McDowell High School
The first female high school superstar in the modern era of Kentucky High School Basketball was the high-scoring Geri Grigsby of the “McDowell High “Dare-Devils.”
From 1975 through 1977, Geri amassed a three-season total of 4,385 points on her way to earning 3 First Team “All-State” honors.
Her 49.8 senior season scoring average is still a state and national record as is her 81 points in a single game during her junior season.
She was Kentucky’s “Miss Basketball” in 1977, “Kentucky Sportswoman of the Year” in 1978 and has since been inducted into the “National High School Hall of Fame.