There is a lot of talent in the county that often gets overlooked. Here is a list of some of the most underrated players in the county.
Lyndsey Grove (Valencia):The 5-8 junior guard turned heads during the holidays at the O.C. Championships when she scored 34 against El Dorado and 20 against Marina. She is averaging 17.9 points and 2.3 steals.
Chelsea Deluca (Calvary Chapel): The 5-6 senior guard is capable of putting up a triple-double on any night. She is averaging 17.6 points, 7.4 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 5.2 steals.
Heather Couzens (Pacifica): The 5-11 senior forward sat out her junior season after transferring from Westminster. Couzens, who is averaging 16.8 points and 8.8 rebounds, has been putting up big numbers against some of the best competition in the county during Pacifica's tough nonleague schedule.
Jessica White (Trabuco Hills): The 5-10 senior forward is averaging 19.2 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists.
Kourtney Carter and Quortlyn O'Neal (Fullerton): Troy gets all the attention in the Freeway League, but this duo helped the Indians reach the Division II-A quarterfinals last season. Carter, a junior post player, is averaging 16.2 points and 9.3 rebounds and O'Neal, a sophomore guard, is averaging 14.3 points and 3.7 assists.