Owens-Barnett selected for 5A all-state team

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Michael Martin

After averaging 18 points a game leading the girls' basketball team to their state title, the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ selected sophomore Jazzy Owens-Barnett as to its 5A all-state team.

Wingspan Staff

More than a month after the girls’ basketball team claimed the school’s first state title in basketball, and the first for Frisco ISD, the honors and accolades continues to accumulate. 

On Friday, the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ selected sophomore Jazzy Owens-Barnett as to its 5A all-state team. Averaging 18 points a game in leading the Redhawks to the state title, the honor is just one of several Owens-Barnett has received in the last few weeks. 

“I feel like it reflects what my teammates have done for me,” Owens-Barnett said about all the awards she has earned. “Their diving on the ground for loose balls in order for me to push in transition, when they get an offensive board and kick it to me so I can hit a shooter for a big shot, when I’m not having my best offensive night their willingness to step up. It’s truly a reflection of them, without them, this award wouldn’t even be possible, I really want everyone to know that.”  

Although Owens-Barnett didn’t have the best statistics, being named to the TABC all-state team is a reflection of her overall game according to head coach Rossy Reedy. 

“It’s a really cool honor and it’s especially exciting for Jazzy, because you know the way she did it,” Reedy said in a Frisco Enterprise article. “When you look at raw statistics, her numbers might not jump off the page, but that’s because of our style of play. You know how substance-based her recognition is.”