An amazing year for Shore Conference girls hoops.  Watch highlight videos of all the honorees

Stephanie Karcz wins SSZ Miss Hoop Zone

In an extremely close ballot, Middletown South guard Stephanie Karcz edged Saint John Vianney’s Kelly Campbell to win the 2016 SSZ Miss Hoop Zone.  Karcz is set to play college basketball at Loyola in Maryland.  Watch our story on this great athlete who was not only a big contributor on the court, but a leader in Middletown South Nation:

2016 SSZ Miss Hoop Zone Balloting

3 points for 1st place vote, 2 points for 2nd and 1 point for 3rd

Name High School 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Stephanie KarczMiddletown South1810478
Kelly CampbellSt. John Vianney1315170
Stella ClarkManasquan52726
Kimi EvansSt. John Vianney23517
Desiree AllenNeptune0`3612

Kelly Campbell closed out her career leading the Saint John Vianney Lady Lancers with a Tournament of Champions title.  Manasquan’s Stella Clark has three state titles in three years and is back in 2017.  Watch profiles on these two outstanding players:

2016 SSZ All-Zone Girls Basketball Team

NameSchoolName SchoolNameSchool
Che'Kasha AndrewsLong BranchKaitlin ListerToms River EastKatie HydeWall - Scholar Athlete
Desiree AllenNeptuneJennifer LouroSaint RoseAddie MasoniusManasquan - State champ game ball
Alexandra BalsamoMiddletown SouthDara MabreyManasquanZoe PeroSaint John Vianney - State final game ball
Gigi CaponegroSaint John VianneyMikayla MarkhamSaint RoseVanessa PinhoSaint John Vianney - T of C game ball
Maureen CoakleyRed Bank CatholicLovin MarsicanoSaint Rose
Kimi EvansSaint John VianneyFaith MasoniusManasquanStephanie KarczMiddletown South - 2016 Miss HZ
Megan HughesPoint Pleasant BoroNicole MorrisRumson-Fair HavenKelly CampbellSaint John Vianney - Miss HZ Finalist
Josie LarkinsRed Bank CatholicHannah ScanlanRumson-Fair HavenStella ClarkManasquan - Miss HZ Finalist
Tina LebronSaint John VianneyLucy ThomasSaint Rose