Puckett is the two-time reigning TimesDaily 4A-7A player of the year. This past season, the junior averaged 20.3 points, 11.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game and led the Trojans (20-11) to a second consecutive appearance in the Class 6A Northwest Regional in Hanceville.
Puckett joined the varsity as a seventh-grader and has expanded her skill set annually. She blocked 49 shots, altered plenty more and made 65 steals last season. She frequently handles the ball against pressure, shot 30% from 3-point range last season and has worked to improve her defense against guards. With one season remaining, Puckett has 1,830 points and 963 rebounds in her Muscle Shoals career. https://www.timesdaily.com/sports/c...cle_d1df8d42-0725-589c-ba87-342850c0d091.html
It looks more like she values basketball skills and versatility over just straight athleticism which had been an issue on the Lady Vols for years.... Hopefully, she continue to recruit better and better.