Palestine and Westwood dominated the District 21-3A selections with Palestine getting seven players on the all-district team while Westwood had six players named to the team.
Palestine senior Anjelica Deckard was named the district’s Most Valuable Player as she helped her team reach the Class 3A, Region III area round of the playoffs.
Palestine’s Jessica Faggett, a senior, was named the district’s outstanding setter and sophomore Rebeka Gold was the Newcomer of the Year.
Senior Kyla Pinkston and juniors Allison Reed and Ann Leea Reddoch were named to the first team while junior Crystal Mattern was a second-team selection.
Palestine’s head coach Steffany Boldrey was named the Coach of the Year after leading the Ladycats to the district title and a 25-12 record.
Westwood’s Julie Johnson, a senior, was named the district’s Outstanding Defensive Player and Kaysie Ives, a senior, was named the top libero.
Westwood seniors Richelle Anthony and Magen Douglas were named to the first team while senior Jessica Crawford and sophomore Brandi Coffman were second-team selections.
Following are the complete District 21-3A selections:
Most Valuable Player: Anjelica Deckard, senior, Palestine
Outstanding Setter: Jessica Faggett, senior, Palestine
Outstanding Defensive Player: Julie Johnson, senior, Westwood
Libero: Kaysie Ives, senior, Westwood
Newcomer of the Year: Rebekah Gold, sophomore, Palestine
Coach of the Year: Steffany Boldrey, Palestine
Kyla Pinkston, senior, Palestine; Allison Reed, junior, Palestine; Anna Leea Reddock, junior, Palestine; Richelle Anthony, senior, Westwood; Magen Douglas, senior, Westwood; Lydia Eneriquez, senior, Diboll; Michelle Easterly, senior, Crockett; Krystin Campbell, senior, Rusk
Jessica Crawford, senior, Westwood; Brandie Coffman, sophomore, Westwood; Crystal Mattern, junior, Palestine; Sade Green, junior, Diboll; Traci Morado, junior, Diboll; Julie Lawrence, junior, Crockett; Rachel Mahaffey, sophomore, Rusk; Shanondra Martin, junior, Rusk
Lacey Knight, Palestine; Casie Cheatham, Palestine; Danielle Slate, Westwood; Jennifer Grant, Westwood.
Carolyn Louella Woodward Bledsoe, of Montalba, Texas, was born in Sand Springs, Oklahoma, on the 20th day of February 1932, and passed away peacefully at Greenbriar Nursing Center in Palestine, Texas, on Friday, the 3rd day of December 2021. Mrs. Bledsoe was 89 years of age. Mrs. Bledsoe was…
Services for James "J.M." Mallard Ray, age 95, of Palestine, Texas, are pending at Rhone Funeral Home. Mr. Ray passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at Legacy at Town Creek. To leave online condolences visit www.rhonefuneralhome.com.
Services for Candace "Candy" Michelle Reed, age 36, of Elkhart, Texas, are pending at Rhone Funeral Home. Ms. Reed passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. To leave online condolences visit www.rhonefuneralhome.com.
Services for Elinor Leathers of Oakwood are pending at Bailey & Foster. Mrs. Leathers passed away Sunday in Palestine.
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