Dripping Springs High School student-athletes earn Academic All-State honors

The Texas High School Coaches Association announced its 2020 academic all-state teams for spring sports. In the sports of soccer, baseball, softball, tennis, golf and track, 30 senior Dripping Springs Tigers participating in spring sports were honored. To qualify for all-state recognition, seniors must have an overall grade-point average of 93 or higher and be in good standing with his or her team. There are four levels of distinction: Elite, First Team, Second Team and Honorable Mention.

Baseball had the most students honored with nine, including three at the Elite level: Adam Burnett, Bryce Fitzpatrick and Jason Fitzpatrick. Joshua Malcolm earned a spot on the Academic All-State First Team, while Tyler Thrasher and Tyler Wolff earned second-team honors. Matt Gustafson and Zach Tjelmeland received honorable mention.

Seven tennis seniors were recognized: Thane Johannsen as an Elite selection, Keith Cox and Owen Tuohy receiving first-team honors, Tyler Cave and Katherine Farber earning second-team recognition, and Matthew
McBurney with an honorable mention.

Five members of the DSHS girls soccer team received honorable mention on the Academic All-State list: Emma
Jones, Caroline Luttrull, Nadia Pineda, Chloe Sansalone and Taylor Waters.

In softball, four Tigers were recognized: Elite honoree Brooke Rummel, first-teamer Ashley Rummel, and honorable mention selections Mikayla Kanetzky and Ryleigh Needham.

Boys soccer was represented by Elijah Sass on the Academic All-State Second Team, and Jackson Evans and Juan Galindo receiving honorable mention.

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