(Pictured from left) Aniya Hooker of Lynnwood, Adria Lincoln of Monroe, Vivienne Berrett of Stanwood, Jenna Villa of Arlington, Gia Powell of Meadowdale and Bella Hasan of Kamiak are The Herald’s 2022-23 All-Area girls basketball first-team members. Photographed on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Arlington High School. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

(Pictured from left) Aniya Hooker of Lynnwood, Adria Lincoln of Monroe, Vivienne Berrett of Stanwood, Jenna Villa of Arlington, Gia Powell of Meadowdale and Bella Hasan of Kamiak are The Herald’s 2022-23 All-Area girls basketball first-team members. Photographed on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Arlington High School. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2022-23 All-Area girls basketball teams

A look at the top prep girls basketball players in the area from the 2022-23 season.

Editor’s note: The Player of the Year and All-Area teams were chosen by The Herald sports staff based on coach recommendations, season statistics and first-hand observations.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Jenna Villa, sr., G, Arlington

Click here for the player of the year story on Villa.

COACH OF THE YEAR

Quamy Kendall, Sultan

The former Turks assistant guided Class 1A Sultan to its first-ever state playoff berth and a 13-10 record in his first season at the helm. The Turks, whose 12-person roster featured nine players between its sophomore and freshmen classes, finished in second place at 9-3 in league play during their first season in the Emerald Sound Conference’s upper-tier Chinook Division.

FIRST TEAM

Jenna Villa, sr., G, Arlington

Villa averaged 22 points, eight rebounds, three steals and two assists while helping lead the Eagles to their third consecutive 3A state semifinals appearance, a fifth-place state trophy and a second consecutive Wesco 3A/2A title. The Washington State signee made 71 3-pointers at a 36% clip and shot 85% from the free-throw line. She was named Wesco 3A/2A player of the year for the second straight season, Gatorade state player of the year, Ms. Basketball by the Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association and to the 3A Hardwood Classic all-tournament first team. Villa was also a McDonald’s All-American game nominee. She’s The Herald’s player of the year for the second consecutive season.

Arlington’s Jenna Villa (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington’s Jenna Villa (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Adria Lincoln, sr., G, Monroe

Lincoln averaged a double-double with 26 points and 14.5 rebounds and added 3.5 assists and 1.5 blocks during a record-setting year for the Bearcats. The Montana signee set single-game program records with 45 points against Foster and 26 rebounds vs. Mount Vernon. She also broke Monroe single-season records for points, rebounds and blocks, and set the Bearcats’ career record for made free throws. Lincoln was a McDonald’s All-American game nominee.

Vivienne Berrett, sr., C, Stanwood

Berrett averaged 19.8 points on 58.5% shooting from the field to go with 8.6 rebounds and two assists while helping lead the Spartans to a program-best fourth-place state trophy. The Hawaii signee was named to 3A Hardwood Classic all-tournament first team and led the tournament in total points and blocked shots.

Stanwood’s Vivienne Berrett (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Stanwood’s Vivienne Berrett (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Gia Powell, jr., G, Meadowdale

Meadowdale’s Gia Powell (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Meadowdale’s Gia Powell (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Powell averaged 20 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 2.4 steals per game while helping lead the Mavericks to the 3A Hardwood Classic quarterfinals for the first time since 2009. She set single-game program records with 41 points and nine made 3-pointers in a district tournament game against Monroe. Powell was named to the 3A Hardwood Classic all-tournament second team.

Bella Hasan, jr., G, Kamiak

Hasan averaged 20 points, five rebounds and four steals per game while garnering co-player of the year honors in Wesco 4A for the Knights. She set a single-game school record with 40 points in Kamiak’s season-opener against Mount Vernon.

Kamiak’s Bella Hasan (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Kamiak’s Bella Hasan (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Aniya Hooker, jr., G, Lynnwood

Lynnwood’s Aniya Hooker (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lynnwood’s Aniya Hooker (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Hooker averaged 19 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals while helping lead the Royals to their first state tournament appearance since 2017.

SECOND TEAM

Kylani Rookstool, sr., G/F, Glacier Peak

Rookstool averaged 17.3 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.2 steals while helping lead the Grizzlies to the Wesco 4A title. She shot 37.2% from 3-point range and 78.6% from the free-throw line. The University of Saint Katherine commit set a single-game program record with 31 points against Gig Harbor and was named the Wesco 4A co-MVP.

Glacier Peak’s Kylani Rookstool (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Glacier Peak’s Kylani Rookstool (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Alana Washington, jr., G, Everett

Washington averaged 12 points, six rebounds and two steals per game while helping lead the Seagulls to their first Hardwood Classic appearance since 1996.

Everett’s Alana Washington (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Everett’s Alana Washington (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Mae Washington, jr., G, Everett

Washington averaged 13 points, five rebounds and three steals per game while helping lead the Seagulls to their first Hardwood Classic appearance since 1996.

Everett’s Mae Washington (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett’s Mae Washington (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Samara Morrow, jr., G, Arlington

Morrow averaged 14 points, four assists, three steals and two rebounds while helping the Eagles secure their third straight state semifinals berth and a fifth-place trophy. She shot 37% from beyond the arc and poured in a career-high 37 points in the district tournament against Monroe.

Arlington’s Samara Morrow (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington’s Samara Morrow (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Kayla Lorenz, jr., G/F, Lynnwood

Lorenz averaged 18 points and six rebounds while helping lead the Royals to their first state tournament since 2017.

Lynnwood’s Kayla Lorenz (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lynnwood’s Kayla Lorenz (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Giselle Dogan, jr., G, Jackson

Dogan averaged 22.3 points, four rebounds, three steals and two assists per game for the Timberwolves.

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