Bianco, Saccomanno, Blanc earn 3A All-State recognition

Carbon High School seniors Jordan Bianco and Abbie Saccomanno were tabbed as a second-team selections to the 3A Girl’s All-State Basketball squad Wednesday afternoon.

Bianco, a four-year starter for the Lady Dinos, averaged 11.6 points per contest while playing in all 27 games in 2019-20. Her season-high came against Grantsville on Nov. 26 as she poured in 30 points on an efficient 8-14 shooting. She also averaged four assists and three steals per tilt.

The All-State honor marks the third consecutive season that Bianco has received recognition for her outstanding individual play. She was named a member of the All-State third team during both her sophomore and junior campaigns.

Saccomanno was selected to the 3A All-State Second Team after posting a team best 12.1 points per contest. Known to stuff the stat sheet throughout, Saccomanno also averaged 3.9 assists and 3.1 steals per contest.

Saccomanno’s most complete game came in a 65-37 win over South Summit on Jan. 2. Scoring 14 points and hauling in 10 rebounds, Saccomanno flirted with a quadruple-double as she handed out eight assists and ended with five seals.

Junior MaKenna Blanc received an honorable mention for her consistent play as she averaged nearly 27 minutes per game this past season. Another weapon for Carbon on both sides of the floor, Blanc averaged 8.9 points per contest and ended at the top of the team’s rebounding leaderboard with 137 on the year.

The Carbon Lady Dinos finished the 2019-20 season with a record of 18-9 overall and 6-4 in Region 12 play. Placing fifth overall, Carbon logged a 3-1 record at the 3A State Championship Tournament this past February.

The All-State selections were voted on by all coaches in the 3A classification.