BLITZ Girls Basketball Player of the Year Nominees

With the 2021-22 season now in the books, we reached out to local coaches for their nominations for Player of the Year. Here is that group, the cream of the crop, 28 players in all. From this list, we will narrow down to our finalist pool, then let the public vote for one additional nominee to be in the finalist group.

NOTE: Stephens County declined to nominate any players for consideration

Tabitha Barnes (Towns JR G #21)

STATS: 8.0 PTS, 2.5 REB, 1.7 STL, 1.4 AST, 8-A Public Honorable Mention

Kyia Barrett (Habersham Central SO G #23)

STATS: 10.5 PTS, 4.9 REB, 6.1 AST, 2.7 STL, 8-AAAAAA 1st Team All-Region

Natalia Bolden (Jefferson SR G #5)

STATS: 18.2 PTS, 7.8 REB, 4.5 AST, 8-AAAA Player of the Year

Rebekah Chambers (Union SR F)

STATS: 8.0 PTS, 5.1 REB

Veronaye Charlton (Tallulah Falls JR G #13)

STATS: 16.5 PTS, 6.0 REB, 2.4 AST, 3.0 STL, 48% FG, 70% FT, 8-A Private 1st Team All-Region

Morgan Chester (Dawson SO G #12)

STATS: 7.5 PTS, 8.0 REB, 2.5 STL, 7-AAA Honorable Mention

Gracie Deetz (Rabun SR W #23)

STATS: 14.7 PTS, 6.8 REB, 73.3% FT, 46.7% FG, 33.1% 3FG, 8-AA 1st Team All-Region

Chesnee Freeman (White SR PG #22)

STATS: 8.8 PTS, 2.0 REB, 1.7 AST, 2.0 STL, 38.3% FG, 27.4% 3PT, 7-AAA 1st Team All-Region

Kamryn Grier (Banks JR PF #44)

STATS: 16.0 PTS, 12.0 REB, 2.0 STL, 1.0 BLK, 60% FT, 8-AA 1st Team All-Region

Carley Haban (Rabun SR SG #4)

STATS: 11.4 PTS, 4.5 REB, 81.4% FT, 48.1% FG, 36.3% 3FG, 8-AA 1st Team All-Region

Addison Hoard (Banks SO PG #5)

STATS: 11.0 PTS, 3.0 REB, 3.0 AST, 72% FG, 8-AA 1st Team All-Region

Carson Hobbs (Commerce SR C #0)

STATS: 9.7 PTS, 6.3 REB, 2.0 STL, 1.7 AST, 35% 3PT, 70% FT, 8-A Public 2nd Team All-Region

Lucy Hood (Rabun SO SG #11)

STATS: 9.5 PTS, 4.5 REB, 4.1 AST, 3.1 STL, 44% FG, 31.5% 3FG, 8-AA 1st Team All-Region

Ava Hunter (Union SR PF #45)

STATS: 20.4 PTS, 10.2 REB, 8-AA Player of the Year, 1,629 career pts (school record), 700 career rebounds

Kate Jackson (Lumpkin JR PF #23)

STATS: 12.2 PTS, 8.6 REB, 2.5 AST, 2.4 STL, 637 Career Pts, 534 Career Reb, 126 Career Stl, 123 Career Ast, 7-AAA 1st Team All-Region, 3A State Championship MVP

Averie Jones (Lumpkin SO G #4)

STATS: 18.1 PTS, 2.6 REB, 3.1 AST, 2.5 STL, 36% 3PT, 1,036 Career Pts, 184 Career Ast, 154 Career Stl, 156 Career 3PT, 7-AAA 1st Team All-Region

Ellie Kinlaw (Jefferson SR G #10)

STATS: 16.3 PTS, 3.2 AST, 40% 3PT, 88% FT, 8-AAAA 1st Team All-Region

Denika Lightbourne (Tallulah Falls JR G #23)

STATS: 17.1 PTS, 8.0 REB, 3.4 AST, 3.4 STL, 0.8 BLK, 52% FG, 8-A Private 1st Team All-Region

Lauren Massey (Commerce SR PG #3)

STATS: 11.2 PTS, 4.1 REB, 3.0 AST, 2.0 STL, 0.2 BLK, 8-A Public 1st Team All-Region

Mary Mullinax (Lumpkin JR SF #11)

STATS: 17.6 PTS, 8.2 REB, 4.4 AST, 3.6 STL, 35% 3PT, 884 Career Pts, 454 Career Reb, 219 Career Ast, 187 Career Stl, 87 Career 3PT, Region 7-AAA Player of the Year

Lexi Pierce (Lumpkin JR G #5)

STATS: 12.5 PTS, 3.3 REB, 4.6 AST, 3.6 STL, 37% 3PT, 963 Career Pts, 259 Career Ast, 224 Career Stl, 146 Career 3PT, Region 7-AAA 1st Team All-Region

Kirklyn Porter (Dawson JR W #11)

STATS: 11.5 PTS, 4 REB, 3 AST, 32% 3PT, 77% FT, 7-AAA 1st Team All-Region

Naomi Roberts (White JR PF #15)

STATS: 5.2 PTS, 3.0 REB, 1.0 AST, 1.1 STL, 40% FG, 7-AAA 1st Team All-Region

Sarah Shook (Towns JR G #4)

STATS: 11.8 PTS, 4.0 REB, 2.0 AST, 2.5 STL, 8-A Public 2nd Team All-Region

Ella Siuta (Dawson SR F #14)

STATS: 8.6 PTS, 5 REB, 86% FT, 7-AAA Honorable Mention

Abby Slaton (Dawson SO G #21)

STATS: 9.0 PTS, 4.0 REB, 2.0 STL, 31% 3PT, 7-AAA Honorable Mention

Taylor Wade (Habersham Central SR F #10)

STATS: 11.6 PTS, 6.8 REB, 1.7 STL, 8-AAAAAA 1st Team All-Region

Sophie Woodard (Rabun SR PG #1)

STATS: 10.4 PTS, 3.5 STL, 62.5% FT, 8-AA 1st Team All-Region

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