CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Five Bearettes and head coach Jason Reuter was named to the Cleveland Daily Banner All-County team as announced on Wednesday.
Anna Walker was declared the player of the year and was joined on the team by Anna Muhonen, Alexis Barnes, Jamia Williams, and Cambree Mayo as the Bearettes claimed half of the spots on the squad.
Head Coach Jason Reuter was named the coach of the year after leading the squad to a 29-4 finish in the state tournament quarterfinals.
Walker was named the player of the year after putting up 17.1 points and 5.9 rebounds per game to lead the team in both categories. The Chattanooga commit proved efficient shooting 48.2 percent (198-for-411) overall and 37.7 percent (55-for-146) from 3-point range. Walker went 95-for-120 (79.2 percent) from the free-throw line while having 54 steals, 38 blocks, and 35 assists on the season.
The senior post wrapped up her career with 1,349 career points and 633 rebounds. Walker had a career shooting percentage of 47.4 (509-for-1,074) overall and 36.6 percent (107-for-292) from 3-point land. The future Moc ended her Bearette career with going 224-for-300 (74.7 percent) from the line to go with 173 steals, 146 blocks, and 118 assists.
Walker set career highs in points (28 vs. McMinn County – Feb. 24), rebounds (14 at Farragut – Dec. 20), assists (4 McMinn County – Jan. 10), field goals made (12 vs. Tampa Bay Technical (Fla.) – Dec. 31), field goals attempted (26 vs. Tampa Bay Technical (Fla.) – Dec. 31), and 3-point field goals made (5 vs. East Hamilton – Feb. 25) in the 2019-20 season.
Muhonen joined the squad after averaging 12 points and 5.4 rebounds a game. The junior post shot a high 62.2 percent (155-for-249) from the floor and 80 percent (4-of-5) from beyond the arc. Muhonen went 81-for-116 (69.8 percent) from the charity stripe while posting 43 assists, 38 blocks, and 17 steals.
Barnes was named to the team after scoring 7.1 points and pulling down 2.8 boards per game in the 2019-20 campaign. The senior shot 60.2 percent (77-for-128) overall and 38.9 percent (7-for-18) from beyond the arc. Barnes was 73-for-89 (82 percent) from the line and dished out 39 assists, blocked 35 shots, and came away with 16 steals on the season.
The post finished her career with 602 points and 250 rebounds. Barnes was a career 53.8 percent (206-for-383) shooter and 31.6 percent (18-for-57) from 3-point range. Barnes shot 69.6 percent (172-for-247) from the free-throw line and registered 80 assists, 72 blocks, and 54 steals in her three years of varsity action.
Barnes put up career highs in points (18 Cookeville – Feb. 29), assists (4 at McMinn County – Feb. 4), blocks (5 at Meigs County – Jan. 23), field goals made (6 Megis County – Feb. 3), 3-point field goals made (2 at Ooltewah – Feb. 7), 3-point field goals attempted (3 at Ooltewah – Feb. 7), free-throws made (8 Cookeville – Feb. 29, vs. Rhea County – Mar. 2), and free-throws attempted (11 vs. Rhea County – Mar. 2)
Williams joined the team after averaging 4.5 points and 2.8 rebounds a game. The junior point guard shot 35.7 percent (45-for-126) overall and 25 percent (11-for-44) from 3-point range. Williams shot 60 percent (30-for-50) from the free-throw line and recorded 94 assists, 68 steals, and four blocks.
Mayo was the final member of the Bearettes to be placed on the squad after scoring 6.2 points and pulling down 2.6 rebounds per game. The senior guard shot 35.1 percent (61-for-174) from the floor and 29.6 percent (34-for-115) from beyond the arc. Mayo went 48-for-65 (73.8 percent) from the line and dished out 75 assists, 67 steals, and blocked four shots.
Mayo finished her career with 597 points and 264 rebounds. The senior guard shot 34.9 percent (174-for-501) overall and 32 percent (116-for-392) from 3-point range in her career. Mayo went 131-for-200 (65.5 percent) from the line and ended with 195 assists, 189 steals, and eight blocks in her four varsity seasons.
Mayo put up career numbers in points (24 vs. Stone Memorial – Mar. 5), rebounds (7 vs. Stone Memorial – Mar. 5), assists (6 Walker Valley – Jan. 31), steals (6 Cookeville – Feb. 29), field goal attempts (10 Richmond Christian – Nov. 30), 3-point field goals made (5 vs. Stone Memorial – Mar. 5), 3-point field goals attempted (8 Richmond Christian – No. 30), free-throws made (9 vs. Stone Memorial – Mar. 5), and free-throws attempted (10 vs. Stone Memorial – Mar. 5).
Reuter was named the coach of the year after leading the team to a 29-4 record and the Bearettes third straight state tournament appearance. Reuter has posted a 296-36 (89.2 percent) in his 10 years at the helm and has been to six state tournaments, three final fours, and has claimed a state championship.
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