Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 04/28/2011
Photo Courtesy: Henny Ray
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DURHAM, N.C. – Two future Duke women’s basketball standouts -- Elizabeth Williams and Amber Henson -- have been named to the 2011 All-USA high school girls basketball team, which was released on Thursday by the USA Today.
Williams, who is out of Virginia Beach, Va., was named to the first team, while Henson received second team accolades.
Other members of the first team were Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Cierra Burdick, Malina Howard and Ariel Massengale. On the second team with Henson were Antoinette Bannister, Diamond DeShields, Krystal Forthan and Bria Smith.
A 2011 Morgan Wootten National Player of the Year selection, Williams averaged 18.9 points, 11.4 rebounds and 5.1 blocked shots for Princess Anne H.S. She was recently named MVP of the McDonald’s All-America contest as she set a single-game record with 23 points to go along with a game-high 11 rebounds. Williams led the USA Basketball U-17 team to a gold medal at the 2010 world championships while averaging 13.5 points and 7.6 rebounds.
Henson, a native of Tampa, Fla., averaged 21.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 7.0 blocks as a senior at Sickles H.S. She played in both the McDonald’s and WBCA H.S. All-America game recently, while also being named the Gatorade Florida H.S. Player of the Year.