USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Montana Girls Basketball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Nate Hammond, Malta
The third-year coach guided the M-ettes (26-0) to their second straight state title and their 52nd consecutive victory. Hammond’s team edged arch-rival Fairfield—which had beaten Malta in four of their previous five state championship showdowns—by a narrow 49-47 margin in the title game.
Player of the Year
Sophia Stiles, G, Malta, 5-9, Jr.
The state’s Gatorade Player of the Year led her team to a perfect 26-0 season and its second straight Class B state crown, contributing in every phase of the game. Stiles averaged 17.1 points, 5.6 assists, 5.1 steals and 4.4 rebounds per game.
Nora Klick, G, Great Falls, 6-0, Sr.
The future Montana Grizzly averaged 13.5 points and 5.8 rebounds for the Class AA state finalists.
Shiloh McCormick, G, St. Labre (Ashland), 5-10, Sr.
One of the most prolific scorers in state history, McCormick averaged 31.5 points per game, posting three straight 50-plus efforts during one stretch of the season.
Shannon Worster, G, Sentinel (Missoula), 5-6, Jr.
Worster sparked the Spartans to a 21-2 record and the Class AA semifinals, averaging 15.8 points and 3.3 assists per contest.
Janie McRae, C, Shepherd, 6-3, Sr.
The school career record-holder for rebounds and blocks, McRae averaged 19.3 points, 11.6 boards and 3.0 blocked shots as a senior.
Caitlin Lonergan, F, Bozeman, 6-2, Sr.
Hailee Bennett, G, Glacier (Kalispell), 5-7, Sr.
Haylea Elkin, G/F, Billings West, 5-9, Sr.
Emerald Toth, F, Bozeman, 6-1, Sr.
Hailey Nicholson, C, Malta, 6-0, Sr.