Multiple Teams · Benton’s Ward named District 1-4A MVP


Benton sophomore Emily Ward has been named MVP on the All-District 1-4A girls basketball team selected by the district’s coaches.

Ward averaged 20.2 points and 14 rebounds per game for the Lady Tigers, who went 18-15 and reached the second round of the playoffs.

She also averaged four assists and two steals. In district play, Ward averaged 21.5 points and 12.1 rebounds.

Benton freshman Qua Chambers was named to the second team and sophomore Abbie Wynn was named to the honorable mention team.