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School:Mount Rainier Height: 6-0 Position: F College: Stanford

Lynnwood coach Everett Edwards: “Brittany is a great player, and I’m sure many high-school coaches are glad she is graduating. Brittany’s athleticism, competitive spirit and will to win allow her to raise her game to a level where she is nearly unstoppable at times.”

Mount Rainier coach Bob Bolam: “She has worked to get better every year, and this year was no exception. She will go down as the best player to ever play for Mount Rainier, as well as one of the best from the state of Washington. She will be greatly missed.”

Memorable moment: One that epitomized her career was the effort against Moses Lake in the 4A state semifinals — where Mount Rainier had lost in each of the two previous years. After struggling for most of three quarters, McPhee brought the Rams back from a 10-point deficit and hit the game-winning jumper with 15.3 seconds to play. She finished with 26 points, 12 rebounds and eight blocks.

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Key stats: Broke her season school scoring record with 786 points (27.1) average) and also averaged 12.8 rebounds, 3.0 steals, 2.8 blocks and 2.3 assists. Her career totals for points (2,825), rebounds (1,411) and blocks (296) are also Mount Rainier marks. She became the all-time career scoring leader in the 4A state tournament with 268 points in just 11 games.

Girls Player of the Year

Pos. Player School Ht. Yr.
F Brittany McPhee Mount Rainier 6-0 Sr.
Parade All-American, three-time Gatorade POY; signed with Stanford.

All-State First Team

Pos. Player School Ht. Yr.
P Otiona Gildon Gonzaga Prep 6-0 Jr.
Strong and a handful inside, Gildon took over 4A title game.
G Myzhanique Ladd Cleveland 5-8 Sr.
She heads to San Jose State with two state crowns.
G Makala Roper Cleveland 5-8 Sr.
Signed with UC Santa Barbara and was tourney MVP in both title runs.
G Chandler Smith Brewster 6-0 Sr.
As good as they get in the open court, signed with Nebraska.
P Deja Strother Inglemoor 6-4 Jr.
Regular triple-double threat is committed to UW.

Second Team

Pos. Player School Ht. Yr.
G Delaney Hodgins Chiawana 6-0 Sr.
Defensive stopper, averaged 18.3 points; committed to EWU.
P Madison Hovren Central Valley 5-10 Jr.
Tenacious inside scorer led GSL with a 22.4 average.
F Nike McClure W.F. West 6-3 Sr.
WSU gets a major leaper who helped team to 2A state crown.
G Laura Stockton Gonzaga Prep 5-8 Jr.
Like father (John), like daughter, Stockton was key for 4A champs.
F Aubrey Ward-El Skyview 5-9 Sr.
Can score inside or out; signed with San Diego.

Coach of the Year

Stephenie Wheeler-Smith, Cleveland
Program has three state titles in last five years and a 53-0 run Washington teams.

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