Posted On: 08/25/19 3:28 PM
OKLAHOMA- Dynamic players on both sides of the court win games. These players have what it takes to lead their team to a championship this upcoming season. Each player has a certain asset to their game that makes them prominent on the court. Whether it be their dynamic drives to the basket, impressive leadership, or competitive nature, these players have it all.
Langenberg is a 6’0” junior from Edmond Memorial. Langenberg averages a solid 12.5 points a game, in addition to 9.5 rebounds a game. With her height, Langenberg is as to stretch the floor dynamically, setting up the court for long range shooting. On the other side of the court, Langenberg protects the rim from inside the paint and pressures the ball every chance she gets.
Langenberg is a two way player. She compared herself to Elena Delle Donne of the Atlanta Dream, both Delle Donne and Langenberg have an impressive shot beyond the three point line whilst being one of the most prominent players on the court.
Langenberg says she tries to push herself and her teammates everyday. She says she’s always looking to improve and is in the gym constantly working on her craft. Langenberg tells how she is a very competitive person, she likes to win, winning is a must for her. She also says how involved she wants to be. Langenberg runs track, love’s reading, and is even in orchestra at Edmond Memorial.
Morrison is a 5’6” point guard out of Gravette High School. Morrison averages 14.2 points each game, along with 3.2 rebounds, 3 assist, and 2.6 steals a game. Despite being only 5’6”, Morrison is swift with the ball and is calm under pressure. Morrison is a team player, she wants everyone involved. Morrison says she tries to step up and create plays and opportunities for her team on both sides of the court. On defense, Morrison strives to be the most disruptive player on the court. She also talks about wanting to improve on taking more charges, along with being a more vocal leader for the team. Morrison says it’s important to maintain energy on the court as it pushes her to be the best player she can.
Morrison is an aggressive player, on both ends of the court. She says she sees the floor well and is able to hit the outside shot on a quick release, along with the ability to get to the rim. Morrison says she likes getting on the floor for a jump ball. Her philosophy, being aggressive wins games.
Morrison says she’s very ambitious. She says she hopes to lead her team to the state tournament and win state. Morrison also says she strives to reach a thousand career points. Morrison says, with patience and working her hardest, achieving those goals won’t be a problem.
Johnson is a 5’9” dynamic point guard from Newcastle High School. Last season, Johnson averaged 23.7 points, 6 rebounds, and 5.3 steals when going against top 20 teams. Johnson says she’s striving to work hard and set an example on defense by doing the tough things it takes to win. With age, Johnson says she’s learned that defense is more personal to her. Offensively, she wants to distribute her teammates and get open shots fast.
Johnson says she wants to our work every player on the court. Johnson says a personal goal is to reach 1,500 points by the end of the upcoming season. Speaking of the upcoming season, Johnson says she’s excited for her team, and she thinks they have what it takes to go all the way. She says anything less than state would be disappointing.
Johnson says basketball has lead her to make lifelong friendships, and looks up to those who push her to become a better player. Johnson says fellow basketball players and teammates such as Kelbie Washington, Sasha Goforth, and Chantae Embry are those she looks up to the most. She says they may only be in high school, but they are some of the most hard working, talented players she has ever watched/played with. Johnson says she strives to be just like them, everyday.