Strawn Lady Hounds sophomore post Jayde Price was selected as the girls’ District 17-A, Division II Most Valuable Player and classmate Jacqueline Berumen was chosen co-Offensive Player of the Year in a vote of league coaches.
In addition to their 17-A superlative awards, both Price and Berumen were selected to the Texas Girls Coaches Association all-state team.
Price averaged 25.6 points per game and 11.3 rebounds per contest. She also averaged almost five steals per contest. Price hit 30 or more points in seven district games, with her high game in district a 38-point effort against Lingleville.
Price also scored 47 points in a non-district game against Abilene Christian, and she repeated that total in a non-district game against Brownwood.
Berumen averaged 14.8 points per game and 3.5 assists and 3.5 rebounds per contest.
Melissa Ramirez of Gorman shared the Offensive Player of the Year honor with Berumen.
Earning all-district, first-team honors for the Lady Hounds was sophomore Shelly Abbott, while Gordon Lady Longhorns junior Tristan Johnson was selected to the first team.
On the boys’ All-District 17-A, Division II team, Strawn junior Harrison Nowak earned first-team honors, while senior Cole Abbott made the second team.
Five Gordon Longhorns – Coletyn King, Michael Cherry, Pedro Lopez, Emory Allen and Garrett Collins – each earned an honorable mention.
Strawn Lady Hounds’ duo also named to TGCA all-state basketball team
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Kennedale edges out Lady Rams, 3-0, on senior night
Despite a brilliant defensive effort that kept the game locked at 1-0 until the final frame, the Mineral Wells Lady Rams found themselves so close, yet so far away, falling to the second-ranked team in the state, the Kennedale Wildcats, for the second time this year, 3-0, Friday night.
How sweet it is
The Mineral Wells Rams have climbed another mountain.
Safe, but not home yet
"Physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come... Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity." – 1 Timothy 4:6 and 12.
13 Rams, Lady Rams advance to regionals after solid Area Track Meet
SPRINGTOWN – Track and Field season marches on for the Rams and Lady Rams of Mineral Wells High School, who will send 13 athletes to the Regional Track Meet in Lubbock, April 25-26, after a strong showing at the District 5 and 6-3A Area Track Meet in Springtown, Wednesday.
Get your brooms out
SPRINGTOWN – Nobody said it would be easy. But despite an energized opponent and a rowdy hometown crowd that lived up to its reputation, the Mineral Wells Lady Rams (24-6, 8-1) made the best of their long-awaited final trip to Springtown and beat the rival Lady Porcupines, 16-5, on senior night, Tuesday.
SPRINGTOWN – Three days before a colossal rematch for first place in District 6-3A with Kennedale, the Mineral Wells Rams (15-10, 6-2) got a resounding punch in the gut from their area rivals.
Area baseball, softball: Santo Wildcats begin push for first, Perrin Lady Pirates clinch third place
As the window of the regular season creeps ever closer to an end, teams all across the state are making the final push for the playoffs with a lucky few in hopes of improving their final playoff seed. Locally, the Santo Wildcats (9-6, 8-3) of the baseball diamond and Perrin-Whitt Lady Pirates (12-7, 6-4) softball team are no exception.
Santo, Perrin send 58 to Area Track Meet
SANTO – The Santo Wildcats hosted the District 11-1A Track Meet last Thursday with great results for local thinclads.
It keeps you runnin'
SPRINGTOWN – The Rams and Lady Rams of Mineral Wells High School orchestrated a strong showing at the District 6-3A Track Meet in Springtown's Porcupine Stadium, last Wednesday and Thursday.
Gordon, Strawn finish strong at area track meet, combine to send 32 to regionals
STRAWN – Last Thursday was a good day for the track teams of Gordon and Strawn at the District 17 and 18-1A Area Track Meet, hosted by the Greyhounds on Strawn's campus.
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