The Jackson County Basketball Coaches Association has released its 2020 All-Jackson County Girls Basketball Team:
JACKSON COUNTY PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Molly Heard, Pisgah
The sophomore led Pisgah in scoring (18.8 points per game), rebounding (8.0), steals (3.5) and blocked shots (1.6) and was second in assists (2.1) as the Eagles claimed a third-straight Class 3A state championship. Heard was named the Class 3A Player of the Year by the ASWA and was a first-team all-state selection. She was the Northeast Regional MVP and made the All-State, All-Jackson County and All-Sand Mountain Tournament teams.
JACKSON COUNTY COACH OF THE YEAR
Carey Ellison, Pisgah
The veteran coach capped his 24th season as Pisgah's head coach with the sixth state championship of his career. The Eagles won their third straight Class 3A state title, becoming just the 10th AHSAA school to accomplish that feat. Pisgah finished 31-3 on the season and won the Jackson County, Sand Mountain, Class 3A Area 15 and Northeast Regional Tournament titles. Ellison, who now has 625 career wins, was named ASWA's 2020 Class 3A Coach of Year.
FIRST-TEAM ALL-JACKSON COUNTY
Molly Heard, Pisgah
The sophomore earned her third All-Jackson County selection after helping the Eagles win another state title. She played both guard and forward, enabling her to impact games on the perimeter, in transition and in the post.
Gracie Stucky, Skyline
The junior was the team's second leading scorer with 14.9 points per game while leading the Vikings in assists with four per game. She made the All-Northeast Regional and All-Jackson County Tournament teams.
Kallie Tinker, Pisgah
The freshman burst onto the scene this season in a big way, averaging 12.1 points and 2.0 steals per game. She averaged 14 points and five rebounds during the Class 3A state tournament while earning all-tournament honors.
Bailee Usrey, Skyline
The senior finished her Skyline playing career with her second first-team all-state selection. The four-time all-county pick was a Class 1A Player of the Year finalist. The Shorter signee is Skyline's all-time leading scorer.
Chloe Womack, Pisgah
The senior was the Class 3A state tournament MVP after helping Pisgah three-peat. She is now a three-time all-Jackson County selection, and the Gadsden State signee was the Jackson County Tournament MVP.
SECOND-TEAM ALL-JACKSON COUNTY
Aidan Bellomy, Skyline
The junior was one of the county's top 3-point shooters while helping the Vikings post 27 wins and another area title.
Sarah Morgan, North Jackson
The senior earned another all-county selection after helping North Jackson win a third straight area title.
Madison Myers, Pisgah
The senior point guard was an all-around contributor for the Eagles as they captured their third straight state title.
Haley Smart, Section
The senior center and multi-time all-county selection led Section in scoring and rebounding for a second straight year.
Summer Varnum, North Jackson
The junior emerged as a key figure for the Chiefs this season. She was one of the team's top scorers and rebounders.
THIRD-TEAM ALL-JACKSON COUNTY
Tia Edwards, Woodville
The multi-year starting center was a strong inside presence for the Panthers during her senior year.
Layla Hatfield, Pisgah
The senior played a key role in 31-win Pisgah's Class 3A state-championship three-peat.
Alli McAllister, Skyline
The senior provided strong defense and rebounding inside for the 27-win Vikings.
Alexis Moore, North Jackson
The junior point guard helped the Chiefs post 19 wins and claim a third straight area title.
Jessi Weldon, NSM
The junior provided key contributions on both ends of the floor for the Bison this season.