2011 Top High School Basketball Girls

By Dennis Berry

Naismith National Prep Player of the Year - Female

Since 1987 the Naismith award has been awarded to the top prep high school player in the country. The award is presented by the Atlanta Tipoff Club yearly.

The board of the Atlanta Tipoff Club votes on a list of the top 10 players in the country. Once the final list is decided upon, the board votes for who it believes are the top players in the country from that list.

Listed are the winners for Naismith National Prep Player of the Year:

Year Player High School City State
1987 Lynne Lorenzen Ventura High School Ventura IA
1988 Vicki Hall Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School Indianapolis IN
1989 Lisa Harrison Southern High School Louisville KY
1990 Lisa Leslie Morningside High School Inglewood CA
1991 Michelle Marciniak Central Catholic High School Allentown PA
1992 Yolanda Watkins Decatur High School Decatur AL
1993 La'Keshia Frett Phoebus High School Hampton VA
1994 Tiffany Gooden Snider High School Fort Wayne IN
1995 Chamique Holdsclaw Christ the King High School Queens NY
1996 Kiesha Brown Woodward Atlanta GA
1997 Tamika Catchings Duncanville High School Duncanville TX
1998 Tamika Williams Chaminade-Julienne High School Dayton OH
1999 Kara Lawson West Springfield High School Springfield VA
2000 Diana Taursi Don Lugo High School Chino CA
2001 Shyra Ely Ben Davis High School Indianapolis IN
2002 Ann Strother Highlands Ranch High School Highlands Ranch CO
2003 Candace Parker Naperville Central High School Naperville IL
2004 Candace Parker Naperville Central High School Naperville IL
2005 Courtney Paris Millennium High School Piedmont IL
2006 Maya Moore Collins Hill High School Suwanee GA
2007 Maya Moore Collins Hill High School Suwanee GA
2008 Elena Delle Donne Ursuline Academy Wilmington DE
2009 Skylar Diggins Washington High School South Bend IN
2010 Chiney Ogwumike Cy-Fair High School Cypress TX
2011 Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis Mater Dei High School Santa Ana CA

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