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Girls basketball: First team

Daisy Alaeze

Roland Park,

junior, guard

•Versatile 5-foot-10 go-to player averaged 15 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.8 steals

•Scored 969career points; is drawing DivisionI offers

•Scored 30 — two-thirds of team's points — on No. 3 Seton Keough, 24 on No. 6 McDonogh and 20 on No. 1 Spalding

•Reds coach Scott Buckley: "[She] single-handedly makes us competitive in the top league."

Tracey Carrington

Dundalk, senior, guard

•Five-foot-9 All-Metro second-team pick last season averaged 27.0points, 14.0rebounds, 2.3assists, 2.5 steals

•Scored 36 points against City in regional quarterfinal loss

•Scored 30 or more eight times, 20 or more 18 times, has season high of 43

•Finished career with 1,615 points, 727rebounds, 97 blocks; undecided about college

Zameria Jones

Joppatowne,

senior, guard

•Athletic, 5-4 game-changer with highlight-reel moves led No. 5 Mariners to state semifinals twice, winning 2010 Class 1A title

•Averaged 15.2 points, 3.7 steals, 2.9assists

•Scored 1,656 career points; second-team All-Metro last season; undecided on college

•Mariners coach Michael Harris: "She's not afraid to compete. She's not afraid to take the big shot."

Jannah Tucker

New Town,

sophomore, guard

•Six-foot transfer from Western averaged26.2 points, 12.0 boards, 8.0 steals, 6.1 assists

•Set New Town single-game scoring record with 39points

•Staggering career numbers for two years: 1,053 points, 341 rebounds, 259steals, 192 assists

•Titans coach Gena Young: "A remarkable all-around player, humble, unselfish and a natural-born leader."

Ciara Webb

Patterson, senior, guard

•Agile 5-9 point led Clippers to best season in more than 25 years with 17-7 record

•Averaged 21.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, 8.0steals, 5.6 assists; 1,510 career points believed to be best in school history

•Strong drive to basket, improved perimeter shot, great passing eye

•Signed with Towson

Achiri Ade

Seton Keough,

senior, forward

Repeat first-team pick; key cog in No. 3 Gators' defense; intimidating 6-footer; agility, leaping ability altered opponents' shots

Averaged 14 points, 11 rebounds; good range on jump shot; strong free-throw shooter

•Finished career with 1,371 points, 1,096rebounds

•Signed with James Madison

Shaquilla Curtis

Archbishop Spalding, senior, forward

•Slender 5-8 player is eager to challenge taller, bigger opponents inside; tough rebounder

•Had 16 points, nine rebounds in double-OT win over Seton Keough

•Averaged 9.6 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.3steals, 2.7 assists on balanced team; 1,000 career points, 833 rebounds, 338steals

Headed to American

Michelle Wright

Dunbar, junior, forward

•Landed fifth on all-time state tournament single-game scoring list with 40 points against Northern-Garrett in 80-62 1A championship victory; also grabbed 21rebounds

Powerful 5-9 post player; nice range on jumper

•Averaged 22.3 points, 10.0 rebounds for No. 4 Poets; shot 64 percent from field; 1,341 career points, 662 rebounds

•Northern coach Steve Fratz: "When she gets it on the block, she's going to finish it."

Bri Jones

Aberdeen, sophomore, center

Dominant, 6-3 player led No. 2 Eagles to first state final; 35 points in semifinal were 12thth most in tournament history

• Excellent at getting inside position; great hands; can hit variety of inside shots

•Averaged 25.1 points, 14.0 rebounds, 5.0blocks; had 62 points, 30 rebounds in two state tournament games

•Aberdeen coach Stacy Liles: "She's a leader by example who just steps up when she needs to step up."

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