2021-22 Orange County Women’s Basketball Team and Winners – Orange County Register



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PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Kaylee Byon, Rosary, Sr.

COACH OF THE YEAR

Kerwin Walters, Sage Hill

FIRST TEAM

Kaylee Byon, Rosary, Sr. (Player of the Year)

Jayionne Brown, Orangewood Academy, Jr., F: Brown burst onto the scene leading League champions San Joaquin in scoring (13.6) and rebounding (10.8) while averaging nearly three assists and three steals. She tallied 18 double-doubles and shot 53% from the floor for second place in the SoCal I Regional Division.

Allison Clarke, Rosary, So., F: Clarke, a sharpshooter, averaged 14.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists to help the Royals win a share of the Trinity League title and reach the semi-finals of the Division I at the CIF State SoCal Regional Playoffs. The All-CIF Open Division selection made seven 3-pointers in a loss to Mater Dei in the league.

Addison Deal, Pacifica Christian, Fr., PG: The CIF-SS Division 4A Player of the Year averaged about 21 points, seven rebounds, 5.5 assists and four steals as he led the Tritons to their first Division title and the second round of the CIF SoCal Division Regional Playoffs II. Deal was the Academy League Player of the Year.

Caia Elisaldez, Mater Dei, Jr., PG: The speedy All-CIF Open Division guard averaged 11.8 points, nearly five assists and three steals to help the Monarchs secure a share of the Trinity League crown, advance to the playoffs of the open division and finish first in the county.

Taylor Feldman, Crean Lutheran, Sr., PG: The Empire League MVP and All-CIF selection averaged 26.8 points, 5.4 assists and four steals to lead the Saints to an undefeated league title and a trip to the CIF semi-finals. SS Division 2AA. Feldman, tied to Northern Arizona, finished with a school-high 2,401 points, 436 assists and 456 steals.

Isabel Gomez #24 of Sage Hill jumps into the arms of teammate Annabelle Spotts #15 of Sage Hill celebrates after defeating the San Joaquin Memorial 51-47 to win the CIF State Division II Women’s Basketball State Championship Game at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento Saturday, March 12, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Isabel Gomez, Sage Hill, Sr., PG: The co-CIF-SS Division 2AA Player of the Year averaged 13.3 points, 6.9 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.3 steals to help the Lightning win the CIF State Division II title. Penn’s regular commitment led a team that started four sophomores.

Sheridan Kennedy, Orange Lutheran, So., F/C: The co-CIF-SS Division 2AA Player of the Year averaged 7.5 points, 7.7 rebounds, nearly two steals and delivered in the clutch to help the Lancers win the division title. She had 18 points and 13 rebounds in a win over Sage Hill in the Section Finals.

Hannah Stines, Orangewood Academy, Sr., PG: The versatile Washington signing averaged 13.5 points, 8.8 rebounds, 5.2 assists, 2.4 steals and two blocks to help the Spartans reach the CIF-SS Open Division Playoffs and Finals of Division I in the CIF SoCal region. She was an All-CIF Open Division selection and San Joaquin League MVP.

Mater Dei Nalani White forward, center, pushes his way past Rosary Mya Barnes, right, to score a basket during game 1 of the CIF-SS Open Division Women’s Basketball Playoffs in Santa Ana on Saturday, February 12, 2022. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, collaborating photographer)

Lani White, Mater Dei, Sr., F: The Utah-bound White averaged 15.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.4 steals to help the Monarchs earn a share of the Trinity League title and reach the Open Division Playoffs. She was selected to the All-League First Team and All-CIF Open Division.

SECOND TEAM

Shanna Brown, Aliso Niguel, Jr., F

Emily Eadie, Sage Hill, So., F

Alyssa Kubo, Esperanza, Sr., G

Kaiya Mack, Esperanza, Jr., G

Mater Dei forward Soleil Montrose, left, and Rosary Allison Clarke scramble for a loose ball during game 1 of the CIF-SS Open Division women’s basketball playoff pool in Santa Ana on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, collaborating photographer)

Sun Montrose, Mater Dei, Sr., F

Bella Pearson, Troy, Sr., G

Kat Righeimer, Sage Hill, So., F

Larissa Robles, Sonora, Jr., PG

Halle Sii, Valley of Capistrano Christian, Sr., PG

Sophia Williams, Brea Olinda, Sr., G

THIRD TEAM

Teagan Burrus, Woodbridge, So., Fa

Jailynn Clayton, JSerra, So., G

Chase Dionio, Newport Harbor, Sr., G

Amanda Edwards, San Juan Hills, Jr., G

Andrea Javier, Fairmont Prep, Sr., PG

Guards Kira Watanabe, left, Moka Saiki, center, and Nina Saiki helped the Portola women’s basketball team defeat Dana Hills 69-34 in the Christina Mauser Memorial Tournament on Monday. (Photo by Dan Albano, Orange County Register/SCNG)

Mocha Saiki, Portola, Jr., F

Leah Saynes, Sonora, Sr., G

Brooke Slymen, Santa Margarita, Sr., F

Margaret Tengan, Fountain Valley, Sr., G

Amaya Williams, Santa Margarita, Fr., PG

FOURTH TEAM

Celine Castaneda, Tesoro, Jr., G

Cypress Girls basketball players, left to right, Isabella Caceres, Myia Collins and Lauryn Nakamura helped the Centurions defeat Valencia 72-59 in an Empire League game on Friday. (Photo by Dan Albano, Orange County Register/SCNG)

Myia Collins, Cypress, Jr., F

Selena Hernandez, El Dorado, Sr., F

Serena Ileleji, Anaheim, Sr., G

Shea Joko, Orange Lutheran, So., G

Andi Martinez, Santiago, Jr., PG

Lauren Mirhan, Valencia, Sr., F

Caitlin Muller, Beckman, Sr., G

Maggie Teven, Troy, Sr., F/C

Makena Tomlinson, Corona del Mar, Sr., F/C

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