Lakelyn Bouldin is in her senior year at Van Buren County High School and was recently named a finalist for the TSSAA Miss Basketball award for the second consecutive year. She is one of only three in District 6-A and she was also named all-district along with four of her teammates. The winner will be named March 8.
A total of five Eaglettes were named all-district which includes Bouldin and two other seniors, Carly Cole and Allison McCoy, along with junior Tilly Dodson and sophomore Mallory Christian.
The Eaglettes finished the season with a district record of 10-0 and an overall record of 21-4. Bouldin has committed to play at the University of Tennessee of Chattanooga.
The sharp-shooting guard was the first player who committed earlier this year. Bouldin was also a Miss Basketball finalist in her junior year at Van Buren. She is expected to play point guard at UTC.
Some of her accomplishments include two-time district player of the year, two-time district tournament MVP, and region tournament MVP. She eclipsed the 2,000-point mark her junior year and maintained a 4.0 GPA.
She is the area’s most active all-time leading scorer with just over the 2,700-point mark.
She combined for 66 points in three games and extended the Eaglettes win streak to 10 games.
Over the past three seasons, Bouldin led Van Buren to an overwhelming 26-0 district record and has her sights set on her first state tournament.
She averaged 20 points per game, eight rebounds, and four assists. She is the most decorated player in school history.