Badgers' Cortez heads for East Carolina - Tucson News Now

Badgers' Cortez heads for East Carolina

Alexis Cortez will finish her career as a four-year starter. Alexis Cortez will finish her career as a four-year starter.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

It’s official.

The best girls basketball player in Tucson is headed to the east coast.

Alexis Cortez signed her letter of intent Sunday afternoon to continue her career at East Carolina.

The signing took place in front of family and friends at Tucson High’s West Gym.

Cortez is entering her senior season for the Badgers where she has been a starter for three seasons.

She’s averaged 20 points per game during her high school career but scored at a 25-point per game clip during her junior season including a 40-point performance in win over Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep.

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