Altoona, Pa. / Altoona Area High School
At Altoona Area High School
Kayla DeCriscio, a three-year letter-winner and 2011-12 team captain, ended her career at Altoona Area High School with 598 points on her way to leading her team to back-to-back PIAA AAAA District 6 Championships in 2011 and 2012. She holds the school’s career three-point field goals-made record with 150 and the single-game record with nine against Ambridge High School. Her 12.7 points per game off of three-pointers ranked first in Pennsylvania on Max Preps in 2011-12. DeCriscio, a Second-Team Altoona Mirror All-Star as a senior, earned most valuable player honors at the 2012 Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic Game and the 2011 McKeesport High School Tournament.
Academically, DeCriscio was a member of the National Honor Society and Vice President of her senior class.
She was coached by Jill Helsel at Altoona Area High School.