IndyStar is recognizing its three high school American Family Insurance All-USA Indiana athletes of the week. For more information about our Indiana Sports Awards, contact Jennifer Brugh at email@example.com or Matthew Glenesk at firstname.lastname@example.org. These athletes were chosen for the week ending March 19.
ELLIE BARRETT, Guerin Catholic
Barrett played a major role in her team starting the season off at 5-2. A leader on defense for the Golden Eagles, she aided in a comeback victory over Carmel on March 19. In the first week of play, the senior grabbed 13 ground balls, blocked 13 passes and had three interceptions.
JONROSS RICHARDSON, Lapel
Richardson led the Bulldogs with 16 points in a 55-49 win over Fort Wayne Canterbury on March 19 in the Class 2A semistate game. He helped lead his team to a 59-37 Class 2A state championship Saturday over Howe. Richardson was Lapel’s leading scorer (15.7 ppg) and second-leading rebounder (5.1 rpg) for the season.
GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD
AUTUMN BROWN, Covenant Christian
In a meet against Monrovia and Cloverdale, Brown won the 100- and 200-meter dashes. She is No. 9 on the Hoosier State Relay 60-meter dash qualification list.
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The new IndyStar Indiana Sports Awards will honor the state’s top high school athletes. The April 28 event will feature a keynote speech by Andrew Luck, a sit-down dinner, video tributes of nominees and the announcement of the IndyStar Mr. Basketball award presented by the Indiana Pacers and the IndyStar Miss Basketball Award presented by the Indiana Fever — among other awards. Athletes being honored and one guest may attend for free. Nominated athletes will be notified through their athletic department. A limited number of tickets are available to the public for $50. The event starts at 6 p.m. For more information, to vote on the best fan experience award or to buy tickets, go to indystar.com/indianasportsawards.