Kentucky Miss Basketball

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The Kentucky "Miss Basketball" honor recognizes the top female high school basketball player in the state of Kentucky. Due to Kentucky's status as a culturally rich basketball state, Miss Basketball winners are highly coveted student athletes by colleges throughout the United States. The award has been given annually since 1976.

Award winners[edit]

Year Player High School College WNBA Draft
1976 Donna Murphy Newport Morehead State
1977 Geri Grigsby McDowell Kentucky
1978 Irene Moore Breathitt County
1979 Beth Wilkerson Paris Old Dominion
1980 Lisa Collins Laurel County Kentucky
1981 Lillie Mason Olmstead High Western Kentucky
1982 Connie Goins Franklin Co./Western Hills Duke
1983 Clemette Haskins Warren Central Western Kentucky
1984 Carol Parker Marshall County Paducah Community College
1985 Bridgette Combs Whitesburg Western Kentucky
1986 Kris Miller Owensboro Catholic Kentucky
1987 Mary Taylor Marshall County Western Kentucky
1988 Kim Pehlke Louisville Doss Western Kentucky
1989 Lisa Harrison Louisville Southern Tennessee 1999 WNBA Draft: 3rd Rnd, 34th overall by the Phoenix Mercury
1990 Kim Mays Knox Central Eastern Kentucky
1991 Ida Bowen Sheldon Clark Western Kentucky
1992 Becky McKinley Bullitt East Kentucky
1993 Brandi Ashby Webster County Hawaiʻi/Western Kentucky
1994 Laurie Townsend Apollo Western Kentucky
1995 Ukari Figgs Scott County Purdue 1999 WNBA Draft: 3rd Rnd, 28th overall by the Los Angeles Sparks
1996 Jaime Walz Ft. Thomas Highlands Western Kentucky
1997 Rachel Byars Union County Western Kentucky/ Boston College
1998 Beth Vice Montgomery County Alabama
1999 Jody Sizemore Leslie County Morehead State
2000 Jenni Benningfield Assumption Vanderbilt
2001 Katie Schweggman Bishop Brossart Miami (OH)
2002 Erica Hallman Holmes Kansas
2003 Megen Gearhart West Carter Morehead State
2004 Crystal Kelly Sacred Heart Western Kentucky 2008 WNBA Draft: 3rd Rnd, 31st overall by the Houston Comets
2005 Carly Ormerod Sacred Heart Kentucky
2006 Arnika Brown Christian County Kentucky/St. Catharine/Western Kentucky
2007 Rebecca Gray Scott County North Carolina/Kentucky/Union College
2008 Tia Gibbs Butler Traditional Vanderbilt/Louisville
2009 A'dia Mathies Louisville Iroquois Kentucky 2013 WNBA Draft: 1st Rnd, 10th overall by the Los Angeles Sparks
2010 Sarah Beth Barnette Lexington Christian Academy Kentucky/Virginia
2011 Sara Hammond Rockcastle County Louisville
2012 Sydney Moss Boone County Florida/Thomas More College
2013 Makayla Epps Marion County Kentucky
2014 Ivy Brown LaRue County Western Kentucky
2015 Maci Morris Bell County Kentucky
2016 Erin Boley Elizabethtown Notre Dame
2017 Lindsey Duvall Bullitt East Louisville

See also[edit]

List of Kentucky Mr. Basketball award winners

References[edit]