Rucker earns Newcomer of the Year honors

Photo by David Kapitan

Lady Vandal freshman Macy Rucker took home another top honor on the court, following up an All-District First Team selection as a volleyball player with Newcomer of the Year honors for basketball.

With another season officially in the books for District 13-4A girls basketball teams, coaches released their list of student athletes that have earned Superlative and All-District recognition for the 2016-'17 season.

Canton and Van each took home one Superlative honor and multiple All-District nods, while Wills Point placed two on the Honorable Mention All-District team.

Superlative honorees included:

-MVP: Tamaria Manning, Brownsboro

-Offensive Player of the Year: Kenna Kellam, Rains

-Defensive Player of the Year: Kenley Nixon, Canton; Hannah Hudson, Mabank

-Newcomer of the Year: Macy Rucker, Van

-Sixth Man of the Year: Aleiah Williams, Brownsboro; Brianna Martin, Mabank

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