2015-16 ALL-USA New Mexico Girls Basketball Team

2015-16 ALL-USA New Mexico Girls Basketball Team

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2015-16 ALL-USA New Mexico Girls Basketball Team

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USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA New Mexico Girls Basketball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.

For the complete list of American Family Insurance ALL-USA state teams, click here.

COACH OF THE YEAR

Joe Carpenter, Roswell
The 17-year Roswell coach had been close before—reaching the state final in 2009, 2012 and 2013—and this season he finally guided the Coyotes all the way to the Class 5A state championship. Roswell (27-2) routed undefeated, top-seeded Gallup in the title game, 59-41.

FIRST TEAM

Player of the Year
Amaya Brown, G, Cibola (Albuquerque) 5-10, So.
The state’s Gatorade Player of the Year, Brown is one of the most heavily recruited sophomores in the country, already holding a scholarship offer from national champion UConn, among others. She averaged 18.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game this season, leading the Cougars to a 27-2 record and the state final.

Jordyn Lewis, G, Ramah, 5-8, Sr.
The state single-season record-holder for points scored, Lewis averaged 36.6 points per game as a senior.

Ni’Asia McIntosh, F, Gallup, 6-0, Sr.
McIntosh paced the Bengals to a 28-1 record and the Class 5A final, posting 23.1 points and 16.4 rebounds per game.

Deezha Battle, G, Volcano Vista (Albuquerque), 5-2, Sr.
Battle led the Hawks to their second state title in three years, averaging 15.4 points and 3.2 assists while rarely turning the ball over.

Cassie Vickery, G, Tularosa, 5-6, Jr.
The high-scoring junior contributed 23.2 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.5 steals per game for the 30-1 Class 3A runners-up.

SECOND TEAM

Raven Herrera, F, Volcano Vista (Albuquerqe), 5-10, Sr.

Sydney Candelaria, G, Eldorado (Albuquerque), 5-7, Jr.

Alivia Lewis, C, Hope Christian (Albuquerque), 6-1, Jr.

Carsyn Boswell, G, Carlsbad, 5-8, Fr.

Jaedyn De La Cerda, G, Roswell, 5-6, Jr.

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