Here are the Acadiana high school girls basketball players to watch in the LHSAA playoffs

Danielle Allentuck
Lafayette Daily Advertiser

The LHSAA girls basketball playoffs kick off this week, with the first round set to begin on Thursday. Here are some of the Acadiana players to watch throughout the playoffs.

Full bracket:Louisiana high school girls basketball statewide playoff pairings 2021

Lynn Griffin drives the ball as The STM Cougars take down the Carencro Bears. Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.

Lynn Griffin, Carencro: Griffin, a Southwest Mississippi commit, is averaging 17.1 points per game and 11.2 rebounds. The Carencro senior has led the Bears to a No. 9 seed in the Class 4A bracket. 

Ya'jaia Goudeau, North Central. Goudeau and the Hurricanes, the defending Class 1A State Champions, are the No. 4 seed and received a first round bye. Goudeau leads the Hurricanes, averaging 28 points per game.

Lafayette High's Chrysta Narcisse goes up to the goal to score as the Lafayette High Lady Lions take on the Carencro High Lady Bears on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019.

Chrysta Narcisse, Lafayette High. Narcisse, a sophomore guard, is averaging 15 points per game, four steals and five rebounds. She's ranked eighth in the state for the Class of 2023. 

Jahniya Brown, Lafayette High. Brown, another Mighty Lion standout, is also averaging 15 points per game.  The Mighty Lions are the No. 2 seed in the Class 5A bracket. 

Eymani Key, Southside. After starting the season on the bench, Key, just a freshman, averaged 10.3 points per game, two rebounds and two assists during district play. She also shot 46.6% from the field and 44% from the behind the arch. 

Zoe Wiltz moves the ball as the LCA Knights take on Episcopal basketball., Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

Zoe Wiltz, Lafayette Christian Academy. Wiltz, who is ranked 26th in the state for the Class of 2021, led The Knights to a No. 1 seed in the Division III playoffs. Wiltz, who has won three state championships, is the only returning starter from last season. 

Claire Hader, St. Thomas More. The Cougars, the No. 4 seed in the Division II bracket, regularly play eight to 12 players a night. Hader, who scored her 1000th career point earlier this season, is one of the Cougars top scores. Her season-high is 19 points,