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It would be hard to find a better resume than the one presented by John Curtis Christian senior Jerkaila Jordan — Four, Four, Four.
Four years on the varsity, four state championships, four state championship game MVP selections. Now add 2019-20 Suddenlink Louisiana Player of the Year.
Headed to Tulane, Jordan has been a force in Louisiana since her freshman year when she helped lead the Patriots to a 32-2 record. All totaled, John Curtis Christian went 112-11 during her prep career. She averaged 21.7 points per game as a senior and she was the only Louisiana player ranked in the Top 100 nationally by HoopGurlz.
Jordan heads a list of 15 all-state players sorted into three teams.LOUISIANA ALL-STATE TEAM PRESENTED BY SUDDENLINK
Qua Chambers, Benton
5-6 | Senior | Guard | Louisiana-Monroe
Tigers storm through the playoffs, winning their five Division I games
by an average of 25 points per game. She was also nominated to play in
the East West All-Star Game and was named the District 1-5A MVP.
Diamond Hunter, Lee (Baton Rouge)
5-7 | Senior | Guard | Sam Houston
Patriots to back-to-back Division II championships, winning MVP honors
this year with 35 points in the title game. She averaged 24 points per
game for a team that went 28-4 on the season.
5-9 | Senior | Forward | Tulane
Led Patriots to the Division 1 state championship while averaging 21.7 points, 3.0 assists, 3.0 steals and 2.0 blocks per game. She has been named the state championship game MVP the past four years.Makaila Lewis, Red River (Coushatta)
5-11 | Senior | Center | Uncommitted
An all-state first team pick by the coaches association, led Red River to the Class 2A state championship game. She averaged 22.3 points per game and 12.1 rebounds per game.Kahia Warmsley, Mansfield
5-8 | Senior | Guard | Southern Miss
The District 1-3A Player of the Year, Warmsley also landed on the coaches association all-state first team. She helped Mansfield to the Class 3A state championship game.Second Team
Angel Bradford, Brusly
5-9 | Senior | Forward | Uncommitted
helped Panthers win 29 games on the season and reach the second round
of the Class 3A playoffs. She earned a spot on the coach's association
all-state second team.
Dijone' Flowers, Live Oak (Watson)
5-8 | Senior | Guard | Lamar
coaches association all-state second team pick, Flowers scored over
2,000 points in her career and helped Eagles reach the state tournament.
Jayln James, St. Thomas Aquinas (Hammond)
5-9 | Junior | Forward | Uncommitted
led Falcons to the Division III state championship with 28 points in
the championship game. She earned an all-state spot as a sophomore and
had a high-point total of 41 points in a game this year.
Katlyn Manuel, Northwest (Opelousas)Jeriah Warren, LaGrange (Lake Charles)
6-0 | Junior | Forward | Uncommitted
all-state selection as a sophomore, Manuel helped Raiders to the second
round of the Class 3A playoffs. She was also a second team all-state
choice by the coaches association.
5-11 | Junior | Guard | Uncommitted
Helped Grangers to the Class 4A state championship. She was the District 4A-4 Player of the Year while leading LaGrange to a 32-4 records.Third Team
Deonna Brister Lake Arthur
5-11 | Junior | Guard | Uncommitted
a standout in softball, Brister was the district MVP in basketball last
year as a sophomore. She had a single-game high of 39 points this year
and helped the Panthers reach the state tournament. She has over 1,000
points in her career.
Faith Robinson, West Monroe
5-10 | Senior | Forward | Uncommitte
Robinson was chosen to play in the coaches association East-West All-Star Game. She is also a two-time all-district selection.
Kyren M. Whittington, Northlake Christian (Covington)
5-8 | Senior | Guard | University of Louisiana-Monroe
The St. Tammany Farmer Parish Player of the Year as a junior, Whittington was also all-state and she has scored over 2,000 points in her career.
Mikaylah Williams, Parkway (Bossier City)
6-0 | Freshman | Guard | Uncommitted
The leading scorer for the Panthers, Williams is already getting looks from SEC schools while leading Parkway to a 24-8 record.