AURORA | A profile look at Aurora Central freshman Jamaea Johnson-Gonzalez who is on the roster of Team East for the 11 a.m. A-Town All-Star Girls Game on March 18, 2023, at Eaglecrest High School (purchase tickets, here):

Courtney Oakes is Sentinel Sports Editor. Reach him at Twitter: @aurorasports. IG: Sentinel Prep Sports


School: Aurora Central High School

Year: Freshman

Height: 5-foot-9

2022-23 averages: 9.8 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.2 blocks, 1.7 steals

Season highlights: Johnson-Gonzalez had an outstanding debut varsity season, as she averaged close to a double-double to help coach Joseph Hill’s team to an 11-13 record that could have been better if not for a few close losses. The All-Colorado League second team selection scored in double figures 10 times — including a season-high 23 points in a 61-35 win over the Far Northeast Warriors Dec. 17 — and she also had 10 double-digit rebounding games with a high of 15 in a win over Hinkley Jan. 24. Johnson-Gonzalez finished with seven-doubles and also blocked at least one shot in every game but one. Johnson-Gonzalez earned selection to the A-Town All-Star Game for the first time.

Johnson-Gonzalez vs. Aurora teams: vs. Overland (3 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 blocks); vs. Aurora West College Preps (12 points, 11 rebounds, 3 blocks); vs. Gateway (18 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists, 5 blocks, 3 steals); vs. Hinkley (11 points, 14 rebounds, 4 blocks); vs. Gateway (18 points, 12 rebounds, 3 steals)

Courtney Oakes is sports Editor and photographer with Sentinel Colorado. A Denver East High School alum. He came to the Sentinel in 2001 and since then has received a number of professional awards from...

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