LONGVIEW — A handful of young ladies from Jacksonville High School and Bullard High School have been voted onto their respective all-state teams by members of the Texas Sports Writers Association.
In Class 5A, four Jacksonville Fightin' Maidens garnered honorable mention plaudits on the Collin Street Bakery's All-State unit.
That group included Saylor Williams, pitcher; Emily Moreira, first baseman; Jordyn Whitaker, third baseman and center fielder Gracie Jackson, a Paris Junior College signee.
The Fightin' Maidens are coached by Brittney Batten.
Bullard's Lady Panthers had a formidable array of players voted onto the Class 4A all-state team.
Outfielder Aspyn Grossman led the way by being a second team choice.
Grossman will be playing softball at Galveston College in the fall.
Earning spots onto the honorable mention list was Ariel Matula, pitcher; Gabby Nichols, shortstop; Jolee Dixon, catcher and third baseman Sydney Foster.
Bullard is coached by Megan Dobrinski.