2004: Natasha Bogdanova
Two loses this past week for Charlotte Christian (14-5).
Charlotte Christian looked forward to their Friday rematch against rival Victory Christian, a team that beat the ealier in the month by 19 points in the Dell Curry Shootout. But game two still ended in a lose, although with a closer margin of defeat of 11 points. Victory (15-5), ranked No. 2 in the Charlotte Observer's area poll, used their depth and constant pressure defense to wear down No. 3 Charlotte Christian, who only has a six to seven player rotation. Bogdanova finished with 16 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals.
On Saturday, Christian dropped a 57-42 game to E.E. Smith. Bogdanova led all scorers with 17 points.
2004: Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton
Neuqua Valley (15-5) went 1-1 in the McDonald's Girls Prep Classic in Willowbrook this past week, beating Indiana Class 4A No. 2 Warsaw, then losing to Illinois No. 1 Naperville Central.
In their first rematch since the 2003 sectional final, Naperville Central (15-2) used a 9-0 run in the third quarter to pull away from what had been a close game with Neuqua Valley. No last second controversy this time around, as Naperville Central beat Neuqua Valley 64-52. Wisdom-Hylton had 18 points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots.
Wisdom-Hylton made both ends of a one-and-one with 12.6 seconds to play to help her team beat Warsaw 65-61 in the first game of the Classic. She finished with a team-high 24 points.
2004: Tye Jackson
After suffering a 54-43 loss back on December 6th, Westfield has run off 13 consecutive wins and regained the top spot as the Houston areas best girls team this season. Tye Jackson has led her team with 15 points to a 66-33 win over Woodlands Friday night. It was the fourth time this season Westfield has held and opponent to less than 35 points.
On Tuesday, Jackson led all scorers with 23 points in a 75-55 win over Conroe.
Jackson is also putting her all-around talents on display, as she has been flirting with triple-doubles. Against Klein Collins High, Jackson had 16 points, five assists, nine steals and six rebounds. Three days later, Jackson went up against Klein High and registered eight points, eight assists and 10 rebounds.
2004: Brina Pollack
Marlboro High is 7-1 and ranked No. 9 in New Jersey, and continues to win while just this past game getting Brina Pollack back from a rolled ankle injury on January 14th. Pollack saw her first action in Monday's win over Bloomfield Tech, mostly in the second and third quarters. In two quarters of action she scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds. She sat out last Friday's game against Middletown North. The status of the ankle, according to Brina, is close to 100%.