Marble Falls High School athletes recognized in awards ceremony
JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF
MARBLE FALLS — Members of the Marble Falls High School golf, tennis, powerlifting and track and field teams were honored in awards ceremonies May 16.
“We want to give a special thanks to our seniors,” head track coach Kyle Futrell said. “There’s a lot of value to being a part of a team. You stuck with us and were loyal to the program.”
The track team set several school records, most notably in the 4×400-meter girls relay. The Lady Mustangs relay of Sarah Lewis, Sarah Stripling, Natalie Schulz and Chase Martin ran in 4 minutes 6.46 seconds.
Stripling set the 800-meter school record in 2:20.53, while Cody Schulz set the boys 400-meters school record in 48.68.
The boys golf team improved by 12 strokes during the season and posted a 65-52 record. There were 15 personal bests sets this year, Tackitt said.
The girls were even better, dropping their score by 18 strokes, which ranks third in the program’s history, Tackitt said. Personal bests were set 33 times and the 63-32 record ranks as the best in Lady Mustangs’ history.
The tennis team celebrated sending the doubles team of Ashley Stallard and Madison Dyer to the regional tournament, the squad’s first appearance since 2010.
TRACK AND FIELD: Outstanding performers: Rey Baltazar, Sarah Lewis, Cody Schulz, Sarah Stripling; most improved: Jordan Wright; newcomer of the year: Natalie Schulz; Mustang Spirit: Maddie Johnson and Brian Shrubar; academic all-district: Jacob Bryer, James Bryer, Meghan Gonzales, Garrett Gray, Reann Hall, Maddie Johnson, Tess Johnson, Austin Jones, Shelby Jordan, Sarah Lewis, Chase Martin, Aidin Parnell, Jèsus Perez, Steven Petrosky, Cody Schulz, Brian Shrubar, Cody Skipper, Sarah Stripling, Tiffany Winters, Jordan Wright.
TENNIS: District Sportsmanship: Mike Stripling; spring best winning percentage: Stripling; leadership: Kelsey McCasland, Mattie Cryer, Sam McCrocklin; most improved: Makenzie Harrison, Lauren Parten; first team all-district doubles: Mattie Cryer and Hannah Dockery; second team all-district doubles: Madison Dyer and Kelsey McCasland; honorable mention: Dyer (singles), Makenzie Harrison and Lauren Parten (doubles) and Daniel Baxter and Rogers (doubles); academic all-district: D. Baxter, Ashley Stallard, Emily Cryer, Tess Cryer, McCasland, Harrison, Dockery, Stripling, Taylor Tackitt, Dyer, McCrocklin, Noah Guillen, Wiley Baskin, William Baskin, Jared Edwards, Parten
GOLF: Most Valuable Players: Jack Scott, Tori Gomez; Most improved: Breanna Heinzke, Micah Wooten; first team all-district: Gomez; honorable mention: Amy Hendrix; academic all-district: Gomez, Blaire Hambrick, Heinzke, Amy Hendrix, Ben Mezger, Nicklaus O’Connor, Sam Offut, Kelsey Tackitt and Taylor Tackitt; academic all-state: T. Tackitt, K. Tackitt, Offutt, O’Connor, Hambrick, Hendrix, Gomez.
POWERLIFTING: Outstanding powerlifter: Victoria Frishchmann and Kevin Reed; newcomer of the year: Cene Dalton; regional qualifiers: Ilona Bogran, Dalton, Frischmann, Reed; academic all-district: Victoria Frischmann, Jacob Bryer, Travis Dilworth, Jackson Cox, Travis Sparks.
[tabs style=”default”] [tab title=”PHOTO 1″]Marble Falls junior Mike Stripling accepts the award for best winning percentage in the spring, district sportsmanship and academic all-district. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro[/tab] [tab title=”PHOTO 2″]Victoria Frischmann (left) is Marble Falls High School’s outstanding female powerlifter, while Cene Dalton is the squad’s newcomer of the year. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro[/tab] [tab title=”PHOTO 3″]Marble Falls High School athletes Cody Schulz (left), Rey Baltazar, Sarah Lewis and Sarah Stripling are the track and field teams’ most outstanding performers. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro[/tab] [/tabs]