G Brandi McLean, Grace-Brethren Christian, Sr.
G Ariana Romney, Grace Brethren Christian, So.
G Talia Starr, Hebrew Academy, So.
Grace-Brethren finished with 17 wins a year ago and is expected to be a conference heavyweight this winter under Coach Grady Bennett, who returns talented guard Brandi McLean. A senior guard who once played Gwynn Park, McLean averaged 8.3 points and 13.4 rebounds as a junior. McLean will team with guards Jazsmin Bryant and Ariana Romney, who led the team last year as a freshman with 11.5 points per game. . . . Hebrew Academy lost its two top scorers, but returns guard Talia Starr, who averaged 9.7 pointslast season. Starr is averaging 17.5 points per game through four games this season. . . . Jewish Day will rely on youth, including sophomore Daphne Lerner and juniors Talia Gasko and Yaira Kalender. Lerner is averaging 15 points per game through two games this season. . . . Edmund Burke returns one of the league’s top juniors in Dominique Joe, who scored 37 points in a seasoning opening win over Barrie on Nov. 25.