USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Alabama Girls Basketball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
LaKenya Knight, Jeff Davis (Montgomery)
Knight guided the Volunteers to a second straight Class 7A championship this past season, culminating with a convincing 52-38 triumph over McGill-Toolen in the state final.
Player of the Year
Jasmine Walker, F, Jeff Davis (Montgomery), 6-3, Sr.
Alabama’s Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year, Walker led Jeff Davis (25-6) to the Class 7A state title, averaging 19.3 points and 7.9 rebounds per game this past season. The future Florida State Seminole scored 18 points in her team’s 52-38 win over McGill-Toolen in the state championship-clincher.
Cierra Johnson, PG, Blount (Eight Mile), 5-10, Sr.
Johnson, an Alabama signee, averaged 16.1 points, 7.6 assists and 7.1 rebounds per game for the Leopards (21-8), who reached the Class 6A regional final.
Tyra Johnson, G, Austin (Decatur), 5-5, Sr.
Johnson averaged 17.7 points, four assists and 3.1 rebounds per game for Austin (27-6), leading them to the Class 6A regional final.
Kaitlyn Rodgers, F, Wenonah (Birmingham), 6-2, Sr.
The Ole Miss commit averaged 11 points and 8.9 rebounds for Class 5A champion Wenonah (33-1).
Tykeria Williams, G, Lee (Montgomery), 5-6, Sr.
A member of the 2,000-point club in her prep career, Williams led Lee (24-7) to the Class 7A regional final, averaging 19.5 points and 5.1 assists per contest.
Ahyiona Vason, G, Jeff Davis (Montgomery), 5-5, Sr.
Katie Krout, F, Tuscaloosa County, (Northpoint), 6-1, Sr.
Haley Troup, G, Gadsden City (Gadsden), 5-10, Jr.
Bianca Jackson, G, Brewbaker Tech (Montgomery), 5-11, Jr.
Japonica James, F, Leflore (Mobile), 5-8, Sr.