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Two ex-Highland High School athletes earned MVP recognition on Saturday at Six-Man Coaches Associa-tion all-star games that were held in Wichita Falls.
Abilene Christian Univ-ersity-bound Sierra Allen had a team-high 18 points in the West starsâ€™ 81-48 win over the East in the girls basketball game, while Michael Hyde was defensive MVP as the West prevailed 42-16 over the East in the football game. Both Allen and Hyde are 2014 HHS graduates.
Allen was also named as her teamâ€™s MVP back in June when she played in a Fellowship of Christian Athletes all-star basketball game held in Brownwood.
Highland coach Logan Rawls was on the West staff for the boys basketball game that was held on Saturday.
Blackwellâ€™s Jayden Jones and Matthew Lowry,also 2014 graduates, were both on the West football team Friday and both scored a touchdown in a 68-38 loss.