Tianna Eaton of Rowland voted Fan’s choice winner for SoCal Prep Legends 2016 Girls Basketball Player of the Year

Rowland High's girls basketball player Tianna Eaton at the Rowland Heights campus on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Eaton is Tribune girls basketball player of the year. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda/ San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
Rowland High's girls basketball player Tianna Eaton at the Rowland Heights campus on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Eaton is Tribune girls basketball player of the year. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda/ San Gabriel Valley Tribune)

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Rowland High's girls basketball player Tianna Eaton at the Rowland Heights campus on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Eaton is Tribune girls basketball player of the year. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda/ San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
(Photo by Watchara Phomicinda/ San Gabriel Valley Tribune)

Tianna Eaton, in just her junior year, tallied a whopping 17,513 votes this week, which was almost 5,000 more votes than second place finisher Sophia Song of Keppel–who brought in 12,912 total votes.

Eaton’s impressive vote tally has name her the Fan’s choice winner for SoCal Prep Legends 2016 Girls Basketball Player of the Year.

Eaton, a 6-foot-1 guard/forward, helped Rowland finish a remarkable 25-3 while averaging a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Eaton’s most memorable game came in a clutch 66-64 second-round playoff win over Thousand Oaks in which she scored a career-high 25 points to go with 13 rebounds. Loyola Marymount, Hawaii, U.C. Riverside and other schools are starting to notice her all-around game.

Eaton was also named San Gabriel Valley Tribune’s Girls Basketball Player of the Year.

Final Tally: (Total Votes: 31,008)
Tianna Eaton, Rowland 56%, 17,513 votes
Sophia Song, Keppel 42%, 12,912 votes
Na’lon Smith, St. Paul 1%, 263 votes
Jasmine Jones, Long Beach Poly 0%, 119 votes
Valerie Higgins, Chaminade 0%, 46 votes
Dominique McLaughlin, Etiwanda 0%, 43 votes
Reili Richardson, Brea Olinda 0%, 30 votes
Kayla Washington, Cajon 0%, 29 votes
Leaonna Odom, Chaminade 0%, 27 votes
Kyra Hamlin, Redondo High 0%, 26 votes

What is SoCal Prep Legends?
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