EUGENE, Ore. – Incoming Oregon freshman Janitah Iamaleava will play in the fourth annual All-American Prep basketball game on Saturday, April 16, it was announced last Thursday.
Twenty-two of the nation’s top-ranked prep players will play in what is considered the highlight game of the 12th annual Deep South Classic basketball tournament held at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The All-Star team rosters will include twelve players who have been ranked among the top 50 players in the country by analyst Bret McCormick of the All-Star Girls Report (ASGR).
Nineteen different universities will be represented at the Fila All-American Game.
Iamaleava led Carson High School (Los Angeles) averaging 13.3 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.6 blocks per game while shooting 47.0 percent from the floor.
She led the Colts to their second straight City Girls Division I title with a 64-55 victory over Marine League champion Narbonne in the upset.
A trailing post with an excellent shooting touch for Westhead’s run-and-gun system, the 6-foot-2 center controlled the game leading the way with 25 points and 10 rebounds as the Colts cruised to a nine-point victory, 64-55.
In addition, incoming guard Amanda Delgado was named the Gatorade Nevada Girls Basketball Player of the Year.
Delgado led Liberty High School to the Class 4A state title game, averaging 16.1 points, 3.8 assists and 2.3 steals per game.
She was named Southeast League Most Valuable Player, and scored 16 points in the Patriots’ 58-53 victory over Bishop Gorman in the state semifinals. She added 16 points in Liberty’s 71-65 overtime loss to Centennial in the state title game.