Three Metro area girls finished the basketball season as the Class 5A state leader in statistical categories.
Topping the largest class were Linn-Mar's Amanda Ollinger in rebounding average (10.9), Washington's Joniqua Clark in steals (106) and Kennedy's Sydney Hayden in 3-point field goals made (65).
Ollinger, who started her career at Jefferson and will continue it at Iowa, also ranked No. 3 in 5A in blocked shots (62), No. 6 in scoring average (17.8) and No. 7 in steals (73). Ollinger's 273 rebounds this season are third in Metro history and she ranks No. 8 all-time in career rebounds (780). She had 1,343 career points, 15th in Metro annals.
Clark, who also was eighth in 5A in assists, posted the third-best season steals total in Metro history. Hayden had 65 3-point goals this season, one ahead of three others in 5A. Her season 3-pointers rank No. 2 in Metro history and she finished No. 8 in career 3-pointers (118). Read more...