Mineola senior Shaw Franklin achieved a co-MVP selection from a poll of District 12-3A basketball coaches. Franklin shared the title with Edgewood’s Sean Joyce.
Franklin’s court awareness, leadership and soft jump shot led the Yellowjackets through a remarkable season on the hardwood. His effort and will to win were joys to watch.
Fellow senior Devion Sneed received the distinction as Defensive MVP for his strong and relentless defending.
Teammates Kadavian George and Jonah Fischer also were named to first team All-District. Kelby Bruner and Conner Dobbs were rewarded with second-team status.
Alba-Golden contributed four players to the All-District squad. Tom Mitchell was a first team selection. Dylan Arenas, Jon-Michael Chadwick and Zane Smith earned second team.
Quitman juniors Trey Berry and Jace Reid achieved first team All-District, while Luke Pruden was named to the second team.