All-State Girls BB: Underclass

Among those landing honors on the Cal-Hi Sports all-state underclass teams are Marissa Hing (left) from Pinewood of Los Altos Hills among the juniors and Sierra Campisano (right) from Torrey Pines of San Diego among the sophomores. Photos: Willie Eashman & Anna Scipione.

Among those landing honors on the Cal-Hi Sports all-state underclass teams are Marissa Hing (left) from Pinewood of Los Altos Hills among juniors and Sierra Campisano (right) from Torrey Pines of San Diego for sophomores. Photos: Willie Eashman & Anna Scipione.


The first segment of the 2013-14 all-state teams for girls basketball (which marks the 34th year we’ve been doing them) highlights the best among juniors, sophomores and freshmen. Leading the way with three players each on the various squads are Mater Dei of Santa Ana, Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland, St. Mary’s of Stockton and Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth.

Note: We’ll have an inside look at this year’s girls basketball all-state team posted after all of the teams are chosen, including names of other players who just missed earning a spot on these honor squads. That post plus more exclusive lists and record updates for girls basketball throughout the summer are for Gold Members only. To sign up for a Gold Club membership, CLICK HERE.

More All-State Girls Basketball Links: Ms. Basketball Player of the Year | More State Player of the Year Writeups | All-State Nominees-Part 1 | All-State Nominees-Part 2 (Gold Club)| State Coach of the Year

Attention young athletes: To check out info and to sign up for the first-ever Cal-Hi Sports/Gold Medal Excellence All-Sports Speed Camp and All-State Football Combine, CLICK HERE for June 14 event in Tracy or CLICK HERE for June 22 event in Bakersfield.

ALL-STATE UNDERCLASS
GIRLS BASKETBALL

First Team Juniors (15)

Point guard Andee Velasco of Mater Dei was a perfect complement to All-American teammate Katie Lou Samuelson. She adds all-state underclass honor to being named All-Orange County. Photo: Willie Eashman.

Point guard Andee Velasco was a perfect complement to All-American Katie Lou Samuelson. Photo: Willie Eashman.

F – Kennedy Burke (Sierra Canyon, Chatsworth) 6-0
F – Breanna Calhoun (Alemany, Mission Hills) 6-0
C – Marguerite Effa (Fairfax, Los Angeles) 6-3
F – Ali Englehardt (Mt. Carmel, San Diego) 6-0
C – Josie Little (St. Ignatius, San Francisco) 6-3
G – Kian McNair (Salesian, Richmond) 5-8
G – Coco Miller (JSerra, San Juan Capistrano) 5-11
G – Precious Nwaba (University, Los Angeles) 5-8
F – Jannon Otto (Oak Hills, Hesperia) 6-1
C – DaJaNay Powell (McClymonds, Oakland) 6-2
G – Aisia Robertson (Bishop O’Dowd, Oakland) 5-8
F – Katie Lou Samuelson (Mater Dei, Santa Ana) 6-3
G – Asha Thomas (Bishop O’Dowd, Oakland) 5-8
G – Andee Velasco (Mater Dei, Santa Ana) 5-9
F – Cheyenne Wallace (Sierra Canyon, Chatsworth) 6-0

Second Team Juniors (15)

C – A’shanti Coleman (Sacred Heart Cathedral, San Francisco) 6-1
G – Amanda Daily (Monte Vista, Danville) 5-7
C – Channon Fluker (Maranatha, Sierra Madre) 6-4
G – Megan Franke (Santa Fe Christian, Solana Beach) 6-0
G – Deajanae Harvey (Granite Hills, El Cajon) 5-5
G – Marissa Hing (Pinewood, Los Altos Hills) 5-2
C – Charnea Johnson-Chapman (Canyon Springs, Moreno Valley) 6-2
F – Arianna Knox (Centennial, Corona) 6-0
F – Destiney Lee (McClatchy, Sacramento) 6-0
G – MaAne Mosley (St. Mary’s, Berkeley) 5-10
G – Taylor Pierce (La Costa Canyon, Carlsbad) 5-7
F – Sydney Raggio (St. Ignatius, San Francisco) 6-0
G – Kayla Sato (West, Torrance) 5-7
G – Latecia Smith (Narbonne, Harbor City) 5-8
F – Ariana Vaughn (Brookside Christian, Stockton) 5-10

STATE JUNIOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Katie Lou Samuelson (Mater Dei, Santa Ana)

Santa Barbara's Amber Melgoza scored 30 points with the aid of 20-of-28 free throw shooting in the CIF Division III state final against Modesto Christian. Photo: Willie Eashman.

Santa Barbara’s Amber Melgoza scored 30 points with the aid of 20-of-28 free throw shooting in the CIF Division III state final against Modesto Christian. Photo: Willie Eashman.

First Team Sophomores (20)

F – Jaelyn Brown (Vista Murrieta, Murrieta) 6-1
G – Katie Campbell (Oaks Christian, Westlake Village) 5-10
F – Sierra Campisano (Torrey Pines, San Diego) 6-2
G – Mi’Cole Cayton (St. Mary’s, Stockton) 5-8
G – Jackie Cenan (Laguna Beach) 5-9
G – Irene Coivalu (Rosemont, Sacramento) 5-8
G – Keanna Delos Santos (Miramonte, Orinda) 5-8
F – Sabrina Ionescu (Miramonte, Orinda) 5-11
F – Mai-Loni Henson (La Jolla Country Day) 6-0
F – Valerie Higgins (Chaminade, West Hills) 6-0
G – Aysha Kirkland (Clovis West, Fresno) 5-7
G – Amber Melgoza (Santa Barbara) 5-9
G – Minyon Moore (Salesian, Richmond) 5-6
G – Kamira Sanders (Enterprise, Redding) 5-9
G – Carol Schroeder (Bonita Vista, Chula Vista) 5-10
G – Barbara Sitanggen (Troy, Fullerton) 5-6
C – Allyson Rosenblum (Mater Dei, Santa Ana) 6-3
G – Kat Tudor (St. Mary’s, Stockton) 5-10
F – Kayla Washington (Cajon, San Bernardino) 5-10
F – Celeste West (Garces, Bakersfield) 6-3

STATE SOPHOMORE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Sabrina Ionescu (Miramonte, Orinda)

First Team Freshmen (10)

C – Ayanna Clark (Long Beach Poly, Long Beach) 6-3
F – Sharronda Edwards (Perris) 6-0
G – Chelsey Gipson (Windward, Los Angeles) 5-4
F – Alexis Griggsby (Sierra Canyon, Chatsworth) 5-10
G – Destiny Littleton (Bishop’s, La Jolla) 5-9
F – Myah Pace (Bishop O’Dowd, Oakland) 6-0
G – Camille Parker (Alta Loma) 5-7
C – Khayla Rooks (Mission Hills, San Marcos) 6-1
G – Sierra Smith (St. Mary’s, Stockton) 5-5
G – Iimar’i Thomas (Sacred Heart Cathedral, San Francisco) 5-11

STATE FRESHMAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Destiny Littleton (Bishop’s, La Jolla)

Special thanks to Harold Abend for contributions to these teams.

Mark Tennis is the co-founder and publisher of CalHiSports.com. He can be reached at markjtennis@gmail.com. Don’t forget to follow Mark on the Cal-Hi Sports Twitter handle: @CalHiSports


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