Posted On: 01/12/20 7:42 PM

In this article I will explore some of the top duos in 1A and 2A in Southern Illinois. This list is not based on scoring only. In some cases there may be more than two top players to a team and I will make the selection based on who I think deserves the recognition. On teams at this level, two strong players can be enough to make a strong tourney run.

Jeniah Thompson and Abbey Crain are now seniors and have been a big part of the program at Carterville for the last two years. As the starting point guard ( Crain) and leading scorer ( Thompson), they provide the direction and leadership for a 16-1 2A championship contender. Jeniah averages 14 points and 8 rebounds while Abbey averages 12 points and 4 assists per game. Jeniah has a very strong frame that she uses well in the paint to get her shots. Abbey is a true leader and point guard that does a great job of pushing the ball up the floor in transition.

Sarah Isaf and Jenna Gates are both seniors for another great 2A contender in Paris. Paris 19-0 so far and is a likely candidate for the number

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