MWHS cross country advances two teams to regional meet
For the second year in a row, MWHS advanced both the boys and girls cross country teams to the regional cross country meet.
Mineral Wells junior Karessa Fowler won the district championship for the second year in a row, and classmate Alex Pearcy finished second.
At the regional meet, Alex Pearcy placed ninth with a time of 12:15.9 to qualify for the state cross country meet. She finished in 51st place at the state meet.
Lady Rams basketball team reaches regional quarterfinals
The Lady Rams went 24-10 and defeated Vernon (67-44) and Liberty Hill (45-41) in the playoffs before falling to state finalist Kennedale, 74-57, in the regional quarterfinals. Post Sydney Shelstead was named co-MVP of 6-3A, averaging 22 points and 13 rebounds per game. Her sister, Kennedy, was selected Newcomer of the Year as the team was coached by their father, Ed Shelstead. It was also a fitting end to a long varsity career by Niya Benavides, who along with freshman guard Natalie Ragland earned first-team, all-district honors.
Strawn gridders have deep playoff run
The Strawn Greyhounds were ranked high in six man Division II football all season and advanced to the state quarterfinals before being defeated by Newcastle, 64-62.
Lady Rams softball sets school mark with area championship
For the first time in Mineral Wells High School history, the Lady Rams softball team advanced to the regional quarterfinals after a convincing 16-4 victory over Hillsboro to sweep the best-of-three area championships series two games to none.
The Lady Rams were eliminated in the third round (regional quarterfinals) by state-ranked No. 6 Burkburnett.
Lady Rams win district golf tournament
Paced by the District 6-3A girls’ top individual medalist, Scarlett Eaton, the Lady Rams won the district golf tournament. Eaton’s teammate, Tara Cooper placed second overall. Paige Crowley earned all-district, first-team honors, and Whitney Ratto rounded out the squad. The Rams finished in second place as both teams advanced to the regional tournament.