The 6-foot-1 senior guard averaged 25.8 points, 11.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 2.8 steals and 2.0 blocks per game this past season, leading the Hurricanes (19-13) to the Region 3-AAA tournament quarterfinals. A McDonald’s All-American Game selection, Hayes was the 2019 Class AAA Miss Basketball winner. Ranked as the nation’s No. 29 recruit in the Class of 2020 by ESPN.com, she concluded her prep basketball career with 3,055 points and 1,584 rebounds.
Hayes has maintained a 3.21 GPA in the classroom. She has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball on scholarship at Mississippi State University this fall.
East Hamilton’s 2020 Homecoming Queen, Hayes has volunteered locally on youth literacy programs and as a youth basketball camp counselor. She has also donated her time on behalf of the East Hamilton Youth Leadership Council.