15 Texoma players honored with TASCO year-end awards

Rider's Emma Baley celebrates after scoring a goal vs El Paso Montwood in the UIT / Source: KAUZ
Rider's Emma Baley celebrates after scoring a goal vs El Paso Montwood in the UIT / Source: KAUZ

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - Fifteen Texoma soccer players earned All-State or All-Region honors Wednesday, as released by the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches, or TASCO.

Eight boys and seven girls took the honors with eight from Rider and the other seven representing Wichita Falls High School.

Rider senior defender Emma Baley, who signed Tuesday to play for Midwestern State, was the lone first-team All-State player from the area.

Three of her teammates joined her as second-team players while Old High's Janae Sanchez earned honorable mention All-State, joined by two teammates on the All-Region I-5A team.

For the boys, three Rider Raiders made 2nd-team All-State: goalkeeper Zack Majewski, defender Spencer Bristo and forward Blake Beasley.

The Coyotes were led by keeper Israel Gonzalez and midfielder Alfredo Pacheco as 1st-team All-Region picks, while two more Coyotes and a Raider were 2nd-team All Region.

Here is the full list:

Girls

1st Team All-State

Emma Baley, D, Rider

2nd Team All-State

Jordan McLarty, GK, Rider
Keeley Ayala, MF, Rider
Maddie Kyle, F, Rider

Honorable Mention All-State

Janae Sanchez, D, WFHS

1st Team All-Region

Alyssa Salinas, MF, WFHS

2nd Team All-Region

Alyssa Hollis, F, WFHS

Boys

2nd Team All-State

Zack Majewski, GK, Rider
Spencer Bristo, D, Rider
Blake Beasley, F, Rider

1st Team All-Region

Israel Gonzalez, GK, WFHS
Alfredo Pacheco, MF, WFHS

2nd Team All-Region

Andres Rodriguez, D, WFHS
Trance Saenz, MF, Rider
Alex Ramirez, F, WFHS

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