From Staff Reports
The Lady Panthers enjoyed all that comes with winning district, in the form of various All-District honors.
Leading the pack with 12-4A superlatives were co-Most Valuable Player Makayla Smith and Ali Saldivar, Offensive Player of the Year Alexis Morton and the Coaching Staff of the Year.
Making the first team were Rachel Solis (infield), Abby James (infield), Shelbi Cook (outfield) and Lindsey Tarby (outfield).
Haile Thompson (infield) and Lyndze Curry (outfield) were on the second group.
Named Academic All-District were Cook, James, Tarby, Smith and Morton.
Princeton capped off the 2015 season () overall and won a third straight district title.
They ended up 10-0 overall, after winning 12-3A in 2013 and 2014.
During the 4A Region II playoffs, the Lady Panthers run-ruled Dallas Carter 24-2 and fell in a best-of-three area series to Krum.
The Lady Bobcats dropped the opener 4-3, and then won the next two 12-9 and 10-4 at Prosper High School.
Princeton is set to multi-year lose starters Morton and Curry to graduation.
Expected back are Smith, Wilson, Tarby, Thompson, James, Solis, Cook, Saldivar, Faith Devine, Ashley Tice, Ellis Woodruff, Sara Jo Strawn and Destiny Estrada.
That group will compete one final time in 12-4A, after that UIL will announce new districts for the next two years.
Remaining 12-4A superlatives
Defensive Player of the Year – Melissa’s Bailey Churcg
Catcher of the Year – Bonham’s Maggie Hunt
Pitcher of the Year – Bonham’s Mackenzie Downs
Newcomer of the Year – Bonham’s Kaitlyn Jones
Co-Freshman of the Year – Community’s Ashytn Ishcomer and Quinlan Ford’s Ariel Forsyth