Area players named to all-academic state teams
Five area athletes who are set to begin their college careers have been named to the Texas High School baseball Association’s All-State Academic team.
Rockdale’s Zach Garza, Cody Skubal and Ty Kirk were selected for the squad along with Thorndale’s Dillon Irwin, who was salutatorian of his graduating class last month with a 100.5 grade point average.
Lyndsie Gray of Milano was named to t he Texas Girls Coaching Association All-State Academic team as well for softball.
Skubal was fourth in his class with a 4.1 GPA, while Garza posted a 3.7 average and Kirk 3.5.
Gray was 4th in her Milano class with a 3.9 grade point averrage.