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High school girls basketball: A closer look at this year's 1A All-Staters (23 items)

By , Deseret News

March 25, 2014

Editor’s note: The Deseret News picks the MVPs, but the remainder of the All-State teams are based on coaches' votes.

Note: For a more in-depth look at all classifications of the first-, second- and third-teamers, including a scouting report comment from an opposing coach, click here.

Sarah Thomas earned a degree in Mathematics from the University of Utah and is currently pursuing an MBA at Westminster College. She has been covering sports for the Deseret News since 2008.

1 of 23. 1A First Team

1A MVP

Darri Frandsen, Panguitch, Jr., 6-0, forward — 17.7 ppg, 10.9 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.8 spg

1A Defensive MVP

Whittni Orton, Panguitch, So., 5-6, guard — 12.2 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 4.8 apg, 4.6 spg

1A First Team

Cami Lambourn, Rich, Sr., 5-7, guard — 11.1 ppg

Chandler Rose, Milford, Sr., 5-7, guard — 16.5 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 1.5 apg, 2.3 spg

Sarah Taylor, Wayne, Sr., 5-10, forward — 12.0 ppg

Liz Tomon, St. Joseph, Sr., 6-1, forward — 12.8 ppg, 10.3 rpg, 2.1 apg, 1.1 spg

Mady White, St. Joseph, Jr., 5-2, guard — 11.4 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 3.8 apg, 4.8 spg

2 of 23. Darri Frandsen, Panguitch

1A MVP

Junior, 6-0, forward

2013-2014 statistics

17.68 points per game

10.92 rebounds per game

1.56 assists per game

1.80 steals per game

Season high

27 points at Milford on Dec. 13 and vs. Bryce Valley on Jan. 4.

Past All-State honors

2013 — 1A Second Team

3 of 23. Whittni Orton, Panguitch

1A Defensive MVP

Sophomore, 5-6, guard

2013-2014 statistics

12.20 points per game

3.00 rebounds per game

4.80 assists per game

4.56 steals per game

Season high

22 points at Wayne on Jan. 23.

Opposing coach scouting report

“Quick and aggressive and shoots the ball very well. The thing I like best about her is she’s mentally tough and doesn’t know how to lose. She also brings the best out of their teammates.”

4 of 23. Cami Lamborn, Rich

1A First Team

Senior, 5-7 guard

2013-2014 statistics

11.13 points per game

Season high

21 points at Cokeville, Wyo., on Jan. 30.

Past All-State honors

2013 — 1A honorable mention

5 of 23. Chandler Rose, Milford

1A First Team

Senior, 5-7, guard

2013-2014 statistics

16.52 points per game

4.67 rebounds per game

1.48 assists per game

2.33 steals per game

Season high

27 points vs. Manila on Dec. 6.

Opposing coach scouting report

“All around great player, great ball handler, great shooter and defensive player. Always a tough player to defend because of her great all-around skills."

Past All-State honors

2013 — 1A Second Team

2012 — 1A Third Team

1. jowzef11
MESQUITE, NV,
March 26, 2014

Man I Don't think its right that Valley High School got snubbed. Nicole Roundy played in both all star games but doesn't even get mentioned. And Heather Roundy and Kyra Milligan were some of the better players in the state. I don't know I just felt this wasn't right