Brooke Pahukoa, who bounced back from a dislocated finger to lead Lake Stevens to the Class 4A state basketball tournament, has been named Ms. Basketball by the Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association.
The award is given to the senior considered the state’s top all-around player, as voted on by the coaches.
Jade Redmon, who led Mead to the 4A state championship, was voted the WSGBCA 4A Player of the Year, while the award in the other classifications went to Kayleigh Valley from University of Spokane (3A), Beth Carlson from Archbishop Murphy (2A), Madalyn Seidl of Castle Rock (1A), Kelsey Moos of Reardan (2B) and Kaitlin Druffel of Colton (1B).
Stephenie Wheeler-Smith, who guided Cleveland to the 3A state championship, was named Coach of the Year.
The announcements during at the WSGBCA Senior All-State games played Saturday at Seattle Christian High School.
The 4A all stars beat their 3A counterparts, 90-41 as six 4A players finished in double-figures, led by Brooke Pahukoa with 16. Chalayia Fuller of Inglemoor earned game MVP honors after putting together 10 points and a game-high 14 rebounds.
You can find the link to the complete 4A-3A box score here.
Rachel Albert of Sehome was named MVP of the 2A-1A game after leading the 2A team to a 59-56 victory. She put together nine points, 11 rebounds, three steals and three blocks. Beth Carlson also had a nice all-around game with 10 points and 11 boards.
You can find the link to the 2A-1A box score here.
Dayton’s McKayla Bickelhaupt was the 2B-1B MVP after scoring 17 points, including a trio of three-pointers, in the 2B’s 81-56 victory.
And you can find the link to the 2B-1B box score here.