Ten girls basketball players who played most of their high school basketball in the Triangle will be playing in this week’s NCAA Women’s College Basketball Tournament.
Walk-on Jenna Frush, formerly of Northern Durham, is on the highest-seeded team (3-seed Duke) listed below. N.C. State, a 5-seed, has the most former area players with three, while Hampton and Syracuse each have two.
The full list:
Duke: Jenna Frush (Northern Durham, 2011).
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Hampton: Bayley Coleman-Cox (Jordan, 2013); Tyler Hobgood (J.F. Webb, 2011).
N.C. State: Markeisha Gatling (Athens Drive, 2010); Breezy Williams (Northern Durham 2010); Ashley Williams (Green Hope, 2013).
Syracuse: Bria Day (Millbrook 2012); Briana Day (Millbrook, 2013).
Vanderbilt: Kristen Gaffney (Green Hope, 2012).
Winthrop: Zoe Vernon (Carolina Friends, 2012)