Postseason honors have been released by Coach Chief Bridgforth for several Fillie basketball players following the completion of the most successful basketball season in Fillie history.
Named to the All-District team were seniors Morgan Dial, Cassidy Esmerado, and Arielle Adams. In addition, junior Holly Hemmeline was named as the District’s Offensive MVP. Named to the Honorable Mention team was junior Haylee Villarreal.
Making the Texas Girl’s Coaches Association Region I 1A-4A Top Senior Legacy Team was Arielle Adams.
Those selected to the Region I All-Region team was Arielle, Holly, and Cas.
Holly finished the year as the leading scorer with 544 points in 37 games, a 14.7 per game average. She made 226 baskets of her 490 attempts, including 57/167 behind the 3-point line. She had 95 assist and 151 steals on defense. In the rebounding department, Holly had 136 total rebounds.
Arielle was the second point per game leader with 357 points in 30 games, an 11.9 per game average. She was good on 148 baskets of her 310 attempts which included 23 of 75 from 3-point range. She had 62 assist, 50 steals on defense and 107 rebounds.
Cas finished her senior year with 433 points in 37 games, an 11.7 per game average. She made 155 of her 374 attempts which included 79 of 214 from the 3-point area. Cas had 149 assist, 123 steals, and 111 rebounds.
Morgan finished with 409 points in 37 games, an 11 point per game average. She made 131 of 352 attempts which included 76 of 219 attempts from outside the arch. Morgan also had 124 assist, 70 steals, and 114 rebounds.
Haylee 167 points in 36 games, a 4.6 per game average. She made 65 of 133 attempts, all inside the arch. Haylee also had 47 assist, 60 steals and was the team leader in rebounds with 174.
“Postseason honors are a direct reflection on the dedication and hard work put in by each of these players,” Coach Bridgforth said. “Our success was due in part to these dedicated seniors and their leadership on and off the court. They will be missed next year.”
The Fillies finished the year as the district co-champions and the Region I 4A champions. They were the first team in Fillie history to make it to the state final four where they were defeated in the first round by San Antonio Veterans Memorial.