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MARBLE FALLS — Danny Osornio and Krystal Albarran were named the most valuable players of the Marble Falls High School varsity soccer teams.
Coaches announced the selections during the programs’ awards ceremonies May 13.

First-year Lady Mustangs head coach Trey Young, who was the varsity boys assistant coach last season, described the differences between coaching boys and girls.

“Girls hug more and they definitely smell better, except for their socks,” he said to laughter. “Girls cry when they’re sad, girls cry when they’re happy, girls cry for no reason. It’s things like that that make this profession fantastic.”

Mustangs head coach Michael Nave said he has a number of people who tell him they’d rather not attend a game because soccer season is in the winter. His response was that he and his players are practicing in the elements all the time in addition to playing in outdoor games.

“To have the passion to do this sport and represent this school says a lot,” he said. “They gave their best effort every time. There’s nothing else you can do.”


Boys — Team Most Valuable Player: Danny Osornio; Offensive Most Valuable Player: Miseal Garcia; Defensive Most Valuable Player: Edgar Aguliar; Team Midfielder Most Valuable Player: Uriel Solorzano; Mustang Pride: Dago Galvan

Girls — Team Most Valuable Player: Krystal Albarran; Team Offensive Player of the Year: Sorren Owens; Defensive Player of the Year: Shelbi Wyatt; Most Improved: Jenny Fonseca; Mustang Pride: Elise Cardenas


Boys: Purple — Team MVP: Humberto Meija; Offensive MVP: Jesse Arreguin; Defensive MVP: Baltazar Albarran; Most Improved: Douglas Sapalu.  Gold — Offensive MVP: Bernardo Espinoza; Defensive MVP: Miseal Botello; MVP: Jose Tovar

Girls — Team Most Valuable Player: Jacqueline Gomez; Most Offensive: Xochilt Mendez; Most Defensive: Marilyn Martinez; Most Improved: Dani Torres and Giselle Franco; Heart and Hustle: Erica Navarro and Paola Lopez