2023 GPB All-Finals Girls Basketball Team
On behalf of the entire GPB Sports team, we would like to thank you for watching and supporting the GHSA Basketball State Championships on GPB. To put a wrap on the 2023 season, here is our GPB All-Finals Girls Basketball Team from the eight championship games.
Most Outstanding Player
Crystal Henderson - Kell – Led the Longhorns to the Class 5A championship in 57-36 win vs. Warner Robins. Henderson scored a tournament-high 29 points with 8 rebounds (5 offensive), 6 assists and 7 steals while shooting 11-for-23 field goals, and 6-for-7 free throws.
Jessica Fields – Mt. Paran – Led the Eagles to the Class 2A championship in a 67-44 win vs. Banks County. Fields scored 23 points with 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 blocks and 4 steals while shooting 8-for-12 field goals and 7-for-7 free throws.
Ciara Alexander – Mt. Paran – Led the Eagles to the Class 2A championship in 67-44 win vs. Banks County. Alexander scored 26 points with 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 blocks and 2 steals while shooting 12-for-16 field goals and 2-for-4 free throws.
Janaye Walker – Baldwin – Led the Braves to a Class 4A State runner-up finish in 51-47 loss vs. Griffin. Walker scored 21 points with 19 rebounds (7 offensive), 3 assists while shooting 8-for-13 field goals and 5-for-10 free throws.
Tyana Dorsey – Clinch County – Led the Panthers to the Class A Division II championship with 45-42 win vs. Lake Oconee Academy. Dorsey scored 19 points with 20 rebounds (9 offensive) while shooting 9-for-12 field goals and 1-for-2 free throws.
Mataya Gayle – River Ridge – Led the Knights to the Class 6A championship with 68-50 win vs. Lovejoy. Gayle scored 25 points with 9 rebounds (3 offensive), 5 assists while shooting 11-for-19 field goals and 3-for-4 3field goals.
Jakerra Butler – Hebron Christian – Led the Lions to the Class 3A championship with 68-36 win vs. Lumpkin County. Butler scored 16 points with 13 rebounds (4 offensive), 2 blocks, 3 steals while shooting 6-for-9 field goals and 4-for-6 free throws.
La’nya Foster – Lovejoy – Led the Wildcats to a Class 6A runner finish in 68-50 loss vs. River Ridge. Foster scored 16 points with 12 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks and 7 steals while shooting 6-for-13 field goals and 4-for-5 3field goals.
Aaliyah Duranham – Griffin – Led the Bears to the Class 4A championship in 51-47 win vs. Baldwin. Duranham scored 20 points with 7 rebounds (4 offensive), and 3 steals while shooting 8-for-18 field goals, 2-for-4 3field goals and 2-for-2 free throws.
Sa’Mya Wyatt – St. Francis – Led the Knights to the Class A Division I championship in 76-for-74 overtime win vs. Galloway. Wyatt scored 27 points with 10 rebounds (4 offensive), and 2 steals while shooting 11-for-17 field goals and 5-for-5 free throws.
Nya Young – St. Francis – Led the Knights to the Class A Division I championship in 76-74 overtime win vs. Galloway. Young scored 21 points with 2 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals while shooting 8-for-16 field goals, 2-for-4 on 3-pointers and 3-for-4 free throws.
Diana Collins – Brookwood – Led the Broncos to the Class 7A championship in 43-39 win vs. Norcross. Collins scored 21 points with 6 rebounds, and 2 steals while shooting 7-for-10 field goals and 7-for-8 free throws.
Tianna Thompson – Galloway – Led the Scots to a Class A Division II State runner-up finish in 76-74 overtime loss vs. St. Francis. Thompson scored 23 points with 4 offensive rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals while shooting 5-for-15 field goals and 13-for-15 free throws.
Veronaye Charlton – Norcross – Led the Blue Devils to a Class 7A runner-up finish in 43-39 loss vs. Brookwood. Charlton scored 17 points, 8 rebounds (4 offensive) with 2 steals while shooting 7-for-16 field goals and 3-for-5 on 3-point field goals.
Aubrey Beckham – Hebron Christian – Led the Lions to the Class 3A championship with 68-36 win vs. Lumpkin County. Beckham scored 16 points with 6 rebounds (3 offensive), 6 assists and 2 steals while shooting 7-for-13 field goals and 2-for-2 free throws.
Jada Williams – Lake Oconee Academy – Led the Titans to a Class A Division II runner-up finish in 45-42 loss vs. Clinch County. Williams scored 16 points with 4 rebounds (3 offensive) and 3 steals while shooting 6-for-17 field goals, 2-for-7 on 3-point field goals and 2-for-2 free throws.