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HS Team Preview: Johnston (IA)

09/06/2021, 7:15pm CDT
By Chuck Thompson

Head Coach: Chad Jilek

 

Last Season: 18-2, State Runners-Up

 

Returning Starters:

Jada Gyamfi (6'2" Senior) 13.7 PPG, 7.6 RPG *Iowa Commit

     *1st Team All-State, 1st Team All-Conference, All District, Class 5A All-Tournament Team

Aili Tanke (5'11" Sophomore) 12.4 PPG, 4.0 RPG *Iowa State Commit

     *39/76 3FG, 51%, 3rd Team All-State, 1st Team All-Conference, All District, Class 5A All-Tournament Team

Anna Gossling (5'6" Senior) 8.1 PPG, 2.5 RPG, 2.5 APG

     *38% 3FG, 2nd Team All-Conference, All District

Zoey Buchan (5'5" Senior) 5.2 PPG, 2.0 RPG, 2.2 APG

     *22/39 3FG, 56%, Honorable Mention All-Conference

 

Key Reserves:

Aaliyah Riley (5'7" Sophomore) 7.6 PPG, 2.2 RPG, 2.6 APG

Molly Noelck (5'9" Junior) 6.5 PPG, 3.8 RPG

     *23/46 3FG, 50%

Emma Hampton (6'0" Junior) 2.6 PPG, 2.0 RPG

Isabella Balsley (5'6" Sophomore)

 

Top Newcomers:

Jayce Blanchard (5'10" Junior)

 

Team Social Media/Website:

Twitter: @JCSD_Girlsbball

Website: johnstongirlsbasketball.weebly.com

 

Coaches Comments:

We return 8 of our top 9 players, 91.5% of our scoring, and 86% of our rebounding from last season, we shot a program record 41% from the 3 pt line with 3 players shooting over 50%

 

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