Posted On: 10/9/20 9:02 PM

There is fervent excitement in the air for the upcoming 2020-21 high school girls basketball season around the state of Maryland.

With the 2019-20 campaign ending abruptly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, programs across the state are eager to get back on the court and train for what’s expected to be a competitive year.

This article finishes up talking about the four Montgomery County divisions, as here are five rising juniors to watch this season in 4A/3A West.

Mia SmithMiaSmith5'9" | SFClarksburg | 2022StateMD, PG Clarksburg: Smith shows a lot of promise in the point guard role, starting out with her defending. She’s great both on-ball and off-ball, causing a lot of turnovers, especially playing in a high-press defense that Clarksburg can showcase. Not only does that mean points for her, but also shot opportunities and points for her teammates. Smith has good court speed, allowing her to push the tempo of the game. She thrives in the lane and forces her way into it with the ball, making plays and putting Clarksburg in a prime position to win games.

Madison Bechard, PF Northwest: Bechard uses her 5’11” frame to dominate the paint on both sides of the ball. Her long arms

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