Posted On: 08/30/19 8:00 AM

Pineville had something of a rebuilding year last season with a very young team, but the future looks bright thanks to rising stars like junior Whitney Caldwell.  Caldwell partnered with fellow junior Raigan King to form an impressive two-headed monster last season.  Although the team was eliminated in district play last season, going 16-14 overall, Caldwell views the experience as a positive one.  "We were a very young team last year so I had to step into a leadership position as a sophomore," Caldwell explained, "It was hard, but a good experience because I learned a lot about what it means to lead, follow, and take responsibility when things fall apart."  These learning experiences and maturity should serve Caldwell well going forward.

Caldwell averaged an impressive 17.2 points per game last season. On her offensive ability, Caldwell said, "My game is based around being versatile.  Having different options in my skill set is very important to me.  Being able to create inside and shoot mid to long range shots is the key to my offensive game." Despite this, Caldwell takes the most pride in her playmaking ability.  "My main strengths are my basketball IQ, playmaking abilities, my toughness/motor, and my

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