The following athletes have been nominated by the coaching staff at Saginaw High School for Athlete of the Week through April 1 - 7, 2018. After viewing the great accomplishments of these young ladies and gentlemen, please vote for who you believe is most deserving. You will see the fan poll located to the left of the home page. The winners will be announced Thursday. Good luck athletes!
Lauren LeBlanc - Lauren LeBlanc was nominated by Coach Phillips. She is a member of the Saginaw Tennis team. Lauren and her partner, Rafael Baez took 3rd at the district tournament and will advance at the regional alternate in mixed doubles.
Abigail Scott - Abigail Scott was nominated by Coach Morris. She is a member of the Saginaw Girls' Gymnastics team. Abigail competed in the All-Around at the regional meet and helped the team in a big way.
Marissa Basaldu - Marissa Basaldu was nominated by Coach Barnhill. She is a 3rd baseman for the Saginaw Softball team. Marissa plays solid defense every game, she is a leader on an off the field. She went 4-4 vs Aledo with 2 RBIs, 2-3 vs Brewer 1 RBI, 2-3 vs Northwest 2 RBIs.
Varsity Girls' Golf Team - The Varsity Girls' Golf Team was nominated by Coach Henson for winning 2nd place in the 6-5A district golf tournament. The team, consisting of Jade Staudt, Malisone Chanthapanya, Seydie Kiser, Lexi Neumann, and Abigail Godwin finished the first day of the tournament in 3rd place, 10 shots behind Eaton, and 8 shots behind Aledo. On day two the girls pulled together demonstrating the Rough Rider Spirit. Coming down to the final group, our girl's edged out Eaton by two strokes. Jade Staudt was the individual district champion, Malisone Chanthapanya won 2nd, and Seydie Kiser carded her career low round. Lexi and Abby held it together coming down the stretch to help secure the win. Truly a team effort.
Rafael Baez - Rafael Baez was nominated by Coach Phillips. He is a member of the Saginaw Tennis team. Rafaek and his partner, Lauren LeBlanc took 3rd at the district tournament and will advance at the regional alternate in mixed doubles.
Luke Rogers - Luke Rogers was nominated by Coach Carter. He is a pitcher for the Rough Rider Baseball team. In the game against Azle, Luke pitched a 7 inning complete game allowing only 1 run and striking out 7 hitters.
John McMann - John McMann was nominated by Coach Henson. John is a member of the Saginaw Golf team. John shot 82-75 for a two day total of 157 in the 6-5A District Championship, winning third place and qualified as the top seeded medalist to represent our district at the 5A-Region 1 Golf Championship at the Rawls Course on the campus of Texas Tech in Lubbock. "I am so proud of this young man. He battled hard, got out to a rough start on the second day and then proceeded to play his final 14 holes at 1-under par. It was one of the most impressive performances I have witnessed." - Coach Henson