Bob Hope star athletes honored in San Antonio – Port Arthur News
Several student-athletes from Bob Hope High School competed in the Texas Christian Athletic League All-Star competition over the weekend.
Members of the Bob Hope School girls’ and boys’ basketball teams as well as members of the volleyball team participated.
Jennifer Lopez has been named basketball player of the year. Bob Hope School’s Yizell Alvarez won the 3-point contest and Ethan Airiavbere won the slam-dunk contest. It was the second year in a row that a player from the Bob Hope School had won the slam-dunk contest. Last year, Nicholas Edwards won first place.
Amari Reese and Airiavbere were named to the men’s first team, while Daniel Canales and Juan Tovar made the second team. Emiliano Chavez was an honorable mention.
For the women’s team, Lopez and Kimberly Galvan were named to the first team and Yizelle Alvarez and Ashley Magana were selected to the second team. Vallerie Martinez was an honorable mention.
Victoria Gutierrez and Ruby Perez made the first all-state volleyball team.
Lopez was also named to the second-team all-state volleyball along with teammate Maria Fernandez.
Naydelin Sanchez, Aneth Mendoza, Ana Canales were honorable mentions.