Former Hopewell High School star Shatori Walker-Kimbrough left an everlasting impression on WPIAL sports, twice being selected the Post-Gazette Female High School Athlete of the Year. Walker-Kimbrough also has made a quick impression on the University of Maryland women's basketball team.
Walker-Kimbrough, a freshman forward, is the second-leading scorer for Maryland, the No. 8 team in the country. She is averaging 10.2 points and 3.4 rebounds a game. She also is shooting 53 percent from the field, 90 percent from the free-throw line and 57 percent from 3-point range.
In a 90-53 victory Saturday against Towson, she had 14 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals. In the previous game against George Washington, she had 15 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
Also, William & Mary cross-country runner Elaina Balouris, a graduate of Hampton, earned All-American status after she finished 11th at the NCAA Division I championships Saturday. Balouris, a senior, helped the College of William & Mary to a 12th-place finish at the championships.