After a season that saw it finish as co-District 12-6A champions, Oak Ridge players earned two superlative awards.
Alecia Whyte, who was The Courier’s Montgomery County Player of the Year after her sophomore campaign, earned Defensive MVP honors as a junior in 12-6A. Nikki Petrakovitz, a freshman for the Lady War Eagles, was the Newcomer of the Year.
Locally, College Park junior Sandra Cannady was the only other superlative honoree with her Offensive MVP selection. continue reading…
The All-District 16-6A girls basketball selections are in, and Conroe’s Tamisha Houston and Erica Powell are taking home two of the league’s biggest awards. Powell was named the district’s MVP, while Houston was dubbed Coach of the Year.
When she took over the program in 2014, Houston inherited a team that had graduated six players and had missed the playoffs the past six seasons.The first season wasn’t without growing pains. Conroe finished the 2014-15 season with an 8-21 record and missed the postseason for the seventh straight year. click here for complete
With the announcement of the District 16-6A All-District teams on Monday, Summer Creek had a few players make the list.
Showing a bright future for the Bulldogs Tre Johnson was named the District 16-6A Sophomore of the Year.
“He was real versatile for us this year,” Summer Creek coach Brian Ford said. “He was able to play slot receiver as well as running back. Just a good athlete and do multiple things and find a role with us as a sophomore.”
It was a banner football season for The Woodlands Highlanders, and that was certainly reflected in voting for the All-District 16-6A team released on Monday.
The Highlanders, who won an outright District 16-6A championship for the second straight season, dominated voting for the league’s all-district team, placing 11 players on either the first-team offense or defense.
The Highlanders, who finished 10-2 after falling to Austin Westlake in the area round of Class 6A Division I play, also had the Coach of the Year in veteran coach Mark Schmid and the Defensive MVP in senior safety Antoine Winfield, Jr. click here for complete story
College Park senior Kennedi Smith was recently named Most Valuable Player to lead the honorees of District 16-6A volleyball this season.
Smith, who signed last month to play at the University of New Hampshire, helped the Lady Cavaliers to 26-11 season that ended in the Region II area round.
Smith is joined by Lady Cavaliers teammate Hannah Erwin, who was named Setter of the Year. Also receiving honors were Oak Ridge’s Raigan Cianciulli, who is Defensive Player of the Year and The Woodlands’ Mia Primavera, a setter, who was named Newcomer of the Year.
The Woodlands’ Aubrey Leach and Alayis Seneca both received postseason superlative honors as the softball 16-6A All-District Team was recently announced.
Leach, a senior who is heading to the University of Tennessee and was most recently named The Courier’s Player of the Year was selected as offensive Player of the Year for the district. Seneca, a freshman for the Lady Highlanders, was named Rookie of the Year.
Atasocita’s Shelby McGlaun was the district’s MVP. Her coach Ashley Boyd received Coach of the Year honors after the Lady Eagles won the district title. click here for complete story
Oak Ridge pitcher/first baseman Luken Baker was named a unanimous choice for the All-District 16-6A Most Valuable Player in all-district voting released Sunday by the league coaches.
Baker, the Gatorade National Player of the Year award winner, led the War Eagles to a 29-4 season that ended with a series loss to Dallas Jesuit in two games last week in the Region II-6A finals. click here for complete story
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