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Ohio high school girls basketball: Meet the state’s best forwards for the 2023-24 season

Who are the top forwards in Ohio high school girls basketball this season?
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With fall sports in the rearview mirror, the high school basketball season is finally here.

SBLive Sports is highlighting some of the best players in Ohio heading into the winter season.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a position-by-position look at some of the best of the best in high school girls basketball. We started with point guards, combo guards and wings and are now moving on to the forwards.

Here are 20 of the best forwards in Ohio entering the 2023-24 high school girls basketball season.

There are hundreds of standout girls basketball players in Ohio, and these lists are not intended to be comprehensive! You can discuss the other forwards worthy of fans’ attention in 2023-24 by connecting with us on Twitter @SBLiveOH or emailing

(Note: All stats/information was gathered prior to the season starting)

(Feature photo of Africentric's Natiah Nelson by Michael Noyes, SBLive Sports)