Sunrise Mountain      New Mexico Military Institute

Tyler Smith                  P           Valley Vista                Cal-State Fullerton

Dylan Sund                 P           Sunrise Mountain       Westmont College

SOFTBALL

Player                     Position     High School              College

Payton Alsobrooks      C          Mountain Ridge         Lehigh

Haley Bejarano         OF          Shadow Ridge          Central Florida

Brynlee Gibbs           OF          Cactus                      Waldorf (Iowa)

Pilar Gutierrez           2B          Sunrise Mountain      Fort Lewis

Amanda Harris          2B          Ironwood                   GCC

Kaileigh Holland          C         Willow Canyon           Grand Canyon

Maya Lentz               SS         Shadow Ridge            PVCC

Devyn Marshall           P         Shadow Ridge           UNLV

Haylie Nelson           OF         Willow Canyon           Maryville (Mo.)

Kodi Ramirez            SS         Sunrise Mountain       Ferris State

Rosemary Rodriguez OF        Dysart                       Gateway CC

Macie Timmons           C         Ironwood                   Adams State

VOLLEYBALL

Player                  Position     High School              College

Katie DeFer             MB         Ironwood                  GCC

Kobie Dunn             OH         Deer Valley               Grand Canyon

Remie Johnson         S          Deer Valley               William Woods (Mo.)

Reagan Leonard        L          Centennial                Fresno State

Courtney LaLiberte MB         Liberty                       Cal State-East Bay

Eleni Loizou            MB         Mountain Ridge         Dominican University (Calif.)

Sydney Shaw         RS          Ironwood                   Phoenix College

Kara Spicer            MB         Centennial                 Appalachian State

Alexa Treguboff      RS          Liberty                      GCC

Dani Wiley               S           Centennial                Chaminade (Hawaii)

BOYS BASKETBALL

Player                Position     High School               College

Jared Rodriguez    G           Mountain Ridge          Idaho

Adrian Van Cleaf  PG          Paradise Honors        Multnomah (Ore.)

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Player                 Position     High School               College

Danielle Cassady     PG       Ironwood                    GCC

Kiara Edwards           F         Valley Vista               San Diego State

Kiara Rhines              G        Ironwood                   Webster (Missouri)

Lauren Satterwhite    G         Valley Vista               Northwestern

GIRLS SOCCER

Player                  Position     High School               College

Haley German           F          Liberty                       Adams State

Ari Jimenez             MF         Centennial                 Paradise Valley CC

Lauren McGahie       D          Mountain Ridge         Idaho State

Delaney Peery          F           Liberty                      Point Loma Nazarene

Analicia Rodriguez   MF         Ironwood                 Arizona Christian

Michaela Solis         MF         Centennial                Gateway CC

Julia Turino            MF           Mountain Ridge        South Carolina-Beaufort

Madison Zamora    GK           Mountain Ridge        Portland

Kassidy Deardorff of Deer Valley High School signed with UNLV for cross country/track and field in December. (Courtesy Deer Valley High School)

CROSS COUNTRY

Athlete                     High School          College

Kassidy Deardorff    Deer Valley           UNLV

TENNIS

Athlete                     High School          College

Carlos Hassey         Shadow Ridge       Arizona

SWIMMING

Player                              Event       High School           College

Gabrielle Buttermore       Sprints      Ironwood                 Nebraska-Kearney

Nicole Matheson             Distance   Sunrise Mountain    Boise State

 

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