|2010-11 All-County girls basketball|
Highlights of selections: Bonnie Samuelson, Alexis Perry, Justine Hartman, Jordan Adams, interviews with player of the year Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and coach of the year Kevin Kiernan. Video by Jonathan Khamis, OCVarsity.com
|2010-11 All-County basketball bloopers|
Outtakes from both the boys and girls basketball All-County teams from Mater Dei. Why can't Katin Reinhardt convert a dunk? Did Xavier Johnson forget his line? Did Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis really miss a layup? Video by Jonathan Khamis, OCVarsity.com.
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2010-11 All-County girls basketball team
Slide show: OCVarsity reveals the 2010-11 All-County girls basketball team, including the player and coach of the year and members of the first, second and third teams.
Mater Dei, Sr., 6-0, G
Season highlights: She led the Monarchs to their third consecutive CIF-SS Division 1AA title and second consecutive state championship. She saved one of her greatest performances for the final game of her high school career, scoring 33 points, including four 3-pointers, in a 59-47 victory over Berkeley in the Division 1 state championship game. She also had a monster game in the regionals, sinking nine 3-pointers and finishing with 29 points against Fairfax of L.A. She had 33 points and five 3-pointers against Long Beach Poly in the Nike Tournament of Champions.
Notable: She was selected the Naismith national player of the year, the Gatorade state and national player of the year, the WBCA/State Farm player of the year, the Trinity League MVP and the CIF-SS Division 1AA player of the year. She was selected a Parade All-American, McDonald's All-American and WBCA All-American. She was also the co-MVP of the Mater Dei Matt Denning Hoops Classic and she made the Nike Tournament of Champions all-tournament team. She is Mater Dei's all-time leader in 3-pointers made (337), points (2,744) and rebounds (876). She has signed with Connecticut.
Quotable: Said Mater Dei's Jordan Adams: "She's definitely a great basketball player. She's one of the greatest shooters I've ever worked with and I've worked with a lot of people. Kaleena is just really a good teammate and all-around great player."
Season: 35 games, 771 points, 211 rebounds and 87 assists.
Mater Dei, Jr., 6-1, G
Season highlights: Adams, a member of the junior national team along with her Mater Dei teammates Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Alexyz Vaioletama, is the catalyst behind the Monarchs' high-powered offense. She is the kind of player who fills up a stat sheet. She had 10 or more assists in four games this season. She had a triple-double against Rosary. Her eight points and eight assists helped Mater Dei beat Brea Olinda in the CIF-SS Division 1AA championship game.
Notable: She was selected first team All-Trinity League, first team All-CIF-SS Division 1AA, co-MVP of the Mater Dei Matt Denning Hoops Classic and MVP of the Spalding Hoophall Classic. She broke school records for single-game assists (14) and single-season steals (122).
Quotable: Said Brea Olinda's Alexis Perry: "She's a big guard. She's pretty crafty. She's got a big year ahead of her next year. She's gotta put in work."
Season: 34 games, 348 points, 187 rebounds and 231 assists.
Brea Olinda, Sr., 5-6, G
Season highlights: The Ladycats were ranked No. 1 in the nation for much of the season because of the dazzling play of Perry. Her court vision, passing skills and her fearless attacks on the basket make her a nightmare for opposing teams. She makes all her teammates better. Even in defeat, Perry will never quit. She scored 22 points in the epic confrontation against Mater Dei in the CIF-SS Division 1AA title game.
Notable: She is first team All-County for the second consecutive season and she was selected the MVP of the Century League. She is being recruited by Colorado, San Diego State, Washington State, San Francisco and Santa Clara.
Quotable: Said Brea Olinda's Justine Hartman: "She's a really good leader. I really enjoy playing with her. She pushes the ball. She's a very smart point guard. She doesn't do anything spectacular. She distributes the ball well. She just gets the job done."
Season: 27 games, 270 points, 136 rebounds and 121 assists
Brea Olinda, Sr., 6-2, C
Season highlights: Hartman was one of the most dominant post players in the nation and a big reason the Ladycats reached the CIF-SS finals for a third consecutive season. Her excellent post moves and soft touch make her incredibly tough to stop. She had 22 points, nine rebounds and four blocks to help Brea Olinda knock off Long Beach Poly in the Nike Tournament of Champions.
Notable: Hartman, who signed with UCLA, was first team All-CIF-SS Division 1AA and she made the Nike Tournament of Champions all-tournament team.
Quotable: Said Mater Dei coach Kevin Kiernan: "A dominant big girl with great hands and a great touch. You just don't see that anymore. I mean, how many big girls do you see who can shoot the ball like her and who are really good around the basket and have great hands like that? She's kind of a dying breed. You just don't see that kind of player anymore. She's a great player."
Season: 27 games, 308 points, 214 rebounds and 85 blocks
Edison, Sr., 6-3, F
Season highlights: She had many great performances in her high school career, but nothing was more memorable than her stealing an inbounds pass and making a 12-footer with 2 seconds left to beat Troy in the CIF-SS Division 1A championship game. She led the county in scoring for the second consecutive season and she had nine games with 30 or more points.
Notable: She was selected the CIF-SS Division 1A player of the year and she has signed with Stanford. She was the MVP of the Sunset League for the third consecutive year and she's a McDonald's All-American. She holds school records for career scoring (2,534), single-season scoring (789), 3-pointers made (290), career free throws made (564), single-season free throws made (186), free-throw percentage (91.7) and free throws made in a game (16). She also has a 5.0 GPA.
Quotable: Said Mater Dei's Jordan Adams: "In my opinion, she's a real interesting case because she's so big and she shoots so well from the perimeter. She also plays some point guard for her team, which is great. She's one of those people that don't really fit into their position, which gives her an advantage because she is bigger than everybody. It's really hard to block her shot. She's just such a great team leader and she runs her team. She's fun to watch."
Season: 32 games and 789 points.
Mater Dei, Sr., 6-1, F
Brea Olinda, Jr., 5-11, G/F
Brea Olinda, Jr., 6-0, G/F
Troy, So., 5-10, G
Orange Lutheran, Sr., 5-8, G
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