Goddard product Alysia Hart led Butler last season with 12.1 points and 1.9 steals per game on the way to second-team All-Jayhawk West honors. Freshman guard Abby Fawcett should help Hart in the backcourt after coming to the Grizzlies from Bishop Carroll.
Cowley lost a ton of talent, including all five starters, and will count on 5-10 freshman Maylisa Johnson to pick up the slack after leading Preston (Okla.) High to two state titles.
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Hutchinson is the defending Region VI champion and returns its two best players in 5-foot-9 Maize product Heather Robben, an honorable mention All-American, and 5-11 forward Ariel McGhee, who was the 2009 Region VI Tournament MVP.