North Carolina commit Diamond DeShields disliked losing so much that it turned her off to basketball for years, but she returned to her first love and built herself into a McDonald's All American.
Georgia Tech recruit Kaela Davis won the 3-point shootout and North Carolina recruit Jessica Washington won the skills competition at the POWERADE Jam Fest, a prelude to the McDonald's All American Games.
Georgia stars Diamond DeShields, a North Carolina commit, Kaela Davis, a Georgia Tech commit, and Lexie Brown, a Maryland commit, headline the list of Morgan Wootten Player of the Year finalists.
Diamond DeShields, the headliner in North Carolina's top-ranked recruiting class, is named the 2013 Naismith Girl's High School Player of the Year.
Diamond DeShields, Allisha Gray, Jessica Washington and Stephanie Mavunga plan to bring their elite basketball skills as well as an uncanny chemistry to the North Carolina women's basketball program.