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Navajo Prep girls basketball trio earns 3A All-State First Team honors

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FARMINGTON — Navajo Prep’s core group reaped the benefits of helping the Lady Eagles maintain their status atop the 3A girls basketball landscape.

Tai Tai Woods, Aiona Johnson and Hailey Martin all received 3A All-State First Team honors after Prep coasted to back-to-back state championships earlier this month.

The Lady Eagles won a combined 42 games over the last two seasons.

Navajo Prep girls win back-to-back 3A state basketball titles
Prep did damage attacking in transition and had key defensive stops on the baselines, beating Robertson 63-47 on Friday, May 7, 2021, in Albuquerque.
Matt Hollinshead, Wochit

San Juan County girls trio also earns accolades

Farmington’s Kiiyani Anitielu earned 5A All-State First Team honors, while Kirtland Central’s Aisha Ramone was named to 4A’s All-State First Team. Piedra Vista’s Lanae Billy earned 5A All-State Second Team honors.

Kirtland reached the 4A state semifinals, while Farmington and PV both missed out on the 5A state playoffs.

Kirtland Central’s Cameron Crawford receives All-State honors

Crawford was named to the 4A All-State First Team.

Kirtland reached the 4A state quarterfinals.

Matt Hollinshead covers sports and business for the Daily Times. He can be reached at 505-564-4577, and on Twitter at @MattH_717.

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