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Find out how the Miss Basketball finalists fared in the District Semi-Finals

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All four Miss Basketball finalists spoke in the district semifinals on Wednesday and three of them remained in contention for district titles and state championships.

MLive.com has tracked the state’s best senior women’s basketball all season, including the four finalists for this year’s award.

Find out how the four finalists fared on Wednesday in the summary below. Players are listed alphabetically by last name.

Forest Hills Central senior Theryn Hallock (4) drives the ball up against West Catholic in the High School Holiday Tournament semifinals at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. (Joel Bissell | MLive.com)Joel Bissell | MLive.com

Western Catholic vs. Forest Hills Central

Forest Hills Central senior Theryn Hallock (4) throws the ball against Wests Catholic in the High School Holiday Tournament semifinals at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. (Joel Bissell | MLive.com)Joel Bissell | MLive.com

Theryn Hallock, Grand Rapids Forest Hills Center

Position: Keep

Commitment: state of michigan

Hallock’s storied career at Forest Hills Central came to an end with a 69-53 loss to Rockford.

The 4-star rookie scored 34 points for FHC and finished his career with over 1,500 points. She averaged 26.6 points, 11 rebounds, 6.5 steals and 4.8 assists per game this season.

Western Catholic vs. Forest Hills Central

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 | MLive.com)Joel Bissell | MLive.com

Abbey Kimball, Catholic from Grand Rapids West

Position: Keep

Commitment: state of michigan

Kimball put on another standout performance to lead West Catholic past Forest Hills Eastern. The 4-star guard beat FHE single-handedly as they had a game-high 26 points to push West Catholic into Friday’s district final against GR Catholic Central.

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 | MLive.com

Mya Petticord, Ypsilanti Arbor Prep

Position: Keep

Commitment: Texas A&M

The 4-star Texas A&M pledge didn’t need to do much on Wednesday as Arbor Prep headed into the district final game with a 90-22 win over Canton Prep.

Still, Petticord scored a season-high 21 points to lead the Gators to victory and will now look to lead them to their ninth straight district championship when they face Whitmore Lake on Friday.

Arbor Prep Girls Basketball

Detroit Edison’s Ruby Whitehorn 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 | MLive.com

Ruby Whitehorn, Detroit Edison

Position: Keep

Commitment: Clemson

Whitehorn eclipsed the 1,000-point mark in his career to help lead Edison past Detroit Southeastern. Clemson’s commitment and McDonald’s All-American finished with 27 points, 14 rebounds, five assists, three steals and two blocks in the 88-15 victory.

PAST MISS BASKETBALL WINNERS

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