Basketball

Emily Mitchell leads 2018 Daily News All-Area girls basketball team

Girls basketball player of the year, Emily Mitchell, and coach of the year Jared Honig, both of Granada Hills Charter (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)
Girls basketball player of the year, Emily Mitchell, and coach of the year Jared Honig, both of Granada Hills Charter (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Player of the YearEmily Mitchell, Granada Hills, Senior

Mitchell is a do-it-all type player, whose role was paramount to the Highlanders’ success in the 2017-18 campaign.

After a 3-pointer drops through the net, it’s likely that she delivered the assist.  A loose ball on the floor, Mitchell is the first one diving for it. It’s not rare to see Mitchell stealing the ball in the open court or splashing deep threes for Granada Hills Charter.

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