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MVP George leads Lady Deer on all-district teams

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Sports

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Coming off a 20-win season and a share of the district title, several members of the Lady Deer basketball team earned post season accolades. Senior forward Jaya George was named MVP of 22-6A while six other teammates were named all-district. Eleven players were also named Academic All-District.

JayaGeorgeADDeer Park senior Jaya George (15) was named MVP of District 22-6A. She led a contingent of teammates named to 22-6A All-District teams. Photo by Deer Park Photos.The basketball season may be complete, but several members of the Lady Deer basketball team were named to the 22-6A All-District teams. All five of the team’s starters earned honors.

Forward Jaya George, a senior, was named MVP of the district, leading a group of seven Lady Deer on the all-district squads.

Senior guards Miranda Romero and Taylor Sheppard were both named first-team all-district.

Post Hope Hawthorne was named second-team all-district. She is one of three 22-6A sophomores to earn a spot to the top two teams. Senior forward April Garcia was also earned second team honors. Seniors Courtney O’Bannon and Keeley Price were named honorable mention.

Eleven members of the Lady Deer basketball team were also named Academic All-District. Those players are Sheppard, George, Romero, Hawthorne, Garcia, O’Bannon, Shaila George, Bailey Prichard, Alanyss Castillo, Mikayla Bush and Brianna Munoz.