Spain Park’s Barker named 2020 Miss Basketball
By Special to the Advance
Spain Park’s Sarah Ashlee Barker is the Alabama Sports Writers Association 33rd Miss Basketball and first from Spain Park.
The Georgia signee is also the Gatorade state Player of the Year, the MaxPreps state Player of the Year, the AL.com Player of the Year and the AL.com Birmingham Region Player of the Year.
She has been selected to the Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State team each of the past three seasons and is the two-time Class 7A Player of the Year.
Barker led the Jaguars to their second Class 7A state championship in the past three seasons, averaging 23.3 points, 10.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists this season for coach Mike Chase.
She earned Class 7A tournament MVP this season and was also named all-tournament on Spain Park’s 2018 championship team and 2017 finalist squad.
ALL-TIME MISS BASKETBALL
2020: Sarah Ashlee Barker, Spain Park
2019: Annie Hughes, Pisgah
2018: Zipporah Broughton, Lee-Montgomery
2017: Bianca Jackson, Brewbaker Tech
2016: Jasmine Walker, Jeff Davis
2015: Shaquera Wade, Huntsville
2014: Shakayla Thomas, Sylacauga
2013: Marqu’es Webb, Hoover
2012: Jasmine Jones, Bob Jones
2011: Hayden Hamby, West Morgan
2010: Kaneisha Horn, Ramsay
2009: Jala Harris, Bob Jones
2008: Courtney Jones, Midfield
2007: Katherine Graham, Ramsay
2006: Shanavia Dowdell, Calera
2005: Whitney Boddie, Florence
2004: Starr Orr, Speake
2003: Sidney Spencer, Hoover
2002: Kate Mastin, Boaz
2001: Donyel Wheeler, Huffman
2000: Natasha Thomas, Lawrence Co.
1999: Tasheika Morris, Butler
1998: Gwen Jackson, Eufaula
1997: April Nance, Butler
1996: Nicole Carruth, Sulligent
1995: Heather Mayes, Fyffe
1994: Pam Duncan, Carrollton
1993: Leah Monteith, Cherokee Co.
1992: Yolanda Watkins, Decatur
1991: Tonya Tice, Hamilton
1990: Karen Killen, Mars Hill Bible
1989: Leslie Claybrook, St. James
1988: Jeaniece Slater, Hartselle