By Dave Brousseau

Staff writer

Here is the release of the girls high school basketball Broward All-County Top 25 Dream Team from the 2018-19 season.

There are 13 players of the 25 that represented the five teams (American Heritage, Deerfield Beach, Dillard, St. Thomas Aquinas and Somerset Prep) that advanced to the state tournament in Lakeland.

DANIELLA ARONSKY, American Heritage, G (So.): Scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers in the Class 6A state semifinal and championship games for the Patriots as they won a second consecutive state title.

BRIAH CHRISTIA, Dillard, G (Jr.): Had a strong back court presence for the Panthers in their Class 7A state title drive. Averaged 7.3 points, 3.8 assists and 2.3 steals this season.

LANEY FOX, Cardinal Gibbons, G (Sr.): Recovered from an injury this season to average 22.3 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists. She made the Chiefs a much better team when on the court.

GABRIELLE GONZALEZ, Nova, G (Sr.): Averaged 17 points, six assists, five steal and four rebounds. The Stony Brook signee led the Titans to the Class 7A regional finals.

BREANNA GUSTAVE, Blanche Ely, G (Fr.): Averaged 11.2 points and 8.2 rebounds for the Tigers. She was a solid compliment to Williams, before her knee injury at the BCAA Big 8 tournament.

SARAH HANCOCK, Pine Crest, F (Sr.): Average 14 points and 16 rebounds for the Panthers in leading them to a regional playoff game for the first time in 21 seasons.

AMBER HIXON, Coconut Creek, G (Sr.): Averaged 15.3 points 6.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists for the Cougars this season. Had a season-high 26 points in a victory over Archbishop McCarthy on Jan. 22.

ALEX HOOVER, Western, G (Sr.): Among the Wildcats leading scorers this past season. Played an important role in leading the team to a 7-0 start to the regular season.

ABIGAIL HSU, St. Thomas Aquinas, F (Sr.): The Douglas transfer averaged 14.1 points and 7.7 rebounds. Was one of the top mid-ranch shooters in Broward this season.

GENOVEA JOHNSON, Dillard, G (Sr.): A solid performer for the Panthers averaging 10.0 points and 11.2 rebounds. Had the game-winner basket to defeat St. Thomas for the Big 8 title.

SOPHIA JONES, Cypress Bay, G (Sr.): Helped lead the Lightning to the District 12-9A championship game against Piper. Season was cut short following a regional quarterfinal loss to Deerfield Beach.

MYA KONE, Somerset Prep, F (Fr.): At 6-1 played a pivotal role in leading her team to a second straight Class 2A state championship. Averaged nearly 14 points and just over 11 rebounds per game.

BELLA LACHANCE, St. Thomas Aquinas, G (Jr.): Probably the top go-to player in Broward County this season. Averaged 17.8 points and 4.8 assists for the Raiders. Led Aquinas to a state final for the first time since 1994.

JENNA LAUE, American Heritage, G (Sr.): Averaged 14 points per game in helping lead the Patriots to a second straight Class 6A state championship. Helped team win 13 of last 14 games of season.

MYA LEWIS, Hollywood Hills, G (So.): Was huge key to the Spartans having one of the best seasons in many years. She averaged 14.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, while helping team to their first BCAA Big 8 tournament.

NATALIE LOPEZ, University School, G (Jr.): Helped the Sharks improved from a 10 win to a 16-win season from the previous year. Was key to advancing the team to the Class 5A regional finals.

DENASIA MITCHELL, Deerfield Beach, G (Sr.): Helped lead the Bucks to the Class 9A state semifinals averaging 10.7 points and 5.3 assists. In the 9A semifinal she scored 18 points with four rebounds.

HAYLIE MURPHY, St. Thomas Aquinas, G (Sr.): A solid shooting threat from long range. Averaged 11.8 points and 4.7 rebounds, while helping Aquinas to the Class 8A state championship game.

ISABELLA REYNOLDS, Coral Springs, F (So.): Helped lead the Colts to a 15-8 season before falling to Deerfield Beach in a Class 9A regional semifinal. Six losses came to either Deerfield, Dillard or Blanche Ely.

PARIS SHARPE, American Heritage, F. (Sr.): Signed with Rollins College, averaged 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Patriots to a second consecutive Class 6A state title.

MICHIYAH SIMMONS, Somerset Prep, G (Fr.): Another standout freshman averaged 16 points and 6.3 rebounds helping lead here team to at least a 30-point victory in all five playoff games and a state title.

SAMARA SPENCER, St. Thomas Aquinas, G (So.): The Fort Myers transfer was a big plus for Aquinas this season. A token scoring threat averaged 14.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game.

EMMA WALLHOFF, Westminster Academy, G (So.): Led the Lions to another 20-plus win season, averaging 19.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and three assists. Surpassed over 1,750 career points this season.

RAVEN WHITE, Dillard, C (Sr.): The Southern University signee averaged 11.9 points and 12.4 rebounds, while leading the Panthers to their 10th state title.  She had 28 points and 18 rebounds at the state tournament.

JA’LEAH WILLIAMS, Blanche Ely, G (So.): Was the leading scorer in Broward County this season and eclipsed the 1000-point career mark. Won the 3-point shooting contest at the BCAA All Star games.


American Heritage: Taliyah Wyche; Archbishop McCarthy: Lauren Carmona; Blanche Ely: JaNiyah Moore, Jaylen Ponder; Deerfield Beach: Fatima Diakahte, Chakoi Mitchell; Dillard: Chynna Mattair; Douglas: Adalis Arroyo, Asa Dykes; Everglades: Ahmari Young; Highlands Christian: Sydney Blackburn, Bianca Francis; Hollywood Hills: Jaici Hastings; Dejonice Parris; North Broward Prep: Madi Wilson; Nova: Trinity Delancy; Pine Crest: Haley Mordis; Plantation: Raesha Pilgrim, Shade Richardson; St. Thomas Aquinas: Angelee Rodriguez; Somerset Prep: Zaria Blake, Alexis Gibbs; South Plantation: Ashley Josue; Stranahan: Carolette Noel, Ruth Vilce, Regina Wallace; University School: Taelynn Carey; Western: Chandler Bell; Jordan Pravato; Westminster Academy: Claire Erickson, Destiny Mergilles.



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