GIRLS FIRST TEAM
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: APRIL WOOD, RICHFIELD
Why she is Player of the Year: A first-team All-Idaho pick last year, the 5-7 senior forward played bigger than her frame, averaging 11.3 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 2.7 assists to win a second straight title.
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Coach’s comment: “She was our go-to player in the clutch and came up with big baskets in big games,” Richfield coach Buck Hendren said.
What others are saying: “In four years of coaching against her, I have never seen her quit or let the game or defenders get in her head,” Dietrich coach Acey Shaw said.
What’s next: Wood wants to major in wildlife biology and is picking among several small colleges for basketball.
KATEE HUBERT, DIETRICH
A dominant post presence, the 5-8 senior led the Blue Devils to their sixth straight state finals appearance. Her footwork and smooth shot allowed her to average 15.9 points and 7.8 rebounds after earning second-team honors last year.
MADDY TUCKER, SALMON RIVER
The 5-4 junior wing moved to Riggins from Emmett and took over. A constant scoring threat, she topped 30 points four times and averaged 20.8 points a game. She also created for her teammates with 3.6 assists a game, and she averaged 3.8 steals.
ZOE WESSELS, COUNCIL
The Northwest Nazarene signee moves up from second team after dominating all over the floor. The 5-11 senior forward averaged a double-double of 16.1 points and 11.2 rebounds while shooting 56 percent from the floor. She added 2.3 steals and 1.2 blocks a game.
HADDEE REYNOLDS, CASTLEFORD
Just as adept at scoring as she is at dishing it off, the 5-3 junior guard earned second-team honors last year before following up on the first team this year. She averaged 15.5 points a game while adding 5.4 assists and 3.4 steals for the Wolves.
15.0 ppg, 5.3 stl, 4.1 ast
19.3 ppg, 12.8 reb, 2.4 stl
29.7 ppg, 6.9 reb, 4.5 stl
19.1 ppg, 13.8 reb, 4.9 stl
14.0 ppg, 3.5 ast, 2.6 stl