REGIONAL AND NATIONAL POSTSEASON RANKINGS COMPLETED
The 2020-21 Regional and National Postseason Rankings regardless of class are completed for both boys and girls. In the event you may have missed any, click below.
REGIONAL & NATIONAL RANKINGS
KENTUCKY'S GIRLS POSTSEASON RANKINGS
Below are Kentucky's Girls Postseason Rankings, the Top 100+ Players regardless of class for the 2020-21 season.
KENTUCKY'S TOP GIRLS
2021 HPBC CAMPS
The 41st Annual High Potential/Blue-Chip Basketball Camps are set for this summer at Charlestown High School in Charlestown, Indiana, just 15 miles northeast of Louisville, KY. Click below for each camp.
JUNE 28 GIRLS CAMP (GRADES 9 THROUGH 12)
JUNE 29 BOYS MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMP (GRADES 6 THROUGH 9)
JUNE 29 OFFENSIVE CAMP (BOYS & GIRLS) (GRADES 6 THROUGH 12)
JUNE 30 BOYS CAMP (GRADES 9 THROUGH 12)
*Boys who are going to be freshmen for next school year have the option of either attending the middle school camp on June 29 or the high school camp on June 30.
*The Cobblestone Hotel & Suites in Charlestown, Indiana, is offering special rates for parents of players. See below for additional information.
COBBLESTONE HOTEL & SUITES
*Also, graduating seniors are eligible to attend camp this summer as long as they have not signed with a college.
TAKEAWAYS FOR THE 2020-21 GIRLS SEASON
Below were my Takeaways for the 2020-21 Girls Season based on teams and players that I observed.
- TOP SENIOR: IYANA MOORE (MURFREESBORO BLACKMAN, TN)
- TOP JUNIOR: AYANNA PATTERSON (FT. WAYNE HOMESTEAD, IN)
- TOP SOPH: AMIYAH REYNOLDS (SOUTH BEND WASHINGTON, IN)
- TOP FROSH: SHAELYN STEELE (RUSSELL, KY)
- TOP 8TH GRADER: ZAKIYAH JOHNSON (SHELBYVILLE SHELBY CO., KY)
- TOP POST PROJECT: LYN'KAYLAH JAMES (BOWLING GREEN, KY)
- TOP SLEEPER: BROOKLYN ANDERSON (GREENEVILLE NORTH GREENE, TN)
- BEST ATHLETE: JAYLA SMITH (INDIANAPOLIS LAWRENCE NORTH, IN)
- BEST BALLHANDLER: RASHUNDA JONES (SOUTH BEND WASHINGTON, IN)
- BEST COACH: DONNA MOIR (LOUISVILLE SACRED HEART ACADEMY, KY)
- BEST LITTLE PLAYER: 5-6 ALEXA SMIDDY (SOMERSET SOUTHWESTERN, KY)
- BEST PASSER: CARMEN TAYLOR (ARLINGTON, TN)
- BEST REBOUNDER: GRACIE MERKLE (MT. WASHINGTON BULLITT EAST, KY)
- BEST SCORER: TIARRA EAST (LOUISVILLE BUTLER, KY)
- BEST SHOOTER: JESSICA CARROTHERS (CROWN POINT, IN)
- BEST TEAM: CROWN POINT, IN
- BEST UPSIDE: ANGELA BARR (MARTIN WESTVIEW, TN)
- MOST IMPROVED FROM LAST SEASON: ALI SAUNDERS (RAMSAY NORTH HARRISON, IN)
- MOST VERSATILE: DENAE FRITZ (MARYVILLE, TN)
- PLAYER WHOSE STOCK ROSE: ELLA THOMPSON (BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM, KY)
- SMOOTHEST: JAYA MCCLURE (LOUISVILLE CAL, KY)
AMERICA'S TOP GIRLS TEAMS FOR 2020-21
Below were the Top 20 Girls Teams for the U.S. this past season. Teams are listed alphabetically and bold denotes the nation's number one girls team.
- BLACKMAN (MURFREESBORO, TN)
- CROWN POINT, IN
- CYPRESS CREEK (HOUSTON, TX)
- DESOTO, TX
- EDISON ACADEMY (DETROIT, MI)
- FREMONT (PLAIN CITY, UT)
- HOPKINS (MINNETONKA, MN)
- INCARNATE WORD ACADEMY (ST. LOUIS, MO)
- LAKE HIGHLAND PREP (ORLANDO, FL)
- MARSHALL COUNTY (BENTON, KY)
- MOUNT NOTRE DAME (CINCINNATI, OH)
- MONTVERDE ACADEMY (MONTVERDE, FL)
- NEWARK, OH
- PAUL VI (CHANTILLY, VA)
- PIUS X (LINCOLN, NE)
- SACRED HEART ACADEMY (LOUISVILLE, KY)
- SILVER CREEK (SELLERSBURG, IN)
- VALOR CHRISTIAN (HIGHLANDS RANCH)
- WASHINGTON (SOUTH BEND, IN)
- WESTLAKE (ATLANTA, GA)
AMERICA'S TOP BOYS TEAMS FOR 2020-21
Below were the top 20 boys' teams for the nation for the 2020-21 season. Teams are listed alphabetically and bold denotes the nation's number one team.
- ARIZONA COMPASS (CHANDLER, AZ)
- BALLARD (LOUISVILLE, KY)
- CANE RIDGE (ANTIOCH, TN)
- CARMEL, IN
- COMBINE ACADEMY (LINCOLNTON, NC)
- DEPAUL PREP (CHICAGO, IL)
- DUNCANVILLE, TX
- HIGHLANDS (FT. THOMAS, KY)
- HOUSTON (GERMANTOWN, TN)
- IMG ACADEMY (BRADENTON, FL)
- LAWRENCE NORTH (INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
- MILLARD NORTH (OMAHA, NE)
- MILTON, GA
- MINNEHAHA ACADEMY (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
- MONTVERDE ACADEMY (MONTVERDE, FL)
- PACE ACADEMY (ATLANTA, GA)
- PROLIFIC PREP (NAPA, CA)
- ST. VINCENT-ST. MARY (AKRON, OH)
- SUNRISE CHRISTIAN (BEL AIRE, KS)
- WESTLAKE (AUSTIN, TX)
DAY 2 OF THE KHSAA GIRLS SWEET 16
Thursday I took in the second day of the KHSAA Sweet 16 Girls Tournament which is being held at Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY, via the NFHS Network. Below were the game results and top players based on college potential.
- BENTON MARSHALL CO. (23-2)-56 PIKEVILLE (25-6)-52
- BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM (26-4)-70 MT. WASHINGTON BULLITT EAST (22-3)-65
- HENDERSON HENDERSON CO. (19-4)-55 OWENSBORO APOLLO (16-7)-31
- RUSSELL (20-5)-58 EDGEWOOD DIXIE HEIGHTS (27-3)-44
- GRACIE MERKLE 6-6/JR MT. WASHINGTON BULLITT EAST
- SHAELYN STEELE 5-5/FR RUSSELL
- HALLE LANGHI 6-2/JR BENTON MARSHALL CO.
- ELLA THOMPSON 5-10/SR BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM
- CAYSON CONNER 5-7/SR BENTON MARSHALL CO.
- SADIE WURTH 5-5/SR HENDERSON HENDERSON CO.
- AMELIA HODGES 5-5/SR BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM (LINDSEY WILSON)
- SYDNEY LOCKARD 5-7/SR EDGEWOOD DIXIE HEIGHTS (KENTUCKY WESLEYAN)
AUBREY HILL 6-0/SR RUSSELL
SECOND 8 (LISTED ALPHABETICALLY)
- KASSIDY DAUGHERTY 5-6/SR OWENSBORO APOLLO
- JESSE DRIVER 5-11/JR BENTON MARSHALL CO.
- EMMA EGAN 5-8/JR MT. WASHINGTON BULLITT EAST
- SOPHIE GALLOWAY 6-0/SR BENTON MARSHALL CO. (TENNESSEE-TRACK)
- SELENA GRANADO 5-9/SR MT. WASHINGTON BULLITT EAST (IU-EAST)
- KAELI ROSS 5-9/SR RUSSELL
- TRINITY ROWE 5-5/FR PIKEVILLE
- XAVIARA SMALLEY 6-2/SO BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM
EMMA FILIATREAU 6-0/SO BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM
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DAY 1 OF THE KHSAA GIRLS SWEET 16
Wednesday I viewed the first day of the KHSAA Girls State Tournament at Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY, via the NFHS Network. Below were the game results and top players based on college potential.
- LOUISVILLE SACRED HEART (22-7)-64 HINDMAN KNOTT CO. CENTRAL (20-8)-32
- BOWLING GREEN (19-10)-50 ALEXANDRIA BISHOP BROSSART (21-6)-48 TWO OVERTIMES
- FRANKFORT FRANKLIN CO. (18-5)-55 LONDON SOUTH LAUREL (20-11)-50 ONE OVERTIME
- LAWRENCEBURG ANDERSON CO. (27-2)-78 SOMERSET SOUTHWESTERN (20-4)-67
- BROOKLYNN MILES 5-6/SR FRANKFORT FRANKLIN CO. (TENNESSEE)
- AMIYA JENKINS 5-10/JR LAWRENCEBURG ANDERSON CO.
- MARIE KIEFER 6-0/SR ALEXANDRIA BISHOP BROSSART (BALL STATE)
- TRINITI RALSTON 5-6/SO LOUISVILLE SACRED HEART
- ALEXA SMIDDY 5-7/SR SOMERSET SOUTHWESTERN
- MEADOW TISDALE 5-10/JR BOWLING GREEN
- RACHEL PRESSLEY 6-2/JR LONDON SOUTH LAUREL
- LYNKAYLAH JAMES 6-1/JR BOWLING GREEN
REAGAN BENDER 5-9/FR LOUISVILLE SACRED HEART
SECOND 8 (LISTED ALPHABETICALLY)
- JACIE CHESSER 6-/JR LAWRENCEBURG ANDERSON CO.
- JOSIE GILVIN 5-10/JR LOUISVILLE SACRED HEART
- PATIENCE LASTER 5-10/JR FRANKFORT FRANKLIN CO.
- ABBY MAGGARD 5-9/SO HINDMAN KNOTT CO. CENTRAL
- KEARA MULLINS 5-8/SR HINDMAN KNOTT CO. CENTRAL (ASBURY)
- ANGELINA PELAYO 5-11/FR LOUISVILLE SACRED HEART
- SOPHIE SMITH 5-8/SR LAWRENCEBURG ANDERSON CO.
- ALEX WOLFF 6-0/JR LOUISVILLE SACRED HEART
RACHEL SATTERLY 5-8/SR LAWRENCEBURG ANDERSON CO.