Kettering Fairmont’s Madeline Westbeld is Ohio’s Ms. Basketball


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Kettering Fairmont High School senior Madeline Westbeld was announced as Ohio’s Ms. Basketball Thursday by a statewide media panel.  Now in its 33rd year, the prestigious award was first given by the Associated Press in 1988. It has been voted by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association since 2017.  Fairmont went 25-3 this season. Standing 6-feet, 3-inches tall, Westbeld averaged 18.0 points, 11.2 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 2.8 steals and 2.3 blocked shots per game this season. A McDonald’s All-American and the Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year, she will continue her academic and basketball career at the University of Notre Dame.  Congratulations on an outstanding achievement Madeline!