2014 Mass. Girls Basketball Rankings

NameHSPOSNotesSPECSchool
Anna Lachenauer ‘14
Anna Lachenauer ‘14
Milton AcademyCLachenauer was a walking double-double who ventured into the triple-double land with her impressive post defense and interior play on both ends of the court. The 2013-2014 ISL MVP and our 2013-12014 MAPS Private School player of the year will take her game to Harvard next season and suit up for the Lady Crimson .6'3Harvard
Brianna Rudolph ‘14 Brianna Rudolph ‘14St. Mary’s (Lynn)SFRudolph concluded her storied career with a State Championship senior season. Or 2013-2014 MAPS Public School Player of the Year has a beautiful in-between game and is also an athletic defender and finisher at the basket. The UMass-Lowell commit also scored over 1,000 points in her hs career..5'7UMass Lowell
Infiniti Thomas-Waheed ‘14 Infiniti Thomas-Waheed ‘14Newton NorthG / FThe extremely versatile wing has a complete game that is progressing each year on both ends of the court. She can guard any position with her exceptional length and footwork and is a tireless worker, who can knock down the open shot.5'11Holy Cross
Maggie Mulligan ‘14 Maggie Mulligan ‘14Boston LatinCMulligan is one of the highest risers over the past few years as she had a very strong summer and senior season earning a scholarship to continue her ball career at UMass-Amherst. Mulligan rebounds well and is very athletic and active in the post. Mulligan is another one who is a walking double-double each times she enters the court.6'2UMass Amherst
Jen Berkowitz ‘14 Jen Berkowitz ‘14Rivers SchoolCBerkovitz is a steady and composed post player who has been a fixture on the summer circuit for the past few seasons and a dominating force in the ISL. The 3-time ISL all-star and has a nice face up game and is a plus rebounder. She was also the only local nominee to the prestigious McDonald's All-American game.6'3Yale
Brianna Frias ‘14 Brianna Frias ‘14Holy NameF / CFrias was the top defensive player in Mass. this season and continues to improve her offensive game. The Providence commit is a defensive force in the paint and her athleticism helps her in the transition game.6'1Providence
Jaszala Laracuente ‘14 Jaszala Laracuente ‘14New MissionPGLaracuente is a very gifted and athletic point guard who has unlimited range on her jumper and a star quality that distinguishes the point guard from others who may possess larger statures.5'6
Deandra Humphries ‘14 Deandra Humphries ‘14New MissionSF / SGHumphries is a slashing forward who uses her body well in traffic and finds ways to score at the rim. She has a developing mid-range game and is an improving offensive player who can also guard multiple positions on the court.5'9Bloomfield
Leah Spencer ‘14 Leah Spencer ‘14Archbishop WilliamsPGSpencer, who battled an early season injury, was the lead guard and offensive catalyst for the exceptionally athletic and talented Archies program the past few seasons. She is very strong with the ball on offense and on the ball on defense and is also a top level decision maker.5'6St. Michael's
Samantha Hyslip ‘14 Samantha Hyslip ‘14Westford AcademyFHyslip was one of the top rebounders and interior scorers the past two season in Mass. She is aggressive and effective on both ends of the court and has a nice mid-range face-up game as well. A state champion runner up this season Hyslip is a steal for Stonehill College at the D2 level.6'0Stonehill
Courtney Walsh ‘14 Courtney Walsh ‘14Central CatholicPGWalsh is a seasoned and skilled guard who was part of a great legacy at Central Catholic the past four seasons.The poised point guard is steady on the ball, has a quick trigger with range and is a plus decision maker in the full court.5'6Stonehill
Diondra Woumn ‘14 Diondra Woumn ‘14Lynn EnglishGWoumn broke out in 2012-2013 as she led LE in scoring and continued her rise this season as she helped lead LE to an undefeated regular season.. Woumn is an athletic, explosive wing, who is only getting better.5'9Franklin Pierce
Catherine Stinson ‘14 Catherine Stinson ‘14Lynn EnglishPGStinson is the straw that stirred the talented Lynn English drink. She controlled the tempo of the game, shot the ball well and has a nice change of pace dribble in her arsenal.5'7So. New Hampshire
Lauren Petit ‘14 Lauren Petit ‘14MedfieldPGPetit was one of our favorite players to watch the past few seasons as her toughness and skills helped lead Medfield to amazing success and a State-Championship run in 2012-2013. She is a leader and a very smart and athletic lead guard who also excelled at soccer for Medfield.5'5Bowdoin
Deidra Newson ‘14 Deidra Newson ‘14Lynn EnglishG/FNewson had a great senior season after a breakout junior year as she scored the ball, rebounded and defended the post with a great combination of athleticism and effort for the loaded Lynn English Bulldog team.5'9Roxbury CC
Sharell Sanders ‘14 Sharell Sanders ‘14St. Mary’s (Lynn)PGSanders is a lightning fast point guard who is a lock down defender, excels in transition and is also a sneaky rebounder for her size. She is probably the best on-ball defender that we saw this season and she will continue her career at Caldwell next season.5'1Caldwell
Melissa Baptista ‘14 Melissa Baptista ‘14SomervilleF/CBaptista is another one of the more improving players in Mass. as the Highlander post player had another fine season Baptista is an active shot-blocker and was a double-double threat throughout her high school career.6'2Tufts
Hannah Hackley ‘14 Hannah Hackley ‘14Westford AcademyG/FHackley is a long and athletic wing player who is a versatile match-up nightmare for teams. She is a steal for Amherst and her ability to play multiple positions will give her a great advantage at the next level.6'1Amherst
Maura Buckley ‘14 Maura Buckley ‘14Arlington CatholicFBuckley came back from an early season injury to help guide a balanced AC team on their fantastic late-season run and State Championship. Buckley is a talented forward who can score the ball in a number of ways, is a versatile player and a great leader on the court.5'10WPI
Lydia Zaleski ‘14 Lydia Zaleski ‘14Buckingham Browne & NicholsFA steady and strong post scorer and rebounder, Zaleski impressed us with her array of post moves and top level work ethic and aggressiveness. A Williams commit Zaleski should step right in and earn meaningful minutes as a frosh.6'0Williams

Updated March 22nd, 2014

 

Welcome to our Massachusetts Prep Stars girls basketball player rankings page for the Class of 2014. This list does not include postgraduate players and includes players playing in Massachusetts or players who are from Mass. Our rankings are a joint collaboration of some of the top talent evaluators, coaches and scouts from across New England.Our final Top 20 rankings are a combination of on-court performance, improvements, athletic intangibles, college recruiting, potential and overall skill sets.

The rankings are only an accumulation of our opinions and should not to be used as any conclusive assessment.

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On the Edge: These athletes are also worthy of Top Billing

Ama Biney - G - Holy Name

Amanda Murphy - F - Algonquin

Amanda Williams - F - Central Catholic

Amber Filkins - G - Wareham

Aryuana Perez - G - Holy Name

Breanna Muir - G - Wareham

Bridget Clements - SG Reading

Brittany Stone - F - West Bridgewater

Caitlin Dell’Orfano - G - Central Catholic - Committed to Southern New Hampshire

Chandler Qunitin - G - Milton Academy

Courtney Erickson - F - BB&N

Elizabeth Grip - C - Shrewsbury

Emmalee Keenan - G - Nashoba

Gabriella Coppola - G Watertown

Gemma Lurie - F Newton North

Hannah Cooke - G - Berkshire School

Hannah Kiernan - SG - Masconomet

Janae Bunn - C - Springfield Central

Jayna Cormier - F - Doherty

Jennie Mucciarone - G - St. Mary's - Committed to Tufts

Jessa Rubera - G - Newton South

Jessie Rogers - C - Boston Trinity

Jody Henkels - G - Lincoln-Sudbury

Katie Anderson - G - Natick

Kate Kerrigan - F - Nobles

Karlie O’Driscoll - F - Sharon - Committed to Caldwell

Kendra Hicks - F - Springfield Central

Kristen Fechtelkotter - Wing - Medfield

Lauren Dillon - PG - Nobles

Lydia Caputi - G - Tabor

Maddie Bledsoe - F Newton North

Makayla Everette - F - Lynn English

Meghan Hynes - G - Hopkinton

Nicole Rice - C - Woburn

Norma Waggett - SG - Saugus - Committed to St. Joseph's (ME)

Olivia Conrad - PF/C - Archbishop Williams - Committed to Southern New Hampshire

Rebecca Olivieiri - G - Fontbonne

Ruthann Zientek - G - NMH

Samantha Cowan - F - Bedford

Shannon Hayes - Wing - Billerica

Sophia Mavromattis - PG - Wellesley

Stephanie Bramante - F / C Stoneham

Stephanie Soto-Rivera - F - Beaver Country Day