High School Sports

February 11, 2013

Wilson vs. White at Heathwood Hall

Two of the nation's top girls basketball prospects clash on Tuesday at Heathwood Hall when A'ja Wilson and the Highlanders square off against Jatarie White and Providence Day from Charlotte.

Two of the nation’s finest girls basketball players will square off on Tuesday at Heathwood Hall when the Highlanders host Providence Day from Charlotte in a non-region game of note.

The varsity doubleheader begins with the boys game at 6 p.m. and the girls to follow at 7:30 p.m.

Heathwood’s A’ja Wilson and and PD’s Jatarie White are the spotlight players. Wilson, a 6-foor-5 junior, is ranked No. 1 on the espnW HoopGurlz Super 60 list for the Class of 214, while White, a 6-foot-3 junior, is No. 12.

Wilson is averaging 28.8 points, 14.5 rebounds, 5.6 blocks, 3.4 assists and 3.2 steals a game this season. White is at 19.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 3.4 blocks per game.

Heathwood Hall, which won the SCISA Region 1-3A championship with an 8-0 mark, sports a 17-7 overall record. Providence Day is 23-3 overall, with a 7-0 league record with one left to play.

The game is Heathwood’s final tune-up for the start of the SCISA state tournament. The Highlanders will have eight days off before its quarterfinal opener in Sumter on Feb. 20.

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