The USA Today has named its 2015-16 American Family Insurance All-USA Kentucky boys’ and girls’ basketball teams.
Paul Laurence Dunbar Coach Scott Chalk, who guided the Bulldogs to their first state championship this season, was named boys’ Coach of the Year on Tuesday. Butler’s Larry Just, who coached the Bearettes to their fifth title in program history, received girls’ Coach of the Year honors last week.
Taveion Hollingsworth of Dunbar, named MVP of this year’s Sweet 16, was the only junior named to the boys’ first team. Darius Williams (Dunbar) and Isaiah “Pun” Tisdale each made the second team.
Frankfort’s BriAnna Burbridge and Franklin County’s Princess Stewart each made the girls’ first team. Emma Young, who finished as East Jessamine’s all-time leading scorer, was named to the second team.
USA Today Kentucky Boys’ All-USA Team
Quentin Goodin, Taylor County, senior
Ben Weyer, Newport Central Catholic, senior
Carson Williams, Owen County, senior
Mason Faulkner, Caverna, senior
Taveion Hollingsworth, Paul Laurence Dunbar, junior
Matt Wilson, Campbell County, senior
Darius Williams, Paul Laurence Dunbar, senior
Cole VonHandorf, Covington Catholic, junior
Isaiah “Pun” Tisdale, Henry Clay, senior
Tyler Sharpe, Bullitt East, senior
USA Today Kentucky Girls’ All-USA Team
Erin Boley, Elizabethtown, senior
Whitney Creech, Jenkins, senior
BriAnna Burbridge, Frankfort, senior
Mykasa Robinson, Ashland Blazer, sophomore
Princess Stewart, Franklin County, junior
Kaylee Cotton, McCreary Central, senior
Allyson Niece, Simon Kenton, sophomore
Jaelynn Penn, Butler, junior
Maddie Waldrop, Murray, junior
Emma Young, East Jessamine, senior
Link: Complete story on the boys’ All-USA team from USA Today Link: Complete story on the girls’ All-USA team from USA Today