Cedar Run District girls preview capsules


2001-02 record: 6-16, 2-4

How season ended: Lost to Stonewall 65-45 in district tournament first round

Coach: Barry Sudduth (Fourth year, 11-51 career record)

Key loss: F Emily Stepien

Player to watch: A softball commitment for East Tennessee State, 5-foot-5 senior guard Stephanie Gaynord (12.9 ppg, first-team all-district) also leads the Eagles’ basketball backcourt. She’s one of five returning starters.

Other key returners: F Laura Dwyer (6-0, sr.); F Lydia Sumner (5-10. sr.); G/F Ali Southards (5-9, sr.); F Katie Lee (5-7, jr.); G Cassandra Baldwin (5-6, jr.); G Jess Miller (5-4, soph.)

Promising newcomers: F Nia Robinson (5-10, jr.); F Alexis Riley (5-6, jr.); G Laura Bachman (5-5, jr.); F Susanne Honeycutt (5-8, jr.); G Brittany Alexander-Smith (5-6, soph.); G/F Jess Stepien (5-7, soph.); F Tiarra Jefferson (5-10, soph.)

Osbourn Park

2001-02 record: 4-18, 1-5

How season ended: Lost to Potomac 54-31 in district tournament first round

Coach: Larry Nemerow (Sixth year, 57-53 career record)

Key loss: C Katie Stauffer (second-team all-district)

Player to watch: Five-foot-7 junior Erin Myers gives Nemerow a capable option at shooting guard or the point. She was an honorable mention all-district pick as a freshman and a second-teamer last year. On a team with senior post players, Myers is a key weapon from the outside.

Other key returners: C/F Kat Rippe (5-10, sr.); F Renee Messier (5-10, sr.); G/F Sarah Thompson (5-10, jr.); G Reba Stewart (5-6, jr.); F Annie Suliga (6-0, jr.)

Promising newcomers: None


2001-02 record: 18-7, 5-1

How season ended: Lost to GW-Danville 62-36 in Northwest Region semifinals

Coach: Mike Adkins (Sixth year,

67-47 career record)

Key losses: C Erica Dabney (first-team all-district); C Rayna Henry; G Alexis Martin (second-team all-district, transferred to Paul VI); G/F Jameka Smith (second-team all-district, transferred to Gar-Field)

Player to watch: Tiffany Jenkins, a 5-foot-6 junior guard, will be trying to make a first-team all-district squad for the third straight year.

Other key returners: G/F Stephanie Adkins (5-8, sr.); G/F Erika McDavid (5-8, jr.); F Nicole Carr (5-7, jr.); G/F Brittany Miller (5-7, soph.)

Promising newcomers: F Tatiana Bailey (5-9, jr.); F Shadae Bryant (5-7, soph.); F Candace Robinson (5-7, soph.); F Brittany Brooks (5-8, jr.)

Stonewall Jackson

2001-02 record: 13-12, 4-2

How season ended: Lost to Woodbridge 66-29 in Northwest Region semifinals

Coach: Yvette Baggett (Sixth year)

Key loss: G Tish Hogan (first-team all-district, 16.6 ppg)

Player to watch: Courtney Bures, a star on Stonewall’s softball team, was a second-team all-district pick a year ago. The 5-foot-5 guard will be a junior this season.

Other key returners: F/C Jeanette Robinson (5-8, sr., 12.6 ppg); G Jennifer Owens (5-5, sr.); G Lauren Haddock (5-6, sr.); F Crystal Broadnax (5-7, sr.); C/F Monique Barbour (5-11, soph.); G/F Jamie Robinson (5-7, soph.)

Promising newcomers: F Shadonne Marsh (5-10, sr.); F Rachel Lindamood (5-8, sr., played as a sophomore)

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