Long before Seimone Augustus made the big time in the WNBA and became an anchor of the Minnesota Lynx’s dynasty, she forged a noteworthy career at the high school level.
Augustus played at the high school level for Capitol High School in Baton Rouge and posted a record of 138-7. She won two state championships with the Capitol Lions before playing collegiately with LSU and at the pro level in Minnesota.
The National High School Hall of Fame has included Augustus in its 2019 Class.
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That class also includes others that may ring a bell among sports fans. – including baseball manager Dusty Baker and football player Derrick Brooks.
Damon Bailey, Tracey Fuchs, D.W. Rutledge, Jerry Boatner, Joe Gilbert, Charles W. Whitten, Bob Gardner, Ralph Stout, and Ginny Honomichl round out the 2019 Class.
Augustus and the rest of the 12-person class will be inducted officially on June 30 at the J.W. Marriott in Indianapolis.