On Maxpreps.com, Marco Morales is listed as Arizona's Division I #1 most prolific 3-point shooter two years in a row for the 2013 and 2014 high school basketball seasons. Marco was highlighted in the Arizona Republic, Tribune, Hoops Report, Arizona Varsity and Area Codes Basketball as one of the best shooters in the state of Arizona.
Marco tenaciously worked on his shooting by consistently attending the Top Gun Shooting Camps which helped him to become the 3-point threat that all opposing teams feared.
At the completion of his Junior year, he had a breakout 2012-13 high school season by being named to the "All-Tournament" team at the McClintock Holiday tournament and ranked by MaxPreps.com as Arizona's Division I Boys High School #1 3-point Leader with 97 completed 3's for the season with a 39% 3-FG %. In one game he shot 10 for 12 from beyond the arc. He was also ranked in the MaxPreps.com Division I Top Scoring Leaders list with a 30th place scoring Arizona ranking. He led his high school team to the 2013-14 Prescott Holiday Classic championship win with a 28 point performance and was selected to the "All-Tournament" team.
For the 2013-14 season , he once again led the state of Arizona's Division I boys basketball as the Maxpreps.com 3-point leader category averaging 3.34 three-pointers per game, 97 3-pointers for the season with a 42% 3-point FG%. Marco took his team to the AIA Sweet Sixteen by defeating Desert Visa high school in the 1st round playoff game with a 9/10 3-point performance and multiple assists in one night with a total of 29 points.
In the final playoff game of the season against Dobson, Marco led Chandler in scoring and assists while being covered by Division I bound opponents. He received a full-ride scholarship to Division 2 Peach Belt Conference Lander University where he played 1 year and now seeks to utilize this experience and stronger body build to transfer to a Division I program.
VIDEO MIX HIGHLIGHTS:
1. D1Certified.com March 9, 2014 Showcase Performance: Selected to the Top 20 Performers of the Day List.
2. 29 points (9/10 three-pointers) Game Winning Playoff Performance | 2/20/14
3. 2013-14 High School Varsity Season (Senior Year) (86 3-pointers for season and 11 additional 3-pointers in two playoff games)
4. 2011-12 High School Varsity Season (Sophomore Year):
- 2014: Selected by the Arizona High School Coaches Association to the Arizona High School All-Star team.
- 2014: Leads Chandler High School to the 2013-14 state playoffs' 2nd round with a 29 point game
- 2013: Leads Chandler High School to the 2013-14 season Alvarez Tire Holiday Classic Tournament Championship win with a 28-point performance
- 2013: Selected to the 2013-14 "All-Tournament Team" at the Alvarez Tire High School Holiday Classic
- 2013: Named to the Arizona Republic's Top 50 Arizona High School boys basketball players of 2014 class VIEW SELECTION
- 2012-13: "All-Boys CTR Team" Selection VIEW SELECTION
- 2013: Ranked #1 by Maxpreps.com as the Arizona Division I 3-point Leader for the 2012-13 high school season with 97 made 3-pointers backed by an efficient 3-point 39% VIEW RANKING
- 2013: Ranked by MaxPreps.com as the #30 Top scoring Leader in Arizona's Division I high school basketball for the 2012-13 basketball season VIEW RANKING
- 2013: Selected to the "All-Showcase 2nd Team" at the 2013 Easter Classic Club Team Showcase
- 2012: Selected to the "All-Tournament Team" at the 2012 McClintock High School Holiday Tournament
- 2012: Voted by Area Codes Basketball to the "Top Elite Performers" list in the 2012 Adidas Elite 8 in the Desert Tournament
- 2012: All Arizona Combine 3-point Competition Runner-up
- 2011: All Arizona Academic Showcase 3-point Champion
- 2011: All Arizona Showcase 3-point Champion
- 2011: MaxPreps.com Ranked 10th Arizona 3-point Shooting Sophomore
- 2011: MaxPreps.com Ranked 50th Arizona 3-point Shooting Varsity Player
- 2011: Chandler High School Varsity Team Starter and 6th Man as a Sophomore
- 2010: Chandler High School Freshman Team Top Scorer
- 2009: TeamBibby.com Free-throw & 3-point Shoot Out Champion
- 2009: Junior Hoops / All-Stars 3-point Champion
- 2009: Adidas Jr. Phenom Camp 3-point Shoot Out Champion
- 2008: Elks Hoops Shoot Free-throw State Champion & Western United States Regional Runner-up.