Scholastic gold: Four Bulldog runners named to Academic All-State team

Adam Holland

Four members of the La Porte High School Track & Field Team have capped off their running careers with one of the highest honors bestowed upon Texas’ student-athletes: being named to the Texas High School Coaches Association’s Academic All-State Team.


David Price – First Team
Joseph Sheffield – Second Team
Cristian Moreno – Honorable Mention
Marc Johnson – Honorable Mention

To be recognized as Academic All-State, student-athletes must have a four-year grade point average of 92 or above, and they must be of good moral character. Class-rank and SAT/ACT scores are also taken into consideration, according to the THSCA website.

Jaime Arizpe is the boys head track coach. Assistant coaches are Ashley Stewart, Daniel Valenzuela, Doug Tamcke and Aaron Pohl.