Splendora sophomore Jagger Kennedy was named Co-Newcomer of the Year for his efforts in the District 21-4A slate this season.
Kennedy shared the honor with Livingston sophomore Chris Washington.
The Wildcats, who finished fourth in 21-4A play, had three players named to All-District teams. Seniors Ty Broussard and Adam Carter were both named to the first team. Carson Bigger, also a senior, was named to the second team.
Huffman-Hargrave senior Darius Dugas and Shepherd senior Ryan Harrell shared the District MVP honors. A pair of Huffman players - senior Gage Hulse and sophomore Jacob Harvey - were both named Offensive MVP. Huffman senior Kade Harvey and Shepherd sophomore Bradley Davis split the Defensive MVP award. Huffman’s Scott Barrett, who led the Falcons to an unbeaten district title was named Coach of the Year.
Other first team selections were Tarkington sophomore Blake Ellington, Livingston senior Kyler Franklin, Shepherd sophomore Carlos Renovoto, Shepherd senior Luke Thiessen and Huffman seniors Korbin Nappier and Caleb Madigan.
The other second team selections were Shepherd junior Chayce Jimmerson, Liberty seniors Heath Brown and J.J. Slack, Tarkington sophomore Trae Deck, Livingston junior Debrain Rains, Livingston senior Seth Delgadillo and Huffman sophomore Cody Oliphant.
Ladycats earn all-district honors
Several girls basketball players from Splendora also earned All-District 21-4A honors. The Ladycats were led by Newcomer of the Year Erin Kendall.
First-team selections included Jordan Carter and Shelby Keck. Bree Bowers and Audrey Frazier were second-team picks, and Allie Jones was given honorable mention.
Hannah Hawkins of Livingston was named the district Most Valuable Player. Mya Miles (Livingston) was named Offensive Player of the Year, and Brianna Bodie (Tarkington) was named Defensive Player of the Year. Coach of the Year was split between Kevin Hurley (Livingston) and Alecia Smith (Tarkington).
Other first-team selections were Casey Warren (Huffman Hargrave), Amber Worley (Huffman Hargrave), Madison Bunfield (Tarkington), Kathia Precido (Tarkington), Tori Parson (Liberty), Dreyln Willis (Liberty), Gracie Hawkins (Livingston) and Taylor Hartsell (Livingston).
Other second-team selections included Ashley Patterson (Shepherd), Jon’ Toyrian McNeal (Livingston), Paige Griffin (Huffman Hargrave), Kylie Willis (Huffman Hargrave), Kayla Lowe (Tarkington), Savannah Boyd (Tarkington), Kennedy Evans (Liberty) and Olivia Moore (Liberty).