All Greater Houston Women’s Basketball Teams

Dixon had high expectations for his team going into the season, and the Bulldogs delivered. Summer Creek was one of the highest-ranked teams in the state all year and fought through a tough III-6A region to reach the state semifinals for the second time in history. from the program. The Bulldogs ultimately fell to South Grand Prairie in San Antonio, 65-41. Summer Creek finished another banner campaign with a 38-3 overall record and posted a 151-28 mark in five seasons under Dixon.

Newcomer of the year: Andrea Sturdivant, Father, Fort Bend Austin

Sturdivant has been a revelation for the Bulldogs since stepping onto the court to start her high school career. As a freshman in the role of point guard, she took a lot of responsibility on her shoulders and thrived. Sturdivant averaged 17.1 points, four rebounds, 3.5 assists and 3.1 steals per game while shooting 44% from the floor. His contributions helped Austin reach the regional quarterfinals for the first time in school history. The Bulldogs finished with an overall record of 29-6.

first team

G – Jordyn Marshall, Sr., Manvel (19 ppg, 4 rpg, 4 apg, 3 spg)
G – Nya Threatt, Sr., Dulles (15.9 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 4.3 spg, 4.1 apg, 51 FG%)
G – Imani Ivery, Sr., Foster (17.7 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 5.3 spg, 4.3 apg, 44 FG%)
F – Justice Carlton, Soph., Seven Lakes (25.5 ppg, 10 rpg, 3 bpg, 2 apg, 69 FG%)
F – RyLee Grays, Jr., Pearland (19 ppg, 11 rpg, 2 apg, 2 spg, 1 bpg, 52 FG%)

second team

G – Bree Riley, Fr., Grand Oaks (18 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 3.5 spg, 3.2 apg, 37 FG%)
G – Macy Spencer, Jr., Tompkins (16.5 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 3 apg, 2.9 spg, 49 FG%, 40.2 3-pt FG%)
F – Gabby Johnson, Sr., Fort Bend Austin (17.8 ppg, 9.9 rpg, 2.2 spg, 1.9 bpg, 43 FG%)
F – Katelyn Kabrich, Jr., Tomball Memorial (20 ppg, 9 rpg, 1.7 apg, 1.6 spg, 51 FG%)
F – Natalia Gray, Fr., Alief Taylor (18.9 ppg, 10.3 rpg, 2 spg, 1.9 bpg, 40 FG%)

Third team

G – Brooklin Brown, Sr., Shadow Creek (14.6 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 2 apg, 2.7 spg, 46 FG%)
G – R’Mani Taylor, Sr., Shadow Creek (14 ppg, 4.4 apg, 4.5 rpg, 2.8 spg, 47 FG%)
F – Nicki Polocheck, Soph., Memorial (14.9 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 2.4 spg, 50.4 FG%)
F – Gwen McGrew, Soph., Pasadena Memorial (19.9 ppg, 7.6 rpg, 3.1 apg, 2.8 spg, 39 FG%)
F – Melinda Winston, Soph., Hastings (19 ppg, 9.1 rpg, 4.8 spg, 1.8 apg, 1.7 bpg, 37 FG%)

The private school team

Player of the Year: Dalanna Carter, Jr., Northern Lutheran

Carter had another sensational season for the Lions in their pursuit of a second straight Class 3A TAPPS State Championship. The junior guard certainly did his part, averaging 26.4 points, 7.7 rebounds, 5.6 steals and 3.2 assists per game while shooting 43% from the floor. Carter was a first-team all-state selection after helping Lutheran North reach the top of the mountain again. She was unstoppable at the state tournament, scoring 37 and 29 points in the semifinals and championship, respectively.

Coach of the Year: John Slomcheck, Northern Lutheran

Slomcheck and the Lions were the team to beat all season after winning the crown last year. Lutheran North responded in a big way when it mattered most, beating all four playoff opponents by an average of 29 points per game. With a roster comprised mostly of upperclass men, the Lions had the experience to perform under pressure in the state tournament. This was seen when they took a 74-53 victory over Rosehill Christian in the semi-finals and a 63-37 victory over North Dallas Adventist in the championship.

Newcomer of the year: Chifum Ibekwe, Br., St. Thomas Episcopal

Ibekwe was a major contributor in his freshman season in high school, helping St. Thomas reach the regional playoffs. The 5-foot-8 freshman guard averaged 12.4 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 1.3 assists per game while shooting 41% from the ground. She scored a season-high 22 points against First Baptist Christian and had 16 points in the Saints’ two playoff games.

first team

G – Maddie Steed, Sr., Legacy Prep (17.2 ppg, 7.2 apg, 6.8 spg, 5.5 rpg, 46 FG%)
G – Zachara Perkins, Soph., St. Pius X (23.9 ppg, 12.5 rpg, 4.2 bpg, 3 apg, 48 FG%)
F – Makynna Robbins, Soph., Southern Lutheran (18.2 ppg, 11.3 rpg, 2.9 spg, 44 FG%)
F – D’Asia Thomas, Jr., Houston Christian (18.6 ppg, 9.2 rpg, 576 pts, 256 MGF)
F – Loghan Johnson, Jr., Houston Christian (19.2 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 614 pts, 250 MGF)

second team

G – Sydney Ward, Sr., The Village School (11.9 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 2.9 spg, 2.8 apg, 39 FG%)
G – Jennah Savage, Sr., St. Thomas Episcopal (22.1 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 3.7 spg, 1.9 apg, 45 FG%)
G – Madeline Mueller, Sr., Concordia Lutheran (17.5 ppg, 4 apg, 3 spg)
F – Tobi Ademuwagun, Jr., The Village School (13.5 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 2.1 spg, 48 FG%)
F – Olivia Sauvageau, Soph., Second Baptist (14.1 ppg, 3 spg, 2.4 rpg, 2 apg, 44.6 FG%)