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Los Angeles Times 1998 Ventura County All-Star Basketball
Teams

Girls

March 26, 1998

Erin Barker, Nordhoff

5-9, Senior

Forward

The Rangers' career scoring leader averaged 19.8 points and 6.8 rebounds and converted 75% of her free throws. Barker helped Nordhoff to second place in the Frontier League.

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Nell Becker, Nordhoff

5-6, Senior

Guard

Nordhoff's career leader in assists, steals, three-point baskets and free-throw percentage, Becker is second on the Rangers' career list in scoring and averaged 15.7 points, 8.5 assists and 5.4 steals.

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Kelly Greathouse, Buena

6-2, Freshman

Center

Expected to be a staple at Buena for years to come, Greathouse averaged 13.3 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots a game, bringing to mind some of the achievements her sister, Nicole, reached as a Bulldog.

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Renae Hofmann, Buena

5-8, Senior

Guard

Good ball-handling skills and superb one-on-one moves allowed Hofmann, the Channel League player of the year, to average a team-high 14.5 points for the No. 1 team in The Times' regional poll.

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Rhiannon Potkey, Ventura

5-6, Senior

Guard

A repeat selection to The Times' All-Ventura County team, Potkey averaged 7.0 assists and became the Cougars' career assists leader.

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Elena Salvador, Thousand Oaks

5-11, Senior

Forward

The key player in the Lancers' improbable drive to their third consecutive Marmonte League co-championship. Salvador averaged 9.0 points and 8.1 rebounds to lead a balanced team.

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Jessica Sanders, Royal

5-9, Senior

Forward

Among the county's best all-around athletes, Sanders averaged 11.6 points and 7.1 rebounds to lead the Highlanders to a Marmonte League co-championship and a berth in the Southern Section Division I-A quarterfinals.

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Chenne Tuimoloau, Channel Islands

5-10, Sophomore

Guard

Selected the most valuable player of the Marmonte League, one of the region's toughest, Tuimoloau averaged 16.4 points and 6.1 assists.

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Alicia Weber, Royal

5-7, Senior

Guard

The emotional leader averaged a team-high 13.2 points and 6.1 assists for a Highlander team that enjoyed its best campaign in 16 seasons.

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1997-98 ALL-VENTURA COUNTY GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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Pos. Name School Yr. Ht. G-F Damaris Hinojosa Moorpark Jr. 5-10

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COACH OF THE YEAR

Chuck Brown, Thousand Oaks (18-7, 12-2), Marmonte League co-champion

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FIRST TEAM

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Pos. Name School Yr. Ht. F Erin Barker Nordhoff Sr. 5-9 G Nell Becker Nordhoff Sr. 5-6 C Kelly Greathouse Buena Fr. 6-2 G Renae Hofmann Buena Sr. 5-8 G Rhiannon Potkey Ventura Sr. 5-6 F Elena Salvador Thousand Oaks Sr. 5-11 F Jessica Sanders Royal Sr. 5-9 G Chenne Tuimoloau Channel Islands So. 5-10 G Alicia Weber Royal Sr. 5-7

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1997-98 ALL-COUNTY GIRLS' BASKETBALL SECOND TEAM

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Pos. Name School Yr. Ht. F Liz Nesbitt Thousand Oaks Sr. 5-11 G Jamie Sturdivant Simi Valley Jr. 5-8 C Teresa Russell Royal Jr. 6-1 G Kelly Murray Buena Sr. 5-8 G Stacey Howard St. Bonaventure Jr. 5-10 C Christen Roper Nordhoff Jr. 6-5 F Susanna Hallahan Santa Clara Sr. 5-9 G Alma Perez Channel Islands Sr. 5-6 G Tawny Thorp Westlake Fr. 5-9 F Alex Gientke Ventura So. 5-10

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