HURLEY, MS (WLOX) - On Monday the East Central Lady Hornets basketball season came to an abrupt end , falling to McComb in the first-round of the girls Class 4A State Playoffs. Despite the loss, the game was another learning experience for Sania Wells.
She has two more years to fine-tune her talents. If you have watched Wells in action, you know that she has loads of talent. Sania has a fluid shooting touch and an eye for the basket from long and short range.
So, who is the person who has played a major role in her development?
Wells said, "Honestly, my dad. He pushes me to my limits. He's probably my role model, yes daddy."
East Central head coach Wes Brewer has rebuilt a losing program into a winner the best three seasons and he knows he has an exceptional athlete in Sania Wells.
"Several college coaches have already shown interest in her, "stated Brewer. "Mississippi State, Southern Miss, South Alabama and Florida have expressed interest in her talents."
Brewer says Wells takes the time in practice and even after practice to improve on her basketball skills.
Wells says she and her dad put in extra practice time. "Me and my dad come out after basketball practice from 6 till almost 8 p.m.,"said Wells. "I shoot two-hundred shots three or four times a week after practice. Come up here every Sunday."
Is there anyone she patterns her basketball skills after?
"I like Victoria Vivians of Mississippi State, "said Wells. "I like how she's able to shoot. She's quick and I want to get better at my jump shot."
Remember the name Sania Wells. If she sticks with it and picks up her game, she will be picking up college scholarships offers from major universities in the near future.