Eagles earn recognition

Charles Fentress named MVP at  the SETX All-Star Game. (Jason Drake photo)Charles Fentress named MVP at the SETX All-Star Game. (Jason Drake photo)

by Jason Drake

Woodville's senior cornerback, Charles Fentress was selected to play in the fifth annual South East Texas All-Star football game held at the Beaumont Independent School District Stadium last Saturday night. Fentress played for the East team that was victorious 21-7. In the game, Fentress managed four tackles and intercepted a pass. Fentress' outstanding play earned him the title "East Most Valuable Player." Fentress was selected by his teammates and was awarded a trophy and a $400.00 scholarship.

Several of the Woodville Lady Eagles were selected to the Vype South East Texas All-Stars. Freshman Shelby Mixon was named Fire on the Hill for excellence in pitching. Third baseman Kenzie Magallion received the Heat Award and freshman catcher Faith Sirmons was awarded the title of The Future of Southeast Texas Softball. Senior Tamara White represented Woodville in the Southeast Texas Coaching Association on June 12 at Port Auther Memorial field. The Lady Eagles advanced to the regional semi-finals in class AA region three. The Lady Eagles were selected from all schools and classifications in the region.

The Woodville Eagle baseball team showed strong participation in the Texas Association of Sports Officials Southeast Texas All-Star Games last Tuesday and Wednesday. Fentress and Trevor Hickman played for the A-AA senior blue team, while Chase Hensarling, Trent Daniels and Hunter Scoggins played on the A-AA senior red team. Two non-seniors were selected to participate in A-AA Underclassmen All-Star Game. Representing Woodville on the red team was sophomore Jacob Watts and junior Marqui Jackson.

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