All-American Conference National Division


Conference: All-American Conference National Division

2011-12 record: 0-20.

Head coach: Kevin Douglas, first year.

Projected starters: Britney Williams, senior, 5-4; Joanna Villanuvea, senior, 5-5; Brianna Watkins, sophomore, 5-8; Amy Jackson, junior, 5-7; Aries Burley, senior, 5-8.

Other varsity players: Jodie Smith, sophomore, 5-6; Dominique Carter, senior, 5-4; Anniyah Hakeem, freshman, 5-7; Tatyanna Nelko, sophomore, 5-8; Kayla Parker, sophomore, 5-6.

Team’s outlook: Douglas says the Red Devils are inexperienced with only three players from last year’s varsity returning. “We are a young team who would like to take advantage of our speed,” Douglas said.


Conference: All-American Conference National Division

2011-12 record: 13-7.

Head coach: Andrew Saxon, 26th season, 313-267.

Projected starters: Haley Spalla, senior, guard, 5-5, 5 points; Michaella Angelo, senior, guard, 5-3, 2; Miranda Boyle, senior, guard, 5-6, 11; Lindsay Durkin, senior, post, 5-8, 4; Bree Bishop, junior, post, 5-8, 9.

Other varsity players: Shymara Dykes, freshman, post, 6-0; Alasjia Dykes, sophomore, guard, 5-8; Holly Clark, junior, guard, 5-8; Valarie Thomas, junior, post, 5-8.

Team’s outlook: Saxon says the Indians’ strengths include experience and defensive skills. A concern is a lack of quickness.

League prediction: Saxon sees Lakeview, Champion and Newton Falls as the strongest teams in the division.


Conference: All-American Conference National Division

2011-12 record: 10-12.

Head coach: Lisa Aldridge, sixth season.

Projected starters: Ashlee Stubbs, senior, forward, 5-8, 16.4 points; Somer McCoy, junior, guard/forward, 5-8, 6; Lindsay Jaros, junior, guard/forward, 5-8, 2.3; Maddie Kiser, junior, forward, 5-5, 7.5; Sadie Sutton, sophomore, guard, 5-6, 6.

Other varsity players: Taylor Smith, senior, guard, 5-5; Angelica Parker, sophomore, guard, 5-4; Lauren Rutherford, freshman, guard/forward, 5-10.

Team’s outlook: Aldridge has four starters returning,


Conference: All-American Conference National Division

2011-12 record: 18-5, 10-0.

Head coach: Adam Lewis, fourth season, 32-34.

Projected starters: Lizzy Konitsney, senior, post, 5-9; Rebecca Mansell, senior, guard, 5-8, 4.5 points; Calli Schmitt, junior, post, 6-0, 6; Alli Pavlik, junior, guard, 5-7, 14; Abby Pavlik, sophomore, guard, 5-8.

Other varsity players: Rachelle Clavin, junior, guard, 5-5; Marissa Naples, junior, post, 6-0.

Team’s outlook: Even though he has a much less-experienced team, Lewis said the goal is to push the ball and play an uptempo style.


Conference: All-American Conference National Division

2011-12 record: 5-15.

Head coach: Ron Dejulio.

Projected starters: Shamara Golden, senior, guard, 5-6; Kim Staples, senior, guard, 5-5; Leah Leshnack, junior, guard, 5-5; Mackenzie Stanley, junior, forward, 5-10; Rachel Crum, junior, forward, 5-8.

Other varsity players: Naudia Spivey, Diala Aburahama, Amber Heggins, Sabria Francis, Hadeal Yusuf.

Team’s outlook: DeJulio says the Leopards must find a way to replaces the scoring talents of Vakeyla Merriweather, last year’s leading scorer who graduated.

Staff report

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