Prep Spotlight: Ignacio basketball senior Baker-Marquez won’t back down

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Prep Spotlight: Ignacio basketball senior Baker-Marquez won’t back down

Senior forward has suffered two ACL tears
Allisianna Baker-Marquez has been through more than most high school basketball players, as she has torn the ACL in her left knee twice. She has returned from the latest tear, which happened last season, to help lead the Bobcats to a 10-0 record to start her senior season.
Behind the scenes

What’s your favorite sports movie?: It would probably have to be “Friday Night Lights.”


What’s your favorite food?: I like tacos and chicken.


Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions?: I just listen to my music and try to block everyone out.


What’s your favorite team?: Probably the Denver Broncos


Who’s your favorite athlete?: Chyanne Butler (University of Houston college basketball player)


Do you play any other sports?: I play baseball, softball and volleyball.


If you won $1 million what’s the first thing you would do with the money?: I’d probably buy my family houses.


Do you have a nickname?: I go by Alli B.


If you could go on vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go?: Paris


What’s your favorite outdoor activity?: I like to go swimming at the lake and hiking.


What teacher has had the biggest impact on you?: Probably Tony Kimball. He’s a math teacher here.


Who’s your favorite superhero?: I like Batman. ... No, Spider-Man. If I have to pick between those two, it’s Spider-Man.

Prep Spotlight: Ignacio basketball senior Baker-Marquez won’t back down

Allisianna Baker-Marquez has been through more than most high school basketball players, as she has torn the ACL in her left knee twice. She has returned from the latest tear, which happened last season, to help lead the Bobcats to a 10-0 record to start her senior season.

Prep Spotlight: Ignacio basketball senior Baker-Marquez won’t back down

Allisianna Baker-Marquez of Ignacio High School goes up for a shot against Mancos on Dec. 19 at IHS. After a torn ACL derailed her junior season, Baker-Marquez has returned to the Bobcats with a new appreciation for her team and her role on it. She has averaged close to nine points a game this season while coming off the bench for the Bobcats.

Prep Spotlight: Ignacio basketball senior Baker-Marquez won’t back down

After a knee injury derailed her junior season of basketball, Allisianna Baker-Marquez grinded her way back to join the Ignacio volleyball team for her senior season.
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