Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

15 City Girls to Watch

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

15 City Girls to Watch

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MIRANDA BECK, Hayden

5-8 senior

Beck was a third-team All-City pick and earned All-Centennial League honorable mention as a junior after averaging 10 points and two steals for the 17-5 Wildcats.

LAUREN BIGGS, Washburn Rural

5-7 junior

Biggs helped the 15-8 Junior Blues reach the Class 6A state tournament a year ago, averaging 6.3 points and 3.2 rebounds. She received All-City honorable mention.

REGAN BRAUN, Topeka West

5-10 senior

Braun will be counted on to provide leadership for a young West team this season. Braun only played part of last season after turning in a solid sophomore campaign, including a 20-point outing.

BLAIZE BURGESS, Shawnee Heights

5-4 junior

Burgess made significant progress as a sophomore and has the potential to be one of the city's premier guards this winter. She received All-City honorable mention a year ago, averaging eight points.

PAIGE CUNNINGHAM, Washburn Rural

6-foot senior

Cunningham helped the 15-8 Junior Blues reach the 6A state tournament last season, earning second-team All-City honors and averaging 8.2 points and 6.1 rebounds.

RACHEL HEALD, Seaman

6-1 senior

Heald averaged 8.2 points and 4.4 rebounds last season for the 19- 4 Vikings, a 5A state tournament qualifier. She was a second-team All-City and all-league pick and received All-5A honorable mention.

ADRIANNA HENDERSON, Topeka High

5-7 junior

Henderson emerged as one of the city's top players as a sophomore, earning second-team All-City honors. Henderson led the Trojans in scoring with an 11-point average and ranked fourth in the city.

TATYANA LEGETTE, Seaman

5-10 senior

Legette is the reigning city player of the year after averaging 14 points and 10. …

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