Coming off a share of their first district championship, as well as their first trip to the regional quarterfinal round of the playoffs, the Brownwood Lady Lions garnered seven 8-3A girls basketball all-district selections.
Repeating as MVP of the district is senior Keeta Vaccaro, the Lady Lions' all-time leading scorer. Vaccaro finished her career with 1,430 points, a school-record 343 steals and 589 rebounds, which ranks second all-time. This season, Vaccaro averaged 18.3 points, 6 rebounds, 4.6 steals and 2.8 assists per contest.
Sophomore Trejouir Wilson was selected as the 8-3A newcomer of the year. Wilson generated 14.1 points, 3 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game in her first season with the high school program.
Landing on the first team for Brownwood were seniors Ashley Vaccaro and Alyson Finnigan. Vaccaro finished with 4 points, 4.5 assists, 2.9 steals and 1 rebound per game, while Finnigan produced 6.1 points and 6.4 rebounds per outing.
Receiving honorable mention for the Lady Lions were senior Vici Henry, junior Unique Jefferson and sophomore Sarah Fox.
Henry averaged 2.4 points and 3.1 rebounds per game, Jefferson tallied 4.5 points and 3.8 rebounds, and Fox racked up 14 blocks and grabbed 2.6 rebounds per contest.
Other district superlative award winners included Shelby Whitten as defensive MVP and Ashley Walker as offensive MVP, both juniors from 8-3A co-champion Liberty Hill.
Rounding out the first-team selections were Burnet's Riley Scott, Shayla Hullum and Danielle Lindley, Gatesville's Sarah Latham and Kayla McGiboney, and Liberty Hill's Bailey Bevers.
Comprising the second team were Abby Spurgin and Sarah Hasty of Llano, Caitlyn Shaughnessy and Qadrey Tolliver of Lampasas, Allee Nix and Chelsea Cole of Liberty Hill, Brianna Poe of Gatesville and Rose Bailey of Burnet.
The Lady Lions posted a 24-7 overall record, going 9-1 in district. Brownwood qualified for the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season under head coach Heather Hohertz, and earned its fourth bi-district title over that span, as well.