GOING OUT ON TOP
Maya Moore, the girls' high school player of the year (SI, Jan. 15) finished her season in high style. The 6-foot senior forward (right) and Connecticut recruit had 29 points and 10 rebounds in Collins Hill's 61--37 defeat of South Gwinnett to take its third straight Georgia 5A championship. Collins Hill (Suwanee) finishes the season as the top ranked team in the country and with a 53 game winning streak.
This is an article from the March 19, 2007 issue
James Anderson outscored the entire Jessieville team by eight points as Junction City won the Arkansas 2A championship. Anderson, a 6'6" senior forward who is committed to Oklahoma State, had 43 points on 16-of-28 shooting in the 68--35 victory. He averaged 39 points and 12 rebounds this season.
The MVP of the Washington State 4A tournament has a familiar name: Shawn Stockton, who is the nephew of former Utah Jazz star John Stockton, the NBA's career leader in assists and steals. Like his uncle, Shawn (right), is a point guard; the junior had 14 points and three steals as Ferris (Spokane) defeated Kentridge (Kent) 68--61 in double overtime in the final. DeAngelo Casto, Ferris's 6'8" forward, had 16 points and 12 rebounds and joined Stockton on the all-tournament first team.
THE "D" IN DUNCANVILLE
Duncanville, ranked seventh nationally, capped an undefeated season with a 60--46 win over 13th-ranked Kingwood in the Texas 5A state basketball final. Duncanville was most impressive on defense, holding Kingwood to two points in the third quarter and 34% shooting for the game. Junior forward Kevin Butler, the tournament MVP, had 12 points and six rebounds.
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