High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Lexi Dawkins

Eye on POY: Montana girls basketball

March, 5, 2012
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The window on the Gatorade State Girls Basketball Player of the Year race is closing, and the search for elite student-athletes is in full swing. The award recognizes not only athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. Here are two top candidates who meet the basic award criteria as determined by our ESPNHS team that administers the program’s selection process.

Lexi Dawkins
Senior forward, Bozeman (Mont.)

2011-12 Team record: 20-0
2011-12 Team standing: Play in Class AA state quarterfinals March 8

2011-12 Points per game: 12.3
2011-12 Rebounds per game: 4.7
2011-12 Assists per game: 1.7
2011-12 Blocks per game: 2.3

Academics: B average
Collegiate destination: Montana State (NLI)

How she’s played herself into the State POY conversation: 2011 Class AA Eastern Division All-Conference selection

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