NAME: Sky Thomas
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Multiple scholarship offers; performing a spoken word at school assembly
HEIGHT: 6'2"-170 lbs.
PARENT: Byron Thomas Sr. & Sherri Lett
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom."
FUTURE GOAL: Marketing/Advertising manager
A four-year varsity starter at power forward and center, Wyoming senior basketball all-star Sky Thomas is a formidable presence in the paint, both offensively and defensively.
On offense, she has recorded numerous double-double games this season, including vs. Indian Hill (18 points-15 rebounds), St. Ursula (15 points-12 rebounds), Fenwick (15 points-15 rebounds) and Taylor (13 points-10 rebounds). On defense, she is one of the best shot-blockers in the area, averaging 4.7 blocks per game, which leads the CHL. She is also one of the league's top rebounders averaging about ten rebounds per game.
Last year as a junior, Sky averaged a double-double for the entire season with 14 points-10 rebounds a game while adding and a league-high 5.1 blocks per game.
She earned numerous honors, including being named 1st all-CHL for the second time, Cincinnati Div. II Player of the Year, 1st team all-city, 2nd team SWO District and honorable mention all-Ohio Div. II. She was also a finalist for Cincinnati.com Sports Awards' Small School Player of the Year.
Active in community service, Sky plays for the Cincinnati Finest club team, and will play basketball collegiately at Marshall University.
Her favorite athlete is LeBron James, favorite entertainer is Beyonce, favorite book is Their Eyes Were Watching God, favorite movie is Remember the Titans and most-like-to-meet is Michelle Obama.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Sky is a game changer, her presence in the paint is undeniable. Not only is she a matchup nightmare for opposing teams, but she changes or swats every shot in the lane."
— Vanessa Laug, Basketball Coach