Six Green Wave players finish with double-figure scoring totals; Ebomwonyi posts double-double
Jamie Kaplan ties a career high with 20 points as the Green Wave open 2-0 for the fourth-straight season
Hall, Latham and Vorpahl join the Green Wave following stellar prep careers
Photos By Parker Waters
High School: Five-year varsity letterwinner, playing the last three at Clear Spring High for coach Pam Crawford while playing as a freshman at Sue V. Cleveland (N.M.) High for coach Felicia Boatman and seeing varsity action as an eighth grader at Rio Rancho (N.M.) High for coach Bob McIntyre...rated a three-star recruit, received a 90 scout grade and was tabbed the No. 44 shooting guard in the nation by ESPN.com while ranking as the 42nd guard nationally by Dan Olson's Collegiate Girls Basketball Report and the 44th player in the state of Texas by Joey Simmons' Premiere Basketball Report... helped lead the Chargers to a combined 103-11 overall record with three consecutive 5A Region III District 12 titles and back-to-back-to-back trips to the regional semifinals while helping Cleveland High to a 15-13 mark in 2009-10 and helping Rio Rancho go 27-3 and finished ranked second in the state in 2008-09...averaged 13.2 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 2.6 steals and 0.7 blocks per game as a senior en route to earning first-team all-state, all-district and All-Greater Houston honors...also garnered Galveston County Defensive Player of the Year and Clear Creek ISD Co-MVP distinction, claimed MVP of the Peggy Sue Whitley Tournament and a spot on the McDonald's Invitational and Sandra Meadows Classic All-Tournament teams, was selected to the Elements of a Champion All-Star Team and was a finalist for the Houston Touchdown Club's Girls Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year...as a junior, was named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches 5A All-Region III and claimed second-team all-district honors after averaging 10.2 points and 3.7 rebounds per game while chipping in with 87 assists, 64 steals and 21 blocked shots. As a sophomore, she tallied 11.6 points and 3.7 rebounds per outing to go with 88 assists, 104 steals and seven blocks...also lettered once in volleyball...in addition to her prep career, also played for Cy-Fair Nike Elite where she was named the No. 72 summer prospect in the 2013 Class by Carolina Scouting Report and saw action for the Nike National AAU Team...off the court, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a 4.998 weighted GPA, received the United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award and the Clear Springs Leadership Medal...was a member of the National Honor Society, Safe School Ambassadors and Top Teens of American...claimed Superintendent Scholar honors three consecutive years and was named first-team Academic All-State as a senior.
Personal: Born Courtnie Anyce Latham on April 17, 1995, in Austin, Texas...daughter of Mireo and Antoinette Latham...has one brother, Christian, and one sister, Shantel...grandfather, Clifford Johnson, played Major League Baseball with the Houston Astros (1972-77), New York Yankees (1977-79), Cleveland Indians (1979-80), Chicago Cubs (1980), Oakland Athletics (1981-82_, Toronto Blue Jays (1983-85) and Texas Rangers (1985)...uncle, Vince Young was an All-American quarterback at Texas and played in the NFL with the Tennessee Titans (2006-10) and Philadelphia Eagles (2011)...uncle, Mike Eastler, played Major League Baseball with the Houston Astros (1973-75), California Angels (1976), Pittsburgh Pirates 91977-83), Boston Red Sox (1984-85), New York Yankees (1986-87) and Philadelphia Phillies (1987)... proposed major is business management.