Detroit Edison player tops in Division 2 girls basketball
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Edison’s Rickea Jackson has been named The Associated Press Division 2 girls Player of the Year for 2019 in Michigan.
The 6-foot-2 senior led Edison to a third straight state championship, earning the title of Miss Basketball. She then competed in the McDonald’s All-American Game on March 27 in Atlanta. Jackson averaged 22.1 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. Next season she will play for Mississippi State.
Dan VanHekken of Hamilton was voted Coach of the Year. He guided Hamilton to its first trip to the Final Four, owning a 25-0 record before a state semifinal loss to Freeland.