NAME: Zoie Barth
SCHOOL: Highlands High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
RESIDENCE: Fort Thomas, Ky.
PARENTS: Trevor & Tina
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Mom
A four-year varsity basketball starter, Highlands' Zoie Barth has scored 2,000+ points in her stellar high school career, reaching the landmark number in a game vs. Conner at the LaRosa's Holiday Classic Tournament.
She is adding to the total each game, putting up numerous double-digit scoring games this season, including vs. St. Henry (26 points), Newport Catholic (26), Henry Clay (23), Simon Kenton (22), Tecumseh (20), Scott (20) and Boyd County (20).
Her junior year, Zoie averaged 19 points 6- rebounds-3 assists-4 steals per game, helping the Bluebirds win the 36th District championship for the fourth straight year.
Zoie has earned numerous honors, including last season when she was named NKAC Div. II Player of the Year, 1st team NKY, MVP of the District tournament, named to the 9th Region all-tournament team, was honorable mention all-state and was a finalist for Cincinnati.com Sports Awards Small School Player of the Year. She was also selected for the Kentucky-Indiana Junior All-Star Game.
Zoie also played softball her freshman year for the 9th Region champs. She plans to play basketball at the next level, but has not yet selected a college.
Also an academic star, she is active in community service and was this year's Homecoming queen. Her favorite athlete is LeBron James and most-like-to-meet is Ellen Pompeo.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Zoie is a talented athlete, but she strives to be the best person she can be. She has a love for her teammates and classmates and always is there for them. No matter what Zoie is doing, she is doing her best at it."
— Jaime Richey, Basketball Coach