Augusta Lady Red Devils
October 30, 2011
Coach: Roy Daniels (seven years, 375-250)
Last year’s record: 17-10 (second in conference, 12th in state)
Returning starters: Gabrielle Scales (junior, 5-10), all-state, all-conference and all-district; Nancy Caroll (junior, 5-7), all-conference and all-district; and Shakeena Johnson (junior, 5-7), all-conference and all-district.
Best inside players: Scales (17 points per game)
Best outside players: Carroll, 12 points per game, and Johnson, 4 steals
Match or exceed from last year: With the members of the team returning from last year, experience will be the key to this team. We should advance further in the state championship this year.
Team strength: Experience and speed.
Team weakness: Height.
Toughest opponents: Hughes and Carlisle. The Lady Red Devils split with both opponents last year to come in second in the district.
Game to watch: Hughes. They have experience and depth at all positions.
College prospects: Scales. She has a 3.5 grade-point average and can play at three positions: guard, small forward and power forward.