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Howe, VA Players Named to All-Texoma Softball Team

File Photo  Maddie Horn
File Photo Maddie Horn
File Photo  Lauren Gibson
File Photo Lauren Gibson
File Photo  Jaida Upchurch
File Photo Jaida Upchurch

The Van Alstyne Lady Panthers and Howe Lady Bulldogs were well represented on the 2014 All-Texomaland softball team as Maddie Horn and Lauren Gibson of Van Alstyne and Howe’s Jaida Upchurch were named to the squad.

Horn, the District 12-2A Defensive Player of the Year and the Lady Panthers’ leading hitter with a .522 average, was a first team pick.

Jaida Upchurch batted .525 for the Lady Bulldogs and was a steady defensive performer from her shortstop position. Upchurch was a second team award winner.

Van Alstyne sophomore Lauren Gibson received an Honorable Mention selection on the 2014 team. Gibson had a 20-6 record with 196 strikeouts and a 1.27 earned run average for the season.

Congratulations to these deserving athletes.