Girls basketball players to watch 2012
10 girls basketball players on Long Island to keep an eye on this season, listed in alphabetical order.
Riverhead, Guard, Senior
The senior guard averaged 14 points and three steals as a junior.
St. Mary’s, Guard, Sophomore
A transfer from Mary Louis, the point guard puts St. Mary’s in CHSAA title contention.
Long Island Lutheran, Guard, Sophomore
The sophomore point guard averaged 14.8 points and eight assists as a freshman and is getting Division I interest.
Sachem East, Guard, Junior
The 5-10 junior guard becomes the focal point. She shoots well and runs the floor well.
St. Anthony's, Guard, Senior
The Brown-bound senior guard averaged 11.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 3.2 steals last season.
North Babylon, Forward, Junior
The 6-foot-2 Nicholas averaged 16 points, 11 rebounds and eight blocked shots last season and is drawing interest from Big East and ACC schools.
Lindenhurst, Forward, Senior
She is versatile and can score inside or hit the three. She averaged 19.4 points and 9.3 rebounds as a junior.
Portledge, Guard, Junior
The junior guard averaged 24.6 points, 8.5 steals, 7.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.5 blocks last season.
St. Anthony's, Guard, Junior
Taylor is receiving Division I interest. She attacks the basket well, improved her shot and is a good defender.
Longwood's Kiersten West