High School Basketball

Boone County's Moss tabbed by coaches as top girls player

Boone County's Sydney Moss averaged a double-double as a junior last season, but the Lady Rebels fell short of the Sweet Sixteen.
Boone County's Sydney Moss averaged a double-double as a junior last season, but the Lady Rebels fell short of the Sweet Sixteen. AP

Top 25 girls' players

(based on a survey of coaches)

Rank, player, school (first-place votes) Ht. Class Ppg. Rpg. Comment

1. Sydney Moss, Boone Co. (29) 5-10 Sr. 22.7 11.5 Daughter of ex-NFL star Randy Moss signed with Florida; 51 percent shooter.

2. Makayla Epps, Marion Co. (11) 5-10 Jr. 16.8 3.3 Daughter of former UK star Anthony Epps has committed to U of L.

3. April Wilson, Manual (2) 5-8 Sr. 7.1 3.1 Point guard has signed to play for Purdue.

4. Kendall Noble, Perry Co. Central (2) 5-11 Sr. 19.6 8.3Ready after ACL tear in state tourney; 5 steals, 5 assists a game last season.

5. Kyvin Goodin-Rogers, Marion Co. (1) 6-1 Jr. 11.5 9.6 Plans to play at Louisville with teammate Epps.

6. Jenna Crittendon, Ryle 5-11 Sr. 14.0 10.0 Committed to Xavier; added 3 steals and 3 assists a game as junior.

7. Bre Elder, Marion Co. 5-9 Sr. 14.5 6.2 Shot 46 percent from the floor last season.

8. China Dow, Lou. Christian Acad. (1) 5-10 Jr. 17.0 9.0 Led Centurions to All "A" quarterfinals last season.

9. Ashton Feldhaus, Madison Central 6-2 Jr. 11.0 5.0Daughter of Indians boys' coach Allen Feldhaus averaged 2 blocks as a soph.

10. Megan Pittman, Casey Co. 5-11 Sr. 12.9 6.1 Missed half of last season due to ACL injury; starter since eighth grade.

11. Jasmine Whitfield, South Oldham 5-11 Sr. 20.9 7.2

12. Caylan Bybee, Monroe Co. 6-1 Sr. 19.8 13.1

13. Kayla Styles, Manual 6-2 Jr. 3.4 5.0

14. Larryn Brooks, Madison Central 5-5 Jr. 12.0 4 apg.

15. Kara Wright, Manual 5-11 Sr. 9.3 5.1

16. Kayla Rankin, Perry Co. Central 6-0 So. 19.1 8.0

17. Rianna Gayheart, Owen Co. 5-7 Sr. 15.4 4.0

18. Micah Jones, Green Co. 5-8 Sr. 15.0 6.0

19. Kelsey Adwell, Pleasure Ridge Park 5-8 Jr. 13.4 6.5

20. Javonna Layfield, Ballard 5-10 So. 18.0 9.0

21. Lindsey Burd, Hart Co. 5-11 Sr. 16.1 12.2

22. Serena Sandusky, Bryan Station 5-9 Jr. 14.8 6.5

23. Sara Stricklen, Bracken Co. (1) 5-8 Sr. 18.0 11.4

24. Ashli Mayes, Franklin Co. 5-10 Sr. 16.0 7.0

25. Emily Fox, Lincoln Co. 5-7 Jr. 21.0 4.0

Note: Owensboro Catholic junior Becca Greenwell, who averaged 32 points last season, will miss the year because of a torn ACL.

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