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Gatorade Player of The Year - Watch List

The Gatorade player of the year award is seen as the most prestigious individual award in girls basketball. This award considers not only on the court achievements but also academic and character off the court. As the basketball season is coming to a close I wanted to throw a few names out their to get the conversation started for the 2021-22 season... although I think it's a clear who the winner will be this season it's a fun conversation to get started!

Jaylee Womack - Tulane Signee from Ponchatoula High School

Jaylee Womack has scored over 2,000 points in high school at the 5A level which is a special accomplishment in itself but she's also a winner as she's only lost a handful games in the past two years.... her team will compete in the semifinals tonight for a shot at the 5A state title which in doing so could help put her name in the conversation for Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year!

Jalencia Pierre - Southeastern Signee from Amite High School

Jalencia "Jen" Pierre has to be one of my favorite players to watch as the lighting quick guard is near impossible to stay in front of night in night out! The Southeastern signee has been on a mission this year to get her Amite Lady Warriors to the state championship game and head home with a ring! While only standing 5'5 she might not win the Gatorade Player of the Year award but it'll be hard to find a pound for pound better basketball in the state male or female!!!

Myca Trail - ULM Signee - St. Louis Catholic High School

Myca Trail has been a cornerstone for putting St. Louis Catholic on the map in the girls basketball world. After winning back to back state championships despite not having a home gym its no surprise she's on this watch list given what she has gone through on and off the court during her journey! In her last game of her high school career she won a state championship, won the MVP and scored 33 points, 11 rebounds, and 3 assists.... what an amazing career!

Mikayla Williams - #1 Ranked 2023 Nationally ESPNW - Parkway High School