Eight Howe Lady Bulldogs and 6 Sam Rayburn Lady Rebels led area picks on the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches academic all-state teams.
Howe’s Katy Courtney, Maegan Thurston, Alex Akins, Morgan Scribner, Hannah Debner, Morgan Bailey, Baleigh Hudman and Erin Taylor were joined on the Class 2A squad by Leonard’s Taylor Bishop, Shelby Zumwalt, Abbey Devincentis and Rylee Rushing and Tom Bean’s Maddi Cavender.
Sam Rayburn’s Sarah Foreman, Cassidy Hall, Brittany Page, Torri Pannell, Jaiden Pelton, Talon Wilkerson were selected in Class 1A along with Ector’s Darrah Capehart, Cassidy Hughes, Alora Lewis, Brittney Crowell and Cristi Abbott.
Hall will also be honored by TABC as having the highest free-throw percentage (82 percent) in Class 1A.
Texoma Christian’s Samantha Flanagan, Kathryn Sild and Marina Montano were private school academic all-state.
On the boys side, Pottsboro’s Tanner Frye, Colt Rutherford, Kyler Short and Preston Cook were joined by Leonard’s Max Scoggins, Bradley Dills and Storm Taylor and Whitesboro’s Jake Brawner and Dalton Wheeler as academic all-state selections in Class 2A.