Lady Dragon Erin Anderson selected 7-3A MVP

The District 7-3A softball champion Bangs Lady Dragons received 10 all-district accolades, while eight were bestowed upon the league runner-up Early Lady Horns.

Leading the charge for Bangs was junior pitcher Erin Anderson, who was selected the district MVP. Sophomore catcher Taylor Malett also received a superlative award as she was named 7-3A's Offensive MVP. Scott Freeman was tabbed Coach of the Year.

For Early, superlative award winners included sophomore MaKayla DeLeon as Pitcher of the Year and freshman Sydnee Shea as Co-Newcomer of the Year, along with Brady freshman center fielder Destiny Williams.

First-team picks for the Lady Dragons included senior third baseman Haley Pitts, senior shortstop Raelee Francois, sophomore second baseman Vanessa Perez and freshman center fielder Ashton Crow.

Lady Horns' first-team choices included junior shortstop Parker Smith, senior third baseman Lily Reagan and senior second baseman Beale Madison Gordon.

Landing on the second team from Bangs were senior left fielder Michaela Light and freshman first baseman Kialie Dodson.

For Early, second-team members included senior center fielder Ramsie Rodgers, senior right fielder Shaunna Kay Pinson and junior left fielder Gabby Constancia.

Receiving honorable were Lady Dragons senior right fielder Kynedi Bradley and Lady Horns sophomore utility player Ashlyn Kirby and freshman first baseman Laiken Reagan.

The remainder of the 7-3A superlative award winners featured Comanche senior first baseman Rylie McGinnis and Coleman sophomore left fielder Emily Milward as Co-Defensive Players of the Year; Coleman senior Ashley Hammonds as Utility Player of the Year; and Comanche junior Bri Davis as Catcher of the Year.

Comprising the rest of the first team were Comanche senior pitcher Bailey Williams and sophomore shortstop Jilian Hufstutler; Brady senior shortstop Lorena Morales and senior catcher Sara Estes; and Coleman senior third baseman Marianna Watson.

Rounding out the second team were Comanche sophomore left fielder Caleigh Gee, junior center fielder Gaby Sanchez and sophomore second baseman Ashley Jones; Brady senior first baseman Heaven Roberts, sophomore left fielder Ariel Bernal and freshman third baseman Madison Boyd; and Coleman senior third baseman Brooklyn Guerrero, junior first baseman Kloe Hale, junior second baseman Summer Flores and junior catcher Brogan Loebig.

Bangs finished the season with a 24-5 record and advanced to the regional quarterfinal round of the playoffs. Early posted a 22-12 overall mark and also reached the regional quarterfinals.