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Ten locals named all-district


March 25, 2020

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Tucumcari senior guard Ashley Shipley, on a fastbreak during a district game against Dexter, led the Lady Rattlers in almost all categories this season and was named all-district.

Four Tucumcari girls basketball players were named first-team all-district after their advancement to the Class 3A quarterfinals.

Logan, which finished runner-up in the Class 1A tournament, also had four players earn all-district honors.

For the Lady Rattlers, first-team honorees in District 4 were senior guard Ashley Shipley, senior center Jasmine Jones, senior power forward Aaliyah Brown and sophomore guard Reece Goldston.

Shipley held team-highs in points per game (21.1), rebounds (9.2), assists (5.4) and free-throw shooting percentage (81%) for the Lady Rattlers (19-11).

Shipley, an all-state player last season, will play at Texas A&M-Commerce next season.

Jones averaged 16.5 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.7 blocked shots per game.

Brown averaged 5.3 points and 5.3 rebounds per game during an injuries-shortened season.

Goldston averaged 8.5 points and 2.8 rebounds per game.

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Logan senior forward Karli Webb, defended by Melrose's Hailey Martin during a district tournament game, was named to the first team along with three teammates in District 6-1A.

Honorable mentions for Tucumcari were freshman guard Alexus Lafferty and freshman guard Juli Rivera. Lafferty averaged 4.3 points and Rivera 2.8 points per game.

Logan’s first-team honorees in District 6 were senior power forward Karli Webb, senior forward Jordan Hines, senior forward Kesleah Shields and junior guard Kassi Foote.

Webb averaged a team-leading 13.9 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.

Hines averaged 10 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. Foote averaged 5.7 points and 2.3 rebounds per game.

Shields averaged 2.7 points per game and led the squad in assists (59) and charging fouls taken (24).

The Lady Longhorns (25-5) had no honorable mentions.

Class 1A champion Melrose (27-4) had four first-team players.

Grady/San Jon (6-17) had two first-team players in District 6 — junior center Teryn Foote and junior forward Bailey Montoya.

Honorable mentions for the Lady Bronchos were junior guards Krissy Grau and Isabelle Martinez.


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