Sports Signing day

Students at Ironwood Ridge High School signed to play at university and college programs next year. 

A litany of local high school athletes from around the region officially signed their names to play collegiate sports Wednesday morning.

The announcements, which were tied to the fall version of National Signing Day, will take northwest Tucson’s best athletes to universities near and far, from two-year programs to Division I schools.

Here are the athletes from the region and where they’ll continue their athletic careers over the next two-to-four years.

Ironwood Ridge High School

Girls Golf

Allison Acosta- Chadrick State University


Hannah Houlton- California Baptist University

Haley Mayhew- Oregon State University


Katie Birtcil- New Mexico State University

Courtney Ely- Pima Community College


Jaiden Reid- Grand Canyon University

Frankie Lucio- Midland University

Keira Painter- Midland University

Ashley Bass- Western Oregon University

Erica Baird- Mesa Community College


Nathan Baez- Arizona State University

Seth Nager- Arizona State University

Julian De Alva- Glendale Community College

Ajay Ram- Pima Community College

Canyon del Oro High School

Girls Soccer

Hope Hisey — The University of Arizona


Halle Morris — The University of Utah

Hope Banales — New Mexico State University

Marissa Navarrete — Bethel Community College


Benjamin Cordova — Tacoma Community College

Kiko Romero — Central Arizona College

Girls Basketball

Tianna Carter — The University of Nevada Las Vegas

Mountain View High School

Boys Soccer

Nevaeh Rascon — Long Island University


Marcus Castillo — University of Arkansas-Little Rock


Marisella Sandoval — Chandler-Gilbert

Zaylie Calderon — University of Texas-El Paso

Marana High School


Emma Janes — Minot State University

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