Tamara L. Joy was the pride of Catoctin High School’s basketball program, 1983–1986. She led the county in scoring with a 30-point average, made First Team All-County, Player of the Year, and All- Area selections. Joy established a career high point total for both county boys and girls while scoring a record 49 points in a state championship game. She graduated an All-American and was immediately recruited by national power Long Beach State University of California. Joy played in two NCAA Final Four Championships. Her outstanding career serves as an inspiration for all. She was Frederick County’s greatest player.