Junior: Certainly in her Junior year at Deer Valley, Aprile was recruited to play on the Varsity team, averaging
11.5 points per game, but it has been her defensive skill that distinguishes her, with 13 defensive rebounds,
10 offensive rebounds and two blocks in the first 13 games of the season. Aprile has been a key factor at
the guard position.
Sophomore: Aprile played both Junior Varsity and Varsity.
Awards and Recognition: She was awarded the Most Approved award
Freshman: As a freshmen, Aprile played both Freshmen and Junior Varsity.
Awards and Recognition: She was awarded the Skyhawk award
[FutureStars International Enterprises ] | [Coach Cheyenne Huskey DiPietro] | [Spring of 2015]
Earlier in the year playing for the FutureStars Club team, Aprile was recruited to play on the Junior Varsity team, averaging 15.5
points per game, but it has been her defensive skill that distinguish her, with 15 defensive rebounds, 10
offensive rebounds and eight blocks in the first 13 games of the season. Aprile has been a key factor at
the point guard position.
Awards and Recognition: Most Valuable Player
Aprile made the 7th and 8th grade team at Desert Sky Middle school where she really developed the
fundamentals of the game. Aprile averaging 8 points per game, but it has been
her defensive skill that distinguish her, with 12 defensive rebounds, 10 offensive rebounds and two
blocks in the first 13 games of the season. Aprile has been a key factor at the shooting guard position..
Awards and Recognition: Best offensive player
[Coach Cheyenne HUskey DiPietro ] | [Winter 2015-2016]
Quote from Coach: "A quiet gyms is a losers gym" "No one should be faster than you on defense or offense"
Aprile works well as a member of a group or team; being loyal to the group; doing one's share. She loves mastering new skills, topics, and bodies of knowledge; whether on her own or formally. Aprile notices and apprecaites beauty, excellance,and skilled performance in various domains of life. Aprile does not shrink from threat, challenge, difficulty, or pain. Aprile thinks of novel and productive ways to conceptualize and do things. Aprile is encouraging a group of which one is a member to get things done and at the same time maintain good relations within the group.
• The 5'6 guard has also been involved in Deer Valley's dance team for three years.
• Aprile also played softball and competed in badminton.
• Manriquez is very active in her community, volunteering for fight for children's cancer walk and volunteering at Phoenix Children's Hospital.
• Aprile Medaliene Manriquez was born in Lynwood, California on the 1st of April, 1999. Daughter of of Obed
Manriquez Pineda and Manuela Barajas. Aprile has been playing basketball since she was just 6 years old. She played with all her older family members and is certainly teaching her younger cousin the way of basketball. Aprile wants to go to college and major in health to become a Physical Therapists but also play basketball in college.
• Aprile certainly does not have a job.
In Middle School, Aprile was Student of the year in her 7th and 8th year.