Hallsville’s Jayden Ainsworth and Jacksonville’s Jordyn Whitaker shared Most Valuable Player honors with the release of the District 16-5A All-District Softball Team for 2019.

Hallsville’s Taylor Freeman and Jacksonville’s Kylie McCowan divided the Defensive MVP, while Hallsville’s Abby Thomas and Jacksonville’s Jacey Hicks halved Newcomer of the Year.

Hallsville’s Kayla Whatley and Jacksonville’s Brittney Batten nabbed Co-Coach of the Year honors. Whitehouse’s Maddie Wright took Offensive MVP all by herself, while Saylor Williams of Jacksonville was Pitcher of the Year. Lufkin’s Laney Currier rounded out the superlatives with Utility Player of the Year.

Voting was conducted by the league’s coaches.

FIRST TEAM

HALLSVILLE: Lorena Ramirez, Anahi Ramirez, Maddie Melton, Lauren Anderson, Hailey Krchnak; JACKSONVILLE: Emily Moreira, Gracie Jackson, Sierra Mosley; MARSHALL: Maggie Truelove, Adriana Vences, Chloe Buchanan; WHITEHOUSE: Kenzie Wright, Makala Moore; LUFKIN: Leah Akridge, Lexy Ramirez; PINE TREE: Sydney Richardson, Brooklyn Berry; NACOGDOCHES: Autumn Groholski.

SECOND TEAM

HALLSVILLE: Molly Danna, Abby Dunagan, Ashlea Langley; JACKSONVILLE: Raven Ramirez, Riley Todd, Asjia Canady; MARSHALL: Elizabeth Palmer, Emily Ellenburg, Cate Truelove; WHITEHOUSE: Jadyn Gunn, Carly Cobb; LUFKIN: Tatum Liles, Ryleigh Mills; PINE TREE: Taitum Barry, Lexie Green; NACOGDOCHES: Lauryn Brasher, Jakayla Miller; JOHN TYLER: Jamena Willis.

HONORABLE MENTION

HALLSVILLE: Kelsey Hart, Hailey Medrano; JACKSONVILLE: Yanelly Barrera; WHITEHOUSE: Avery Taylor; LUFKIN: Katelyn Segura; PINE TREE: Dalah Montgomery; NACOGDOCHES: Ravyn Gates, Alex Bailey, Emily Lathan, Dee Russ; JOHN TYLER: Breeona Lacy, Jesera Tennyson.

ACADEMIC ALL DISTRICT

HALLSVILLE: Lauren Anderson, Hailey Krchnak, Jaiden Ainsworth, Molly Danna, Abby Thomas, Abby Dunagan, Maddie Melton, Kelsey Hart; JACKSONVILLE: Kylie McCown, Saylor Williams, Yanelly Barrera, Jacey Hicks, Gracie Jackson, Berkley McDonald, Emily Moreria, Sierra Mosley; MARSHALL: Kacy Ridgeway, Elizabeth Palmer, Maycee Griffin, Chloe Buchanan, Cate Truelove, Abby Vences, Maggie Truelove; WHITEHOUSE: Jadyn Gunn, Paulina Diaz, Kenzie Wright, Caroline Smoot, Avery Taylor, Brianna Russell, Maddie Wright, Carly Cobb; LUFKIN: Leah Akridge, Natalie Chavez, Laney Currier, Mia Hall, Tatum Liles, Abigail Mason, Katelyn Segura; PINE TREE: Cheyenne Thurmond, Lexie Green, Taitum Barry, Sydney Robinson, Dalah Montgomery, Brooklyn Berry; NACOGDOCHES: Alex Bailey, Lauryn Brasher, Tyna Teal; JOHN TYLER: Madison Mims, Dorismar Rosales, Eriana Valle, Jaiden Crowder; Breeona Lacy, Alexy Valle.