Hein, Esquibel, Cruz chosen District MVPs

With volleyball season nearly over for the state, All-District awards are out and Devine gathered an impressive haul. Three MVPs, three, 1st team, three 2nd team, one honorable mention, and thirteen academic honors.
Senior Macey Hein and Sophomore Rylee Esquibel were named the MVPs for the entire district. Hein earned 93% of the teams assists at 1158 assists, she also had 120 kills, 51 aces, 32 blocks, and 322 digs for the season. Many of those assists went to Esquibel. She totaled a third of the team’s kills at 452 along with 46 aces, 9 blocks, 439 digs, and 6 assists.

The Defensive MVP was Junior Aver Cruz. Totaling 586 digs and 629 serve receives, Cruz had the Arabian back row covered. She also had 29 aces and 47 assists.
Named to the 1st Team All District was Sophomore Brooklyn Miller 202 kills, 5 blocks, 72 digs. Senior Aleyna Gerlach 130 kills, 12 blocks, 69 digs. Junior Kristina Moralez 41 aces and 326 digs.
2nd Team All District Junior Bailey Oropeza with 3 kills, 31 aces and 181 digs. Senior Darian Alvarez 129 kills, 21 blocks, and 50 digs. Freshman Skylar Blanton 155 kills, 34 blocks, 39 digs.
Honorable Mention went to Senior Cece Martinez, who earned 35 aces and 209 digs.
2021 Academic All District: Darian Alvarez, Skylar Blanton, Avery Cruz, Lizabeth De Los Santos, Rylee Esquibel, Aleyna Gerlach, Macey Hein, CeCe Martinez, Brooklyn Miller, Kristina Moralez, Bailey Oropeza, Makayla Perez, and Brianna Torres.
By Dicy Chambers
Sports Writer