All-County Girls Basketball Player Profiles

Antwanae Brown

The Crescent City freshman averaged six points and 2.1 steals per game while operating from the point guard position. She also came up with a handful of blocks and assists. Big things are expected of Brown next season.

“She’s very athletic, but she doesn’t know her own strength,” said Raiders coach Veronica Glover. “She hustles back down the court and can stop players from scoring. The pace of the game changes when she hustles like she can.”

Asia Mack

Palatka’s sophomore guard developed into a scorer as the season went along, coming up with a personal-best 18 points in a district win over Clay. She averaged five points, five assists and three steals per game.

“She had a slow start to the season. She was new to our program,” said PHS coach Jason Shaw. “She became our third-leading scorer and became a threat outside. She ran baseline to baseline.”

Angie Matthews

The Interlachen sophomore was averaging 13.2 points per game when her season was cut short by a concussion. She also averaged five rebounds and five steals per game.

“Angie was the engine behind any success that we had this year. She always brings high energy and is the toughest player on the team,” said IHS coach Cedric Hall. “Her greatest attribute was being able to remain effective even when being the sole player capable of scoring out on the floor. It was a tremendous blow to lose her in the middle of the season.”

Jayda Perez

The only senior on the All-County team, the Interlachen guard averaged 12.5 points and four steals per game. She was a constant on a club that endured injuries and other personnel issues.

“I saw continual improvement in her game,” Hall said. “She persevered through a difficult year to be an effective scorer. Although the loss of key players doesn’t show the improvement, she stepped up to the challenge.”

Lar’Queria Watts

Palatka’s post player had a breakout junior season, averaging a double-double – 10 points and 13 rebounds per game. She had 33 rebounds in one game and nights of 22 and 17 boards, numbers no one expected after the graduation of four-time Daily News Player of the Year Jonell Williams.

“We expected her to be a player inside. We didn’t expect the scoring,” Shaw said. “What she was able to do was tremendous for us. It was unexpected.”