Wakefield Country Day School sophomore Maeve Dale has been named the Delaney Athletic Conference Division II Girls' Varsity Basketball Player of the Year for the second straight year. Additionally, she was named to the All-Conference First Team.
Dale, from Luray, is a guard/forward who also jumps center for the team. In 12 Conference games this season, she averaged 16.7 points plus 12.3 rebounds, and she had 45 steals, 39 blocked shots and 44 assists. Dale scored 20 or more points in four DAC games and had 10 games in double figures in the DAC, along with 10 double-doubles in DAC play.
Dale leads the team in all categories except assists, where she is second on the team. She had a season-high and DAC-game-high 30 points vs. Randolph-Macon Academy in December. She has scored just under 900 points in her varsity career to date.
The Owls are ranked number 9 in Division III in the latest VISAA State poll and will play at least one State Tournament game this week.