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The Tablet’s Girls’ High School Basketball All-Stars

callie o'brien xaverian
chelsea reeves st joseph
ginnelle phipps st joseph
grace sundback xaverian
hannah finnerty mcclancy
jeanna cunningham sfp
julia fabozzi xaverian
KAILEY MARRERO #35
mackayla scarlett sfp
phinnette edwards loughlin

 

Though the end of GCHSAA basketball playoffs were cut short, the league was once again full of talented student-athletes during the 2019-2020 season. Here are the Brooklyn/Queens girls’ high school basketball All-Stars. Stats and pertinent information were provided by the league’s coaches.

‘AA’ All-Stars

First Team

MacKayla Scarlett: St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows; senior; guard; team captain; 14.7 points, 7.5 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 3.4 steals per game; selected GCHSAA ‘AA’ All-League; nominated to play in the McDonald’s High School All-American Game; will attend Xavier University, Cincinnati; 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Destiny Howell: St. Francis Prep; senior; guard; team captain; 14.7 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 2.3 steals per game; scored 1,000th career point this season; selected GCHSAA ‘AA’ All-League; nominated to play in the McDonald’s High School All-American Game; will attend Howard University, Washington, D.C.; 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

JeAnna Cunningham: St. Francis Prep; senior; center; team captain; 12.7 points, 14.5 rebounds, 2.3 blocks per game; selected GCHSAA ‘AA’ All-League; nominated to play in the McDonald’s High School All-American Game; will attend West Virginia University, Morgantown; 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Julia Fabozzi: Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge; senior; forward; 18.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists per game; selected GCHSAA ‘AA’ All-League; nominated to play in the McDonald’s High School All-American Game; will attend Providence College, R.I.; 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Grace Sundback: Xaverian; freshman; guard; 16.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.0 steals per game; selected GCHSAA ‘AA’ All-League

Saniyah Glenn: Christ the King H.S., Middle Village; sophomore; guard; 17.0 points, 8.6 rebounds per game; selected GCHSAA ‘AA’ All-League; 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Phinnette Edwards: Bishop Loughlin H.S., Fort Greene; senior; guard; team captain; 14.0 points, 5.0 assists, 4.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals per game; selected GCHSAA ‘AA’ All-League; 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Alexandra Tarul: St. John’s Prep, Astoria; junior; guard; team captain; 15.8 points, 7.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 2.0 blocks per game; selected GHCSAA ‘AA’ All-League; 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Reyna Scott: Nazareth H.S., East Flatbush; sophomore; guard; 18.0 points, 7.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds per game; selected GCHSAA ‘AA’ All-League

Khya Hough: The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates; junior; guard; team captain; 23.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 3.0 steals per game; selected GCHSAA ‘AA’ All-League

Maya Cwalina: Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood; junior; center; 12.1 points, 7.1 rebounds per game; selected GCHSAA ‘AA’ All-League

Hannah Finnerty: Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst; sophomore; guard; team captain; 12.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.0 steals per game; selected GCHSAA ‘AA’ All-League

Second Team

Skye Owen: St. Francis Prep; sophomore; guard; 9.8 points, 5.0 assists, 3.2 steals per game

Callie O’Brien: Xaverian; senior; guard; team captain; 8.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 2.0 steals; won GCHSAA Cynthia McGrath Sportsmanship Award; will attend Tufts University, Middlesex County, Mass.; 2017-2018 Tablet All-Star

Ainhoa Holzer: Christ the King; junior; guard; 12.0 points, 6.0 assists per game

Kennedy Grady: Bishop Loughlin; sophomore; guard; 18.0 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists per game; 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star Honorable Mention

Ariel Jackson: Bishop Loughlin; sophomore; guard; 16.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 5.0 steals, 3.0 assists per game; 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Brianna Martin: Bishop Loughlin; senior; guard; team captain; 7.0 points, 6.0 assists, 5.0 steals per game; 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star Honorable Mention

Maya Walker: Bishop Loughlin; senior; forward; team captain; 8.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocks per game; 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star Honorable Mention

Kaila Berry: St. John’s Prep; sophomore; guard; 11.8 points, 9.0 rebounds per game; 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Jhakia Gist: Nazareth; senior; guard; 17.0 points, 5.0 rebounds per game

Amoni Byrd: Archbishop Molloy; sophomore; guard; 14.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists per game

Kristen Donovan: Archbishop Molloy; sophomore; guard; 8.2 points per game

‘A’ All-Stars

Ginelle Phipps: St. Joseph H.S., Downtown Brooklyn; senior; guard; 12.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists per game; selected GCHSAA ‘A’ All-League

Chelsea Reeves: St. Joseph; junior; guard; team captain; 15.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 3.0 steals per game; selected GHCSAA ‘A’ All-League; 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Maria Grzegorski: Fontbonne Hall Academy, Bay Ridge; junior; guard; 9.9 points, 2.5 steals per game

Sabrina McCarthy: Fontbonne Hall; senior; forward; 6.0 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.0 steals per game; won GCHSAA Theresa Whitty Sportsmanship Award

Chloe Murphy: Fontbonne Hall; junior; guard; 7.9 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.5 steals per game; selected GCHSAA ‘A’ All-League; 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Kathleen Walker: St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay; senior; guard; 12.0 points, 3.5 assists, 2.0 steals per game; selected GCHSAA ‘A’ All-League; 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Francesca Zito: St. Edmund Prep; sophomore; guard; 8.0 points, 3.0 assists per game

‘B’ All-Stars

Marie Collins: St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope; senior; forward; 10.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 5.0 steals per game

Kaleigh Calvo: St. Saviour; senior; guard; team captain; 5.0 points, 5.0 assists per game; won team’s Coaches Award; 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star Honorable Mention

Leisha Durena: St. Saviour; senior; guard; team captain; 15.0 pts., 10.0 rebounds, 5.0 steals per game; selected GCHSAA ‘B’ All-League; won GCHSAA Marianne Noonan Sportsmanship Award; 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Kailey Marrero: Cristo Rey Brooklyn H.S., Flatbush; junior; guard; 16.2 points, 5.0 assists, 2.5 steals per game; selected GCHSAA ‘B’ All-League; 2018-2019 Tablet All-Star

Infinity Gilyard: Cristo Rey Brooklyn; senior; forward; team co-captain; 14.0 points, 7.0 rebounds per game; selected GCHSAA ‘B’ All-League; 2017-2018 Tablet All-Star

Dalivet Cuevas: Cristo Rey Brooklyn; sophomore; guard; 11.5 points, 3.0 steals per game


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