Yazzie, Smiley named 3A North Region top honorees
April 26, 2019 by Oree Foster, AZPreps365
Window Rock's Cynthia Smiley and Chinle's Deshawna Yazzie were selected tops during the 3A North Region All-Region voting, during the regional softball tournament in Tuba City.
Smiley was selected 3A North Region Coach of the Year. Smiley guided the Lady Scouts to a 25-6 overall and 9-1 region record. Window Rock captured the regional tournament. Window Rock's trek toward a state tournament berth continued as the Lady Scouts edged Fountain Hills, 3-2, in the 3A Conference Play-In game this past Wednesday.
Yazzie helped lead Chinle to a berth in the 3A Conference Play-In game. Northwest Christian ended the Lady Wildcats' season with a 20-0 win. Yazzie led Chinle in many offensive categories this year.
3A NORTH ALL-REGION
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Deshawna Yazzie, Chinle
COACH OF THE YEAR
Cynthia Smiley, Window Rock
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Kaylee Begay, Monument Valley
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Shelby Blake, Page
Shelby Blake, Page; and Danielle Ayze, Chinle.
Kylie Wood, Page
Krishauna Riggs, Tuba City; Deshawna Yazzie, Chinle; Kaylee Yazzie, Monument Valley; Nizhoni McCray, Ganado; Kaylee Begay, MOnument Valley; Christina Lucero, Page; Johanna Hawley, Monument Valley; Rachael Smiley, Window Rock; and Natalia Mescal, Ganado.
Alexis Tsosie-Hood, Window Rock; and Annallysia Shepherd, Ganado.
Chermayne Yazzie, Chinle.
Alisyn Henderson, Tuba City; Brianna Smallcanyon, Page; Allessandra Brown, Tuba City; Kalla Tabaha, Chinle; Alexis Tsosie-Hood, Window Rock; Lionesha Francis, Chinle; and Relila Walters, Tuba City.