Lady Dogs named to 25-2A list
Thorndale players Elise Biar and Madison Smith were named the top players in District 25-2A according to honor lists released this week. Senior Biar and junior Smith were named the league’s co-MVPs. Milano senior Sterling Robertson was named defensive MVP. Other top awards went to Hearne sophomore Jenny Johnson as Offensive MVP, Mumford freshman Hailey James as Newcomer of the Year and fellow Mumford freshman Alexis Hernandez as the “Sixth Man”, best non-starter player. Thorndale’s Jordyn Smith, Savana Taylor and Sierra Winkler earned first team all-district honors. Other first team honors went to Natalie Carroll and Destinee Davis of Hearne; Jo Carter and Faith Stroud of Holland; Hannah Batten of Milano; Brooklyn Wager of Mumford; and Addison Leschber of Thrall. Landry Laywell and Ashley Pesl of Thorndale were named to the second team for the league. Other second team selections were Faith Scruggs and MiKayla Skrhak of Granger; Wyneshia Jackson and Chelsi Woods of Hearne; Raeanna Riley of Holland; Faith Walton of Milano; and Shelby Grisham and Chandra Reed of Thrall. Lady Dogs Kelsey Kovar and Kiera Rash were named honorable mention. There were also several Thorndale players who earned a spot on the Academic All-District list. The requirement was that they maintained a 90 and above average. Lady Dog players earning academic all-district were: Landry Laywell, Kelsey Kovar, Elise Biar, Ashley Pesl, Savana Taylor, Madison Smith, Kiera Rash, Ariana Anders, Jordyn Smith, Sierra Winkler and Makayla Lafferty.