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Ingram named Offensive Player of Year: Decatur’s Lowery earns Newcomer honors

By Reece Waddell | Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019
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SCORING THREAT — Bridgeport’s Ashley Ingram looks to pass the ball during a playoff game against Brownwood. Ingram was named District 8-4A Offensive Player of the Year, helping the Sissies reach their first regional tournament since 2009. Messenger photo by Joe Duty


Bridgeport’s Ashley Ingram was named District 8-4A Offensive Player of the Year after helping the Sissies reach the regional tournament for the first time in 10 years.

Ingram’s versatility led Bridgeport to a 26-11 record and second-place finish in 8-4A.

Decatur freshman Grace Lowery earned Newcomer of the Year honors, leading the Lady Eagles to the third round of the playoffs. She averaged 13 points and 5.8 rebounds before missing the last four games of district play with a knee injury.

Bridgeport’s first-team selections included junior Emily Vidal and senior Delaney Ingram. Morgen Davidson and Jade Hall were tabbed to the second team.

Kylee Fitzgerald and Katie Hale earned first team honors for the Lady Eagles, with Gracie Isham and Mackenzie Whitaker being named to the second team.

2018-2019 8-4A ALL-DISTRICT GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM

MVP: Rhyle McKinney, Argyle

Offensive Player of the Year: Ashley Ingram, Bridgeport

Co-Defensive Players of the Year: Brooklyn Carl, Argyle; Tori Hamilton, Krum

Newcomer of the Year: Grace Lowery, Decatur

Sixth Man of the Year: Bailey Timmons, Argyle

FIRST TEAM

Decatur: Kylee Fitzgerald, Katie Hale

Bridgeport: Delaney Ingram, Emily Vidal

SECOND TEAM

Decatur: Gracie Isham, Mackenzie Whitaker

Bridgeport: Morgen Davidson, Jade Hall

HONORABLE MENTION

Decatur: Aly Skarke, Brison Hesteande

Bridgeport: Raegen Hankins, Lexine Stone, Logan Walsh, Cheyanne Weirich

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