Jamestown: 5-4 soph. guard
PPG: 16.5 Assists 3.0. Steals: 3.0
Only a sophomore, she sits at No. 2 in school history for career three-pointers as she chases No. 1 Erinne Cunningham’s 151. Led Red Raiders to the Section VI Class AA title over Niagara-Wheatfield in the final and the ECIC I crown. The Red Raiders finished 18-4 with nonleague wins over Holy Angels and McDowell. Her brother was also second team All-WNY.
Lockport: 5-4 senior guard
PPG: 18.7 Assists: 4.8. Steals: 2.1
Broke school record for three-pointers in a season with 64, including seven versus Holy Angels. Shooting guard on an offense that beat 17 of 18 opponents by at least a 10-point margin. Had a 29-point game against Rush-Henrietta. Led come-from-behind win over Sacred Heart. Carries a 99.4 average. The Lady Lions went 14-0 in the Niagara Frontier League.
Immaculata: 5-10 senior guard
PPG: 20.3. Reb: 8.0. Steals: 3.0
Has signed scholarship with Daemen College where she will study engineering. Had 1,341 points in her career, including a season-high 38 against Eden. Led Bears to a 20-win season and into the finals of the Class C NYSAIS title game. Named all-tournament in the Frontier and Pioneer tournaments. Four-year starter’s size and speed made her a tough matchup.
Randolph: 5-9 soph. forward
PPG: 27.5 Reb: 10.7. Assists 6.0
CCAA II Player of the Year. Scored 633 points in 19 games giving her 1,669 in her career. Led Cardinals to third consecutive Class C title. Shot 57 percent from the floor. Had 36 points in the Class C final against Frewsburg. Can play all five positions. Had 26 points in season-ending loss to Kearney. Carries 99 average. Four-year starter, only a sophomore.
Lancaster: 6-0 junior forward
PPG: 19.9 Reb: 6.4 Steals: 2.8
ECIC Large school Player of the Year. Playing without the same supporting cast of a year ago, still scored 379 points, coming within 14 of the school record for most points in a season. With 817 career points going into her senior year, she is likely to become the school’s first 1,000-point scorer. Can play the 2-3-4-5. Is athletic, can jump, has length with good post moves. Natalie Galus
Frontier: 6-0 senior forward
PPG: 15.8 Reb: 6.6. Steals: 3.0
Has signed with Daemen College where she will study Spanish. Became the Falcons first 1,000-point scorer in history. A four-year starter. Holds school record for most points in a game with 36. Had a season-high 25 points against eventual Class AA champion Jamestown. Missed six games with a broken bone in her hand. Named an ECIC all-star all four years.
Olean: 6-2 senior forward
PPG: 11.0 Reb: 10.7 Blocks 3.7
Has signed a partial athletic scholarship to Division II Edinboro (Pa.) following in her brother’s footsteps. Broke her own school record for blocked shots in a season with 77. A late-bloomer who showed marked improvement from a year ago. Led Olean to the overall Class B title last two years. Named all-tournament at the IAABO. Played especially tough in the sectionals.
Olean: 5-10 senior forward
PPG: 12.6 Reb: 9.3 Steals: 2.0
Teamed with Maggie Moore to make a formidable frontcourt.
Led Huskies with 14 points in Section VI Class B final against Wilson. Expected to continue her basketball career at Pitt-Bradford while studying anthropology. Led Huskies to Class B title in both her years as a starter. Also excels on volleyball and softball teams.
Niag.-Wheatfield: 5-6 senior guard
PPG: 18.7. Assists: 4.2 Steals: 2.5
Was at her best in the big games as she helped the Falcons eliminate last year’s AA finalists Lancaster and Lockport and end with an 18-6 record. Finished with 926 career points at Niagara-Wheatfield and 82 three-pointers, good for third all-time. Considering Geneseo and Babson College (Boston). Carries a 100 academic average. Hewitt Scholarship finalist.
Sherman: 5-8 senior guard
PPG: 31.2. Steals: 5.7 Reb. 11.1
CCAA IV Player of the Year for the third year in a row. Holds school records for most points in a career (1,727), season (686), game (42), threes in a game (10) and defensive rebounds (188). She led Sherman to a 19-3 record and its second Section VI Class D title in three years. Had 19 points in season-ending loss to Batavia Notre Dame. Considering Daemen College or JCC.
Pioneer: 5-8 junior guard
PPG: 17.3 Reb: 9.5. Steals: 2.8
ECIC Small School Player of the Year for Class A-2 champion Panthers. Scored the game-winning shot in the Class A-2 final against Cheektowaga. Finished with 402 points and shot 77 percent (145 of 189) from the line. Had a 17 for 20 night from the line against Depew and was 18 of 20 versus Amherst. Carries 97.7 average. Three-sport athlete.
Holy Angels: 5-3 junior guard
PPG: 14.0 Reb: 5.0. Steals: 4.1
Broke school record with 63 three-pointers. Solid games versus Sacred Heart, O’Hara and Lockport. Had 27 points versus Pioneer. In 22 of 26 games she had at least 20 points while shooting 37.4 percent from the floor. “She was dynamite the whole year. She got so many loose balls and she won all those little battle for the ball and for position,” said coach Fran Snyder.
Dunkirk: 5-7 senior forward
PPG: 20.1 Reb: 9.0. Steals: 3.0
Ends her career as the Marauders’ all-time scoring leader with 1,144 points, breaking the record that had stood for 20 years. Scored 421 points to earn Player of the Year in CCAA I. Considering Mercyhurst Northeast to play basketball and softball. Can play inside-outside. Carries 95 average. Led Dunkirk to a 15-6 mark with three of the losses to Class B champion Olean.
Sacred Heart: 5-8 senior forward
PPG: 14.0 Assists 5.0. Steals: 3.0
Has four MMA titles to show for her four years as a starter. Known for having a high basketball IQ, the Sharks’ other co-captain with Hall, came to play every night. “She gets her teammates involved, she knows the game,” said coach Sister Maria Pares. “She’s one of the smartest players I’ve coached in a long time.” Poured in 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in loss to Nazareth.
Frewsburg: 5-3 senior guard
PPG: 20.4 Reb: 6.5. Steals: 6.3
Is Frewsburg’s career record holder for most points (1,566), steals (540) and assists (359) in 108 varsity games. Shot 67 of 78 from the free-throw line for a school record 85.9 percent. Raymond led Bears to the Section VI Class C-2 title and a share of the CCAA II crown. Had games of 22, 39, 20 against Randolph. Five-year starter. Shot 43.7 percent from the floor.