With New Jersey high school girls basketball season nearing the end of January, it’s a good time to look at the players who are setting the hardwood ablaze for their respective teams.
These are the stats of games played through Sunday, January 19th, 2020.
The five-foot-eleven forward, who’s an excellent post player, has registered 253 points (8th) and 204 rebounds (1st), helping to lead the Bayonne Bees to a 12-2 record.
The Norfolk State-commit declined offers from St. Peter’s, Wagner, UMBC, and Fairleigh Dickinson. But Diawara chose the school because of its kinesiology program, according to sources.
Martin has grabbed 126 boards (16), posted 56 assists (19), and blocked 40 shots for Morristown-Beard, who’s currently 8-3 overall.
Bayonne’s Scott has dished out 94 assists (1) and 56 steals, tied for 16th place with Villa Walsh’s Karin Brett and Penns Grove’s Jashanti Horace.
Cresskill’s McQuillen is top in points in New Jersey with 294. guiding the squad to an 8-4 mark. She recorded a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds, plus five helpers and five steals in a 50-10 win over host Waldwick in its last tilt on Thursday.
Veritas Christian’s Milanese leads New Jersey high school girls hoops with 90 steals, and she has helped her team to a 17-2 record.
— Jerry Del Priore