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The Times' girls' basketball All-Star team

Jordin Canada, L.A. Windward, 5-6, Sr.: The UCLA-bound point guard was a dribbling and passing whiz. She led the Wildcats to the Southern Section Open Division championship and twice helped defeat Open Division state champion Long Beach Poly.

Cheyenne Greenhouse, Moreno Valley Canyon Springs, 5-10, Sr.: The San Diego State-bound Greenhouse scored 24 points in the Division I state championship victory over Elk Grove Pleasant Grove and was known for her ability to score in pressure-filled moments.

Arica Carter, Long Beach Poly, 5-8, Sr.: The Louisville-bound Carter was a playmaker and clutch player in helping the Jackrabbits win their sixth state championship.

Lajahna Drummer, Long Beach Poly, 6-3, Sr.: The UCLA-bound Drummer was a force inside rebounding, scoring and blocking shots.

Kristen Simon, Windward, 6-1, Sr.: The USC-bound Simon was often double teamed as opponents sought to contain a player who used her strength and aggressiveness at both ends of the court. She averaged 14 points and 14 rebounds.

Devin Stanback, West Hills Chaminade, 6-3, Sr.: Twenty-seven points was the magic number for the Pepperdine-bound Stanback, who scored 27 points in each the regional and Division II state championship games.

Katie Lou Samuelson, Santa Ana Mater Dei, 6-3, Jr.: The Gatorade state player of the year averaged 26 points and 10 rebounds.

Kennedy Burke, Chatsworth Sierra Canyon, 6-1, Jr.: Burke led Sierra Canyon to its second consecutive Division IV state championship, averaging 15 points and 13 rebounds.

McKynzie Fort, Etiwanda, 5-9, Sr.: The Oregon-bound Fort averaged 15.6 points and used her quickness to spark Etiwanda to an upset victory over Windward in the state playoffs.

Amy Okonkwo, Etiwanda, 6-1, Sr.: The USC-bound Okonkwo was a standout rebounder and inside player, averaging 13.7 points and 8.3 rebounds.

—Eric Sondheimer

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