2024 Journal-World All-Area Girls Basketball Team

photo by: Conner Becker/Journal-World

Lawrence High freshman Cami Nauholz (left, 14) and Olathe North junior Lailah Simmons (right, 24) get set for tipoff before the first round of substate on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, at LHS.

Note: The Journal-World All-Area Teams are carefully selected by the Journal-World Sports Staff.

Eric Toot, Baldwin

Coach of the Year: Eric Toot, Baldwin High

Toot assembled arguably the area’s best campaign at 14-8 behind a strong cast of All-Frontier League selections. Baldwin entered their substate bracket as a No. 6 seed and fell short of a state ticket in the substate title to 3-seed Ottawa.

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Alyssa Reichard

Player of the Year: Alyssa Reichard, Baldwin High

Reichard closed her Bulldog career in First Team All-Frontier League fashion as a two-way player and three-year starter. The senior forward finished the season averaging 13.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game.

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Peyton Wright

Peyton Wright, Baldwin High

Wright, a Second Team All-Frontier League guard, provided an immediate impact for Toot’s program in its first year, averaging 11.0 points per game and shooting 77.3% from the free-throw line and 39.6% from 3-point land.

photo by: Landon Cory/Special to the Journal-World

Free State freshman Anniston Clark attempts a shot over Lawrence freshman Camille Nauholz on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, at Free State High School.

Cami Nauholz, Lawrence High

As a freshman newcomer, Nauholz (10.6 ppg) carved out a role for herself in the paint, logging 6.3 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game. Nauholz was named Third Team All-Sunflower League.

photo by: Landon Cory/Special to the Journal-World

LHS senior Emma Roman Nose drives the paint through Olathe Northwest defenders on Friday, Feb. 9, 2024, in Olathe.

Emma Roman Nose, Lawrence High

Roman Nose, an Honorable Mention All-Sunflower League pick, pulled together a strong senior campaign averaging 5.7 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.4 steals per game for LHS.

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Anniston Clark

Anniston Clark, Free State

Clark served as the Firebirds’ most competitive asset averaging 11.1 points, 8.4 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.1 blocks per game during her freshman season. The newcomer capped her first year as the Sunflower League’s second-leading rebounder and top-10 shot blocker.

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Taylor Damme

Taylor Damme, Perry-Lecompton

Damme was named unanimous All-Big 7 as a three-year starter for the Kaws, averaging 13.0 points and 5.4 rebounds per game during her senior campaign. Damme is committed to playing volleyball at Arkansas-Fort Smith.

photo by: Mike Gunnoe/Special to the Journal-World

Eudora freshman Brynn Deterding drives to the basket against Bishop Miege Friday, March 1, 2024, in Roeland Park.

Brynn Deterding, Eudora High

Another freshman to watch, Deterding blazed her way into the Frontier League averaging 12.7 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.0 steals per game en route to the First Team All-Frontier League list.

photo by: Mike Gunnoe/Special to the Journal-World

Eudora senior Kenzie Yoder makes a layup against Bishop Miege Friday, March 1, 2024, in Roeland Park.

Kenzie Yoder, Eudora High

Yoder contributed 8.8 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game during her final season with the Cardinals. The senior forward was named Second Team All-Frontier League.

photo by: Mike Gunnoe/Special to the Journal-World

Eudora senior Parker Long calls out a play against Bishop Miege Friday, March 1, 2024, in Roeland Park.

Parker Long, Eudora High

Long logged 6.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.3 steals a night during her final season as a Cardinal.

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Alyssa Schoeneck

Alyssa Schoeneck, Tonganoxie High

Schoeneck held a demanding role in the Tonganoxie’s 3-17 campaign averaging 13.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 3.2 steals a night for the Chieftains. The sophomore guard was named Second Team All-Frontier League.

Honorable Mention: Addie Fulscher (Free State); Chloe Clossen (Free State); Azura Clark (LHS); Destiny Savannah (LHS); Cyrenity Hardy (LHS); Brynnae Johnson (LHS); Bailey Smith (Baldwin).


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