Mansfield softball has strong showing on all-district squad
The Mansfield softball team was well-represented on the all-district 8-6A squad this season, with multiple players earning all-district honors.
Freshman shortstop Paxton Scheurer was named District Newcomer of the Year, while senior Casey Waterman was selected as the Pitcher MVP.
Junior second baseman Natalie Jackson was selected to the first team, as were catcher Morgan Rios and outfielders Bailee Baldwin and Lexus Gonzales.
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Junior first baseman Kate Hale and outfielder Payton Simpkins both earned second team honors, and outfielder Mariah Cannon received honorable mention.
Mansfield finished second this year in district competition and lost to Keller in the bi-district round.
MISD schools earn 14-5A softball honors
The Mansfield school district had numerous players named to this year's 14-5A all-district softball team.
Freshman Kate Tovar was selected as the Co-District Newcomer of the Year for Lake Ridge, while teammates Samantha Householder and Brittany Jackson both received first team honors.
Alyssa Ginn and Morgan Rossbrough were named to the second team for Lake Ridge.
Over at Legacy, junior catcher Reagan Wright was named the District's Defensive MVP, while teammate Sophia Hannabas was selected Co-Newcomer of the Year as a freshman as well.
Meagan Dake, Erin Keating and Karlie Milburn were all named to the first team all-district squad, while teammates Lisa Hart and Ta'Llyn Moody both earned second team honors.
For Summit, junior Shanice Akins was named to the all-district first team squad this season and teammates Connie Banuelos, Lauren Blue and Brooke Burke all earned second team honors.
Timberview also had several players named to the all-district squad, including the District's MVP in junior pitcher Mariah Denson.
Mayriah Brown earned first team honors for the Lady Wolves, as did teammates Chelsea Luddeke, Maddie Munoz and Alex Taylor.
Michaela Walker was named to the all-district second team squad.
Timberview reached the area round of the playoffs this season, while Legacy reached the regional quarterfinals.
- John English