TEXARKANA, Texas — North Lamar dominated the All-District 15-4A softball awards, while Pleasant Grove had five players make the first team.
Jaycie Hall (Most Valuable Player), Karsyn Iltis (Offensive Player of the Year), Sloane Hill (Defensive Player of the Year and the Pantherettes’ coaching staff each earn a superlative.
Gilmer’s Sarah Philips, Pitcher of the Year, and Raji Canady, Newcomer of the Year, rounded out the superlative awards.
Pitcher Lexie Snyder, infielder Adi Koller, infielder Natalie Nickolson, outfielder Timia Cooks and flex player Hailey Allen each earn first-team honors for Pleasant Grove.
Liberty-Eylau had a first-team player in infielder JaKai Ray.
Paris’ JordanAndrade, Gilmer’s Melody Larkins, North Lamar’s Macy Richardson, North Lamar’s McKenzie Dickson, Paris’ Hope Hampton and Gilmer’s Ryleigh Larkins were all named to the first team.
Rounding out the first team were North Lamar players Noel Rainey, Claire Stewart and Emma Layton, Paris player Reece Reavis and Gilmer players Kirsten Waller, Karlye Johnston and Addison Walker.
The Lady Hawks’ Presley Humphrey and the Lady Leopards’ Taliyah James earned second-team honors.
Honorable mention went to Pleasant Grove players MacKenzie Williams and Zoe Smith.
Nickolson, Isabelle Hackleman, Ann Elise Lindsay, Snyder, Cooks, Harleigh O’ Neal, Humphrey, Koller, Haylie Teague, Williams, Kaylee Gann, Allen and Dakaria Moreland each made the academic all-district team for the Hawks.
District 15-4A All-District Softball Team
Most Valuable Player-Jaycie Hall, North Lamar; Offensive Player of the Year-Karsyn Iltis, North Lamar; Defensive Player of the Year-Sloane Hill, North Lamar; Pitcher of the Year-Sarah Philips, Gilmer; Newcomer of the Year-Raji Canady, Gilmer; Coaching Staff of the Year-North Lamar.
Pitcher-Jordan Andrade, Paris, and Lexie Snyder, Pleasant Grove;Catcher-Melody Larkins, Gilmer; Infield, Pleasant Grove-Adi Koller and Natalie Nickolson; Liberty-Eylau-JaKai Ray; North Lamar-Macy Richardson and McKenzie Dickson; Paris-Hope Hampton; Gilmer-Ryleigh Larkins; Outfield, Pleasant Grove-Timia Cooks; North Lamar-Noel Rainey and Claire Stewart; Paris-Reece Reavis; Gilmer-Kirsten Waller. Designated Player-Emma Layton, North Lamar; Utility Player-Karley Johnston, Gilmer; Flex Players-Hailey Allen, Pleasant Grove; Jaidyn Clark, Paris; Addison Walker, Gilmer.
Pitcher-Kylie Fitch, Pittsburg; Catcher-Chloe Gilmore, Paris; Abby Wiley, Pittsburg; Infield, Pleasant Grove-Presley Humphrey; Gilmer-Reese Couture and Karsyn Lindsey; Paris-Alaina White; Hannah Kent, North Lamar; Outfield, Liberty-Eylau-Taliyah James; North Lamar-Kate Rainey; Gilmer-Emily Watson; Pittsburg-Daytona Torrey; Paris-Hope Beck; Utility Player-Asia Moore, Paris.
Pleasant Grove-Natalie Nickolson, Isabelle Hackleman, Ann Elise Lindsay, Lexi Snyder, Timia Cooks, Harleigh O’ Neal, Presley Humphrey, Adi Koller, Haylie Teague, MJ Williams, Kaylee Gann, Hailey Allen and Dakaria Moreland.
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