VHS’s Foster makes 2nd-team all-district

Published 4:15 am Saturday, July 7, 2018

Varnado’s Jaden Foster was a second-team all-district player for the 8-1A league this season.

Foster scored 221 points this year for Varnado.

Seven Varnado players are all-district honorable mention players.

Quierra Bickham, Destiny Keys, Jamonica Dillon, Tanisha Brister, Tamarya Bell, Brittany Smith and Arian Foster are all-district honorable mention players.

Bickham had 152 points this year. Brister posted 55. Keys recorded 43. Dillon had 38. Smith had 18. Bell tallied 12, and Foster tallied 12.

This season, Varnado reached the playoffs as the No. 28 seed, but lost to fifth-seeded Block, 57-21. Block made it to regionals before falling to No. 12 and quarterfinalist Tensas, 67-53.

Houma Christian School’s Kourtne Lee is the league’s Most Valuable Player.

Houma Christian was the Division IV state runner up after falling to Lafayette Christian, 38-29, in the championship game.

Joining Lee on the first team are teammate Xariel Washington, West St. John’s Sevante Hamilton and St. Martin’s Episcopal’s Jade Punch and teammate Zoe Frey.

Also on the second team besides Foster are Covenant Christian Academy’s Breionte Jasper, West St. John’s Kylie Adams, Houma Christian School’s Jayda Ward and St. Martin’s Episcopal’s Kylar Coleman.

In addition to the Varnado players, the rest of the all-district honorable mention players include Houma Christian School teammates Jordyn Marie, Breanne Harding and Da’Lesia Williams, Covenant Christian Academy’s Elena Odom and Adele Chauvin, St. Martin’s Episcopal Gabby Killett and West St. John’s Nazel Breaux.

St. Martin’s reached the Division IV playoffs as the No. 17 seed, but lost to 16th-seeded False River, 59-39. False River lost to top-seeded and state champion Lafayette Christian, 74-18, in the regionals.

Covenant Christian Academy made the Division IV postseason, but suffered a 59-20 loss to No. 11 and quarterfinalist Hanson Memorial, 59-20. Hanson Memorial lost to third-seeded Vermillion Catholic, 50-47.

West St. John was in the Class 1A playoffs as the 15th seed and made the regionals before falling to second-seeded Merryville, 71-36. Merryville was the state runner-up after losing to top-seeded Delhi, 69-33.