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2016-17 All-News-Herald Girls' Basketball 2nd Team PHOTO GALLERY

  • Sydney Voss, Trenton (MIPrepZone File Photo)
  • Sharmaye Becraft, Riverview Gabriel Richard (MIPrepZone File Photo)
  • Charlotte Will, Grosse Ile (MIPrepZone File Photo)
  • Sydney DeBlander, Allen Park Cabrini (MIPrepZone File Photo)
  • Sophie Fiema, Riverview (MIPrepZone File Photo)
  • Haley Clum, Grosse Ile (MIPrepZone File Photo)
  • Lena Hazimeh, Allen Park Cabrini (MIPrepZone File Photo)
  • Marisa Swick, Grosse Ile (MIPrepZone File Photo)
  • Rebecca Zilka, Gibraltar Carlson (MIPrepZone File Photo)
  • Rosemary Nnangobya, Taylor Kennedy (MIPrepZone File Photo)
  • Sam Clark, Gibraltar Carlson (MIPrepZone File Photo)

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Sydney DeBlander, Allen Park Cabrini: DeBlander played a key role for the Monarchs in their run to the regional championship game this winter. The junior All-Catholic selection and three-sport athlete averaged 7.8 points and 3.4 rebounds per night, along with 2.3 steals and 1.3 assists.

Sharmaye Becraft, Riverview Gabriel Richard: Only a sophomore, Becraft gave the Pioneers quite a bit to look forward to in the next two seasons. She averaged 8.4 points and 9.6 rebounds a game and also stepped up as a leader this winter.

Sam Clark, Gibraltar Carlson: Clark was a versatile player who could be looked to for points, rebounds and solid defense. Despite dealing with some injuries, the senior averaged six points, five boards and two assists a night and shot 33 percent from the field. She also averaged 2.5 steals along the way.

Rosemary Nnangobya, Taylor Kennedy: Nnangobya capped off her high school basketball career with a strong season for the Eagles. The senior, who rarely came off the court, averaged 9.6 points and 2.8 rebounds a game in what was her fourth year on varsity and third year as a starter. She also averaged three assists and four steals a night.

Sophie Fiema, Riverview: A junior in 2016-17, Fiema gave the Pirates a lot to look forward to next year. She averaged 8.3 points, 2.6 steals and two assists a game. She was second on the team in both points and steals and tied for the lead in assists.

Marisa Swick, Grosse Ile: Swick took over the point guard position in what was her sophomore year with the Red Devils. She finished with 123 points, 43 assists and 95 rebounds. She led the team in defensive rebounds and was tops among all Grosse Ile guards in total rebounds.

Lena Hazimeh, Allen Park Cabrini: Despite dealing with an injury, Hazimeh put up strong numbers this winter for the Monarchs. The junior averaged 7.5 points, 5.1 rebounds and one assist per game.

Sydney Voss, Trenton: The Trojans looked to Voss for production in 2016-17 and she delivered. The junior averaged 7.5 points a game, grabbed 99 total rebounds, had 37 assists and came away with 29 steals. She shot 78 percent from the free-throw line and 43 percent from the field.

Haley Clum, Grosse Ile: After picking up all-state honors in volleyball, Clum hit the basketball court and helped guide the Red Devils to a winning season. The senior served as a team captain and led the squad in total rebounds (134). She was also a tough defender and finished with 48 blocked shots.

Alexis Benedict, Taylor Truman: Benedict was a bright spot in what was a rebuilding year for the Cougars in 2016-17. The senior started for the second consecutive season and averaged six points a game for the squad.

Rebecca Zilka, Gibraltar Carlson: Only a sophomore, Zilka played a key role in the Marauders’ improvement this season. She averaged 8.3 points and 7.4 rebounds a game and shot 44 percent from the field.

Charlotte Will, Grosse Ile: Will, a junior, was described as “a driving force on our offense” by first-year Red Devils Coach Darla Palamara. Overall, Will gave Grosse Ile a lot to look forward to in 2017-18, as she finished with 116 total points and pulled down 101 rebounds.

Honorable Mention

Allen Park – Clare Latkovic, Natalie Lovasz, Gracen Kubik

Allen Park Cabrini – Emma DelCotto

Taylor Kennedy – Betsy Elger

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Last Updated: 4/10/2017 11:26:37 AM EST

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