Austin High Mountain Bike Team competed in State Championship Mountain Bike Race in May
Congratulations to Austin High athletes who competed in the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) Texas League 2016 State High School Series and State Championship. From February through May, the co-ed team traveled to beautiful venues across Texas to put their mountain biking skills to the test (as well as their camping skills!). The team and their parents would like to thank the team sponsors and NICA coaches for their dedication to hosting weekly team practices and assistance on race weekends. The following team members had consistent results all season and contributed to Austin High placing 9th overall in the state (out of 21 participating high schools)
- JV girls - Luna Elmur, Lauren Datres, Jordan Schneider, Caterina Rosario
- JV boys - Chase Von Dohlen, Jonathan Cardiel, Jacob Steinberg, Luis Salinas, Alejandro Martinez
- Sophomore girls - Emmaline Baxter-Harwell (O.Henry 8th grader who rides for Austin High Sophmore Girls team - she is fast and a future Maroon!).
- Sophomore boys - Trevor Schneider, Nicolas Beaudet, Jude Sabo, Nicolas Zuniga, Weston Eastwood, Andy Trevino, Jackson Clemons, Blas Rodriguez
- Freshman boys - East Hoelscher, Riley Owen
Good luck to Emmaline Baxter-Harwell, Nicolas Beaudet, and Jude Sabo who have qualified and will travel to compete in races representing Austin Hight at the highly competitive National Mountain Bike Championship Festival in Mammoth Lakes, California this summer.