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The Five Days of List-Mas: AZ's A-List

12/12/2011
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Whether you’re putting together a grouping of best quarterbacks or worst albums, or you’re making that special list for Santa, there’s nothing quite like a good list. So in honor of the holiday season we’re bringing you lists all week long — Merry List-Mas!

Today: Arizona's A-Listers.

In the NFL, Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers are A-Listers. In the NBA, it’s LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. But who are the A-Listers in Arizona? That’s where today’s list comes in. Regardless of sport, here’s our list of the top five A-List athletes in the state. Can you think of an A-Lister we didn’t mention? Let us know in the comments.

5. Zachary Wright (SR), Pinnacle, Golf

Credentials: LSU recruit, nation’s No. 11 recruit in the Polo Golf rankings, won D-I state title by five strokes

4. Marcus Wheeler (SR), Thunderbird, Baseball

Credentials: Kansas recruit, state’s top recruit, batted .554 last year, also standout basketball player

3. Demarquise Johnson (SR), Westwind Prep, Basketball

Credentials: Washington State recruit, No. 1 in AZ by ESPNU, ESPNHS All-State first-teamer

2. Connor Brewer (SR), Chaparral, Football

Credentials: Texas recruit, No. 34 in the ESPNU 150, state champ

1. Davonte’ Neal (SR), Chaparral, Football

Credentials: Gatorade State Player of the Year, No. 29 in the ESPNU 150, state champ

Click here to check out some of the other states in our Five Days of List-Mas.

Tomorrow: The top underclassman football players from Arizona.