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Two York-Adams League basketball players remain in the running for the fourth annual Mr. and Miss Pennsylvania Basketball Awards.

Spring Grove's Eli Brooks and York Catholic's Kate Bauhof are among the "Terrific 10" boys and girls up for the statewide award after making it through the first two waves of voting that closed last week.

Spring Grove's Eli Brooks is among the "Terrific 10" for Pennsylvania high school boys' basketball.

Northeastern's Antonio Rizzuto, who had made the cut to the "Tremendous 25," along with Brooks and Bauhof, did not survive the cut to the "Terrific 10."

Finalists for the awards will be selected on May 5 and then voting for the winner will close on May 22, with an awards luncheon on May 27.

When the original lists came out, a total of six York County players made the cut, with five boys and one girl representing the area. Fred Mulbah of the Bobcats and the York Country Day duo of Jordan Ray and De'Airus Brown did not make it past the first level of voting.

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Brooks capped off his remarkable high school career with the Rockets by leading the team to the state quarterfinals, a first in program history. He became the program's all-time leading scorer and finished second on the York County scoring list, completing his four years with 2,426 points. He led the York-Adams League with 29.1 points per game and averaged more than 15 rebounds per game, earning him first team all-state honors in Class 5-A. The most highly-recruited boys' player in York County history, Brooks will play for the University of Michigan next season.

Bauhof was the leading scorer on the girls' side in the Y-A League, putting up 19.5 points per game for the Fighting Irish, the only girl to eclipse the 19-point plateau this season. She was the catalyst in helping York Catholic win its 11th District 3 crown in the past 12 seasons after a one-year hiatus, while also earning first team all-state recognition in Class 3-A. The Fighting Irish also made it to the state semifinals.

York Catholic's Kate Bauhof will miss part of her senior season with a torn ACL, suffered during an AAU game last Friday.

Boys' finalists: The 10 boys' finalists are:

Cameron Reddish, Westtown, forward, junior.

Collin Gillespie, Archbishop Wood, guard, senior.

Daron Russell, Imhotep, guard, senior.

David Morris, Strong Vincent, guard, senior.

DeShawn Millington, Carlisle, guard, senior.

Dhamir Cosby Roundtree, Neumann-Goretti, forward, senior.

Eli Brooks, Spring Grove, guard, senior.

Lonnie Walker, Reading, guard, senior.

Quade Green, Neumann-Goretti, guard, senior.

Sam Iorio, Parkland, forward, senior.

Girls' finalists: The 10 girls' finalists are:

Abby Kapp, Boyertown, forward, senior.

Alexis Hill, Lebanon Catholic, forward, junior.

Chyna Nixon, Neumann-Goretti, guard, senior.

Desiree Oliver, Penn Hills, guard, senior.

Diamond Bragg, Camp Hill, guard, junior.

Jenay Faulkner, Greencastle-Antrim, guard, senior.

Karson Swogger, Bellwood-Antis, guard, senior.

Kate Bauhof, York Catholic, guard, junior.

Katie Jekot, Cumberland Valley, guard, senior.

Samantha Breen, North Catholic, forward, senior.

The awards a presented by SportRecruiters.com at the pabball.com website.

According to the site, the players will be chosen by basketball fans, sportswriters/sportscasters and coaches from around the state. The fans, the media and the coaches each represent a third of the vote.

To cast your boys' vote, click here.

To cast your girls' vote, click here.