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Athletes of the Month

May 2022


Hannah Reed, Sr. Softball

Senior Hannah Reed is a member of the Lady Roo Softball team.  Leading the team as co-captain Hannah was named the 3-6A Defensive Player of the year.  She had a .336 batting average scoring 27 runs to go along with 21 RBI’s.  Hannah was also named 3-6A Academic All-District, THSCA Academic All-State, and TGCA Academic All-State.  She was also voted Weatherford Girls Athletics Who’s Who 2022.  Hannah is ranked 45th in her class and will continue her playing career at Tarleton State University where she will pursue a degree in Business.

 


Grace Thompson, Sr. Softball

Senior Grace Thompson is a 4 year starter on the Lady Roo Softball team.  Leading the team as co-captain Grace was named First Team All-District in 2022.  She was also named 3-6A Academic All-District, THSCA Academic All-State and TGCA Academic All-State.  Grace had .410 batting average this year scoring 23 runs to go along with 21 RBI’s.  She was a member of the ROO Crew and NHS in 2021 and 2022.  Grace is ranked 39th in her class and will continue her playing career at Hardin-Simmons University where she plans to pursue a Nursing degree.


Trace Holcomb, Sr. Baseball

Senior Trace Holcomb is a three-year starter for the Kangaroo Baseball team.  He was named 3-6A All-District the last two years.  Trace helped to lead the Roo’s to a 24-7 record his senior season and a District Championship.  He had a .338 batting average, scoring 15 runs to go along with 20 RBI’s during his senior campaign.  He is committed to play baseball at Midland College.  Trace aspires to play professional baseball or own a construction company in the future.


Athletes of the Month

April 2022

 

Jasmin Berry, Sr. Track

 

Senior Jasmin Berry is a three-year member of the Lady Roo varsity track team.  This year she placed 2nd in the 100m dash at the district meet and the area meet securing a spot in the Regional Track meet.  She also placed 3rd in the triple jump at district and 5th at the area track meet.  Jasmin was the anchor leg for both the 4x100m and 4x200m where the 4x100m team placed 3rd at district advancing to the area track meet.  She is ranked 64th in her class and is academic all-state.  Jasmine has plans to run track at the collegiate level and pursue a career as a pediatric nurse.

 

 

Bryson Crippen, Sr. Track

Senior Bryson Crippen is a four-year member of the Kangaroo varsity track team.  After winning district as a junior in both the 110m and 300m hurdles he came into his senior season with high expectations.  This year he repeated as district champion in both the 110m hurdles and the 300m hurdles advancing to the area meet where he placed second in both races earning a spot at the regional track meet.  At the regional track meet he placed 1st in the 300m hurdles with a new school record of 37.85.   As Regional Champion he will advance to the State Track meet in Austin later this month.  Bryson is ranked 58th in his class and is academic all-state.  He recently accepted a division one athletic scholarship to run track at Tarleton State University.

 

 

Athletes of the Month

March 2022

 

Grace Sinquefield, Sr. Golf / Powerlifting

 

Grace Sinquefield is a senior member of the Lady Roo golf and powerlifting teams. Grace was a 1st team all-district golf selection and helped lead the Lady Roos to a 2nd place team finish at the district tournament.  With the Lady Roos finishing in second, they will now advance to the regional tournament for the first time since 2009.  Earlier this month Grace also advanced to the regional powerlifting meet and placed 6th with a total of 720 pounds.  Grace is ranked 60th in her class with a GPA of 3.96

 

 

Dayton Tockey, Sr. Baseball

Senior Dayton Tockey is a three-year starter for the Kangaroo Varsity Baseball team.  He was name 1st team all-district relief pitcher in 2021 and more recently was named as Ft. Worth Star Telegram player of the week nominee.  He is currently batting .419 with an OPS of 1.386 2 homeruns and 13 RBIs.  Dayton is off to a 2-0 record on the mound with a .266 ERA with 39 strikeouts in 26 innings pitched.




Athletes of the Month

February 2022

 

Bella Precure

 

Bella Precure is a senior member of the Lady Roo soccer team. Bella anchors one of the best defenses in District 3-6A.  She is responsible for all corner and free kicks and is a main contributor in all shoot out situations. Her leadership has assisted the Lady Roos in securing a playoff spot as they are on their way to one of the most successful runs in recent soccer history. She is a member of FCA and attends North Side Baptist Church.  She is ranked 51st in her class with a 3.9  GPA and has plans to attend Tarleton and pursue pre-nursing in pediatrics.

 

 

Karson Daniel

 

Karson Daniel is a junior member of the Football, Powerlifting and Track teams. Karson has won his 275 pound weight class in each of the 3 league meets this season.  In each meet he has increased his total lifted by nearly 50 pounds. In the Graham meet Karson Squated 575, Benched 415 & Dead Lifted 510 pounds. He currently sits 2nd in the region with a 1500 pound total and has a great chance to win the Region 6 Championship.  Karson has a 3.3 GPA and plans to play college football after graduation



Athletes of the Month

January 2022

 

Jenna Tuley, Sr

Morgan Taylor, Sr

Rileigh Loftin, Jr

Cheerleading

 

These three young ladies are our 2021-2022 Weatherford High School Varsity Cheer Captains. They all lead their team through summer practices, camp, football season and have just recently completed their competition season. This year the team finished 4th in the State of Texas CoEd division, as well as 2nd in the Nation! At Nationals, they also received the "Vocal Excellence" and "Sideline Spirit" Awards. Each year NCA selects only a few teams as their 'Go Be Great' recipients, and this year Weatherford Cheer was one of them! They earned this honor for their outstanding contributions to their school and community. Our Varsity cheer captains have put in countless hours of hard work and have remained dedicated to the success of their team!




Ethan Mauldin, Sr

Soccer

 

Senior Ethan Mauldin is a 4th year letterman for the Kangaroo Soccer Team.  As a midfielder and striker, he has 6 goals and 3 assists to begin his senior year.  Five of those goals came in five consecutive games to start the season and he helped cap off a victory last week over North Crowley with a penalty kick goal in the shootout.  Last year Ethan was named the District 3-6A Utility Player of the year and was 1st team all-district.  Ethan is a member of the Solar Soccer Club and is undecided on where he will attend college but has plans to play at the next level.

Athletes of the Month

December 2021

 

Abby Arwood, Sr

Basketball

 

Senior Abby Arwood leads the Lady Roos in scoring, rebounds, assists, and steals. Abby switched positions midway through the year from post to point guard in order to help the team, even though she hadn’t ever played the position. She is a three-year starter and the only returning starter from last year’s team. She was named to the all-tournament team at the Lady Roo Basketball Christmas Classic. Abby has a 3.7 GPA and is ranked in the top 15%. She wants to play basketball in college but is undecided on where to go.


Jaylin Smith, Jr

Basketball


Jaylin Smith is a junior basketball player at Weatherford High School. Jaylin is a post player who leads the Roos in points, rebounds, and blocks. He was named to the all-tournament team at the Roo Classic tournament. Jaylin recently had eight blocks in a district win over Paschal and is helping lead the Roos to their most successful season in the past five years. Jaylin still has his senior year ahead of him but he plans on playing basketball at the next level after graduation.



Athletes of the Month

November 2021

 

Marissa Bosco, Jr

Tennis

 

Marissa Bosco is a junior tennis player at Weatherford High School.  This fall she finished with a record of 6-1 in singles, 7-0 in doubles, and was 13-1 overall.  She was named the District 3 6-A Girls MVP along with being named to the 1st team for singles and doubles.  Marissa has been on varsity since her freshman year and this year was named team captain playing as Weatherford’s #1 player.  Marissa is ranked first in the junior class with a weighted GPA of 4.41.  She is a member of SNHS, NHS, NTHS, and FCCLA and plans on attending college to major in architecture and interior design. 

 

 


Melvin Polk, Jr

Football

 

Melvin Polk is a junior football and track athlete at Weatherford High School.  Melvin is a wide receiver and defensive back for the Roos and was recently named to the 1st team all-district team.  He finished the year with 40 catches for 687 yards and four receiving touchdowns.  He also ran for 116 yards on 19 carries with a touchdown and threw for two more touchdowns.  In the playoff game vs Byron Nelson, Melvin started and played both ways – throwing a touchdown on offense and coming up with an interception on defense.  Melvin has a 3.7 GPA and plans to play football in college.  Currently he has offers from Liberty, Florida Atlantic, and Texas State.  





Athletes of the Month

October 2021

 

Ella Pando, Sr

Cross Country and Track

 

Ella Pando is a senior member of the cross country and track teams.  Ella has competed at the varsity level all four years of her high school career and was an individual qualifier for the regional meet each of those years.  She was back to back district champion her junior and senior years.  She qualified for the state meet her sophomore year and finished in the top 25 at regionals her sophomore, junior, and senior seasons.  Ella has a 3.86 GPA and is currently ranked 76th in her class.  Ella has committed to run for Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls. 

 


Riess Griffith, Jr

Volleyball

 

Riess Griffith is a junior member of the Lady Roo volleyball team.  She is an outside hitter and set a school season record for kills at 486 and counting.  She is averaging a whopping 3.8 kills per set.  She is in the top three on the team in kills, aces, blocks, sets played, and attacking percentage.  She helped lead the Lady Roos this year to the playoffs and the second seed in district 3-6A.  She has a 3.96 grade point average and ranked 34th in her class.  She is undecided on where she will attend college but plans to play volleyball at the next level. 

 


Koby Kidd, Sr

Football

 

Koby Kidd is a senior member of the Roo Varsity football and wrestling programs.  Koby is a linebacker and leads the team in tackles for the third year in a row.  He currently has 92 tackles in seven games played this year.  Against Trinity he had 18 tackles against the top ranked offense in the district.  Koby was named Defensive Newcomer of the Year and 1st Team All-District linebacker as a sophomore and was the Two-Way MVP of the District last year as a junior.  Koby is also a member of the Wrestling team in which he was a state medalist as a sophomore and is ranked in the top five currently in the state pre-season rankings.  Koby is committed to the Air Force Academy and has plans to be in the Secret Service one day. 

 

September 2021

 

 

Kate Hansen, Jr

Volleyball

 

Kate Hansen is a junior volleyball player and team captain for the Lady Roos.  Kate is the team leader in blocks with 120 and kill percentage at 34.2%. She is second on the team with35 aces, 258 digs, and 320 kills. Her 3.8 blocks per match is tops for the entire DFW area.  This overall performance from Kate makes her an invaluable member of the volleyball team.  She has a 3.5 grade point average and is planning to pursue a career in the medical field.  Kate has recently committed to TCU to play volleyball in the fall of 2023. 

 



 

Ryan Clark, Jr

Football

 

Ryan Clark is a junior quarterback for the Kangaroo football team who has helped lead the team to a 3-1 record through the first month of the season.  Ryan leads the team with 401 yards on 47 carries averaging 8.5 yards per carry and 12 rushing touchdowns to go along with 40+ broken tackles.  Through the air Ryan is 34 for 62, passing for 547 yards and four touchdowns, three of which are 50+ yard completions.  Ryan is also a member of the basketball and track teams and is in the Chess Club.  Ryan has a 3.5 grade point average and plans on playing football in college. 

 




Athletes of the Month

August 2021

 

 

Keegan O’Connor, Sr

Volleyball

 

Keegan O’Connor is in her third year as a varsity starter on the state ranked Lady Roo Volleyball team.  Earlier this year she broke the career school record for digs and now has over 1,500 and counting as this season’s team leader. She is also third on the team in aces, third on the team in assists, and she leads the team in passing at 2.12 (on a 3.0 scale).  She was recently named an AVCA All-American and played this past summer in the TGCA All Star Game for rising seniors.  She also has a 4.1 GPA and is ranked 35th in the 2022 senior class.  Keegan was unanimously voted team captain by her teammates and aspires to play volleyball at the next level.

 



 

Austin Markwardt, Sr

Tennis

 

Austin Markwardt is a senior and #1 tennis player on the Roo Tennis Team.  As returning District MVP and four-year letterman Austin has been a dominate force and a great leader on the court this season. He is leading the team in singles and doubles wins as well as scoring. He is 6-3 in both singles and doubles competition. Two of these losses came to top tiered players in the state in two very closely contested tie break sets.  Since those losses he has dominated his competition winning straight sets with a combined scoring of 72-25, reeling off six straight singles and doubles matches. Austin is ranked in the top five of his class academically and plans to attend Texas A&M University in the fall of 2022. 

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