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SOFTBALL GIRLS EARN ALL-DISTRICT ACCOLADES

June 2, 2014
 
Alyssia Allen
Allen
Taelyn Beadle
Beadle
Ashley Edes
Edes
Rayla Helcl
Helcl
Destini Lopez
Lopez
Kristen Money
Money
Maci Samuelson
Samuelson
Whitley Tipton
Tipton
Livia Zamora
Zamora
 
 
Nine members of the Lady Pirate softball team won spots on the District 7-4A all-district team following the 2014 season.
 
The Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center girls advanced to the bi-district playoffs for the second year in a row. The Lady Pirates fell to Burleson in the best-of-three series.
 
Destini Lopez, a junior, earned top honors as Pitcher of the Year.
 
Receiving first-team honors were senior Maci Samuelson and juniors Alyssia Allen and Taelyn Beadle. On the second team were senior Ashley Edes, junior Whitley Tipton, and freshman Livia Zamora. Receiving honorable mention recognition were senior Rayla Helcl and freshman Kristen Money.
 
Those on the all-district teams were:
 
  • Pitcher of the Year: Destini Lopez
  • First Team: Alyssia Allen, Taelyn Beadle, Maci Samuelson
  • Second Team: Ashley Edes, Whitely Tipton, Livia Zamora
  • Honorable Mention: Rayla Helcl, Kristen Money

Last year, Samuelson was offensive player of the year, Beadle and Lopez were on the first team, Tipton on the second team, and Edes on honorable mention list. In 2012, Tipton was on the first team, Lopez and Samuelson on the second team, and Beadle was an honorable mention selection.

In addition to Granbury, District 7-4A is composed of state champions Aledo, Fort Worth Arlington Heights, Fort Worth South Hills, Fort Worth Southwest, Fort Worth Trimble Tech, Fort Worth Western Hills, and Fort Worth O.D. Wyatt.
 
Head coach Mallory Smith was assisted by Shanna Shelton and athletic trainer Connie Rhodes.