One last look at the Shelby County girls basketball season finalizes the statistical leaderboard for the 2022-2023 school year.
Shelbyville senior Kylee Edwards (photo, left, with Shelbyville head coach Becca Hoefler) not only set several program records, she also led all scorers at the five Shelby County high schools by averaging 19.5 points per game.
Edwards’ teammate, junior Ava Wilson, was second at 18 ppg. Wilson was followed by Morristown senior Raegan Kleine (12.8 ppg), Triton Central senior Lizzie Graham (12.8 ppg), and Triton Central freshman Maryrose Felling (12.7 ppg) and Morristown sophomore Danika Rutledge (12.7 ppg).
Edwards, standing five feet, seven inches tall, also was Shelby County’s top rebounder at 8.1 rpg. Also in the top five were Triton Central junior Brooklyn Bailey (7.9 rpg), Rutledge (7.2 rpg), Southwestern senior McKinley Correll (6.6 rpg), Waldron senior Josee Larrison (6.6 rpg) and Southwestern sophomore Tanna Tatlock (6.6 rpg).
Triton Central senior Hallie Schweitzer (photo) dished out 110 assists this past season to top that category at 5 apg. Correll was second at 2.9 apg followed by Kleine (2.8 apg), Larrison (2.6 apg) and Felling (2.2 apg).
Kleine finished with more thefts than anyone in the county. The senior averaged 3.7 steals per game. Wilson (3.4 spg) and Edwards (3.3 spg) were close behind with Waldron junior Alyssa Benson (3 spg) and Correll (2.9 spg) completing the top five.
With 25 blocks this season, Correll (photo) topped the blocks category at 1.1 bpg. Edwards (1 bpg) and Waldron sophomore Alivia Fischer (1 bpg) were the only other players to average at least one block per game.
Bailey finished with the top shooting percentage at 55.6%. Completing the top five were Schweitzer (50.3%), Rutledge (50%), Graham (42.7%) and Waldron freshman Emerson Lindsey (40.3%).
Graham sank 54 three-pointers, tops in Shelby County, and had the top percentage at 42.2%. Also shooting well from the arc this past season were Waldron senior Cendall Sheaffer (36.8%), Schweitzer (32.3%), Benson (29.5%) and Edwards (28.8%).
Graham also had the top free-throw shooting percentage at 85.4%. She was followed in the top five by Triton Central junior Hailey Harris (77.8%), Rutledge (74.2%), Bailey (71.1%) and Felling (70.8%).
Triton Central finished with the most wins at 18-5. Head coach Bryan Graham is now 299-65 in 15 seasons in Fairland. He will be an assistant coach for the Indiana All-Stars when they face the Kentucky All-Stars in June.
Shelbyville opened the season 7-0 and finished 15-9, the program’s first winning season since 2016. Head coach Becca Hoefler is 38-56 in four seasons with the Golden Bears.
Morristown finished 13-11 – the program’s third straight season above .500 – for head coach Rachel Kleine, who is 78-56 in six seasons with the Yellow Jackets.
Southwestern started the season with 10 consecutive losses but rebounded to a 6-17 record. West is 18-28 in his two seasons at Southwestern and 40-99 after six seasons as a head coach which included a four-year run at Shelbyville.
Waldron went 5-18 in head coach Ilea Shipp’s first season.
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