The 6-foot senior forward led the Yellow Jackets to a 26-1 record and a second straight Class AAAA state championship this past season. Young averaged 16.9 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 6.0 steals per game. A three-time All-State honoree who earned her second straight Class AAAA Player of the Year selection, Young had 13 points, 17 rebounds and four steals in the state championship game. She concluded her prep career with 2,067 points.
Young has maintained a weighted 4.21 GPA in the classroom. She has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Virginia’s Old Dominion University beginning this fall.
Young has volunteered locally with the Girl Scouts of America and with the Jenkins Memorial CME Church’s Christian Youth Fellowship, through which she has collected socks for senior citizens in nursing homes. She has also donated her time mentoring students at North Augusta Elementary School.