High school basketball: Top 25 girls' players

December 1, 2013 

Ashland Blazer's Alexis Robinson (32) blocked a shot during the Girls' Sweet Sixteen last season. The 5-foot-10 Robinson averaged 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists as a sophomore.

(Based on a survey of coaches; first-place votes in parentheses)

Player, school (first-place votes) Ht. Class Pts. Reb. Mark Maloney's comment

1. Ivy Brown, LaRue Co. (8) 6-1 Sr. 23.0 10.0 Ranked 72nd-best senior by ESPN Hoop Gurlz; committed to WKU

2. Makenzie Cann, Anderson Co. (10) 6-0 Sr. 16.0 5.0 Cincinnati commit needs 100 points to become school's overall scoring leader

3. Maci Morris, Bell Co. (1) 6-0 Jr. 21.2 8.4 An 86.7 percent free-throw shooter, 4.3 assists a game; committed to UK

4. Eriel McKee, Anderson Co. (3) 5-10 Sr. 18.0 7.0 With 4 steals a game, forms 1-2 punch with Cann

5. Kayla Rankin, Perry Co. Central (5) 6-1 Sr. 24.2 12.7 Top-ranked senior in state, 66th nationally, by ESPN Hoop Gurlz

6. Erin Boley, Elizabethtown (6) 6-1 So. 17.6 5.5 Led team with 66 steals; shoots 56 percent from field

7. DaiJia Ruffin, Sacred Heart (1) 5-9 Sr. 14.0 10.4 Good-passing wing with deceptive speed; committed to Tennessee Martin

8. Ashanti Thomas, Lafayette 6-4 Jr. 10.1 9.8 Shoots 50.7 percent from the field and blocks 3 shots a game

9. Alexis Robinson, Ashland Blazer (2) 5-10 Jr. 13.0 7.0 Two-time MVP of 16th Region; adds 5 assists a game

10. Nora Kiesler, Assumption 6-6 So. 13.8 9.2 Averaged 3.5 blocks as a freshman, shooting 56 percent from floorPlayer, school Ht. Class Pts. Reb.

11. Danielle Lawrence, Butler 5-10 Sr. 14.0 6.0

12. Morgan Turner, Meade Co. (1) 6-2 Jr, 16.9 7.2

13. Nicole Kiernan, Newport Catholic 5-11 Sr. 17.9 11.1

14. Krys McCune, Manual (1) 6-3 So. 3.4 3.4

15. Javonna Layfield, Ballard 5-10 Sr. 14.3 9.7

16. Tereka Guyn, Scott Co. 6-0 Sr. 16.1 11.1

17. Reauna Cleaver, Elizabethtown 6-2 Jr. 10.8 5.8

18. Morgan Rich, Allen Co.-Scottsville 5-11 Jr. 21.2 6.9

19. Abby Owings, Simon Kenton 5-2 Sr. 13.0 x-3.0

20. Logan Fraley, Boyd Co. 5-11 Jr. 14.0 5.0

21. Jamie Castle, Magoffin Co. 5-4 Sr. 18.0 x-4.0

22. Alexis Brewer, LaRue Co. 5-10 Jr. 18.0 5.0

23. Raven Merriweather, Sacred Heart (1) 5-6 Sr. 12.0 5.8

t24. Katie Moore, Leslie Co. 5-8 Jr. 24.0 7.0

t24. Rachel Potter, Pikeville 5-11 Sr. 18.4 8.2

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