TSSAA names 2008 Miss Basketball Award winners

The winner of the Division I, Class A Miss Basketball Award was announced at the conclusion of the championship game today at the Murphy Center on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University.

Abby Andrews of Collinwood High School was named Miss Basketball for 2008. The other two finalists were Kayla Christopher of Oliver Springs High School and Laken Leonard of Jackson County High School.

Abby Andrews is a 5’10”, senior, forward. She is a four-year starter for the Trojans who averages 14.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and 3.0 steals per game. She shoots 52.9% from the field, 35% from three-point range, and 73% from the free-throw line. This season has been named the District 12-A MVP. She has been named to the District 12-A regular season and all-tournament teams four times. Abby was named to the all-tournament team at the state tournament last season as well. She is ranked third in her class academically at Collinwood.

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The winner of the Division I, Class AA Miss Basketball Award was announced at the conclusion of the championship game today at the Murphy Center on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University.

LaShay Davis of Upperman High School was named Miss Basketball for 2008. The other two finalists were Chantel Poston of Milan High School and Crystal Riley of Hillcrest High School.

LaShay Davis is a 5’7”, junior, guard. She is a three-year starter at Upperman who averages 18.9 points, 2.5 rebounds, 3.4 assists, and 2.5 steals per game. She shoots 51.4% from the field, 37.2% from three-point range, and 70.3% from the free-throw line. She has been named the District 7-AA MVP in 2007 and 2008 and was named the Region 4-AA MVP in 2007. She was an All-Midstate and All-State selection in 2007. LaShay has scored over 1,600 points in her career at Upperman. She has a 3.5 GPA.

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The winner of the Division I, Class AAA Miss Basketball Award was announced at the conclusion of the championship game today at the Murphy Center on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University.

Jasmine Hassell of Wilson Central High School was named Miss Basketball for 2008. The other two finalists were Michelle Davis of Cleveland High School and Nicole Dickson of Greeneville High School.

Jasmine Hassell is a 6’2”, junior, center. She is a three-year starter for the Wildcats who averages 21.3 points and 9.7 rebounds per game. She shoots 64% from the field and 58% from the free-throw line. She has been an All-District and All-Region selection each year since she was a freshman. She was a member of the all-tournament team at the state tournament in 2006. Jasmine has already scored over 1,700 points in her career at Wilson Central.

Story Courtesy: TSSAA


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