AURORA | A profile look at Aurora Central sophomore Zana’e Hodges, who is set to play for Team West (full roster) in the third A-Town All-Star Girls Game set for Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Smoky Hill High School. The girls game is slated to start at noon (game information):
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School: Aurora Central High School
2018-19 average: 12.7 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.8 steals
Season highlights: Aurora Central doubled its win total in the first season under new head coach Joseph Hill, who had a significant group of young players contribute to the improvement. At the forefront of that young group was Hodges, who led the team in scoring at 12.7 points (topped by a 27-point effort against Gateway_ and rebounding with 8.6 boards per contest in her first season on the varsity, with seven of her efforts resulting in double-doubles. She also paced her team with an average of 2.7 assists and added in 1.8 steals on her way to All-EMAC accolades and her first trip to the A-Town All-Star Game.
Hodges vs. Aurora teams: vs. Hinkley (24 points, 5 rebounds; 6 points, 8 rebounds); vs. Vista PEAK (8 points, 9 rebounds); vs. Gateway (27 points, 6 rebounds; 12 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists); vs. Rangeview (4 points, 7 rebounds)