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Thursday, December 01, 2005

Hurricanes in Baltimore Sun Preview

The Baltimore Sun's 2005-2006 high school basketball section was published Nov. 30, listing the top 15 ranked teams and some of the area’s top players. Needless to say, Hurricanes girls are playing key roles on these teams.

Here’s a sampling:
  • No. 1, St. Frances: Sophomores Kandice Green and Danielle Parker helped lead St. Francis to the 2005 IAAM A Conference championship as freshman. Green and Parker are three-time Maryland District AAU champions, including in 2005 with the Hurricanes Coughlan 14-under team.
  • No. 2, McDonogh: Sophomore center Destiny Jacobs is due for a big role in 2005-2006 with McDonogh. Jacobs also played on the Hurricanes Coughlan 14-under team state championship team in 2005.
  • No. 4, Winters Mill: Sophomore guards Jordan Neville and Jen Peters helped lead the Hurricanes Rosemond 14-under team to the Maryland District AAU Shootout championship in 2005.
  • No. 5, Seton Keough: Sophomore forward Ayana Lee played during the summer with Neville and Peters at the Junior Nationals and college exposure tournaments for the Hurricanes Rosemond 14-under team.
  • No. 6, Arundel: Junior guard Brittany Watts and sophomore guard Ayanna Randolph have big shoes to fill at Arundel with the graduations of perennial Hurricanes Alex McGuire and Ana Baker. Watts played for the Hurricanes Watts 15-under team in 2005 and Randolph was a member of the Hurricanes Coughlan 14-under team state championship team and is a three-time state champion.
  • No. 10, Atholton: Sophomore guard Brittany Coughlan is another three-time state champion from the Hurricanes Coughlan 14-under team.
  • No. 14, Southside: Sophomore center Kandice Brooks will be manning the center spot for one of Baltimore’s top teams and won a state title in 2005 with the Hurricanes Coughlan 14-under team.
  • No. 15, Roland Park: Sophomore guard Jasmine Barksdale, who won a state title in 2005 with the Hurricanes Coughlan 14-under team, is expected to play a key role in 2006 for Roland Park.
Many many many more Hurricanes players are starring on some of the unranked teams in the area. We’ll highlight them as well as we blog along.

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