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Published: Tuesday, 3/16/2010

Waite's Howard tops All-Ohio team; May Division I coach of year


COLUMBUS - Waite senior Natasha Howard and coach Manny May captured top honors yesterday on the Associated Press Division I All-Ohio girls basketball team.

Howard, a 6-foot-3 forward who averaged 24.7 points, 11 rebounds and 2.6 assists a game, was named Division I player of the year. She has signed to play at Florida State.

May shared coach-of-the-year honors with Kettering Fairmont's Tim Cogan, and Marion Harding's Greg Noftz.

May is 140-112 in 12 seasons at Waite and has won four City League titles in six years.

The Indians (23-2) captured the first regional title in school

history and will play at 6 p.m. Friday against Kettering Fairmont (22-2) in the state semifinals in Columbus.

Area players named to the third team were Maleeka Kynard of Start, a 5-7 junior who averaged 13.2 points, and Olivia Fouty of Northview, a 5-11 senior who averaged 17.9 points.

In Division II, Libbey's Macketta Allen, a 5-8 junior who averaged 20.2 points, was selected to the third team.

Mylan Woods, a 5-11 senior at Shaker Heights Hathaway Brown, was named D-II player of the year, an honor she shared last year. The Northwestern signee averaged 15.4 points, 6.4 rebounds, 4.5

assists and 2.7 steals a game.

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