Byone all-district

Alvin Lady Yellowjacket senior Mariah Byone was named to the All-District 24-6A Girls' Basketball First team. Byone averaged a team-leading 8.8 points and 5.1 rebounds per game for Alvin, who finished the 2019-2020 season at 16-16 overall.

(Photo by Michael Edmonds)

The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets received a total of five player selections to the All-District 24-6A Girls’ Basketball team.

Senior Mariah Byone and junior Emma Robles were both named to the first team, while junior Hannah Webster was a second team pick and honorable mention status went to senior Gabbi Church and sophomore Mercedes Mancha.

Alvin went 16-16 overall and just missed making the playoffs by for a third consecutive season.

Other first team selections included Josephine Adegbite (Clear Falls), Alexis Clayborne (Clear Falls), Eliya Ellis (Clear Creek), Keena Gibson (Clear Springs), Kyndal Johnson (Clear Creek), Niyah Johnson (Clear Springs), Veyda Lake (Clear Brook), Kylie Minter (Clear Springs), Niah Richard (Clear Falls), Lariah Rose (Dickinson), Reese Schumnan (Clear Lake) and Lauryn Small (Clear Falls).

Regional finialist Springs captured four of the five individual awards. Minter was named the district’s most valuable player, while Gibson earned the offensive nod and  the defensive accolade went to Niyah Johnson. Pam Crawford was tabbed as the league’s top coach, as well.

Creek’s Kirsten Lockett-Bell was chosen as the newcomer of the year.

The second team was rounded out by Alyssa Berry (Clear Brook), Blaise Blair (Clear Springs), DeAbri Cooper (Dickinson), Brandolyn Freeman (Dickinson), Jermia Green (Clear Springs), Hailey Henry (Clear Brook), Salaya Holmes (Dickinson), D`Nae Johnson (Clear Springs), Lockett-Bell, Morgan McGaugh (Clear Falls), Kendal Valois (Clear Creek) and Samora Watson (Clear Falls).

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