AURORA | A profile look at Eaglecrest junior Raquel Turner, who is set to play for Team West in the second A-Town All-Star Girls Game set for Friday, March 16, 2018, at Rangeview High School. The girls game is scheduled for 5 p.m.:
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School: Eaglecrest High School
2017-18 averages: 10.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.2 steals, 1.4 assists per game
Season highlights: Turner did a lot of everything for coach Robby Gabrielli’s Eaglecrest team, which finished 9-15 and again qualified for the Class 5A state playoffs, where it nearly pulled off a first-round upset. Turner played her way onto the All-Centennial League second team in a junior campaign in which she led her team in scoring at 10.4 points per game, which was 4.3 more per contest than the previous season. Turner’s season-high of 22 points came against Douglas County prior to winter break and she had 11 double-digit scoring efforts on the season. She also finished second on her team in steals (2.2) and assists (1.4) per game, while she added 3.8 rebounds per contest. Turner is a first-time A-Town All-Star Game selection.
Turner vs. Aurora teams: vs. Rangeview (17 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals); vs. Overland (9 points, 5 rebounds; 8 points, 3 steals); vs. Grandview (6 points, 4 rebounds; 7 points, 3 assists); vs. Smoky Hill (14 points, 4 steals; 9 points, 4 rebounds); vs. Cherokee Trail (13 points; 15 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals)