Amanda Blackstone established herself as one of the finest female high school basketball players ever to come out of the Capital Region. She graduated from Mohonasen High School in 2002 and amassed more than 1,300 career points. It was the most points in the Rotterdam School’s history. A versatile player, Blackstone played all five positions at one time or another. She scored the winning bucket with just a tick left on the clock in regulation play in the New York State All-Star Game her senior year. She was named to the All-State First Team.