District champion and state tournament participant Grapeland won four of five superlatives on the 20-A all-district team.

Senior guard Patrick Walker won district MVP honors, Jacolby Simpson won the offensive MVP award as an all-purpose player and forward Demetri Walker took home defensive MVP recognition. Grapeland head coach Owen Clifton was voted by his peers the district's coach of the year.

Grapeland had three more players on the all-district teams and Slocum put two on the lists.


Boys 20-A Division I All-District Basketball Team


  • MVP -- Patrick Walker, Grapeland, Sr.
  • Offensive MVP -- Jacolby Simpson, Grapeland, Sr.
  • Defensive MVP -- Demetri Walker, Grapeland, Sr.
  • Newcomer of the Year -- Hunter Murray, Lovelady, Fr.
  • Coach of the Year -- Owen Clifton, Grapeland



  • Alfred Simmons, Lovelady, Jr.
  • Jaques Faulk, Grapeland, Soph.
  • Connor Dickson, Slocum, Jr.
  • Austin Aguirre, Normangee, Soph.
  • Dominic Deccello, Grapeland, Soph.



  • Tyler Morris, Jewett Leon, Sr.
  • Ethan Becton, Slocum, Jr.
  • Tyler Wilson, Lovelady, Sr.
  • John McKnight, Grapeland, Sr.
  • Bryson Cornish, Normangee, Soph.