Help us decide who should be The Courier's All-Montgomery County Girls Basketball Coach of the Year by voting in our online poll at the bottom of the page. The winner will receive ¼ of the vote towards the superlative. The other three will come from our sports staff.
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Voting ends at 11 p.m. Tuesday, March 30. Here are the nominees:
Audra May, Legacy Prep
May guided the Lady Lions to their first-ever state championship game appearance. The team finished as the TAPPS 4A runner-up in its first year in that classification and closed the season with a 22-5 overall record.
Deidre Vasquez, Oak Ridge
Vasquez led the Lady War Eagles to a fifth consecutive district championship as they won the outright 13-6A crown. Oak Ridge advanced to the are playoffs and finished the season with a 24-5 overall record. Vasquez was named the district Co-Coach of the Year.
Shiakiea Carter, Grand Oaks
Carter guided the Grizzlies to their first-ever playoff appearance and playoff victory in the program's inaugural Class 6A campaign. Grand Oaks finished the season with a 17-7 overall record.
Shayna Brown, College Park
Brown led the Lady Cavaliers back to the playoffs after the team had just seven wins last season. College Park lost in overtime in the bi-district playoffs and finished with a 17-9 overall record. Brown was named the district Co-Coach of the Year.
Erika Ritter, Magnolia
Ritter guided the Lady Bulldogs back to the playoffs and was named the District 19-5A Coach of the Year for her efforts. Magnolia lost in the bi-district playoffs and finished with an 11-16 overall record.
B.J. Feuerhelm, John Cooper
Feuerhelm led the Dragons to its best season in program history, winning the SPC South Zone championship in the process. John Cooper finished with a 15-2 overall record, the highest win percentage in school history, and went 7-1 in SPC action.