Local runners are academic all-state


Gainesville senior Selena Garcia and Pottsboro senior Mikael Ann Worsham are among several area cross-country runners who have been named academic all-state by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.

Garcia was one of 25 athletes selected statewide in Class 3A. Additionally, three seniors from Princeton — Nancy Millan, Diana Mukweyi and Chele Naudin — were chosen as well as two from Sanger, Allie Millican and Bryce Perry.

Worsham was one of 17 picked in Class 2A. Worsham was a four-time regional qualifier and three-year team captain.

Celeste seniors Carly Collida, Morgan Lewis and Haley Trentham were joined by 17 other athletes chosen in Class 1A.

From District 13-4A, Leslie Snider of Wylie East was selected for the Class 4A academic all-state team.