Rusk Lady Eagle volleyball team members named all district

by By Josie Fox herald@mediactr.com
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Lady Eagles volleyball team members named to All-District are, from left to right, front row, Jamyah Anderson, Madi Devlin, Addison Norton, Jillian West and Mary Fletcher. Back row, Jeylei Wick, Kailee Millsap, Faith Long, Haley Hancock, Lauren Boudreaux and Merle Besson. Courtesy Photo
Lady Eagles volleyball team members named to All-District are, from left to right, front row, Jamyah Anderson, Madi Devlin, Addison Norton, Jillian West and Mary Fletcher. Back row, Jeylei Wick, Kailee Millsap, Faith Long, Haley Hancock, Lauren Boudreaux and Merle Besson.

The Rusk Lady Eagles ended their 2018 volleyball season with a 15-20 record overall and 4-4 for district with several team members receiving district honors.

Team members recognized for Academic All District were Jillian West, senior; Grace Young, junior; Merle Besson, senior; Mary Fletcher, senior; Madi Davlin, senior; Jaylei Wick, junior; Lauren Boudreaux, junior; Kailee Millsap, junior; Jamyah Anderson, junior; Faith Long, freshman; and Haley Hancock, junior.

Jillian West was also recognized as Defensive Player of the Year along with Mexia junior J’Mia Strain. Jamyah Anderson earned the title of Blocker of the Year along with Palestine junior Shayla Arthur.

Lady Eagle members named to 1st Team All District were Merle Besson and Haley Hancock.

Addison Norton and Kaycee Johnson were named 2nd Team All District and honorable mentions went to Grace Young, Kailee Millsap and Mary Fletcher.