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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Rainbow Wahine basketball team lands star player from Oakland

Advertiser Staff


Sydney Haydel, G, 5-9, Fr., North Hollywood, Calif. (Harvard-Westlake High School)

Keianna Evans, PG, 5-7, Jr., Fayetteville, N.C. (Kaskaskia Junior College, Ill.)

Kamilah Jackson, F, 6-0, Fr., Oakland, Calif. (Sacred Heart Cathedral)

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Kamilah Jackson, a 6-foot forward from Oakland, Calif., has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the University of HawaiOI women's basketball team, the school has announced.

Jackson is the third recruit of the 2010-11 recruiting class signed by head coach Dana Takahara-Dias.

Jackson averaged 25 points and 17 rebounds, and was named to the California Division III all-state team. She helped her team win two Division III state championships her sophomore and junior seasons and was nominated to the McDonald's All-American Team her senior season.

As a junior Jackson averaged 16 points and 13 rebounds. She averaged a for three seasons.

Over her career, she was named a three-time all-state player, three-time all Northern California and three-time league champion. In 2008, her team finished ranked No. 1 in the USA Today final rankings. Jackson's team also went 33-0 and had a 60-game winning streak during her career.