Woodland • So. • 5-4 • G
Parents: Larry and Robin Strain
The Skinny: Strain had another standout season, averaging 25 points per game while leading the Lady Bobcats to at least 30 wins for the second-straight season and a trip to the Northeast Regional finals. She was a first-team all-state choice is a 2A Player of the Year and Miss Basketball finalist.
Ranburne • Sr. • 5-9 • F
Parents: Gene and Deborah Daniel
The Skinny: Daniel averaged 24 points and 11 rebounds and surpassed the 2,000-point plateau for her career on her way to being named a second-team selection to Class 2A all-state team.
Ragland • 5-10 • So. • F
Parents: Shaleena Echols, Jeff Echols
The Skinny: Echols stepped up her game after the Lady Purple Devils two top leading scorers went out with injuries earlier in the season. She averaged 16.2 points and 11.2 rebounds to help her team reach the Final 48 for a second-straight season.
Woodland • 5-4 • So. • G
Parents: Shane and Cindy Strain
The Skinny: Combined with cousin Leah Strain to make for a formidable tandem in the backcourt. She averaged 11.3 points, 2.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.8 steals a contest.
Spring Garden • 5-5 • Sr. • G
Parents: Mack and Melanie Sides
The Skinny: Sides stepped it up as the only senior on a young Lady Panthers squad, holding the fort down with 12.7 points per game.
Justice “JJ” Looney
Ragland • Sr. • 5-9 • C
Parents: Ryan Looney and Muriel Killings
The Skinny: Looney was a constant in the paint for the Lady Purple Devils, averaging a double-double at 10.3 points and 11 rebounds.
Jacksonville Christian • Sr. • 5-6 • F
Parents: Tim and Merry Crook
The Skinny: Crook hustled hard all season long. She averaged a double-double at 10.8 points and 10.6 rebounds a contest and added 71 steals for a 3.94 average to be named Player of the Year.
Sacred Heart • Fr. • 5-7 • G
Parents: Marcus Dunn Sr. and Pamela Dunn
The Skinny: Dunn filled the stat sheet on a nightly basis during her freshman season, posting averages of 10.4 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.4 steals a game to help the Lady Cardinals to the area final.
Ohatchee • Sr. • 5-6 • G
Parents: Karin and Jim Cosper
The Skinny: Cosper posted more than respectable numbers, averaging 14 points, five rebounds and four steals a game.
Faith Christian • Sr. • 5-11 • C
Parents: Doug and Kelly Huie
The Skinny: Huie was a presence in the post consistently for the Lady Lions, averaging nearly a double-double at 9.5 points and 11 rebounds per game.
Jacksonville Christian • Jr. • 5-3 • G
Parents: Derrick and Kasandra Russaw
The Skinny: Russaw was the Lady Thunder’s leading scorer with 13.6 points a game to go along with 9.2 boards a contest. She was also a pest on defense with 5.38 steals a night.
Donoho • Jr. • 5-7 • G
Parents: Jeff and Farley Fink
The Skinny: Fink was good for 11 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.5 steals and three rebounds every night as the Lady Falcons won an Area 10 title.
Kayla Smith, Ohatchee
Lauren Rothweell, Sacred Heart
Anna Turner, Donoho
Kylee Shiflett, Faith Christian
Amber Roy, Ohatchee
Jordan Barnes, (JCA); Haili Clark, (Sacred Heart); Amber Williams,( JCA); Caroline Holt, (Faith Christian); Whitney Roberson, (Ohatchee).
Saks • Sr. • 5-2 • G
Parents: Denise Curry and Bryant Collins
The Skinny: Collins averaged 21 points, 3.3 rebounds and two assists. She eclipsed the 2,000-point plateau for her career on her way to being named a second-team choice to the all-state team and repeating as county player of the year.
Piedmont • Jr. • 5-10 • G/F
Parents: April Doss and Dewayne Garner
The Skinny: The all-state honorable mention was good for 13.7 points and 6.5 boards a night.
Piedmont • Jr. • 5-10 • C
Parents: Terrezia Jones and Trenton Brown
The Skinny: Thompson was too tough for most opponents inside, averaging a team-high 14.4 points and 8.8 rebounds a night.
White Plains • Sr. • 5-10 • G/F
Parents: Richard and Allison Crabtree
The Skinny: Crabtree almost averaged a double-double with 15.4 points and 9.4 rebounds a game. The inside-outside threat took all of the Wildcats big shots.
White Plains • Sr. • 5-7 • G
Parents: Ginger and Scott Coleman
The Skinny: The University of Mobile softball signee more than held her own on the basketball court, scoring 9.7 points and dishing out 3.1 assists per game.
Saks • Sr. • 5-4 • G
Parents: Thomas and Tandria Briskey
The Skinny: The Lady Wildcats designated defensive stopper averaged 11.1 points and 3.5 rebounds. Also led the team with 69 assists and 130 steals.
Taylor West, Saks
Cierra Jones, Weaver
Crystal Thomas, Wellborn
Paige Webb, Piedmont
Mikayla Owen, White Plains
Jamia Smith (Weaver); Kayla Allen (Piedmont); Olivia Taylor (White Plains); Justice Whatley (Saks); Kristan Goodman (Saks)
Jacksonville • Sr. • 5-1 • G
Parents: Preston and Lovelle Buchanon
The Skinny: What didn’t Buchanon do? The senior point guard averaged 16 points a game, was named MVP at the Northeast Regional and Final 48 state tournament. The Samford commit also was chosen to play in the Alabama-Mississippi game, a first-team all-state choice and a 4A Player of the Year finalist.
Anniston • Sr. • 5-9 • G
Parents: Chell Huguley and John Smith
The Skinny: One of the best pure scorers in the state, Huguley averaged 22 points and four rebounds a game. Named MVP at the Class 4A, Area 10 and Calhoun County tournaments. Also a first-team all-state choice. Holds several JUCO offers.
Jacksonville • Jr. • 6-1 • C
Parents: Carter and Kelly Osterbind
The Skinny: The second-team all-state choice averaged 10.6 points and 6.9 rebounds and was dominant in the state tournament.
Jacksonville • Jr. • 5-10 • F
Parents: Lonny and Johnita Ervin
The Skinny: Ervin led the Lady Golden Eagles in rebounding, averaging 12 a game to go along with 10 points and was a force inside at the Final 48.
Alexandria • Sr. • 5-11 • C
Parents: Shuan and Emma Taylor
The Skinny: Taylor makes her second straight appearance on the first team after averaging 13.2 points, 10.6 rebounds and three blocks a game as a senior.
Anniston • Sr. • 6-1 • C
Parents: Tresmie Parker and Vernon Tatum
The Skinny: Parker averaged nearly a double-double at eight points and 11 rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs. Holds offers from Gadsden State, Snead State and Southern Union.
Angel Kidd, Jacksonville
Virginia Poe, Jacksonville
Quanetria Bolton, Anniston
Apryl Lewis, Anniston
Casmine Copeland, Oxford
Nicole Burgess (Alexandria); Carly Edwards; Brittney Stansil, Anniston