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20 seniors to watch on the Bay City area girls basketball scene for 2021-22, for 2021-22

20 seniors to watch on the Bay City area girls basketball scene for 2021-22, for 2021-22

The new high school girls basketball season is approaching, and it's time to get back in the bleachers and witness some hoops action.

MLive sets the tone for the 2021-22 campaign by taking a look at the girls basketball scene in the Bay City area, with a look at the top seniors, and viewing.

We start by looking at 20 senior seniors to keep an eye on from the 26-team MLive Bay City coverage area, as approved by area coaches.

For 2021, Alecsis Smith of the Bay City Central girls basketball team will be in attendance.

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She's being pushed back at 1,043 career points while now at 45 rebounds from achieving 1,000. The three-time Saginaw Valley League and MLive Bay City Dream Team first-teamer is poised for her biggest yet.

Maddi Osantowski (2), Reese's junior, dribbles the ball down the court during a game against Unionville-Sebewaing on Friday, February 26, 2021. (Kaytie Boomer | MLive.com)Kaytie Boomer | MLive.com)

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Good luck retaining this explosive offensive talent. The 5-foot-9 guard was a significant player a year ago and presently piled up 20.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 4.0 steals per game while earning MLive Bay City Dream Team honors.

Garber's junior Lauren Walker (30) jumps to make a layup during a game against Bridgeport on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (Kaytie Boomer | MLive.com)

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When it comes to all-out effort, no one matches this dynamo. She recently signed with the Central Michigan University soccer program and begins her fourth varsity basketball campaign. She had averaged 10.6 points and 6.0 steals a year ago.

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She's been a spring Arbor basketball commit and is well versed in important things as a senior. She nearly averaged a double-double a year ago while leading the Pioneers to an 11-4 mark and has elevated her game.

Paige Humerickhouse (22) dribbles the ball during a girls basketball match against Bay City Central on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. (Kaytie Boomer | MLive.com)Kaytie Boomer | MLive.com)

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She enters her fourth varsity campaign with the Warriors as a heady point guard and floor leader, winning 7.0 points per game as junior, but her experience and focus give promise for bigger things as a senior.

The Hale girls basketball team's Abby Parkinson is a member of the Hale girls' basketball team.

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The 5-foot-9 forward is a four-year varsity fixture. She was excellent for 15.7 points and 8.6 rebounds a year ago while earning honorable mention All-State.

2021-22 will Aydan Dalak of the Reese girls basketball team, who will compete in Aydan Dalak.

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Reese's state title in volleyball is also well-known, but the senior guard has significant basketball ambitions. Her HM pick for the MLive Bay City Dream Team was a year ago, she averaged 11.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 4.0 assists per game.

The Reese girls basketball team will be partnering with Josie Johnson for 2021-22 for the Reese girls basketball team.

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It's worth noting that she's a multi-talented figure: she averaged 10.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game while also attracting first-team All-Greater Thumb West accolades as well as HM MLive Bay City Dream Team. She has a strong floor leader at point guard that fills the stat sheet on a nightly basis with her all-around court skills. She averaged 10.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game

For 2021, Tori Shark of the Pinconning girls basketball team will be resurrected.

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The all-state golfer features her competitive fire on full display on the basketball court as a fourth-year varsity standout. The first-team all-Jack Pine Conference performer averaged 10.4 points and 3.7 rebounds a year ago.

Carmyn Mackenzie of the John Glenn girls basketball team for 2021, will be in charge of the John Glenn girls basketball team.

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Her offensive skills can no longer be overlooked, in part because she has been a fixture on the Glenn program before her playing days. A tumultuous competitor who refuses to be beat on defense.

For 2021-22, Olivia Toppi will be the future of the Oscoda girls basketball team.

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She is a spot-on 3-point shooter ready to erupt this winter, and she is a well-known player in program history. She is a spot-on 3-point shooter ready to erupt this winter.

For 2021, Iris Costilla of the Bay City All Saints girls basketball team will represent Bay City All Saints.

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The Cougars' third-year varsity performer has taken on the position of a favorite. She averaged 11.0 points and 5.5 rebounds a year ago, and her defensive anticipation and tough-nosed style stand her apart.

For 2021-22, Avery Smitz of the Roscommon girls basketball team will meet Avery Smitz in the 2021-22 season.

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If defenses lose sight of this sharpshooter, they will pay the price. She is a four-year varsity performer and three-year captain with athletic abilities to influence every facet of the game. She shot 10.5 points a year ago and is heading to Northwood University for softball.

2021-1921, Erika Terry of the Roscommon girls basketball team will play for 2021-22.

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She's an excellent X-factor for the Bucks, a fierce rebounder and tender defender, and she's an impressive X-factor for the Bucks. She averaged 9.0 points per game a year ago.

For 2021, Baily Diehl of the Akron-Fairgrove girls basketball team will be playing in 2021 (Courtesy)

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She's a two-time all-conference honoree who uses 10.4 points and 7.0 rebounds each year. She runs the floor well and defends with the best of them, and she's the player that each opponent gameplans for when they face the Vikings.

Kylie Wendel from Standish-Sterling shoots a three-point shot on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Standish-Sterling High School. (Cody Scanlan | MLive.com)

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She will be asked to take on a more senior role as a guard who can run the point as well as light it up from range. She does all the little things that go unnoticed, and averaged 4.7 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 3.0 assists a year ago.

Megan Myles of the Oscoda girls basketball team will play for 2021-22.

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She's scrappy, she's rugged, she's quick, and hard, and That's the recipe that makes Myles the ideal defensive player in the North Star League. She wasn't asked to be a big scorer a year ago, but she's likely to be an impact player on both ends of the court this time around.

Whittemore-Prescott is shot by Camryn Gibson. (With permission Carly Gibson)

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When this senior hits fire, the scoreboard lights up in a rush. Her outside shooting draws lots of attention, and for good reason, as she had three games with five or more 3-pointers, however the third-year varsity performer also does a lot of things, including 7.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, and 2.0 blocks.

Allie Schmidt drives to the basket for Whittemore-Prescott with permission. (With permission Carly Gibson)

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With strong shooting and fearless drives to the basket, the left-handed point guard causes the opposition to make headaches.

For 2021, Brielle Herner of the Pinconning girls basketball team will be serving as the head coach.

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With her hard-nosed defense and aggressive action on both ends of the court, she sets a tough tone for the Spartans with an honorable mention all-Jack Pine Conference performer a year ago.

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