The top-10 female high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2-10. See Wednesday's edition for the Female Athlete of the Year.
2 Cassie Pappas, Crescenta Valley basketball, senior — In her final season manning the court for the Falcons, the guard put together a fabulous season that featured her share of team and personal success.
The 2010 All-Area Girls' Basketball Player of the Year, Pappas, who will attend the University of Pennsylvania, scored 755 points and averaged 25.2 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.1 steals per game for a Crescenta Valley squad that went 24-6 and 12-2 in the Pacific League for second place. The Falcons also reached the quarterfinals for the first time since 2001.
She finished her Crescenta Valley career third on the program' all-time scoring list with 1,938 points.
"She was the leading scorer in our league and she helped get us to the quarters," Crescenta Valley Coach Jason Perez said. "She was definitely one of the top players in the division.