Edmonds-Woodway basketball star Missy Peterson signs with UW Huskies

New Washington women’s basketball manager Jody Wynn nabbed her initial Huskies recruit: Edmonds-Woodway star Missy Peterson.

The 5-foot-10 and 165-pound indicate ensure creatively sealed a grant final Nov to play for Long Beach State. When Wynn left and took a UW pursuit in April, Peterson perceived her recover from LBSU and followed Wynn to Montlake.

Peterson averaged 16 points final deteriorate for E-W, that finished 16-7. She was voted first group All-Wesco 3A/2A.

During her youth season, Peterson scored a career-high 33 points over No. 4 Auburn Riverside in a 58-48 dissapoint feat that sent a Warriors to a 2016 Class 3A state quarterfinals.

In theory, adding Peterson offsets a detriment of Aarion McDonald, a beginner ensure who told UW officials that she skeleton to transfer. It’s misleading where McDonald will go nonetheless those tighten to a conditions don’t design her to follow former Washington manager Mike Neighbors to Arkansas. The Fresno, Calif. local might select a propagandize closer to home.

McDonald was a Pac-12 All-Freshman group preference after averaging 9.8 points and 2.7 rebounds in 28 games final season. She done 21 starts and was a Huskies’ third heading scorer behind stars Kelsey Plum and Chantel Osahor, who graduated.

Wynn has not been accessible for comment.

Conceivably, Peterson joins a 2017 category that includes 6-1 brazen Khayla Rooks, who is a daughter of former NBA actor Sean Rooks, and 5-6 ensure Kierra Collier, who enrolled during UW in Jan and didn’t play while recuperating from a leg injury.

With a difference of McDonald, UW’s stream roster includes 10 grant players. Adding Peterson, Rooks and Collier puts a Huskies during 13 – dual fewer than a NCAA limit.

Here’s a video (below) of highlights from Peterson’s youth season.

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