College Station girls basketball team beats Magnolia in area playoffs

College Station senior Raenett Hughes (24) scores two of her 33 points while driving past Magnolia junior Lexi Bearden on Friday night at Johnson Coliseum in Huntsville.

The College Station girls basketball team won the program’s first district title and went on its longest playoff run this season, and coach Megan Symank followed that up by being voted District 18-5A’s Coach of the Year.

The team’s leading scorer Raenett Hughes was voted Most Valuable Player and freshman Mia Rivers was selected as one of three Newcomers of the Year.

Rudder’s Deysta Wilbert took home Defensive MVP and freshman Deondra Young was voted a Newcomer of the Year. Consol’s Aerial Starks won the district’s Offensive Most Valuable Player.

On the boys side, College Station sophomore Cade Kortan was the 18-5A Offensive MVP and Consol freshman Nate Floyd won Newcomer of the Year. District-winning Waco University claimed the other three superlatives.

Consol seniors Tre Flowers and Layton Dimery, Bryan junior Zach Nutall and Rudder sophomore Korbin Cunningham were selected to the district’s first team.

College Station’s Cannon Davis and Zane Stavinoha, Rudder’s Antoine Henderson, Ladarius Johnson and Jaqwan Washington and Consol’s Jordan Gray made the district’s second team.

Rudder’s Treece Daily, Bryan’s KeeKee Nowlin and Teanikia Rodgers, College Station’s Katelyn Francis, Kasey Jo Hinton and Keaton Sayers and Consol’s Lydia Garcia made the girls 18-5A first team.

Consol’s McKenzie Dimery, Darby Hurley and Mariyah Scott, College Station’s Sydney Johnson, Bryan’s Ashton Edwards, Charnell Gibson and Christiany Newton and Rudder’s Jasmine Johnson made the second team.

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