Prep Girls Basketball Capsules

PREPGIRLSBASKETBALLCAPSULES

WESCO4A

  • Coach: Dave Roberts, second season.

  • 1999-2000: 11-3, second place in Wesco 4A North; 18-8 overall.

  • Leading players: Kayla Huss, 5-8 senior guard; LuAnn Anderson, 5-11 junior post; Stefanie Baines, 5-6 junior forward; Megan Lienhard, 5-7 junior guard; Michelle Sullivan, 5-6 junior guard.

  • Outlook: Cascade has a good chance to make the playoffs this season.

  • Coach: Colin Cushman, second season.

  • 1999-2000: 4-10, 9-11.

  • Leading players: Michelle Beaumont, 5-11 senior post; Shannon Decker, 5-9 sophomore guard; Agusta Siwiec, 5-7 senior guard.

  • Outlook: Sehome should finish in the middle of the pack this season.

  • Coach: Ken Roberts, first season.

  • 1999-2000: 11-3, 22-5 third-place in 4A state tournament.

  • Leading players: Tiffany Speer, 5-9 senior forward; Maria Staley, senior guard; Danielle Markey, 5-8 senior guard.

  • Outlook: With the injury to Kristen Brockman, the Panthers will look to several players to fill the void.

  • Coach: Kendall Schauer, fifth season.

  • 1999-2000: 10-4, 13-7.

  • Leading players: Jocylin Duce, 5-5 senior guard; Lisa Howell, 5-8 senior guard; Asleigh Roth, 6-0 senior forward; Bibianna Ancheta, 5-9 senior forward.

  • Outlook: The Tomahawks will be competitive in league and have a chance to make the playoffs.

  • Coach: Dwight Lundstrom

  • 1999-2000: 5-9, 9-11

  • Leading players: Not reported.

  • Coach: Doug Montzingo, first season.

  • 1999-2000: 9-6, second place in Wesco 4A South, 10-12.

  • Leading players: Lindsay Page, 6-1 senior post; Christina Peterson, 5-7 junior guard; Emily Balch, 5-8 senior guard, Tori Black, 5-6 senior guard; Kelsey Larson, 6-0 junior forward.

  • Outlook: Kamiak should be in the hunt for the division title in the South division.

  • Coach: Nick Greenwell, second season.

  • 1999-2000: 3-12, 6-13.

  • Leading players: Diane Bedwell, 5-7 senior guard; Sara Giuffrida, 5-7 senior guard; Jennifer Mundt, 5-11 senior post; Annie Everett, 5-7 sophomore guard.

  • Outlook: The Hawks should be very competitive and qualify for the playoffs this season.

  • Coach: Nancy Boone, second season.

  • 1999-2000: 15-0, first place in Wesco South, 23-4.

  • Leading players: Amy Taylor, 5-8 senior guard; Nicole Fowler, 5-8 senior forward; Ellen Smith, 5-8 senior guard; Nanda McCormick 5-9 sophomore guard.

  • Outlook: The Thunderbirds finished undefeated in league last season and will have their hands full trying duplicate that feat in the tough South Division this season.

  • Coach: Angie McGuire.

  • 1999-2000: 5-10, 10-13.

  • Leading players: Jennifer Johnson, 6-0 senior post; Nicole Bordeaux, 5-7 senior guard, Kamiya Woodard, 5-6 junior guard.

  • Outlook: The Warriors should finish in the middle of the pack but could make a run at the playoffs.

  • Coach: Don Dalziel, third season.

  • 1999-2000: 6-9, 10-13.

  • Leading players: Adrienne Moore, 5-9 senior forward; Jaime Kirkness, 5-8 senior guard; Angela Cornejo, 5-4 point guard; Joslin Boroughs, 5-8 senior guard.

  • Outlook: The Scots return four starters from the team last season and should use that to their advantage in this competitive division.

  • Coach: John Rasmussen, first season.

  • 1999-2000: 1-14, 3-17.

  • Leading players: Lydia Salmond, 5-7 senior guard; Amanda Kerr, 5-8 junior guard.

  • Outlook: The Mauraders are hoping to improve their record from last season.

    WESCO3A

  • Coach: Karen Blair, seventh season.

  • 1999-2000: 10-4 in Wesco 3A, 19-9 overall and 3A state champions.

  • Leading players: Kristen O’Neill, 6-1 senior guard; Alecia Suelzle, 6-0 senior forward; Leslie Martin, 5-10 senior forward; Jennie Swerk, 6-0 junior forward; Anne Dawson, 5-10 junior forward.

  • Outlook: The Mavericks, defending state champions, will need their youth to step up and help out the veterans to compete for the league title and post-season play.

  • Coach: Steve Berg, 23rd season.

  • 1999-2000: 7-7, 11-9.

  • Leading players: Chelsey Holloway, 6-3 senior post; Kelly Bay, 5-9 senior forward; Gina Carbonatto, 5-6 sophomore guard; April Baldwin, 5-2 senior guard; Sarah Kruse, 5-7 senior guard; Jo Kellar, 6-0 senior forward.

  • Outlook: The Vikings should finish in the middle of the pack this season.

  • Coach: Alan Dickson, seventh season.

  • 1999-2000: 11-3, second place in division, 20-7 and seventh place in State 3A.

  • Leading players: Fauziya Muhammad, 5-8 senior point guard; Tristen Curtiss, 5-10 senior forward; Erin Keck, 6-1 senior post; Jenn Johnson, 5-9 senior forward; Cia Oh, 5-8 senior guard.

  • Outlook: The Bearcats, with senior depth, are the favorites to win the league title.

  • Coach: Tara Landon, second season.

  • 1999-2000: 4-10, 6-14.

  • Leading players: Tiffany Barquest, 5-11 junior post; Tracy Webber, 6-0 senior post; Janelle Hill, 5-6 junior guard; Emily Olson, 5-8 junior forward.

  • Outlook: The Seagulls return three starters and if they can increase the level of intensity and aggressiveness, they may win a playoff spot.

  • Coach: Tod Klundt, second season.

  • 1999-2000: 9-5, 16-8.

  • Leading players: Tina Donahue, 6-0 senior post; Ashley Abrams, 5-11 senior post; Nellie Karlberg, 5-9 senior forward; Paige Leatherman, 6-0 senior forward; Zoe Urness, 5-8 junior guard.

  • Outlook: The Spartans have senior depth and will be right in the thick of the race.

  • Coach: John Rasmussen, first season.

  • 1999-2000: 0-14, 1-19.

  • Leading players: Melissa Chomos, 5-6 senior point guard.

  • Outlook: Under first-year coach Rasmussen, the Royals are looking to improve upon their record of last season.

  • Coach: Julie Iverson, fourth season.

  • 1999-2000: 2-12, 4-17.

  • Leading players: Laura Freimuth, 5-11 senior forward; Jacky Shropshire, 5-6 senior guard; Leah Onken, 5-5 senior guard; Andrea Jones, 5-9 sophomore forward; Jessica Shadle, 5-8 junior guard.

  • Outlook: The Timberwovles will be improved with the return of Leah Onken, who missed last season due to a broken wrist, and should finish in the middle of the pack.

  • Coach: Mike Buckholz, seventh season.

  • 1999-2000: 13-1, first-place in Wesco 3A, 21-4.

  • Leading players: Kayla Burt, 5-11 senior point guard; Christy Scheppele, 5-6 senior guard; Shauna Cort, 6-1 senior post; Samantha Penix, 5-8 junior forward; Ame Elliott, 5-4 senior guard.

  • Outlook: The Eagles, defending league champions, will again compete for a playoff berth.

    NORTHCASCADES

    CONFERENCE2A

  • Coach: Jeremiah Wohlgemuth, second season.

  • 1999-2000: 2-14 in league, 3-17 overall.

  • Leading players: Kelcie Barker, 5-7 senior forward; Jayme McFarland, 5-4 junior guard; Jaime Hassing, 5-0 senior guard; Jaime Anderson, 5-8 senior foward.

  • Outlook: The Cougars are looking at another rebuilding season and will be a league contender in the very near future.

  • Coach: Matt Koehler, first season.

  • 1999-2000: 2-14, 6-14.

  • Leading players: Christine Beedle, 5-10 senior post; Jenny Brown, 5-4 senior guard; Jenny Davenport, 5-7 senior forward; Julie Graham, 5-7 senior guard; Sarah Logsdon, 5-5 senior forward.

  • Outlook: The key to the Turks season will be how quickly the team can adapt to a new system. The Turks should be in the hunt for one of the six bi-district playoff births.

  • Coach: Nancy Ricketts, sixth season.

  • 1999-2000: 13-3, second in league, 22-8 and state medal round.

  • Leading players: Hilary Wick, 6-0 junior post; Julie Robinson, 5-9 sophomore guard; Melissa Poolman, 5-8 junior guard; Hayley Gabelein, 5-10 senior post; Lindsey Binford, 5-9 junior forward; Jaci Gutzmer, 5-5 junior guard.

  • Outlook: The Falcons lost four starters from last season’s team and look to use aggressiveness and athleticism to achieve another trip to the playoffs.

  • Coach: Mark Neuman, sixth season

  • 1999-2000: 2-14, 5-15.

  • Leading players: Kellie Getz, 5-3 senior guard; Denise Wilbur, 5-8 junior forward; Jamie Willard, 5-8 senior forward; Kaitie Geary, 5-6 senior forward.

  • Outlook: The Tigers could compete for a playoff spot and finish in the middle of the league.

    KINGCO4A

  • Coach: Dave Gertlar, third season.

  • 1999-2000: 5-8 second in Lake division, 9-13 overall.

  • Leading players: Lindsey Behrands, 5-11 senior forward; Jill Maag, 5-10 senior guard; Ashley Kmiecik, 5-5 senior guard.

  • Outlook: The Cougars are a good bet to make the playoffs again this season.

  • Coach: Mike Cooney, first season.

  • 1999-2000: 5-8, fourth in Mountain division, 8-12.

  • Leading players: Jaclyn Rice, 6-0 sophomore forward; Tina Breman, 5-8 junior forward; Kari Morris, 5-7 junior guard; Erika Stevenson, 5-8 junior guard; Karen Griego, 5-11 junior post.

  • Outlook: With a new coaching staff and new players the Falcons should be in the mix come playoff time.

    NORTHWESTALEAGUE

  • Coach: Bill Kelley, 11th season.

  • 1999-2000: 11-1 Northwest A league champions, 19-3 overall.

  • Leading players: Kristi Turner, 6-1 senior post; Lauren Coate, 5-11 sophomore forward; Katie Turner, 6-0 senior forward; Trisha Turner, 5-6 sophomore guard.

  • Outlook: With the return of league MVP Lauren Coate, the Wildcats will be in the race for the Northwest A League championship.

  • Coach: Cameron Ross, second season.

  • 1999-2000: 3-9, 3-14.

  • Leading players: Erin Nations, 5-7 senior guard; Kris Chapman, 5-9 junior guard; Harmony Perrault, 5-4 junior guard; Shawna Foote, 5-5 junior forward.

  • Outlook: The Loggers were picked by one coach to compete for the league title and having lost only one senior, they return a veteran team.

    NORTHWESTBLEAGUE

  • Coach: Rick Holt, fourth season.

  • 1999-2000: 5-5 third-place in league, 13-10 overall.

  • Leading players: Liesl Holzknecht, senior; Jaime Short, senior; Tiffany Howard, senior.

  • Outlook: This is a rebuilding year for the Eagles.

  • Coach: Stan De Yager, 19th season.

  • 1999-2000: 10-0 and league champions, 18-6.

  • Leading players: Danielle Van Nal, 5-10 junior post; Darcy madison, 5-11 junior forward; Kate Nudelman, 5-6 senior guard; Leda MacPherson, 5-5 senior forward; Kali Hodges, 5-9 sophomore post; Cristina Nelson, 5-9 freshman forward.

  • Outlook: The Crusaders, having graduated six seniors, will be challenging for a playoff spot.

    Snohomish County

  • Coach: Jeff Thomas.

  • 1999-2000: 4-6, 9-12.

  • Outlook: The Lions should compete for the final playoff spot in the league.

    CHINOOKLEAGUE

  • Coach: Eric Rasmussen, 11th season.

  • 1999-2000: Third-place in league, 21-7 overall and seventh in state.

  • Leading players: Mariko Trias, 5-6 senior guard; Allison Burk, 5-10 junior forward; Brittany Nordvedt, 5-6 senior guard.

  • Outlook: Having lost seven players from last season’s team, Kings will still compete in the league for a playoff spot.

    SEA-TACBLEAGUE

  • Coach: Scott Moe, first season.

  • Leading players: Shannon Garey, 5-7 sophomore guard; Emily Harrison, 5-7 sophomore guard; Mandy Jones, 5-8 sophomore post; Courtney Richards, 5-7 sophomore guard; Kari Cox, 5-7 junior guard.

  • Outlook: New coach with a lot of youth on the team. This could be a rebuilding year.
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