2012 Girls Super 5

Kaitlyn Taylor is the girls West Alabama player of the year. (Photo by Dusty Compton )


Kaitlyn Taylor

Holy Spirit, Senior

6-foot, Guard/Forward


Averaged 20 points, 10.3 rebounds and 4.1 assists to lead the Holy Spirit girls to their first AHSAA final; named to the Class 1A All-Tournament team after the Lady Titans finished second to McIntosh; had 22 points and 16 rebounds in the final; first-team All-State; scored 24 points against Akron in the Central Regional final; Central Regional MVP; made 224 steals this season and set the AHSAA record for career steals (831); career totals include 2,090 points, 1,460 rebounds, 409 blocks and 387 assists; 102 double-doubles and 22 triple-doubles; made 124 consecutive starts in four years



Emma Herren

Berry, Junior, 5-foot-7, Guard

Set school records for scoring average (23.5 points) and career points (1,713); averaged a team-high 10.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists and led the Lady Wildcats with 135 steals; Berry set a school record with 24 wins and earned a second straight berth in the Northwest Regional; scored 34 points against R.A. Hubbard in the regional semifinal; All-Northwest Regional selection; scored in double figures in 60 straight games; second-team Class 1A All-State



Sarah Stuart


Northridge, Senior, 5-foot-8, Guard


Second-team Class 6A All-State; averaged 12.1 points, 1.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists; recorded 107 steals; ranks second in school history with more than 1,000 points; scored 31 points against No. 4-ranked Austin, including 11 in overtime; had 24 points and seven steals against Bessemer City; scored 19 points in less than 18 minutes in Northwest Regional against Bob Jones; All-Northwest Regional selection; signed to play softball at the University of Mobile



Shaquala Bryant


Sumter Central, Junior, 5-foot-8, Guard/Forward


Second-team Class 4A All-State; averaged 15.1 points and 10.3 rebounds in leading Sumter Central to the runner-up spot in the Class 4A Central Regional; All-Central Regional selection; had 72 steals and 32 blocks for the season



Malesha Williams


Greensboro, Sophomore, 5-foot-6, Guard/Forward


First-team Class 3A All-State; averaged 22.9 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists; had 89 steals and 20 blocks; led the Lady Raiders to the AHSAA final; had 21 points, seven rebounds and four steals in a semifinal win over Madison Academy; had eight points, seven rebounds and three steals in the final against Lauderdale County; All-Tournament selection; Central Regional MVP; had a combined 45 points, 13 rebounds and eight steals in two regional games