ATLANTA (March 11, 2019) – Haley Jones, of Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, California, is the 2019 WBCA High School Player of the Year and headlines the 2019 WBCA High School Coaches’ All-America team, announced today by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.

This season, Jones has averaged over 26 points and 12 rebounds per game and was named the West Catholic League’s Player of the Year. She entered the year as a MaxPreps Preseason All-American and a member of the All-USA preseason girls basketball team. Last summer, she was a part of the USA Basketball team that won gold at the FIBA U17 World Cup. The top-ranked women’s basketball prospect announced in November she was signing with Stanford to continue her playing career.

The WBCA presents the Player of the Year award annually to the top player in five of the six WBCA membership divisions (NCAA Divisions II, and III, NAIA, two-year college and high school). The Player of the Year and the 10-member Coaches’ All-America team in each division are selected by a committee of WBCA member coaches in that division. The Wade Award is presented to the best player in NCAA Division I.

“The WBCA is pleased to name Haley Jones as the 2019 WBCA High School Player of the Year,” said Danielle Donehew, executive director of the WBCA. “Haley has played an integral role in guiding her team to an extraordinary season and is very deserving of this distinguished honor. The WBCA applauds Haley for her hard work, dedication and contributions to the game.”



Here is the 2019 WBCA High School Coaches’ All-America team:



Breanna Beal

Rock Island HS (IL)

Francesca Belibi

Regis Jesuit HS (CO)

Kierstan Bell

McKinley HS (OH)

Aliyah Boston

Worcester Academy (MA)

Zia Cooke

Rogers HS (OH)

Aubrey Griffin

Ossining Senior HS (NY)

Jordan Horston

Columbus Africentric HS (OH)

Haley Jones

Archbishop Mitty HS (CA)

Jordyn Oliver

Prosper HS (TX)

Ashley Owusu

Paul VI HS (VA)

“The 10 members of the 2019 WBCA High School Coaches’ All-America team are well deserving of this recognition, and the WBCA congratulates them for their accomplishments this season,” said Donehew. “These young women have worked to elevate themselves and their teams to an elite level and through their exceptional talents on the basketball court, they have lifted the women’s game.”

Here are the student-athletes who received 2019 WBCA High School Coaches’ All-America honorable mention:



Laeticia Amihere

King's Way Christian (CAN)

River Baldwin

Pleasant Home HS (AL)

Aijha Blackwell

Whitfield School (MO)

Jada Boyd

Appomattox County HS (VA)

Kennedy Brown

Derby Senior HS (KS)

Jakia Brown-Turner

Bishop McNamara HS (MD)

Maori Davenport

Charles Henderson HS (AL)

Hayley Frank

Strafford HS (MO)

Nyah Green

Allen HS (TX)

Rickea Jackson

Detroit Edison Public Academy (MI)

Diamond Miller

Franklin HS (NJ)

Charisma Osborne

Windward School (CA)

Jaden Owens

Plano West HS (TX)

Anaya Peoples

Schlarman HS (IL)

Ashten Prechtel

Discovery Canyon (CO)

Endyia Rogers

Bishop Lynch HS (TX)

Celeste Taylor

Long Island Lutheran HS (NY)

Rickie Woltman

Incarnate Word Academy (MO)

Zoe Young

Valley HS (IA)

Tiara Young

Walker HS (LA)

About the WBCA
Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association is the professional association for coaches of women's and girls' basketball at all levels of competition. The WBCA offers educational resources that coaches need to help make themselves better leaders, teachers and mentors to their players; provides opportunities for coaches to connect with peers in the profession; serves as the unifying voice of a diverse community of coaches to the organizations that control the game; and celebrates those coaches, players and other individuals who excel each year and contribute to the advancement of the sport. Visit for more details about the Association.