DeKalb’s Leigha Brown headlines local players invited to Hoosier Basketball Magazine’s Top 60 senior girls workout

DeKalb senior Leigha Brown

Seven area senior girls high school basketball players will participate in the annual Top 60 workout on March 4 at Heritage Christian High School in Indianapolis.

DeKalb’s Leigha Brown, who ended the season as the second leading scorer in the state, headlines the group. Brown averaged 28 points per game, just behind Gary Lighthouse’s Daijah Smith (28.7 ppg).

Also joining Brown from the area are South Side’s Taniece Chapman and Shamari Tyson, Northrop’s Breanna Douglas, Norwell’s Logan Rowles, South Adams’ Lexi Dellinger and Carroll’s Kelli Damman. Bishop Dwenger’s Ellen Ross was invited but it unable to participate in the workout.

The top 60 list was compiled by Hoosier Basketball Magazine, as it is each season. Coach Rick Risinger of Heritage Christian will direct both sessions. Four other girls’ high school coaches from the IBCA have been invited to join. They are Stephan Hamaker (Frankton), Kevin Merriweather (Tindley), Kristin Raker (Beech

Grove) and Jason Simpson (Greensburg). Both sessions are open to the public for admission fee of $8.00 ($5 for students).