The 2012-13 Ohio high school girls basketball season is winding down. The state title games are right around the corner.
As a nod to the season that was, USATodayhss.com/Cleveland would like to highlight the best players in Northeast Ohio. We're excited to unveil our American Family Insurance All-Northeast Ohio Girls Basketball Team.
The 10 girls listed below were selected by USATodayhss.com/Cleveland staff members as the best players in Northeast Ohio this season. Some of these names were on our preseason poll, but others made the cut with stunning performances this winter.
Martha Thompson - Solon - SR - 20.4 ppg - Xavier
Shantell Bostick - East Tech - Fr - 22 ppg
Ashley Morrissette - Twinsburg - Sr - 19.1 ppg - Purdue
Lynsey Englebrecht - Eastlake North - Jr - 18.8 ppg
Vanessa Smith - Hathaway Brown - SR - 16.7 - Princeton
Hallie Thome - Chagrin Falls - So - 73 blocks, 157 rebounds 17.8 ppg
Hannah Boesinger - Hudson - Sr - 17.7 ppg - Youngstown State
Deja Winters - Richmond Heights - Fr - 17.6 ppg
Khylea Fullum - Columbiana - Sr - 19.4 ppg
Hannah Plybon - Orrville - SR 24.6 ppg - Akron - over 2,000 career points
Compiling a list of all-stars is a subjective task that often sparks debate. That is why, throughout the course of the past week, we asked our social media followers to tell us the players they believed deserved recognition.
The responses we received are below. Be sure to join the conversation by connecting with USATodayhss.com/Cleveland through Facebook and/or Twitter. Your social media comments will be added to the story.