Now that a week has passed in the girls athlete of the year voting, it’s time for Daily News readers to decide which of the four finalists for the 2018-19 Galveston County boys athlete of the year should be awarded that honor.
It’s once again time for Daily News readers to decide which athlete was the best of the best in both boys and girls high school sports in the 2018-19 school year. We start with the four finalists on the girls’ side.
O’Connell’s softball and baseball programs both had memorable seasons in 2019 with multiple players earning postseason honors. Here’s a look at how they did
District champion Santa Fe and runner-up Friendswood dominated the superlatives, as Galveston County teams were well represented in the 23-5A all-district baseball selections.
After a dominant run in district play, it was no surprise that the Friendswood Lady Mustangs recorded top honors in the 23-5A postseason awards.
Clear Springs pitcher Mason Schulz was named 24-6A most valuable player and head coach Chris Floyd was picked as manager of the year for the Chargers in the top all-district honors.
While Galveston County players did not receive superlatives, the local athletes were still well represented in the 24-6A all-district honors.
After a heartbreaking silver-medal finish last year in the boys doubles, Carter Crookston took matters into his own hands and convincingly won the singles at the University Interscholastic League Class 6A State Tennis Championships held at Texas A&M University’s George P. Mitchell Tennis Center.
Clear Falls’ dynamic goalkeeper Maddie Anderson was named 24-6A most valuable player, highlighting a good showing for Galveston County teams in the all-district girls soccer awards.
There were two superlatives for Clear Falls and another for Clear Springs in the 24-6A all-district boys soccer awards.
The Clear Falls Knights defeated the Strake Jesuit Crusaders 7-5 in game 3 of a Region III-6A bi-district playoff series at home on Saturday afternoon.
Due to inclement weather, Santa Fe's area round game against Alvin Shadow Creek will be postponed to 3:30 p.m. Friday at Manvel High School with the Lady Indians leading 2-0 with no outs in the bottom of the second.