Below is a list of Hoosier Basketball Magazine's Top 60 senior girls’ basketball players for 2010-2011 as compiled by Garry H. Donna, publisher of Hoosier Basketball Magazine. These girls were selected from approximately 1,600 senior players statewide.
Seven players that are participating in the 2011 IHSAA State Finals highlight the list of the Top 60 invitees. They are Adrianne Francis (Turkey Run), Casandra Brocksmith and Sara Young (Vincennes Rivet) (Class A), Brierra Young (Fort Wayne Luers (AA), Hillary Moore (Benton Central) and Mallory Ladd (Evansville Memorial) (AAA) plus Brooke Valentine (Jeffersonville, AAAA).
Top 60 participants include five of the state’s highest scorers— Kaleigh Hensley, Wabash (27 ppg), Kayla Battle, Indianapolis Ritter (22.8), Ladd, Evansville Memorial (22.3), Jama Sharp, Mooresville (22.4) and Bria Goss, Ben Davis (21.6).
Also among the 2011 Top 60 selectees are the following 15 girls who will play at in-state Division I Universities— Jessica Carr, Hamilton Heights (Valparaiso), Liza Clemons, Fort Wayne Snider (Purdue), Hannah Douglas, Pendleton Heights (Butler), Claire Holba, Chesterton (IUPUI), Haley Howard, Whiteland (Butler), Shelbie Justice, Rushville (Ball State), Mallory Ladd, Evansville Memorial (Valparaiso), Jessika Lark, Pendleton Heights (Butler), Hillary Moore, Benton Central (IPFW), Libby Ogden, Hamilton Heights (IPFW), Amanda Raker, Perry Meridian (Butler), Haley Seibert, Terre Haute South (IPFW), Alex Thompson, Frankfort (IUPUI), Torrie Thornton, Carmel (Purdue), Jessica Valley, McCutcheon (Indiana State).
Statistical evaluation, game observation and statewide research were conducted all season and throughout the state tournament to determine Hoosier Basketball Magazine’s Top 60. Two sessions of the 30th annual Top 60 Workout will be hosted by Hoosier Basketball Magazine in conjunction with the IHSAA and the IBCA on Sunday, March 13th on the campus of Marian University in Indianapolis.
Twenty-eight girls of the Top 60, primarily from northern and southern Indiana, will participate in the first session (1:00-3:00 pm EST). The remaining 32 girls of the Top 60, primarily from central Indiana, will compete during the second session (3:30-5:30 pm EST).
Four-time state champion coach Rick Risinger (Heritage Christian) will direct both sessions. Three other outstanding Indiana girls' high school coaches from the IBCA have been invited to join the 2011 Top 60 staff — Mike Hamacher (Hobart), Scott Smith (Jac-Cen-Del) and Matt Williams (Covenant Christian – Marion County).
Both sessions are open to the public AND FOR COLLEGE COACHES for an admission charge of $6.00. A college coaches informational packet is also available for purchase. More than 20 of these players are UNDECIDED.
The Top 60 players are listed below
Courtney Baker, New Castle Kayla Battle, Indianapolis Ritter Katrina Blackmon, Marion Casandra Brocksmith, Vincennes Rivet Jessica Carr, Hamilton Heights Liza Clemons, Fort Wayne Snider Alison Curtis, Lebanon Kim Demmings, Richmond Melody Doss, Center Grove Hannah Douglas, Pendleton Heights Jamie Drummer, Muncie Central Quinci Eller, Carroll (Flora) Adrianne Francis, Turkey Run Brooke Gardner, Chesterton Tierra Golightly, Indianapolis Arlington Lacia Gorman, Fort Wayne Wayne Bria Goss, Ben Davis Anna Hackert, Evansville Menorial Katrina Hayden, North Central (Marion) Kaleigh Hensley, Wabash Julia Henson, Plainfield Claire Holba, Chesterton Alicia Hopkins, Columbus East Kelly Hopkins, Kokomo Haley Howard, Whiteland Kaila Hulls, Bloomington South Darion Hutchinson, Scottsburg Chelsea Jamison, Indianapolis Broad Ripple Brittany Johnson, Fort Wayne South Shelbie Justice, Rushville Janee Kimball, Ben Davis Mallory Ladd, Evansville Memorial Jessika Lark, Pendleton Heights Courtney Larson, Columbus North Stephanie Lord, Randolph Southern Beth Mahurin, Rockville Kabrina Merriweather, Tindley Shelby Miller, South Central (Elizabeth) Hillary Moore, Benton Central Kayla Negley, Mt. Vernon (Fortville) Libby Ogden, Hamilton Heights Micah Pollard, Covenant Christian Amanda Raker, Perry Meridian Haley Seibert, Terre Haute South Jama Sharp, Mooresville Emma Stahl, Jimtown Liz Stratman, Heritage Christian Giorgia Stringer, Evansville North Akyah Taylor, Elkhart Memorial Alex Thompson, Frankfort Torrie Thornton, Carmel Brooke Valentine, Jeffersonville Jessica Valley, McCutcheon Becca Wagner, Jac-Cen-Del Olivia Walker, Lafayette Central Catholic Kelly Walter, Tri-Central Chelsea Ward, Mishawaka Shaw-Nee Winningham, Bloomington North Brierra Young, Fort Wayne Luers Sara Young, Vincennes Rivet