Looking over the Girls High School Basketball Stats/#’s as we enter the New Year/WSSU’s Teara Johnson(Dudley High School) Named CIAA Rookie of the Week/Josh Hopkins(Dudley HS) America East Rookie of the Week

Here we go with the Guilford County Girls Top numbers with 10 points or more per game scoring and we got the numbers from MaxPreps.com and we collected them from the teams that have numbers listed and several do not and from the teams that have their numbers updated for the most part and in some sort of current status….

19.5 ppg Lauren Carter(Southwest Guilford HS) 13 games
19.4 ppg Kiera Williams(High Point Central HS) 13 games
19.3 ppg Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford HS) 9 games
18.9 ppg Elizabeth Kitley(Northwest Guilford HS) 13 games
18.7 ppg Caroline Varsi(Piedmont Classical School) 7 games
17.3 ppg Faith Price(Southwest Guilford HS) 12 games
17.0 ppg Nichelle Jeffries(Northeast Guilford HS) 14 games
17.0 ppg Kennedi Simmons(Southeast Guilford HS) 14 games
16.3 ppg India Sturdivant(Smith HS) 10 games
16.2 ppg Olivia Stubbs(High Point Central HS) 13 games
15.3 ppg Taylor Hill(Piedmont Classical) 7 games
14.5 ppg DJ Jackson(Smith HS) 10 games
13.6 ppg Emma Heard(Page HS) 12 games
12.6 ppg Pam Mock(Northeast Guilford HS) 14 games
11.9 ppg Asia Pearley(Northeast Guilford HS) 14 games
11.4 ppg Madison Smith(High Point Central HS) 13 games
11.3 ppg Reagan Kargo(Northwest Guilford HS) 13 games
11.0 ppg Lindsay Gauldin(Northwest Guilford HS) 13 games
10.6 ppg Kassie Robakiewicz(Northern Guilford HS) 13 games
10.5 ppg Rebecca Little(Grimsley HS) 12 games
10.4 ppg Harmony Fletcher(Smith HS) 9 games
10.2 ppg Mercedes Wampler(Northern Guilford HS) 13 games
10.0 ppg Maggie Williams(High Point Christian Academy) 7 games

Additional numbers/stats and we will give you a quick drive to the baskets on these numbers-plus….
Elissa Cunane(NG) with 19.3 ppg and also averaging 11.4 Rebounds per Game, 3.3 assists per game which makes her the team leader in assists per game as a 6’6 post player which is kind of wild, Cunane with 2.3 steals per game, 1.9 Blocks per Game, shooting 69% from the field and 78% at the Free Throw Line….
Her Nighthawk teammate and fellow-senior Kassie Robakiewicz shooting 88% from the Foul Line, plus NG Nighthawk Mercedes Wampler with 39 steals on the season….

Kiera Williams, from High Point Central also stood out to me with the 19.4 ppg, plus 15.1 Rebounds per Game and 4.2 Blocks per Game and her Bison teammate Maggie Smith is averaging 3.6 assists per game….Nice stat lines for Lauren Carter and Faith Price over at Southwest Guilford HS, in High Point, with Carter at 7.4 Rebounds per Game, 2.9 assists per game, 4.1 Steal per Game and 1.4 Blocks per Game and Price going for 3.1 boards per game, 1.9 assists per game and 3.0 steals per game and Carter at 19.5 ppg and Price at 17.3 ppg…

DJ Jackson over at Smith HS has 11 blocks for the season to go along with her 14.5 ppg, Emma Heard at Page HS, has hit for 62% of her FT’s on the season and with all of these numbers that I have listed today, I am now looking for more and really need to get a breakdown on how Kyrie Irving(Boston Celtics) and Isaiah Thomas(Cleveland Cavaliers) compare since they have entered the NBA and for your money, who is the better PG, KI or IT and that might be a tough one…..

Best male PG/Point Guard in Guilford County or the Guilford County area and best female PG/Point Guard in Guilford County or the Guilford County area?????

Bria Gibbs, from Northwest Guilford High School, just under the 10 points per game mark at 9.2 ppg, plus Bria is picking up 5.03 Rebounds per Game, 1.69 assists per game and 1.4 steals per game…Liz Kitley, the Northwest Guilford center/post player is at 18.9 points ppg, plus she is collecting 11.1 Rebounds per Game, 3.5 Block per Game and 1.4 assists per game….Lindsay Gauldin, from NWG, is on the money at 11.0 ppg, plus she is handing out 5.2 assists per game, grabbing 5.9 Rebounds per Game, makes 2.1 steals per game and is hitting 80% of her Free Throw shots…The sophomore Reagan Kargo at Northwest, goes for 11.3 ppg, 2.6 assists per contest and she is pulling down 2.5 rebounds per game…Both Kitley and Kargo for NWG have done a good job grabbing the loose basketballs, and changed the game with their control of the 50-50 ball…

News coming in and Kennedi Simmons(Southeast Guilford HS) is joining us with 17 ppg, 5 Rebounds per Game, 5 assists per game and 3 Steals per Game….Good to have Kennedi Simmons on our team and others are still free to join us/join in, just get us those numbers before Midnight on Friday….

And how about this for girls/womens Point Guards?????
Teara Johnson(Dudley High School) Named CIAA Rookie of the Week
from the WSSU Rams’ athletics website at www.wssurams.com:

CHARLOTTE, NCWinston-Salem State University freshman guard Teara Johnson(Dudley HS) was selected as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week, Tuesday morning. The freshman took the honor after a pair of great performances in her last two games for the Rams.

Johnson has shown some steady improvement early in her freshman and that improvement showed up in her last two games. In those two games, she totaled 25 points, including scoring a career-high 13 points points in the Rams’ 81-64 loss to the Bowie State Bulldogs. She was seven-for-eight from the free throw line in the game with a pair of assists and a steal. She was also impressive in the Rams’ dominating 103-81 win over West Virginia State. She recorded 12 points with seven assists in the game. She continued her great free throw shooting at four-for-four from the line. She was also two-for-two from the three-point line.

Johnson and the Rams will return to action, Thursday, when the team heads to Petersburg, Virginia to take on the Virginia State Trojans. For more information on Rams women’s basketball, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.

Leissner, Hopkins(Dudley High School) Receive America East Weekly Awards
BOSTON – Tanner Leissner (Converse, Texas) and Josh Hopkins (Greensboro, N.C./Dudley HS) of the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team were named Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively, by America East on Tuesday.

The duo helped lead UNH to an 83-66 victory against intrastate rival Dartmouth College on Dec. 30.

Hopkins recorded 11 points and three rebounds in 22 minutes off the bench. The freshman guard shot 50% from the floor, including 3-for-6 from 3-point range, to account for all 11 points.

Hopkins did a majority of his damage in the first half, when he made 3 of 6 field goals, including a pair of 3-pointers, and pulled down two boards in 12 minutes to help the Wildcats build a halftime lead that would not be relinquished.

It is the first Rookie of the Week accolade for Hopkins.

CLICK HERE for the photo of Josh Hopkins from the New Hampshire site…

CLICK HERE for the photo of Teara Johnson from the WSSU Rams’ site….