Basketball

Evina Westbrook named Preseason All-American by MaxPreps

South Salem senior Evina Westbrook has been named to the CBS MaxPreps Preseason All-American Girls Basketball Team for 2016-17.

The 6-foot guard, who has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Tennessee, was named third-team All-American by MaxPreps for her junior season after averaging 19.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, 4.1 steals and 3.9 assists per game.

Last year’s 6A sate player of the year and Gatorade Oregon player of the year, previously was named to the 2016-17 American Family Insurance ALL-USA girls basketball preseason team.

Evina Westbrook reveals her decision to sign a letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Tennessee. The South Salem senior has been named the best female guard in the country by ESPN. Photographed at The Hoop in Salem on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

Evina Westbrook reveals her decision to sign a letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Tennessee. The South Salem senior has been named the best female guard in the country by ESPN. Photographed at The Hoop in Salem on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

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