By Will Johnson
GRAPELAND – With the conclusion of the 2016-2017 season for the girls’ basketball teams from District 27-1A, the All-District team selections were released.
Co-Coaches of the year were Slocum Lady Mustangs’ Head Coach Dustin Bates and Oakwood Lady Panthers’ Head Coach Isaac Wells.
The MVP of the district was Slocum Lady Mustang Jessi Ives.
The Offensive MVP of District 27-1A was Slocum Lady Mustang Shelby Bowman.
The Defensive MVP of District 27-1A was Slocum Lady Mustang Briley Evers.
The Newcomer of the Year in District 27-1A was Avalon Lady Eagle Emily Salazar.
The First Team All-District Selections for District 27-1A from S
locum were Makayla Bickerstaff, Taylor Clark and Jalyn Fletcher.
Avalon Lady Eagles Audrey Beakley and Ashley Duckett were also selected for First Team honors.
Oakwood Lady Panther Rachel Rodgers also received First Team All-District recognition.
The Second Team All-District selections for District 27-1A included: Slocum Lady Mustangs Courtney January, Laney Lasiter and Cheyenne Nunley; Avalon Lady Eagle Hailey Duckett; Oakwood Lady Panther Cydnei Wells; and Trinidad Lady Trojan Haillie Airheart.
The Messenger would like to extend its congratulations to all the young ladies on the list for a very enjoyable 2016-2017 basketball season and for a job well done.
Will Johnson may be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.