Posted On: 01/14/22 10:45 AM

Everyone always acknowledges the shooter when the ball goes in, but what about the transactions that happen before. Let’s talk about the screen that was set or the movement off the ball to the ball handler passing off to the shooter for the shot. Assist leaders and playmakers are slowly becoming something less talked about in the basketball world when in fact the entirety of basketball should revolve around them. In this article, we’ll go over the top 5 assist leaders from the WDA conference and break down how each player distributes the ball and why they are in fact in this list.

Amya Gourneau – TMCHS – (5’8/SF/2023) – Starting off our list is WDA conference’s current leading scorer Amya Gourneau. Amya when she’s not being a scoring threat still has her hands deep within Turtle Mountains point contribution. Amya has really good court vision and is great at drawing defenders in with double teams when she drives to the hoop. She looks for the easy dump offs or drive and kick passes to set her teammates up. Gourneau tallies a double-double this year with 22 points and 11 assists playing Dickinson. Amya currently averages 5.1 assists per contest

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