A pair of sophomores headed the superlative contingent for district champion Texas High on the 14-4A all-district girls basketball team.

Texas High sophomore Chanell Hayes was named Most Valuable Player after leading the Lady Tigers in scoring en route to a 25-4 record and Class 4A Region II first-round playoff appearance. Classmate Jalissa Trotter shared Defensive Player of the Year honors with Pine Tree sophomore Sky Holmes, who helped the Lady Pirates to a first-round playoff appearance.

Texas High's Vince Minter was named Coach of the Year.

Mount Pleasant junior Ledaisha Gillard and Sulphur Springs sophomore Desi Debase shared Offensive Player of the Year accolades. Hallsville freshman Elisha Leathers was named Newcomer of the Year.


  • Most Valuable Player -- Chanell Hayes, Soph., Texas High
  • Co-Offensive Players of the Year -- Ledaisha Gillard, Jr., Mount Pleasant and Desi Debase Soph., Sulphur Springs
  • Co-Defensive Players of the Year -- Jalissa Trotter, Soph., Texas High and Sky Holmes, Soph., Pine Tree
  • Newcomer of the Year -- Elisha Leathers, Fr., Hallsville
  • Coach of the Year -- Vince Minter, Texas High


First Team

  • K'Tiana Davis, Jr., Texas High
  • LaMonica Morgan, Jr., Texas High
  • Angel Crump, Jr., Texas High
  • Des'rae Mosley, Sr., Mount Pleasant
  • Ra'von Morgan, Sr., Mount Pleasant
  • Genesis Alvarez, Jr., Mount Pleasant
  • Destiny Wade, Jr., Sulphur Springs
  • Kasey Moore, Soph., Sulphur Springs
  • Daneisha Patterson, Sr., Pine Tree
  • McKaylla Baylor, Sr., Pine Tree
  • Nathalia Lomax, Sr., Hallsville
  • Troymesha Smith, Fr., Marshall


Second Team

  • LaKeisha Cannon, Sr., Mount Pleasant
  • Jasmine Walker, Jr., Mount Pleasant
  • Ali Clayton, Sr., Texas High
  • Jessrica Lott, Sr., Texas High
  • Sheondra Clayton, Jr., Pine Tree
  • ShaKoya Debase, Jr., Sulphur Springs
  • Chrissalyn Person, Soph., Sulphur Springs
  • Chabrea Mitchell, Sr., Hallsville
  • Juneshaa Williams, Jr., Hallsville
  • Myeea Ford, Fr., Marshall