Friday, April 01, 2022
West girl’s Lauren Betts, right, shots over East girl’s Kyla Oldacre (44) in the first half of the McDonald’s All-American Girls basketball game March 29, 2022, in Chicago. Betts, from Aurora’s Grandview High School, started and finished with two points and eight rebounds.
Courtney Oakes, sentinelcolorado.com, March 30, 2022
Grandview senior girls basketball star Lauren Betts became the second player from her program to take part in the McDonald’s All-Star Game, a prestigious event that returned from a two-year in-person absence due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Clay Kallam, maxpreps.com, March 31, 2022
Each year since 2006, MaxPreps has recognized outstanding performers in high school girls basketball. America's source for high school sports continues the tradition to close out the 2021-22 season by naming the top player in each state. Selections are based on team success and individual excellence, in addition to local and state accolades.
Carondelet’s Talana Lepolo (10) makes a basket in the fourth period of their CIF NorCal Open Division semifinals basketball game against Oak Ridge High in Concord, Calif., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.
Darren Sabedra, mercurynews.com, March 30, 2022
Thursday, March 31, 2022
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chsaanow.com, March 9, 2022
Courtney Oakes, sentinelcolorado.com, March 9, 2022
Joe Nguyen, denverpost.com, March 9, 2022
Grandview’s Lauren Betts has lived up to the hype as nation’s top prospect — but she still needs a championship
Kyle Newman, denverpost.com, March 9, 2022
Nick Stevens, highschoolot.com, March 9, 2022
Apex Friendship High School senior Indya Nivar has been named the 2022 Gatorade North Carolina Girls Basketball Player of the Year.
Nivar, who has led the Patriots to the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A state championship game, is averaging 18.3 points, 8.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists, and 3.5 steals through 30 games.
Thursday, March 17, 2022
calhisports.com, March 15, 2022
Talana Lepolo (Carondelet, Concord) Sr.
The Stanford-bound defensive specialist, who many girls basketball analysts consider the top defender in the state, missed her entire junior COVID-shortened season after transferring from St. Joseph Notre Dame (Alameda) and the CIF North Coast Section would not allow her to just miss the sit-out period. The NCS ruled she also had to sit out the first part of the past season but when she came back the Cougars became legitimate contenders.
Mitch Stephens, maxpreps.com, March 16, 2022
Top players from 20 different states are represented in 21st showcase game that returns after three-year hiatus due to the pandemic.