Allen, Hyde given MVP recognition

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 stars’ 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 team’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.Blackwell’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.