Find out how the Miss Basketball finalists fared in District Championship games

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On Friday, three of the four finalists for the Miss Basketball 2022 award in Michigan led their teams to district championships. kept track of finalists all season and continued into the playoffs.

Find out how the finalists fared on Friday. Players are listed alphabetically by last name.

West Catholic senior Abbey Kimball (1) tries to shoot against Forest Hills Central in the High School Holiday Tournament Semifinals at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. (Joel Bissell | Bissell |

Abbey Kimball, Catholic from Grand Rapids West

Position: Keep

Commitment: state of michigan

The 4-star rookie led West Catholic to its third straight district title by scoring a game-high 24 points to lead the Falcons to a 64-29 win. Kimball and WHC next face Grand Rapids Christian in the Division 1 regional semifinals on Tuesday.

Arbor Prep Girls Basketball

Arbor Prep’s Mya Petticord dribbles the ball during a women’s basketball game at Arbor Preparatory High School on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 in Ann Arbor. Detroit Edison defeated Arbor Prep, 60-52.Meg Potter |

Mya Petticord, Ypsilanti Arbor Prep

Position: Keep

Commitment: Texas A&M

Petticord continued his impressive season by beating the Gators with 27 points, six assists and five steals in a 71-15 win over Whitmore Lake.

The 4-star guard captured their fourth district title and extended Arbor Prep’s district championship streak to nine. AP next face Blissfield in the D3 regional semi-final on Tuesday.

Detroit Edison vs. West Bloomfield women's basketball

Detroit Edison’s Ruby Whitehorn (2) lines up a shot during West Bloomfield’s game against Detroit Edison at West Bloomfield High School on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.Ann Arbor News

Ruby Whitehorn, Detroit Edison

Position: Keep

Commitment: Clemson

Whitehorn beat Detroit University Prep single-handedly scoring a game-high 24 points to lead DEPSA to a 90-21 District D2 Final victory.

The 5-star rookie filled the stat sheet in addition to his scoring by pulling out 10 rebounds and adding five steals and three assists.

Edison’s quest to regain the D2 state title will continue with his regional semi-final against Redford Westfield Prep on Tuesday.


1981: Julie Polakowski, Leland

1982: Sue Tucker, Okemos

1983: Michele Kruty, Manistee

1984: Emily Wagner, Livonia Ladywood

1985: Franthea Price, River Rouge

1986: Daedra Charles, Porres Strait

1987: Dena Head: Plymouth Salem

1988: Jennifer Shasky, Birmingham Marian

1989: Peggy Evans, Detroit Campaign Day

1990: Markita Aldridge, King of Detroit

1991: Lisa Negri, Flint Powers

1992: Erinn Reed, Saginaw

1993: Sally Sedlar, Manistee

1994: Kim Knuth, St. Joseph

1995: Maxann Reese, Bishop Borgess

1996: Deanna Nolan, Flint Northern

1997: Aiysha Smith, Bishop Borgess

1998: Kristen Koetsier, Grandville

1999: Vicki Krapohl, Mount Pleasant

2000: Tabitha Pool, Ann Arbor Huron

2001: Liz Shimek, Maple City Glen Lake

2002: Danielle Kamm, Saginaw New

2003: Krista Clement, Saint-Ignace La Salle

2004: Tiffanie Shives, Lansing Christian

2005: Allyssa DeHaan, Grandville

2006: Brenna Bankston, Frankfurt

2007: No awards given

2008: Kellie Watson, Ionia

2009: Jenny Ryan, Saginaw New

2010: Klarissa Bell, East Lansing

2011: Jasmine Hines, Central Lake

2012: Madison Ristovski, Liggett University of Grosse Pointe Woods

2013: Tori Jankoska, Freeland

2014: Lexi Gussert, Forest Park

2015: Tania Davis, Goodrich

2016: Kysre Gondrezick, Port of Benton

2017: Jordan Walker, Mona Shores

2018: Jaida Hampton, East Lansing

2019: Rickea Jackson, Detroit Edison

2020: Gabrielle Elliot, Detroit Edison

2021: Damiya Hagemann, Detroit Edison