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Several recent visitors make All-Ohio teams
The Associated Press has released the 2007 Division I-IV All-Ohio teams, and several Mackey Arena visitors this season have been honored.
On the Ohio Division I first team is Pickerington Central's Emilee Harmon, a 6'2 sophomore. Harmon averaged 20.3 points per game. Also joining Harmon on the first team is Lakota's Amber Gray, a 6'1 junior who averaged 18.3 points this past season. Brianna Sanders of Cincinnati Princeton was honorable mention Division I.
In Division II, Purdue target Cierra Bravard was named co-Division II Player-of-the-Year. Bravard, a 6'4 junior from Sandusky Perkins, averaged 22.3 points per game. Columbus DeSales 6'2 junior Maxine Ohakim was named to the special mention team.
In Division III, Versailles 6'1 junior Justine Raterman made the second team averaging 16.0 points.
Two players seen in Mackey last year who verballed elsewhere after the coaching change, Carlee Roethlisberger and Kristin Daugherty, were both named Ohio Player-of-the-Year in their respective divisions. Roethlisberger shared the Division I POY honor with Illini signee Lydia McCully, and Daugherty shared the Division II POY honor with Bravard.
Division III Player-of-the-Year was a three-way tie. Lauren Prochaska, a Bowling Green bound 5'11 senior, Ohio State bound Jantel Lavender, and one of the best guards I have seen in the Ohio junior class, 5'9 Shay Selby, share the D-III honor.
Below are three shots of Kelly Faris from the IHSAA state championship game.
PHOTO: Kelly Faris 1
PHOTO: Kelly Faris 2
PHOTO: Kelly Faris 3
Sarah Boothe update
For those interested in where Sarah Boothe might go, an article in the Daily Herald had her unofficially visiting Wisconsin and Notre Dame, with plans to visit Stanford. Michigan State is also said to have scouted her recently.
Big Ten Recruiting
Wisconsin dipped again into the Chicago club talent pool and pulled out a commitment from Anya Covington. The 6'2 junior post from Edwardsville (IL) averaged 13.2 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game this past season. Edwardsville lost in the quarterfinals of the IHSA Class AA girls state basketball tournament. Covington had 17 points, 13 boards and three steals in the loss. Covington will probably be a candidate for the four in college. Covington plays her summer ball for the Chicago Hoops Express program, and chose Wisconsin over interest in St. Louis and Illinois.
READ MORE: Big Ten Recruiting: Commitments