USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Pennsylvania Girls Basketball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Mike McDonald, Archbishop Wood (Warminster)
In his first full season as head coach—he took over as an interim coach last season—McDonald turned the Vikings into giant killers. First, Archbishop Wood shocked nationally-ranked powerhouse Neumann-Goretti in the Philadelphia Catholic League final, ending a 53-game winning streak. Then the Vikings (25-6) trounced another unbeaten, Villa Maria, in the Class 3A state championship game, 46-29.
Player of the Year
Kelly Jekot, G, Cumberland Valley (Mechanicsburg), 6-0, Sr.
The state’s two-time Gatorade Player of the Year, Jekot led the Eagles to their third straight Class AAAA state championship. The Villanova commit averaged 21.3 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game and fired in 28 points (on 11-of-15 shooting) in the state final.
Kyla Irwin, F, State College, 6-2, Sr.
The UConn commit averaged 26.5 points, 12.2 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game in her final season.
Alisha Kebbe, G, Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia), 5-11, Sr.
Kebbe averaged 14 points and 9 rebounds a game for the 29-1 Saints, who won their second straight Class AA state championship.
Alayna Gribble, G/F, Norwin (North Huntingdon), 6-0, Sr.
A Pitt recruit, Gribble posted 20.2 points and eight rebounds per game for the 25-1 Knights.
Bailey Greenberg, F, Archbishop Wood (Warminster), 5-11, Sr.
The Drexel commit averaged 14.7 points and nine rebounds on the season, including 14 points and 13 boards in the Class AAA championship game victory.
Cali Konek, G, Imani Christian (Pittsburgh), 5-5, Fr.
Chyna Nixon, G/F, Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia), 5-10, Jr.
Bionca Dunham, F, Imhotep Charter (Philadelphia), 6-3, Sr.
Mary Sheehan, F, Cardinal O’Hara (Springfield), 5-10, Jr.
Sam Breen, F, North Catholic (Pittsburgh), 6-1, Jr.