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Vote: Who was the top Texas (UIL) 1A/2A/3A girls basketball player in 2024 state tournament?

We gathered the top small school stars from UIL state week in San Antonio. Now, we want to hear from you

Six Texas state high school girls basketball championship trophies were handed and the UIL season came to a close in the championship on Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

There were many standout performances in the small school ranks as Newcastle won in Class 1A, Martin's Mill won at the buzzer in 2A and Shallowater won in 3A.

Trophies were handed out and all-tournament teams named. Now we want to hear from you. We gathered the top small school — 1A, 2A and 3A — performers.

Scroll down and scan the top stars of the week and cast your vote in the reader poll. Voting is open until Monday, March 12 at 11:59 p.m. central time.



Newcastle's Mattie Dollar celebrates a UIL Class 1A state title win over Turkey Valley on Saturday in San Antonio.

Newcastle's Mattie Dollar celebrates a UIL Class 1A state title win over Turkey Valley on Saturday in San Antonio.

Trinity Schlueter, Turkey Valley (1A)

Finished with a 15-point, 10-board double-double along with three steals in a semifinal win over Neches Thursday morning, then scored nine points, grabbed 11 boards and doled out four steals in a 1A title loss to Newcastle.

Mya Cabrera, Newcastle (1A)

The senior forward scored 15 points on 6- of 12 shooting, pulled in seven boards, five steals and four assists. She then had 10 points and 10 boards in the 1A championship win over Turkey Valley.

Mattie Dollar, Newcastle (1A)

The junior forward scored a tournament-high 32 points on a masterclass shooting outing: 11 of 18 from the field, 4 of 6 from 3 and 6 of 6 from the line and also pulled down six rebounds in a 22-point semifinal win over Westbrook. She followed it up with 24 points in the state championship to lead Newcastle past Turkey Valley. Class 1A tournament MVP.

Tae Morris, Westbrook (1A)

The senior guard scored a team-high 17 points, including 3-for-7 3-point shooting and pulled down five rebounds in a 59-37 1A semifinal loss to Newcastle on Thursday morning. 

Megyn Meekins, Nocona (2A)

Scored a game-high 19 points and four boards in a semifinal win over Wellington, then 16 points and a pair of steals in the 2A title, which Nocona lost to Martin's Mill, 44-42.

Kara Nixon, Martin's Mill (2A)

Finished with 18 points, four steals and four assists in a semifinal win over Goldthwaite, then delivered 16 points and the game-winning bucket to lift the Mustangs to the 2A title, 44-42 over Nocona.

Allie Vaughan, Martin's Mill (2A)

Scored 12 points and pulled down eight boards in a semifinal win over Goldthwaite and scored another 12 in the Class 2A title, a 44-42 win over Nocona.

Keelie Williams, Shallowater (3A)

The sophomore guard was named championship MVP after scoring 13 points off the bench and grabbing eight rebounds in the title game. She hit two 3-pointers in overtime to help Shallowater pull away after Huntington forced overtime with a long buzzer-beating 3.

Jasey Campbell, Rains (3A)

Scored 14 points on an efficient 6 of 10 shooting — a bright spot in her team's 24.5 percent shooting — with four boards and two steals in a semifinal loss to Shallowater.

Carlie Buckley, Shallowater (3A)

Hit 7 of 15 shot attempts — along with 3 of 7 attempts from 3 — for a game-high 20 points. She tacked on three boards and a pair of steals, all before fouling out in just under 26 minutes. Then she scored 12 points, including hitting two 3s, in an overtime win over Huntington in the 3A title.

Kyra Anderson, Huntington (3A)

The forward willed her team through to the state title with 28 points (11 of 16 shooting), 17 boards and four steals. Then she had 17 points (on 6 of 8 shooting), 10 boards, five assists and four steal in an OT loss to Shallowater in the 3A title.

Karlee Mathis, Columbus (3A)

The guard scored 14 points — including four 3-pointers — and pulled down four boards in a 3A semifinal loss to Huntington.

-- Andy Buhler | | @sblivetx