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High Schools

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Courtney Smith averaged 13.3 points and helped Concordia win the Class 3A state title.
Girls

Girls first team

Miracle Woods averaged 17.7 points and is Bishop Luers’ all-time leading rebounder.

Emily Bley

Homestead

Grade: Junior

Position: Guard

Height: 5-8

Stats: 17.3 points, 6.3 assists, 3.8 rebounds

Of note: First team All-NHC

Bailey Farley

Canterbury

Grade: Junior

Position: Forward

Height: 5-10

Stats: 18.7 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists

Of note: Indiana Junior All-Star

Kindell Fincher

Canterbury

Grade: Sophomore

Position: Forward

Height: 5-10

Stats: 21.2 points, 12.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists

Of note: Member of Class A state championship team

Keanna Gary

Leo

Grade: Junior

Position: Center

Height: 6-1

Stats: 11.7 points, 10.2 rebounds, 2.8 steals

Of note: First-team All-ACAC

Jessica Rupright

Norwell

Grade: Senior

Position: Center

Height: 6-2

Stats: 21.2 points, 8.0 rebounds

Of note: 2012 Miss Basketball

Brooke Ridley

Bishop Luers

Grade: Senior

Position: Forward

Height: 5-11

Stats: 12.2 points, 8.7 rebounds, 3.3 steals

Of note: Played in three straight 2A state title games

Akilah Sims

Snider

Grade: Senior

Position: Forward

Height: 5-11

Stats: 22.7 points, 12.1 rebounds, 3.7 steals

Of note: Indiana All-Star

Ariana Simmons

South Side

Grade: Junior

Position: Forward

Height: 5-11

Stats: 14.7 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2.7 steals

Of note: Indiana Junior All-Star

Courtney Smith

Concordia

Grade: Sophomore

Position: Forward

Height: Sophomore

Stats: 13.3 points, 7.7 rebounds, 1.9 assists

Of note: Member of Class 3A state championship team

Miracle Wood

Bishop Luers

Grade: Senior

Position: Center

Height: 6-foot

Stats: 17.7 points, 9.2 rebounds, 1.7 steals

Of note: School’s all-time leading rebounder

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