The awards keep rolling in for Mountain View senior point guard Destiny Slocum.
A day after being named a second-team member of the Naismith Trophy Girl’s All-American team, she earned a spot on another All-American team (National Women’s Basketball Coaches Association) and won the Idaho’s Gatorade player of the year award for the second year in a row.
Slocum finished her high school career in February by leading Mountain View (23-4) to back-to-back 5A state titles. She averaged 25.0 points, 6.4 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 3.2 steals as a senior, and she set the 5A state tournament scoring record at 28.3 ppg.
Ranked as the No. 7 nationally in her class by ESPN, Slocum has signed with national power Maryland next season. And she’ll play in the McDonald’s All-American Game on March 30 in Chicago.
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She is the first back-to-back winner of Idaho’s Gatorade award since Lake City’s Katie Baker won three straight between 2006-07 and 2008-09.
See the 2016 WBCA All-American roster below.
Riverdale Baptist HS
Plano West HS
Flower Mound HS
Flower Mound, Texas
Cedar Hill HS
Cedar Hill, Texas
Walnut Creek, Calif.
The High School of St. Thomas More
Chaminade College Prep
Los Alamitos, Calif.
Mountain View HS