Noblesville, IN: A little over 25 young women took the stage in Indy at the Prep Ballstars ELITE PLAYERS ONLY invitational. This collection of Indiana’s finest included Indiana Miss Basketball candidates, potential breakout stars, and young up and comers.
2024 Joirdyn Smith | Fishers
Smith looked to be in mid season form as she definitely showed she is ready to be a leader for Fishers in this upcoming season. Smith put her finger fronts in the game on the ball defensively and offensively while displaying shooting touch from 3. Simply put, that’s what you need from your point guards, and Smith gets it. Smith facilitated when necessary but got it going when needed. Great balance in both games on Thursday night.
2024 Reagan Wilson | Noblesville
It’s always a party when Wilson takes the floor. She shows up and gives you a reason to watch the game every time out. Thursday night was no different. It was a big time effort by Reagan Wilson, with 27 in game two. She really has a knack for being extremely consistent throughout a game which is huge for a PG, but her money is understanding and seizing the moment. Fun to watch.
2027 Adah Hupfer | Pendleton Heights
Hupfers night was defined by an 8-point spurt in her first game, where she completely dominated the action. As she seemingly ran out of gas, she dug deep to secure several offensive rebounds and converted this into putbacks. During this span, she also displayed some savvy and shooting around the rim. Hupfer is tough and is going to be a force to be reckoned with for Pendleton Heights.
2024 Ellery Minch | Mt Vernon
The versatile forward had a great 1st half in game one and a great 2nd half in game two. She really allows the game to come to her as she can score it in bunches. Back to basket or facing up, off the dribble or catch and shoot, Minch is difficult to contain with her length and skill set. I have a feeling she will have a big time season for Mt Vernon in this, her final season.
2024 Emma Haan | Zionsville
Hana’s classic, physical, hard nosed style of play was on full display, and so was her shooting prowess. Emma can get it done on and off the ball. It was evident that she was very good in both of her games on Thursday night, scoring 18 & 19 points, along with several triples in both games.
2025 Nevaeh Dickman | Fishers
Dickman continues to peel back the layers every time I see her. She has all kinds of tools. She is already showing she can score on all three levels, but the middy off the dribble is impressive from the power forward. Her defenders were off balance all night. Dickman does the dirty work, too, as she crashes the offensive boards and gets on the floor for loose balls. Looking for Dickman to breakout in her Junior year.
2026 Alonna Divine | Ben Davis
SG Alonna Divine made five triples, including a go ahead three late in the game to lead her team to victory. Divine got hot and got hot quickly as she netted 4 of her 5 triples in the second half. Each one seemingly taking the air out of the gym and keep her team close. Divine had a team-high 19 points in her team 4 point win.
2025 Jamaya Thomas | Lawrence North
Thomas was solid in both games at Elite Players Only. She scored double figures and owned her role as an enforcer: physical and intimidating presence. Thomas caught everything thrown her way and finished everything. A very efficient outing for Thomas.