Girls 11-6A all-district basketball team: Peoples makes first team
From Staff Reports
March 15, 2017 at 11:23 p.m.
Longview's Chandler Peoples was named to the District 11-6A first-team basketball unit that was voted on by league coaches.
In addition to Peoples, Journey Greene and Yasmine Bradley were named to the second team and Deyonna Daniels was named honorable mention.
Mesquite Horn sophomore N'Yah Boyd was voted Most Valuable Player in the district. Offensive Player of the Year went to John Tyler senior standout Alyssa Mayfield, and Rockwall sophomore Jordan Mathis nabbed Defensive Player of the Year.
Among other superlatives, Tyler Lee freshman Aaliyah Morgan took Newcomer of the Year and Horn's Darrin Samuels was named Coach of the Year.
Horn: Tra'Liyah Washington and Joanna McDonald; Rockwall: Mya Culiver and Alena Johnston; Tyler Lee: Ja'Kayla Bowie and Tyreesha Blaylock; John Tyler: Destini Whitehead and Daz'Monique Johnson; Rockwall-Heath: Macy Wilkerson and Alexa Hoy; Longview: Chandler Peoples; Mesquite: Elizabeth Critton.
Horn: Umaja Collins and Blessing Esomchukwu; Rockwall: Faith Mason-Vestal and Haley Hicks; Tyler Lee: Alyssia Thorne; John Tyler: Shay Johnson, Jazmyne and J'Kimbria Criss; Rockwall-Heath: Morgan Talley and Jasmine Norman; Longview: Journey Greene and Yasmine Bradley; North Mesquite: Jaylann Myles and Jakiya Grice; Mesquite: Ja'kia Wells.
Horn: Tajuan Lewis, Jene' Samuels and Raneisha Williams; Rockwall: Gloria Drewery; Tyler Lee: Hannah Haynes and Ke'Aja Lacy; Longview: Deyonna Daniels: Mesquite: Ty'Rena Lafrance: North Mesquite: Auleesha Davis.
ACADEMIC ALL DISTRICT
North Mesquite: Jakiya Grice, Jay'Lann Myles, Keaira Edwards, Destiny Simon and Haley Wilt; Rockwall: Mya Culiver, Michelle Adkins-Mills, Jordan Mathis, Gloria Drewery, Katy Gibralter, Jessie Pahe, Kelsey Vinci, Madison Wheeler, Heather Quisenberry, Macy McCartney, Gabi Campos and Haley Hicks; Longview: Yasmine Bradley, Deyonna Daniels, Journey Greene, Cara Hutchins, Chandler Peoples, Jakayla Rowlett, Kyrra Boone, Kindra Taylor and McKenze Brown; Horn: Taya Bridges, Adrianna Belton, Tajuan Lewis, Jene' Samuels, N'Yah Boyd; Mesquite: Olivia Targton and Kaiya Freelon.