Who had the best record-breaking performance in Texas this season? We took your nominations over the past week and here are the finalists:
Nadine Arredondo – Stephenville
Softball – 13 HR – Nadine more than doubled her school record from last year (6). With 13 HRs this season, she finishes her career with 24.
Emma Sherrer, Sarah Mobley, Addison Martin, Reezon Eke – Coppell Middle School North
Track and Field – 4×400, 4:16:65 – The relay team at Coppell MS North broke a 10 year old school record, setting a new district record as well.
Alec Carr – Kempner
Baseball – 12 homeruns in a single season
Taylor Thompson – Lucas Lovejoy
Soccer – For most of the season, no one had scored a goal on the top-rated Highland Park Scots, until Taylor put one in the back of the net.
Katy Raby – Kilgore
Soccer – Katy broke school the school record scoring 47 goals in a season, 27 of which came in district play. Last year the record was set at 46, and even when missing 2 games from injuries, Katy was able to overcome the odds and set a new one at Kilgore.
Simeon Woods Richardson – Kempner
Baseball – 128 strikeouts in a single season
Blake Aragon – Stephenville
Track and Field – High Jump – 6’10” – Blake broke a 30 year school record by 2-inches. He improved his personal best by 8 inches winning the state championship as a junior in the process.
Grace Ridgeway – Lucas Lovejoy
Track and Field – Pole vault (12’6″), 300m hurdles (43.82) – Grace won the Texas 5A girls state pole vault title with this record and is 2nd in 5A in Texas in the 300m hurdles.
Emily Gueller – Lucas Lovejoy
Track and Field- 2000M Steeplechase (7:59) – Emily was the first person to run steeple at Lovejoy high school, setting the first record in 2016, then broke her own record this year.
So, who had the best record-breaking performance? Vote below. Voting closes at Midnight EST on June 5th.