Angella Gencarelli, who guided South Houston's girls basketball team to a District 22-5A co-championship with Deer Park, has been named the district coach of the year.
Four Trojan seniors -- Dominique Davis, Jasmine Lopez, Akira Decoud and Brianna Butler -- were named first-team all-district. Also named to the first team were Dobie junior Kate Inchun, Sam Rayburn senior Aracely Gomez, Memorial junior Jessica Elkins and Memorial sophomore Kaylee Berkley.
Dobie senior Shanequa Gaston was named the district's most valuable player. Pasadena sophomore Paola Ozuna and Sam Rayburn sophomore Sabrina Garza were named newcomers of the year.
Pasadena ISD athletes named to the second team were Dobie senior Jazmin Guerrero, Memorial junior Desirae Ramirez, Memorial senior Tori Rodriguez, Pasadena sophomore Kierra Irvin and two more South Houston seniors, Bianca Yanez and Bella Garcia.
Honorable mention selections included Dobie senior Nyla Vasquez , Dobie junior Kim Luu, Sam Rayburn senior Jackie Orozco, Sam Rayburn senior Alexa Martinez, Sam Rayburn junior Brianna Scott, Sam Rayburn sophomore Emilee Torres, Memorial senior Ashley Cooner and South Houston sophomore Mia Martinez.