Gatorade/ESPN Rise high school players of the year

I love these awards because they name a top player for every state:

• Alabama: Kaneisha Horn, F, Ramsay (Birmingham, Ala.)

• Alaska: Keiahnna Engel, G, Dimond (Anchorage, Alaska)

• Arizona: Rebecca Woodberry, F, Tolleson (Tolleson, Ariz.)

• Arkansas: Morgan Hook, PG, Rogers, (Rogers, Ark.)

• California: Chelsea Gray, G, St. Mary’s (Stockton, Calif.): Read More

• Colorado: Quincey Noonan, G, Legacy (Broomfield, Colo.)

• Connecticut: Kastine Evans, G, Norwich Free Academy (Norwich, Conn.)

• Delaware: Betnijah Laney, F, Smyrna (Smyrna, Del.)

• District of Columbia: Nicola Zimmer, PG, St. John’s College (Washington, D.C.)

• Florida: Dawnn Maye, PG, Dillard (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.): Read More

• Georgia: Kayla Lewis, G/F, Southwest DeKalb (Decatur, Ga.)

• Hawaii: Maiki Viela, G, Lahainaluna (Lahaina, Hawaii)

• Idaho: Katelyn Loper, G, Post Falls (Post Falls, Idaho)

• Illinois: Tricia Liston, G/F, Fenwick (Oak Park, Ill.)

• Indiana: Courtney Moses, G, Oak Hill (Converse, Ind.)

• Iowa: Kiah Stokes, C, Linn-Mar (Marion, Iowa)

• Kansas: Tiffany Bias, PG, Andover Central (Andover, Kan.)

• Kentucky: Sarah Beth Barnette, F, Lexington Christian Academy (Lexington, Ky.)

• Louisiana: Theresa Plaisance, C, Vandebilt Catholic (Houma, La.)

• Maine: Nicole Taylor, C, York (York, Maine)

• Maryland: Kelsey Wolfe, G, Seneca Valley (Germantown, Md.)

• Massachusetts: Lauren Battista, G/F, Oliver Ames (North Easton, Mass.)

• Michigan: Madison Williams, C, Detroit Country Day School (Beverly Hills, Mich.)

• Minnesota: Sari Noga, G, Parkers Prairie (Parkers Prairie, Minn.)

• Mississippi: Valencia McFarland, PG, Raymond (Raymond, Miss.)

• Missouri: Jazmin Hitchens, F, Incarnate Word Academy (St. Louis, Mo.)

• Montana: Lexie Nelson, G, Butte (Butte, Mont.)

• Nebraska: Jordan Hooper, F, Alliance (Alliance, Neb.)

• Nevada: Alexis Byrd, G, Centennial (Las Vegas, Nev.)

• New Hampshire: Tiffany Ruffin, PG, Winnacunnet (Hampton, N.H.)

• New Jersey: Haley Peters, F, Peddie School (Hightstown, N.J.)

• New Mexico: Kya DeGarmo, PG, Eldorado (Albuquerque, N.M.)

• New York: Bria Hartley, PG, North Babylon (North Babylon, N.Y.): Read More

• North Carolina: Cierra Burdick, G/F, Butler (Matthews, N.C.)

• North Dakota: Meghan Roehrich, G, Fargo South (Fargo, N.D.)

• Ohio: Amy Scullion, G/F, Salem (Salem, Ohio): Read More

• Oklahoma: Richa Jackson, G/F, Midwest City (Midwest City, Okla.)

• Oregon: Jen Reese, F, Clackamas (Clackamas, Ore.)

• Pennsylvania: Kayla McBride, G, Villa Maria Academy (Erie, Pa.)

• Rhode Island: Allie Jones, C, South Kingstown (Wakefield, R.I.)

• South Carolina: Kayla Jenerette, G, Travelers Rest (Travelers Rest, S.C.)

• South Dakota: Shaunteva Ashley, G, Roosevelt (Sioux Falls, S.D.)

• Tennessee: Taylor Hall, F, Morristown-Hamblen High School West (Morristown, Tenn.)

• Texas: Chiney Ogwumike, F, Cy-Fair (Cypress, Texas): Read More

• Utah: Lexi Eaton, G, Springville (Springville, Utah)

• Vermont: Allison Gannon, F, Champlain Valley Union (Hinesburg, Vt.)

• Virginia: Elizabeth Williams, C, Princess Anne (Virginia Beach, Va.)

• Washington: Mercedes Wetmore, PG, Auburn Riverside (Auburn, Wash.)

• West Virginia: Mariah Byard, G, North Marion (Farmington, W.Va.)

• Wisconsin: Nicole Griffin, C, Milwaukee Vincent (Milwaukee, Wis.)

• Wyoming: Jordan Kelley, PG, Campbell County (Gillette, Wyo.)

Surprise! California’s is not Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Oregon’s isn’t Shoni Schimmel. Fun stuff.

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