Best of the Bluegrass

Geri Grigsby – McDowel – 1977 Miss KY Basketball


One of the first female high school superstars in the modern era of Kentucky High School Basketball, high-scoring Geri Grigsby of the “McDowell High “Dare-Devils” 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 named Kentucky’s Miss Basketball in 1977, “Kentucky Sportswoman of the Year” in 1978 and has since been inducted in the National High School Hall of Fame, the Dawahares KHSAA Hall of Fame and the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame.