Future Texas basketball players Shay Holle and Elyssa Coleman are two of the 20 honorees on the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ Class 6A all-state team.
Both players have also earned all-state recognition from the Texas Girls Coaches Association. Holle and Coleman were two of UT’s five signees during the 2019-20 recruiting cycle. Texas also signed California guard Ashley Chevalier, Harvard graduate transfer Katie Benzan and in-state forward Precious Johnson.
According to MaxPreps, the 6-3 Coleman averaged 19.4 points, 12.7 rebounds and 2.8 blocks per game during her senior year at Humble Atascocita. In a rout of South Houston on Dec. 17, Coleman scored 50 points and grabbed 19 rebounds. District 22-6A’s MVP also had 10 steals and six blocks in a game against Kingwood in January.
Holle was a six-foot guard on Westlake High’s roster this season. She notched 18.2 points and eight rebounds per game while also averaging two steals. Holle was named District 25-6A’s MVP this winter.
Westlake reached the fifth round of the Class 6A playoffs during the 2019-20 season. Coleman and the Lady Eagles were ousted in the Class 6A area round.
News on Bevo Beat is free and unlimited. Access to the rest of Hookem.com is included with an Austin American-Statesman subscription in addition to Statesman.com and the ePaper edition. Subscribe today at statesman.com/subscribe.