Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

April 7, 2013

MWHS places 7 on all-state, all-academic soccer teams


Mineral Wells Index

— STAFF REPORTS

The honors keep rolling in for the Mineral Wells High School soccer teams.

The Rams and Lady Rams have qualified for the playoffs the last three years, and with that success has come several postseason awards.

This season the boys’ and girls’ teams combined to put 22 players on the All-District 12-4A teams, and now have placed seven on the all-state, all-academic list.

The Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) and the United States Marine Corp proudly announce the THSCA Academic All-State Soccer teams for 2013.

The teams are selected by a point system that awards points for GPA, class rank and SAT or ACT score. The student/athletes are then placed on teams according to the number of points they have earned.

The Elite team represents the highest point total that can be achieved.

Criteria required to be nominated is must be a senior with an overall GPA of 92 or above, including grades 9-12 and the first six weeks of grade 12; be a member of the team in good standing at the time of nomination; and be of good moral character.

Rams seniors Caleb Bandy and Gerardo Moya each made the boys’ first team, with Lady Rams seniors Molly Clarke and Bailey Thomas making the girls’ second team.

Earning all-state, all-academic honorable mention from MWHS were seniors Eric Parker, Juana Velasquez and Flor Turcios.