The Lady Bulldogs had their last home game and celebrated with a victory over OD Wyatt while celebrating those seniors that played for them this year. There were also come alumni who showed up to help show their support. Goes to show the strong program that Coach Ladine Thomas, Mark Thomas, and the addition of Coach Brosius are building here at Trimble Tech. If the Lady Bulldogs take care of business and beat Western Hills Friday night at Western Hills then they are in the play-offs. If they lose they could be in a play-off situation with North Side if they don’t take care of business with Southwest. Here are some pictures from Senior Night and information about the seniors in our program.
#3, Yereni Fraire… Friday is being escorted by her mother, Dora Casas. Friday is ranked #37 out of 408 and is graduating a year early. She has received academic scholarship offers from Colorado State, OU, and UNT. She is currently undecided where to attend but plans to major in sociology and minor in psychology. During her time at Tech, she has been President of the Spanish Club and was recently inducted into the National Honor Society. Yereni wants to thank her coaches at Next Level, White Sox, and Trimble Tech for pushing her to become a better player. She would also like to thank her family for supporting her through every game year-round. To her teammates: Yereni wants to say thank you for making every moment memorable.
#4, Vanessa Perez… Vanessa is being escorted by her mother, Esmerelda. Vanessa is majoring in accounting and finance and has been an active member of the JROTC. She plans to attend TCC to get her associates in psychology to eventually become a therapist.
#7, Adriana Sanchez… Adriana is accompanied tonight by her sister, Yasmin Sanchez. This is Adriana’s 3rd year on the varsity team. She has maintained a 3.6 GPA while majoring in Education. After graduating, Adriana hopes to attend Abilene Christian University to continue studying education with plans of becoming a teacher. Sanchez would like to specifically thank her family for always sacrificing time to support her softball endeavors.
#10, Mikayla Wilson… Mikayla Wilson is being escorted by her parents Michael and Zulema Wilson and her sisters Zahira and Jana. Mikayla is a 4-year varsity starter with a first team all-district award for outfield and second-team all district award for infield. She is ranked #1 in her senior class with a 4.49 GPA and is the president of National Honor Society. Mikayla received a full ride to TCU as a TCU Community Scholar to study astronomy/astrophysics. This year she also received the 2017-18 Davey O’Brien student athlete scholarship.
Mikayla would like to thank her coaches for taking a chance on her and teaching her more than just softball. She’s cherished her time on the field and the memories she’s made. And lastly, Shout out to her girls Yvette and Rusty.
#14, Alexus Veloz is being escorted by her parents Juan Carlos and Lupita Veloz and her sister Itzel Veloz. Veloz is a 3-year varsity player with a first team all district award for outfield and hopefully a first team all district award for catcher coming soon. Her major here at Tech is photography and plans to attend TCC in the fall. She would like to thank her coaches for helping her become the player she is today and for teaching her a lot about softball and about life. Lastly, she wants to thank her parents for supporting her through these four years and teaching her the sport that she loves. Y’all get ready; there’s another Veloz on the way.
#23, Melissa Almaraz… Melissa is being escorted by her sister, Nanci. She is a part of the Health Science Technology Program where she will be certified as a patient care technician. Melissa has a 4.14 GPA ranking her #27 in her class. She has been a member of the National Honor Society and Student Council. In the fall, she plans on attending the University of Texas at Arlington where she will get her bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Coach Thomas, Coach Thomas, and Coach Brosius would like to thing the entire team for all the hard work that everybody did this year and wishes the seniors nothing but the best in their future endeavors.