Future Owl Hoopers Pegged to Participate in All-Star Games

Jazz Taylor is one of four future Owls to compete in various upcoming All-Star games.
March 27, 2015

HOUSTON, Texas -- The Rice Owls women's basketball team's four incoming freshmen will be showcasing their talent over the next couple of months when Gabby Stanton, Lauren Grigsby, Jazz Taylor and Lexie Ducat partake in regional All-Star games.

Grigsby (Dekaney HS) and Stanton (Kingwood HS) were both selected to play in tomorrow's Greater Houston Area Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game, which will take place at St. Thomas University.

Grigsby, a 5-10 guard, averaged 17.8 points and 4.8 rebounds as a senior at Dekaney High School in 37 games. She was a 13-5A First-Team selection as a junior after helping lead the Lady Wildcats to their third consecutive district title. Grigsby also played club ball for AD Elite.

Stanton, a 5-6 guard, averaged 7.7 points and 1.3 steals per game as a senior at Kingwood HS. She was rated the No. 25 player in Texas by Premier Basketball Report and ESPN ranked as the No. 25 point guard in the nation with a 90 scout grade.

Ducat (Brock HS) and Taylor (Duncanville HS) will each be appearing in the July 17th Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star Game TGCA). Ducat is one of 12 players that will be on the 1A-4A Red squad while Taylor will represent the 5A-6A Red quad. Prior to the TGCA All-Star game, Ducat will also appear in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-Star game on May 22.

Ducat is a 6-1 forward from Brock HS and was ranked No. 80 in the nation and No. 15 in Texas by MaxPreps. She was the District 9-2A MVP her junior season and was selected to the 2014 UIL All-State Tournament squad as well as the TGCA All-State Team.

Taylor, a 5-7 guard from Duncanville HS, was tabbed the No. 8 player in the state of Texas by MaxPreps and the 47th-best player in the nation while ESPN gave her a scout grade of 90. Taylor transferred from Irving MacArthur to Duncanville her senior campaign.






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