- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 12, 2014

2014 - Kelsey Mitchell, Cin. Princeton, 5-foot-8, senior. Averaged 24.9 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 4.1 steals per game. McDonald’s All-American. Shot 35 percent from 3-point line for state’s No. 1 team, leading it to state tournament. Along with twin sister Chelsea, signed with Ohio State.

2013 - Ashley Morrissette, Twinsburg, 5-9, sr. Averaged 19.1 points, 6.5 assists, 5 rebounds, 5 steals while shooting 50 percent from the field and 82 percent at the line. Starter on two state championship teams, led her team to a 28-0 record and a third trip to the state tournament. Purdue.

2012 - Ameryst Alston, Canton McKinley, 5-9, sr. Averaged 25.2 points, 5 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 2.1 steals while shooting 49.2 percent from the field and 75 percent at the free-throw line. Stark County’s all-time scoring leader with 2,032 points. Led team to four district, two regional and 2010 state championship. Becomes fourth two-time winner of AP Ohio Ms. Basketball award. Ohio State.

2011 - Ameryst Alston, Canton McKinley, 5-9, jr.. Averaged 21.0 points, 5 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 3.4 steals per game for defending Division I state champions. Team was 20-0 in regular season and No. 1.

2010 - Natasha Howard, Tol. Waite, 6-3, sr. Averaged 24.7 points, 11 rebounds, 2.6 assists a game while leading her team to its first trip to the state tournament. McDonald’s All-American. Florida State.

2009 - Kendall Hackney, Cin. Mount Notre Dame, 6-2, sr. Averaged 13.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 2.1 blocked shots, 1.9 steals while shooting 47 percent from the field, 33 percent on 3-pointers and 78 percent at the line. Dominant player on the most dominant team in Ohio. Led her team to a 101-10 record as a starter, including state titles all four years. Northwestern.

2008 - Amber Gray, West Chester Lakota West, 6-1, sr. Averaged 18.2 points, 8.1 rebounds 4.5 assists and 3.5 steals a game. Led team to a 25-1 record and No. 3 ranking, in addition to its first trip ever to the state tournament. Recruited by all of the top programs in the country, chose Tennessee over Connecticut, Duke, Rutgers, Ohio State. Daughter of former UCLA and NFL defensive back Carlton Gray. She was first team All-Ohio her junior and senior years and was picked to play in McDonald’s All-American game.

2007 - Jantel Lavender, Cleveland Central Catholic, 6-4, sr. Averaged 21 points, 12.5 rebounds and 3.5 blocked shots a game while leading her team to the state tournament in Division III. Shot 56 percent from the field. Scored more than 2,000 points with more than 1,200 rebounds for her career. Signed with Ohio State, where she was Big Ten player of the year an unprecedented four seasons.

2006 - Tyra Grant, Youngstown Ursuline, 5-11, sr. Averaged 30.8 points, 10.7 rebounds, 3.7 steals, 2.9 assists and 2.8 blocks per game for team that reached state tournament. Also named Division III co-player of the year. Helped team win state title as a sophomore. Penn State.

2005 - Maria Getty, Dayton Chaminade-Julienne, 5-9, sr. Averaged 14.6 points, 5.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists per game while shooting 43 percent on 3-pointers. Led team to three state tournaments in four years. Three-time first-team All-Ohioan. Point guard for No. 2-ranked team. Villanova.

2004 - Mel Thomas, Cincinnati Mount Notre Dame, 5-9, sr. Averaged 20.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 6.1 assists, 3.5 steals per game. Shot 43 percent from 3-point range, four-year starter. Team unbeaten and ranked No. 2 in final regular-season poll. Connecticut.

2003 - Brittany Hunter, Columbus Brookhaven, 6-3, sr. Averaged 23.4 points, 17.6 rebounds, 6.0 blocks and 2.0 steals for team that reached state semifinals. Scored fewer than 15 points in only one game all season. Duke, transferred to Connecticut.

2002 - Barbara Turner, Cleveland East Tech, 6-1, sr. Averaged 23.5 points, 13.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 4 steals a game. Led team to three straight state tournament semifinals. Connecticut.

2001 - Michelle Munoz, Mason, 6-1, sr. Averaged 24.0 points and 9.0 rebounds a game. Finished her high school career with a 94-8 record in four years as a starter. Daughter of former Cincinnati Bengal and Pro Football Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz. Tennessee, transferred to Ohio State.

2000 - Michelle Munoz, Mason. Averaged 20.5 points and 7.9 rebounds a game while hitting 61 percent of her shots from the field. Led team to second consecutive perfect record in the regular season and second straight No. 1 ranking in Associated Press poll.

1999 - LaToya Turner, Pickerington, and Kaayla Chones, Eastlake North (tie). Both were 6-4 seniors. Turner averaged 19.5 points, 10.6 rebounds, 4 steals, 4 blocked shots and 1.5 steals for the Pickerington team that ended up No. 1 in USA Today’s national rankings. Chones averaged 26.6 points, 18.2 rebounds and 7.3 blocked shots a game. Turner to Ohio State, Chones to North Carolina State.

1998 - Tamika Williams, Dayton Chaminade-Julienne, 6-1, sr., 18.8 points, 11.6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals a game while shooting 63.4 percent from field and 77.4 percent at line. A three-time All-Ohioan. Connecticut.

1997 - Semeka Randall, Garfield Hts. Trinity, 5-10, sr., 32.4 points, 16.8 rebounds, 7.6 steals, 5.7 assists, 2.8 blocked shots per game; four-year average of 25.6 ppg. Trinity 99-10 with her in lineup, won two state championships. Tennessee.

1996 - Semeka Randall, Garfield Hts. Trinity, 5-10, jr., 30.7 points, 8.4 rebounds, 8.8 steals, 6.2 assists per game; 47.1 percent field goals, 31.3 percent 3-pointers, 71.7 percent free throws.

1995 - Beth Ostendorf, Pickerington, 6-0, sr., 21.5 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals per game; 60.2 percent field goal, 80.4 percent free throw; on two state championship teams, one runner-up, one semifinalist; teams went 104-8 in her career.

1994 - Na’Sheema Hillmon, Garfield Hts. Trinity, 6-2, sr., 18.7 points, 13.8 rebounds, 4.7 steals, 4.4 assists, 3.1 blocked shots per game; 54 percent field goal, 68 percent free throw. Vanderbilt.

1993 - Marlene Stollings, Beaver Eastern, 5-10, sr., Beaver Eastern, 42.5 points, 8.3 rebounds, 6.1 assists per game; 67 percent 2-pointers, 46 percent 3-pointers, 86 percent free throws; Ohio’s career scoring leader with 3,514 points in 96 games (36.6 per game); scored 1,022 points in just the 24 games her senior season. Ohio State.

1992 - Katie Smith, Logan, 5-11, sr., 30.2 points, 7 rebounds, 7.2 assists per game, 56.7 percent field goal, 80 percent free throw; first in her class academically. Ohio State. Went on to become the leading scorer in American women’s professional basketball.

1991 - Vonda Ward, Garfield Hts. Trinity, 6-6, sr., 23.8 points, 13.7 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 3.5 blocks, 2.6 steals per game; 59 percent field goals, 74 percent free throws. Tennessee.

1990 - Vonda Ward, Garfield Hts. Trinity, 6-6, jr., 22.1 points, 13.6 rebounds, 5.4 blocked shots, 3.8 assists per game; 68 percent field goals.

1989 - Carol Madsen, Reading, 6-0, sr., 24.2 points per game. Xavier.

1988 - Janet Haneberg, Cincinnati Seton, 6-3, sr., 15.5 points, 9.6 rebounds, 4 blocked shots per game; 57 percent field goals, 59 percent free throws.

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