All-Area Girls Basketball

April 03, 2005

First Team

Kristen Waeber Jr. F Middletown Player of the Year

Frederick County schools have a ton of individual talent, and no individual was better on the hardcourts than the Knights' leader. Waeber averaged 19 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals to lead Middletown to the MVAL Piedmont title.

Emily Balogh Sr. G Catoctin

Balogh averaged 14.3 points and 2.3 steals per game as Catoctin reached the Md. Class 1A semifinals.

Samantha Cain Sr. F Southern Fulton

Cain averaged 16.3 points and 6 rebounds per game and made 56 3-pointers to lead the Indians to the PIAA District 5-A title.

Samantha Guell Jr. F Hedgesville

Guell's 13.2 points, 8.1 rebounds and 3 steals per game helped the Eagles reach the W.Va. Class AAA quarterfinals.

Nia Josiah Jr. G Thomas Johnson

Josiah averaged 20.1 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.5 assists while helping the Patriots reach the Md. Class 4A semifinals.


Leah McCallum Sr. F Brunswick

McCallum was often a one-girl show for the Railroaders as she averaged 15.5 points, 16 rebounds, 4.2 steals and 3.3 assists.

Alicia Myers Jr. G James Buchanan

Myers' 47 points against Tussey Mountain broke the school record and was the area's best single-game effort this season. She averaged 18.4 points.

Marah Strickland So. F St. John's-PH

Strickland didn't miss a beat even with 2004 Player of the Year Monica Merkel having graduated. She averaged 22.6 points and 9 rebounds.

Miranda Reed Jr. G Hedgesville

There isn't much Reed didn't do as her 14.8 points, 5.7 assists and 3 steals earned her a second-team All-State nod in W.Va. Class AAA.

Kem Wilson So. F Thomas Johnson

An athletic presence inside who complimented Josiah's game outside, Wilson averaged 17.2 points and 9.2 rebounds per game for the Patriots.

Amy Murray Catoctin Coach of the Year

In her first year as head coach of the Cougars, Murray guided them to their second straight perfect season in the MVAL Antietam and a berth in the Md. Class 1A state semifinals.

Second Team

Jessica Ambrose Jr. G Boonsboro

Teshia Carter Sr. F Chambersburg

Chelsea Clark Sr. C North Hagerstown

Jerica Hewett So. G Boonsboro

Emily McCoy Jr. F Berkeley Springs

Connie Reginaldi- G New Life

Heather Shaw Sr. F Berkeley Springs

Cara Thompson So. G North Hagerstown

Sara Wastler Sr. G Catoctin

Jennifer Willison Jr. C Hancock

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