Junior Kiah Gillespie of Capital Prep has been named the 2013-14 Gatorade Connecticut Girls Basketball Player of the Year.
The annual award recognizes both athletic and academic achievement. A Meriden resident, Gillespie has led the Trailblazers to a 24-0 record, a CSC title, a current spot in the Class L state quarterfinals and the No. 1 position in the GameTimeCT/NH Register girls basketball top 10 poll.
She is averaging 22.4 points, 10.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game.
A two-time First Team All-State selection, Gillespie is currently rated as the No. 42 in the Class of 2015 ranked by ESPN.
— Gatorade (@Gatorade) March 13, 2014