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.
Voting ends at 11 p.m. today. Here are the nominees:
Darcie Moore, Magnolia West
Moore had plenty of success in her first year leading the Lady Mustangs. The team finished with a 30-9 overall record and was the runner-up in District 19-5A with an 11-3 mark. Magnolia West advanced to the regional quarterfinals in the Class 5A playoffs before losing to Cedar Park.
Deidre Vasquez, Oak Ridge
Vasquez guided the Lady War Eagles to a fourth consecutive district championships this season, winning the outright District 15-6A title with a 14-2 record. Oak Ridge finished its year with a 29-5 overall mark and advanced to the Class 6A area playoffs before losing to Langham Creek.
Tamisha Houston, Conroe
Houston was selected as the District 15-6A Coach of the Year after leading the Lady Tigers to back-to-back playoff appearances for the first time since 2008-09. Conroe took the No. 4 seed after posting a 12-4 mark in league action and advanced to the area round of the Class 6A playoff before losing to Hendrickson. The team finished with a 19-16 overall record.
Tricia Mize, New Caney
Mize guided the Lady Eagles to the playoffs for the third time in four seasons after clinching the No. 2 seed out of District 20-5A with a 15-3 mark. New Caney finished its campaign with a 27-8 overall record and advanced to the Class 5A area playoffs before losing to Cedar Park.
Britni Coselli, Lake Creek
Coselli led her program to the playoffs in its second varsity season. The Lions took the No. 3 seed out of District 20-5A after posting a 13-5 mark in league action. Lake Creek lost to Magnolia West in the Class 5A bi-district playoffs and finished with a 21-10 overall record.