Lady Warriors rack up academic, athletic honors

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The Lady Warrior basketball end-of-the-year awards program was held last week at Socorro High School with a dessert banquet.

Coach Marleen Greenwood honored several members of each of the teams that started with many players were on the District 3AAA Academic All-District (3.00 GPA or higher) team: Maria Alderete, Shania Berger, Madeline Chavez, Makayla Jacobs, Ashley Pyke, Gaby Alvarado, Cathryn Wellborn, Justeen Martinez, Allison Backstrom, Deekota Chavez, Audrianna Carrillo, Andrianna Saavedra and Clarissa Willie.

Most Improved honors went to Aracely Alderete while Maria Alderete garnered Most Dedicated, Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player. Co-Defensive Players of the Year were shared by Ashley Pyke and Makayla Jacobs.

Seniors Maria Alderete, Makayla Jacobs, Ashley Pyke made the 3AAA All District team while Shania Berger and Aracely Alderete made Honorable Mention. AAA All-State Nominees were Maria Alderete and Makayla Jacobs. The AA/AAA All-South Nominees were Maria Alderete, Ashley Pyke and Makayla Jacobs.

The Lady Warriors will graduate five seniors in a couple of weeks, and they are Ashley Pyke, Mikayla Jacobs, Maria Alderete, Amber Willie and Shania Berger.