Two Tyler Lee Lady Raiders and one Longview Lady Lobo garnered first-team recognition with the release of the 12-5A all-district volleyball team.

Lee junior libero Taylor Winchester joined senior teammate Rebekah Bowden, a middle blocker, on the all-district first team. Longview senior outside hitter NaQwavian Nelson also garnered first-team accolades.

Three more East Texans received second-team recognition. Tyler Lee junior outside hitter Claire Himes, senior setter Nicole Trpkosh, and Longview sophomore middle blocker Kaitlyn Adams represented the region on the second team.

Each school placed four players on the honorable mention list.

East Texans on the 12-5A All-District Volleyball Team

Longview's NaQwavian Nelson (3) and Chantrel Hutchings celebrate a point during their match at Tyler Lee on Oct. 8. (Christopher Vinn,
First Team
  • Rebekah Bowden, Sr., MB, Tyler Lee
  • NaQwavian Nelson, Sr., OH, Longview
  • Taylor Winchester, Jr., L, Tyler Lee


Second Team
  • Kaitlyn Adams, Soph., MB, Longview
  • Claire Himes, Jr., OH, Tyler Lee
  • Nicole Trpkosh, Sr., S, Tyler Lee
Tyler Lee's Nicole Trpkosh. (Christopher Vinn,


Honorable Mention
  • Aleesha Coffer, Longview
  • Jordan Houser, Longview
  • Arnisha Sanchez, Longview
  • Miranda Welborn, Longview
  • Genesis Boren, Jr., Tyler Lee
  • Mallory Duke, Sr., Tyler Lee
  • Jamesha Hutton, Jr., Tyler Lee
  • Dajah Thompson, Jr., Tyler Lee
Longview's Jordan Houser. (Christopher Vinn,