Recruiting Insider: Girls' basketball


Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 02/19/2014

National Cathedral G Marta Sniezek scores season-high 43 points

National Cathedral guard Marta Sniezek pours in a season-high 43 points against Georgetown Visitation.

By Tariq Lee  |  11:32 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, National Cathedral

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Sophomore wing Taniya Dunn fills it up for SEED School

SEED’s Taniya Dunn is the second-leading scorer in the area as a sophomore

By Tariq Lee  |  01:25 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, SEED School

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Madison forward Kelly Koshuta is producing at a high level after ACL surgery

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Sixteen months after tearing her ACL, Kelly Koshuta is one of the area’s most reliable offensive weapons.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:13 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest, Madison

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 01/22/2014

West Springfield’s Amy Berglund explodes for 30 points in career night

Spartans guard Amy Berglund explodes for 30 points with efficient shooting.

By Tariq Lee  |  02:55 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, West Springfield

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Bullis center Lynee’ Belton returns after missing 12 games

Duke signee Lynee’ Belton posts 20 points and 17 rebounds in first game of the season.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:09 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Paul VI G Lindsey Oblitey steps up in Ariana Freeman’s absence

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With All-Met Ariana Freeman sidelined by injury, Lindsey Oblitey has helped Paul VI to 6-2 mark in its last eight games.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:07 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest, Paul VI

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Loudoun County’s Maggie Phillips spearheads 2nd Annual Hoops for Heroes

For the second straight year Loudoun County two-sport standout Maggie Phillips organized the Hoops for Heroes fundraiser, which generated more than $16,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project.

By Tariq Lee  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Met, Basketball, Girls' basketball, Loudoun County, Volleyball

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 01/10/2014

South Lakes forward Princess Aghayere is dominating the boards

South Lakes forward Princess Aghayere is coming into her own as a junior with strong rebounding ability.

By Tariq Lee  |  11:20 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, South Lakes

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 01/07/2014

McDonald’s All-American nominees announced

McDonald’s announces its 2014 All-American nominees, including several standouts from the D.C. area.

By Chelsea Janes  |  01:55 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, McDonald's All-American

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 01/06/2014

T.C. Williams G Rejoice Spivey picks up first offer from North Carolina A&T

T.C. Williams junior guard Rejoice Spivey’s continued development helped her land her first offer from North Carolina A&T just before the new year.

By Roman Stubbs  |  08:30 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest, T.C. Williams

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 01/02/2014

Maia Lee’s consistent play has McLean off to undefeated start

LETTERS OF INTEREST | McLean forward Maia Lee has improved her offensive production, keying the Highlanders’ 9-0 start to the season.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:19 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest, McLean

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 12/30/2013

Battlefield G Misha Jones commits to William & Mary

Bobcats senior guard Misha Jones orally commits to play for William & Mary next season.

By Joey LoMonaco  |  10:03 AM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Battlefield, Girls' basketball

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 12/30/2013

Title IX Classic: Friendship Collegiate G Kieche White shines, Riverdale Baptist to meet Capitol Christian in title game

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Friendship Collegiate’s Kieche White stepped up at the Title IX Classic, while Riverdale Baptist and Capitol Christian tangle in Monday’s final.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:04 AM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 12/26/2013

Committed Q&A: South Lakes F Abigail Rendle talks William & Mary signing, undefeated start

COMMITTED Q&A | South Lakes forward Abigail Rendle discusses her William & Mary committment and the Seahawks’ undefeated start.

By Tariq Lee  |  11:09 AM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Elizabeth Seton G Camden Musgrave prepares for WCAC grind

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Central Connecticut recruit Camden Musgrave has lifted No. 7 Elizabeth Seton to new heights.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:08 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elizabeth Seton, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 12/18/2013

Pass-first Oakton G Karlie Cronin has increased scoring role

Unselfish junior guard Karlie Cronin is learning to hoist more shots on a young Cougars team in need of reliable offensive weapons.

By Tariq Lee  |  03:13 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Oakton

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 11/28/2013

Mount Vernon F Samantha Porter commits to Christopher Newport

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After a difficult recruiting process Mount Vernon forward Samantha Porter decides to stay in state and commit to Christopher Newport.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:24 AM ET, 11/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest, Mount Vernon

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Bowie G Marshauna Butler signs letter of intent to Stony Brook

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Bowie guard Marshauna Butler, one of the area’s top three-point shooters, will sign her letter of intent Wednesday to play at Stony Brook.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:29 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Bowie, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Capitol Christian G Essence Brown commits to Howard

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Capitol Christian guard Essence Brown, commits to Howard, becoming the third member of her team to pledge to a Division I basketball team.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:52 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Christian, Girls' basketball, Letters of Interest

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Capitol Christian Guard Auteaonna Gilmore commits to Old Dominion

Capitol Christian guard Auteaonna Gilmore made an oral commitment to Old Dominion, the second Capitol Christian senior to make a Division I commitment this fall.

By Chelsea Janes  |  03:31 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Christian, Girls' basketball

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 09/17/2013

Former H.D. Woodson PG Breonn Hughey heading to Towson

Capitol Christian guard Breonn Hughey, point guard for three-straight DCIAA champion H.D. Woodson squads, commits to Towson.

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:50 AM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breonn Hughey, Capitol Christian, Girls' basketball, H.D. Woodson, Henry Anglin, Towson

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Mikayla Venson, former Yorktown guard, commits to Virginia

Despite not playing high school basketball as a junior last winter, former Yorktown guard Mikayla Venson still found plenty of college suitors. On Sunday, she chose Virginia.

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:02 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Yorktown

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Good Counsel's Sara Woods chooses Drexel

Good Counsel guard-forward Sara Woods commits to Drexel and will join three other local players at the Philadelphia school.

By Preston Williams  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Sara Woods

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Chloe Jackson, Riverdale Baptist guard, has a top five

Riverdale Baptist guard Chloe Jackson has narrowed her college list to five, including four ACC schools.

By Preston Williams  |  11:46 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 06/26/2013

De'Janae Boykin and Taylor Murray help United States claim women's U-16 FIBA Americas title

De'Janae Boykin of C.H. Flowers and Taylor Murray of Annapolis Area Christian helped the United States claim gold at the women's U-16 FIBA Americas Championship last week.

By Eric Detweiler  |  04:08 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Annapolis Area Christian, C.H. Flowers, Girls' basketball

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Summer workouts heat up for Paul VI's Ariana Freeman

SUMMER WORKOUTS | Paul VI All-Met Ariana Freeman considers her offseason training regimen to be a high school athletes' bread and butter.

By Preston Williams  |  03:41 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ariana Freeman, Girls' basketball

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 06/26/2013

Damascus forward Kelli Prange commits to George Washington

After choosing the Colonials, forward Kelli Prange vows to "work on weaknesses."

By Roman Stubbs  |  11:13 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Damascus, Girls' basketball

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Prized guard Raven James transfers to Paul VI from Bullis

GIRLS' BASKETBALL | With her transfer from Bullis, point guard Raven James has made an already strong Paul VI Catholic team even more formidable.

By Preston Williams  |  11:21 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Ashley DeLeonibus, Bullis forward, commits to William & Mary

Bullis forward Ashley DeLeonibus committed to William

By Preston Williams  |  05:15 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Sidwell Friends forward Tiara Wood signs with Furman

Furman signs Sidwell Friends forward Tiara Wood, who had more than 1,000 points, and rebounds, during her high school career.

By Preston Williams  |  12:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Sidwell Friends, Tiara Wood

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Bowie's Marshauna Butler orally commits to Stony Brook

Bowie junior Marshauna Butler orally committed to play at Stony Brook last month.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:07 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bowie, Girls' basketball

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 06/03/2013

Lynee' Belton of Bullis whittles college list to 11

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | Bullis junior forward Lynee' Belton has narrowed her college list to 11 schools.

By Preston Williams  |  12:08 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, Girls' basketball

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 05/28/2013

De'Janae Boykin of C.H. Flowers and Taylor Murray of Annapolis Area Christian make U.S. U-16 national girls' basketball team

C.H. Flowers sophomore De'Janae Boykin and Annapolis Area Christian sophomore Taylor Murray made the final roster for the U.S. U-16 national team.

By Eric Detweiler  |  08:52 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.H. Flowers, Girls' basketball, Lake Braddock, Madison, Potomac Falls, Tuscarora

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Riverdale Baptist guard Chania Ray commits to Florida State

Riverdale Baptist junior guard Chania Ray felt at home at Florida State and has committed to play for the Seminoles.

By Preston Williams  |  03:46 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Rhamat Alhassan of Holy Cross sticking with volleyball for college

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Holy Cross junior Rhamat Alhassan, one of the top girls' basketball players in the area, has committed to Florida for volleyball, but has left the door open to play both sports in college.

By Preston Williams  |  08:51 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, Holy Cross, Volleyball

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Jillian Dunston of Holy Cross commits to Michigan

Holy Cross junior guard-forward Jillian Dunston made her college decision over the weekend.

By Preston Williams  |  04:10 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Holy Cross

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt tries to find home with Mystics

Former two-time All-Met Player of the year Tierra Ruffin-Pratt is in training camp with the Washington Mystics.

By Preston Williams  |  10:17 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, T.C. Williams, Washington Mystics

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 05/10/2013

Parkdale's Ije Ajemba signs with Old Dominion

Parkdale center Ije Ajemba signed with Old Dominion on Thursday, capping a whirlwind recruitment.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:31 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, Parkdale

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 05/08/2013

St. John's guard Amari Carter prepares for national team tryout

LETTERS OF INTEREST | St. John's sophomore guard Amari Carter was surprised by her invitation to national team tryouts that begin in two weeks.

By Preston Williams  |  08:50 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, St. John's

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 05/03/2013

De'Janae Boykin of C.H. Flowers, Amari Carter of St. John's earn invites to U-16 national team trials

C.H. Flowers forward De'Janae Boykin and St. John's guard Amari Carter earned invitations to the U.S. U-16 national team trials in Colorado later this month.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:10 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.H. Flowers, Girls' basketball, St. John's

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Ariana Freeman feels the love from Louisville

Paul VI junior All-Met guard-forward Ariana Freeman commits to national runner-up Louisville.

By Preston Williams  |  06:09 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ariana Freeman, Boys' Basketball, Girls' basketball, Paul VI Catholic

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Louisville, with Arundel graduate Sheronne Vails, aims for one more upset in NCAA title game

Louisville, with Arundel graduate Sheronne Vails, has upset four higher-seeded teams to reach the NCAA women's title game.

By Preston Williams  |  01:10 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arundel, Basketball, Girls' basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Gonzaga's Miles Taylor, Robbie Walker ready for tough 2013 schedule

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Led by recent Georgie Tech commit Miles Taylor and touted junior Robbie Walker, Gonzaga's football team will take on a tough schedule in 2013.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Met, Football, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Lake Braddock, Oakton, Soccer, Spalding, Track and Field, westfield

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 04/05/2013

Spalding's Aleah Epps, Torri Chestnut keep recruiting channels open

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Spalding seniors Aleah Epps and Torri Chestnut hope to use a national TV stage to attract more college attention.

By Preston Williams  |  09:02 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, NHSI, Spalding

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/04/2013

McDonald's all-American Lindsay Allen pivots from one all-star game to another

St. John's senior guard Lindsay Allen played in the McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday night in Chicago and will play in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association All-America Game in New Orleans on Saturday.

By Preston Williams  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Lindsay Allen, St. John's

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 03/12/2013

For H.D. Woodson, Breonn Hughey grows into her game

H.D. Woodson junior Breonn Hughey helped the Warriors win the DCSAA championship, and will be instrumental in the school's quest to repeat next winter.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:58 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, H.D. Woodson

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Letters of Interest: New era of city hoops champions begins

LETTERS OF INTEREST | The DCSAA crowned its first basketball champions at the Verizon Center amid much fanfare.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:02 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ballou, Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, DeMatha, Eleanor Roosevelt, Georgetown Day, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, H.D. Woodson, O'Connell, Spalding, St. John's, westfield

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Injured Amanda Fioravanti contributes in career-closing win at Good Counsel

Good Counsel senior Amanda Fioravanti has four fractures and a torn ligament in her shooting hand.

By Preston Williams  |  04:42 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Good Counsel

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Wilson's Mercedes Suarez plans to build on breakout season

After a stellar junior season, Wilson forward Mercedes Suarez hopes to take her game to the next level.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:34 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Wilson High School

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 03/11/2013

North Point's Tasia Butler closes decorated career in style

North Point senior Tasia Butler closed her decorated career in style on Saturday with a victory in the Maryland 4A title game.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:27 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, North Point

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Letters of Interest: J.J. Epps, Nick Griffin fuel Magruder's perennial success

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Magruder senior guards J.J. Epps and Nick Griffin are the cornerstones of the Colonels' constant success.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ballou, Basketball, Boys' Basketball, calvert, Coolidge, Georgetown Day, Girls' basketball, H.D. Woodson, Magruder, North Point, River Hill

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Damascus F Kelli Prange has big plans for senior year

After bowing out in the 3A state semifinal against Aberdeen, Damascus forward Kelli Prange looks ahead to her senior year, and where she will play in college

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:15 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, basketball recruiting, Damascus, Girls' basketball

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Letters of Interest: W.T. Woodson's Eric Bowles is a super sophomore

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With four starters graduating from Virginia AAA state semifinalist W.T. Woodson, expect more opponents and recruiters to pay attention to guard Eric Bowles.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, calvert, Coolidge, Damascus, DeMatha, Eleanor Roosevelt, Friendly, George Mason, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, McKinley, North Point, O'Connell, Oakland Mills, River Hill, Sidwell Friends, St. John's, Theodore Roosevelt, W.T. Woodson, Whitman, Wise

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Letters of Interest: Robinson RB Joe Wilson awaits first offer

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After leading the area with 2,358 rushing yards and 33 touchdowns last season, Robinson junior running back Joe Wilson has yet to receive as much as a phone call from a college coach.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:11 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt, Football, Friendly, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, Hockey, Loudoun County, North Point, Robinson, Wrestling

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Calvert's Daijha Thomas improves scoring in the post

Calvert junior center Daijha Thomas has boosted her recruiting stock by improving on the offensive end.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, calvert, Girls' basketball, Gwynn Park

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Good Counsel's Jordan Light bridges high school, college careers at Bender

Good Counsel's Jordan Light is already comfortable at American's Bender Arena, where she will play next season for the Eagles.

By Preston Williams  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, Good Counsel, jordan light

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Letters of Interest: Northern Region girls' season followed loose script

LETTERS OF INTEREST | A “down” Northern Region girls' basketball season could bode well for teams next year given all of the talented players returning.

By Preston Williams  |  09:04 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Edison, Girls' basketball, Mount Vernon, Oakton, South Lakes, West Springfield

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Letters of Interest: Paint Branch backcourt gaining attention

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Paint Branch guards Kiara Colston and Daisa Harris are one of the area's best backcourt tandems and lead the Panthers into tonight's 4A North region final against Poly.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:12 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  basketball recruiting, Boys' Basketball, calvert, Eleanor Roosevelt, George Mason basketball, George Washington basketball, Girls' basketball, Gwynn Park, Oakland Mills, Paint Branch, St. Joseph's women's basketball, Wakefield

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Calvert's Alexis Smith becomes all-time Calvert County scoring leader

Calvert senior Alexis Smith broke the all-time Calvert County scoring record earlier this month.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:25 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, calvert, Girls' basketball

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Letters of Interest: Leroy Butts is next rising star for O'Connell

LETTERS OF INTEREST | O'Connell sophomore forward Leroy Butts is beginning to pop up on the recruiting radar for several major colleges.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:13 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Football, Girls' basketball, Good Counsel, O'Connell, Patuxent, Potomac Falls, St. John's, Wheaton

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Letters of Interest: Fairfax RB Nick Scott commits to Penn State

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Following a junior day visit, junior Nick Scott committed to his dream school.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Bullis, Edison, Fairfax Football, Football, Girls' basketball, Good Counsel, Maret, McLean School, McNamara, National Cathedral, O'Connell, Paul VI, Perry Street Prep, Potomac Falls, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, South County, St. John's, W.T. Woodson, Walter Johnson, Woodgrove, Wootton, Wrestling

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 02/22/2013

All-Met girls' basketball progress report

Four of the area's best players delivered strong late-season performances this past week.

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:13 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ariana Freeman, Basketball, Breyana Mason, Forest Park, Girls' basketball, Lindsay Allen, Nicole Floyd, Paul VI Catholic, St. John's, Stonewall Jackson

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Letters of Interest: The anatomy of a college basketball prospect

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Five-star recruits don't always translate to college and NBA success. Read what DeMatha Coach Mike Jones and Montrose Christian Coach Stu Vetter say it takes.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Edison, Girls' basketball, Montrose Christian, Potomac Falls, Robinson, South County, South Lakes, Stonewall Jackson, W.T. Woodson, Wakefield

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Oakton center Elizabeth Manner out for postseason with broken thumb

Senior center Elizabeth Manner, the sixth-leading scorer in the area, will miss the remainder of the postseason with a broken thumb.

By Preston Williams  |  04:08 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elizabeth Manner, Girls' basketball, Oakton basketball, Stony Brook basketball

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Letters of Interest: Briar Woods OL Jared Coker, WR Brandon Polk earn football offers

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Jared Coker and Brandon Polk recently received offers from Bowling Green, Maryland and Va. Tech, adding to the list of big-time colleges interested in Falcon football players.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:03 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Briar Woods, Centennial, Football, Forest Park, Friendly, Girls' basketball, Herndon, Lake Braddock, Lanham Christian, Largo, Maret, Montrose Christian, Riverdale Baptist, South County, Theodore Roosevelt, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 12:27 AM ET, 02/16/2013

Friday Review: How players on the All-Met Watch performed

We take a look at how some of the area's top players did Friday night.

By Dillon Mullan  |  12:27 AM ET, 02/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aquille Carr, Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Centreville, Girls' basketball, Herndon, Jenna Green, Josh Hart, Lindsay Allen, Magruder, Nick Griffin, Princeton Day, Sidwell Friends, St. John's, William Ferguson

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 02/15/2013

Oakton Coach Fred Priester stunned by McDonald's all-American Game selection

Girls’ basketball Coach Fred Priester was stunned when he opened an e-mail announcing his selection as the head coach of the East team at the McDonald's all-American Game.

By Preston Williams  |  06:12 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Loudoun County, Oakton

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Letters of Interest: Lindsay Allen of St. John's adds McDonald's all-American to list of accolades

LETTERS OF INTEREST | St. John's point guard Lindsay Allen describes being selected to the McDonald's all-American Game as "surreal."

By Brandon Parker  |  08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Centreville, Chantilly, Gar-Field, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Herndon, Lake Braddock, Madison, Maret, O'Connell, Oakton, Paul VI, Potomac (Va.), Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Robinson, South Lakes, St. John's, The Potomac School, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Locals to take part in McDonald's all-American Game

No area boys will partake in the game, but St. John's point guard Lindsay Allen is in the girls’ game and Oakton Coach Fred Priester will coach the East team.

By Matt McFarland  |  06:17 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Oakton, St. John's

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Stetson signee Keara Finnerty has career night

W.T. Woodson guard Keara Finnerty, a Stetson signee, scores 40 points in a Virginia AAA Patriot District semifinal win.

By Preston Williams  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, girls' basketball; W.T. Woodson; Potomac (Va.); Stetson women's basketball

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Letters of Interest: Junior-laden St. John's primed for big recruiting season

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Loaded with a talented junior class, St. John's has college recruiters salivating and the rest of the WCAC on the lookout this postseason.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:12 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DuVal, Girls' basketball, McLean, North Point, Spingarn, St. John's, Suitland, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Tuesday Review: How the All-Met Watch fared

DuVal's Michael Cunningham posted a triple-double and Friendly's Chayla Lewis had 25 points and 11 rebounds for two of Tuesday's top performances.

By Andrew Simon  |  12:00 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Girls' basketball

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Bullis forward Lynee Belton (sort of) narrows her list

Lynee Belton of Bullis has whittled her list to about 15 schools and does not plan to commit until this summer after the AAU season.

By Preston Williams  |  04:40 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, Bullis School, Girls' basketball