TOP 5 TEAMS, PLAYERS, GAMES TO WATCH IN 2014 CONFERENCE ACTION
Posted: January 5, 2014 at 2 a.m.
PLAYERS TO WATCH EMILIE JOBST SCHOOL: Rogers Heritage CLASS: Junior HEIGHT: 5-6 POSITION: Guard THE SKINNY: Averaging 13.5 points a game for a Heritage team that has won four of its last six games. … Was NWA Media Newcomer of the Year last season. … Averaging 17 points a game in last fi ve starts. … Is shooting 41 percent from 3-point range. … Averaged nine points a game as a sophomore. SCOUTING REPORT: “Best 3-point shooter in the our league. Has a real pure touch, and she is a kid we have known for a long time. She grew up coming to our elementary camps. She had a great sophomore year and she has the ability to string shots together.” SYDNEY CROCKETT SCHOOL: Fayetteville CLASS: Junior HEIGHT: 5-9 POSITION: Guard THE SKINNY: Averaging 10 points and six rebounds a game. ... Set a tournament record with 22 consecutive made free throws at Mountain Home First Arkansas Bail Bonds Tournament last week. ... Is a 88 percent free throw shooter for season (43 of 49). SCOUTING REPORT: “I think she is definitely one of
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