Over 20 Lady Eagles, Squaws, Lady Aggies named all-district
More than 20 Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Poteet softball players earned spots on all-district teams.
A trio of award winners led the way for the Squaws.
Pitcher Bailey Longoria was named the District 26-3A MVP. Center fielder Kristina Ramirez shared Offensive MVP honors, and shortstop Claudia Muñoz shared the district’s Defensive MVP award.
Jourdanton had seven others make the all-district first team: Allie Touchstone, Laney Harlan, Rachel Schnelle, Emily Ponton, Lexi Wheeler, Karen Carrasco and Allie Wheeler. Squaws senior Shelys Miranda was second team all-district.
Miranda, Ponton and Ramirez were also named academic all-state by the Texas High School Coaches Association. Ponton and Ramirez also earned Texas Girls Coaches Association academic all-state honors.
Pleasanton had three players on the All-District 30-4A first team. Dominique Owen (first baseman), Messiah San Miguel (outfielder) and Brenda Leal (designated player) were each first-team selections. Pitcher Madison McDonald, second baseman Kaye Hubert, third baseman Jessy Ortiz and designated player Jaden Alcoser made the all-district second team.
For the Lady Aggies, Danika De La Fuente and Emily Zavala earned second-team honors.
Lady Eagles Chloe Bryant and Laney Esquivel were honorable mention picks.
The following players were academic all-district: Pleasanton: Alcoser, Bryant, Emily Chessher, Esquivel, Hubert, Leal, Bailey Lopez, McDonald, Ortiz, Owen, San Miguel; Jourdanton: Carrasco, Harlan, Miranda, Ponton, Ramirez, Touchstone; Poteet: Brianna Alvarado, Brianna Camarillo, De La Fuente, Marina Herrera, Samantha Samaniego, Zavala, Zoe Bermea, Gabby Cantu and Jessica Garzes.