By Thomas Sellers Jr.
The Munford Lady Cougars are 2013 District 13-3A Champions. Munford defeated the Dyer County Lady Choctaws 76-52 tonight in the Munford Gymnasium led by tournament MVP Shaliyah Wiggins. The senior sparked her team with outside shooting and defense leading to steals. The turnovers translated into easy buckets for the Head Coach Steve Poindexter’s squad.
Poindexter was named District 13-3A Coach of the Year. His players were honored with All-District awards as well. All-District regular season were Kierra Richardson, Alex Turner and co-MVPs Wiggins and Robneisha “Bird” Lee.
Their teammate Lauren Zvolanek was named to the All-Academic Team. Joining Wiggins on the All-Tournament team were Lee and Turner.
Rivals the Brighton Lady Cardinals were well-represented on the All-Academic Team with Katelyn Price, McCallie Ruffin and Alaina Bierdz. The senior Bierdz was also named to the All-District Team.