CONCORD, CA (Mar. 27, 2022) — Mt. Diablo High’s girls basketball team had unprecedented success and they achieved another first following the season when outstanding guard Yasmine Garett became the first female basketball player from the Concord school to sign a letter of intent to play college basketball.
Garrett committed to Evergreen State College (Division I NAIA) in Washington, where she will join her sister Sha’nece, a sophomore guard on the Geoducks.
The Red Devils senior said she is excited for the opportunity to play at Evergreen State. Head coach Jackie Robinson stated, “We are excited to have signed a player of Yasmine’s skill set to join our family. She is a perfect fit for our program. We love how hard she plays, and her competitive spirit sets her apart. Looking forward to next year!”
Garrett and her Mt. Diablo team recached the semi-finals of the North Coast Section Division V playoffs and the quarterfinals of the Northern California tournament capping an historic 24-6 season for coach Ronnie McGee’s squad.