After losing UNC commit Alexis Duckett for the season, DME Girl’s High School Team has not skipped a beat. DME Girl’s team is currently 8-0 and no team has stayed within 20 points. The team is very talented and has great depth. The team has 5 girls averaging double figures, led by Sophomore I’sis Grady who is leading the team in points, rebounds, and steals with 14 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 2.6 steals a game.
Senior Guard Ahna Burney has been scoring 13 points per game and has helped make up for Duckett’s absence. FAMU commit Hilani Cantone is also off to a strong start averaging 12 points a game in her junior year. Three other girls are averaging 9 points, 8 points, and 7 points respectively.
Coach Michael Panaggio says this is the best team he has coached thus far regardless AAU or High School. DME recently had a showdown with 3x Defending State Champs Fort Myers who has 2021 star, Chaniya Clark. DME made a statement with a 29 point victory. The schedule gets tougher as they go deeper into December and the new year.
Three of the next four games DME plays before Christmas are Timber Creek High School out of Orlando, followed up by a huge home game December 15th against National Top 5 Ranked Hamilton Heights, and another matchup against talented Montverde Academy.
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