Posted On: 02/5/19 11:00 AM

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Mother McAuley Invite, a four-team showcase consisting of Providence Catholic, St. Ignatius, Loyola Academy, and the host team. Each game had several stand-out players, and I am going to award Five Stars to my top five players from each of the games. Here are my Five Stars from McAuley vs Loyola:

 

1 Star: Arielle Dabu. Both times I’ve watched Dabu play this year, I’ve been very impressed by how well she does the little things. The 5’7’’ Sophomore Guard isn’t asked to be a big-time scoring threat for the Ramblers, but her ball-handling and on-ball defense are rock solid.

 

2 Stars: Julia Martinez. A 5’10’’ PG with quickness and good control, Martinez is a great floor general for Loyola. Her length makes her a match-up nightmare and she takes advantage of smaller opponents, occasionally posting up in the lane. Also has a good shot from deep.

 

3 Stars: Addison Ebeling. When Loyola was trailing McAuley in the second quarter, Ebeling knocked down three 3-pointers to give the Ramblers the lead going into the half. The 5’11’’ Junior has an elite shot, but her athleticism and size allow her

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