High school notebook: Gioya Carter, Lakota Beatty lead OGBCA All-State teams

Oklahoma signee Gioya Carter of Carl Albert and Oklahoma State signee Lakota Beatty of Anadarko lead the Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches Association's All-State teams that were recently announced.
by Ed Godfrey and Ryan Aber and Scott Wright Published: March 25, 2013
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photo - GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Carl Albert basketball player Gioya Carter poses for a portrait inside the Carl Albert High School gym on Midwest City, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2013. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman
GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Carl Albert basketball player Gioya Carter poses for a portrait inside the Carl Albert High School gym on Midwest City, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2013. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma signee Gioya Carter of Carl Albert and Oklahoma State signee Lakota Beatty of Anadarko lead the Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches Association's All-State teams that were recently announced.

Carter will play for the Large East in the games, scheduled for June 1 at Westmoore High School.

She'll be joined by a group that includes Deer Creek's Ashley Gibson, who helped the Antlers to the 5A title, Del City's Dionna Collins, Piedmont's Sarah Parker, Southmoore's Kayla Tucker and others.

The Large East roster includes a pair of players from Tulsa Washington's 6A title team as well as Shawnee's Micaela Yu.

Beatty is on the Middle West team that also features Bethany's Grace Hadley, Millwood's Teanna Reid, Lexington's Hannah Holasek among others.

They'll be going against a Middle East team that features a pair of Perkins-Tryon players — Jordan Gorham and McKenzie Stanford.

The Small West roster is led by Northeast's T'ona Edwards, while Dale's Breck Clark is on the Small East team.

 

CLINIC FOR GIRLS COACHES SET IN YUKON

The first Equally Fit Central Oklahoma Girls Coaches Clinic is scheduled for April 6 at Yukon High School.

It is a one-day clinic that is designed to enhance the knowledge, training and professional growth of coaches who work with female athletes from the youth to high school levels.

Multiple speakers will address topics on basketball, softball, volleyball, and track, as well as strength and conditioning, and athletic training.


by Ed Godfrey
Reporter Sr.
Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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by Ryan Aber
Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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by Scott Wright
Reporter
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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