The 6-foot-5 junior forward and center had led the Patriots to a 24-0 record and the Class A quarterfinals at the time of her selection. The state’s returning Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year, Ware averaged 17.3 points, 11.1 rebounds, 4.6 blocks and 2.1 assists through 24 games. A three-time All-Conference honoree, she was also a First Team All-State selection and is ranked as the nation’s No. 13 recruit in the Class of 2020 by Prospects Nation.
Ware has maintained a 3.89 GPA in the classroom. She will begin her senior year of high school this fall.
Also the state’s Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year, Ware has volunteered locally with Peer to Peer, mentoring students with disabilities. She has also donated her time to the Bismarck Emergency Food Pantry and Salvation Army.