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All-Area Independent Girls Basketball Team

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PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Malia Kency, Briarwood

COACH OF THE YEAR: Maria Swanson, Curtis Baptist

FIRST TEAM

Pos. Player School Ht. Class

G Malia Kency Briarwood 5-5 Jr.

Grovetown transfer scored 21.7 points per game

G Amanda Murphy Augusta Prep 5-6 Sr.

Finished with more than 1,500 career points

G Anna Motes Augusta Christian 5-8 Jr.

All-Region pick scored 16 points a game

F Abigail Haythorn Thomas Jefferson 5-11 Soph.

Blocked two shots a game to go along with 13.8 boards

C Tiffany Pate Briarwood 6-2 Jr.

Averaged 21.4 points and 15.3 rebounds a game

SECOND TEAM

Pos. Player School Ht. Class

G Alyssa Spurlock Curtis Baptist 5-7 Jr.

Led Curtis Baptist back to the state semifinals

G Nina McCallie Westminster 5-4 Sr.

Team MVP led squad in steals

G Katie Murphy Augusta Prep 5-7 Sr.

Solid numbers of 7.6 points, 6.2 assists and 5.2 rebounds

F Lissa Robinson Curtis Baptist 5-7 Jr.

Often went up against bigger players

F Caroline Roberson Augusta Christian 5-11 Jr.

All-State pick averaged eight rebounds a game

HONORABLE MENTION: Augusta Prep: C Leila Woodhurst; Jr. G Jodie Holodak; Fr. C Tori Williams; Westminster: Soph. C Amber Davis; Soph. F Kelsi Barrs.


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