Troup accolades roll in after inspiring season

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The Troup Tigers finished the 2018 baseball season with a 32-5 record and as District 15-3A champions, bi-district champions, area champs, regional quarterfinal champions and regional semi-finalists.

Troup posted a 56-13 mark for the 2017 and 2018 seasons, a marked turnaround from the 6-49 record posted for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. Tell Ross was the head coach for the Tigers.

The 2018 accolades included:

Jared Jackson, senior: Tyler Morning Telegraph “All-East Texas” First Team; District 15-3A Most Valuable Player; Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-Region; Texas Association of Basketball Officials (TABO) 2018 Scholarship Award Winner; District 15-3A Academic All-District; Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) Academic All-State; Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Academic All-State; Quitman: All-Tournament Team; Elkhart: All-Tournament Team; Glen Evans Classic: MVP; Team Captain.

Shane Thomas, senior: Tyler Morning Telegraph “All-East Texas” Third Team; District 15-3A “1st Team”; Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-Region; District 15-3A Academic All-District; Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) Academic All-State; Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Academic All-State; Quitman: All-Tournament Team; Elkhart: All-Tournament Team; Glen Evans Classic: All-Tournament Team; Team Captain.

Jones Ard, Senior: District 15-3A “1st Team”; District 15-3A Academic All-District; Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) Academic All-State; Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Academic All-State.

Logan Stone, senior: District 15-3A Academic All-District; Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) Academic All-State; Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Academic All-State (2017-18).

Grayson Driggs, sophomore: District 15-3A “1st Team”; District 15-3A Academic All-District.

Weslee Ross, junior: District 15-3A “1st Team”; District 15-3A Academic All-District.

Kris Johnson, junior: District 15-3A Honorable Mention.

Cobie Hamilton, senior: District 15-3A Second Team.

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