Maggard, who averaged 34.3 points and 10.3 assists in three victories, was chosen as the District 1 winner (for games played Nov. 17-22) in the player recognition program overseen by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association. She is joined by Noblesville junior Alexis Shannon and Charlestown senior Kaitlynn Henning as respective winners for District 2 and District 3.
The 5-4 Maggard, who played her middle school ball in the Whitko system, opened her week with 41 points and seven assists as Canturbury posted a 79-62 victory over Marion. The Bellmont University signee followed with 28 points and 12 assists in a 75-46 win over Fort Wayne Northrop. She concluded her week with 34 points and 12 assists in a 78-65 triumph over Fort Wayne Snider. For the three games, Maggard was 35-of-61 on field goals, 14-of-26 on 3-pointers and 19-of-24 on free throws as the Cavaliers improved to 4-0.
Shannon averaged 27.7 points and 7.7 rebounds in three games in helping Noblesville move its record to 5-0. The 5-9 wing scored 25 points with seven rebounds as the Millers defeated Lebanon 77-60. She followed with 34 points and 10 rebounds in a 78-51 Hoosier Crossroads Conference win over Brownsburg. Shannon then totaled 24 points and six rebounds in a 64-39 decision over Warsaw. For the week, Shannon made 35-of-66 from the floor and 13-of-13 from the free-throw line.
The 5-7 Henning was honored after she averaged 25.5 points and 3.5 steals in a pair of season-opening victories for Charlestown. She erupted for 31 points, four rebounds, three assists and six steals in the Pirates’ opener, a 58-38 victory over Corydon Central. Later in the week, Henning followed with 20 points, one rebound, two assists and one steal in a 50-42 win over South Central (Elizabeth). Over both games, Henning was 20-of-28 from the field, 2-of-5 on 3-pointers and 9-of-14 on free throws.
Whitko’s Brianna Cumberland and NorthWood’s Jordyn Frantz were among those receiving votes for the weekly award. Cumberland’s huge week had her score 49 points in a win against Churubusco and loss at Huntington North. Frantz, a St. Louis University signee, helped NorthWood to a huge win over Class 3-A rival Norwell.