Methodist Mansfield, Crown Golf honor 20 athletes

May 17, 2024
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(Photos courtesy of Methodist Mansfield Medical Center)

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center and Crown Golf presented the esteemed Player of the Year awards on May 15, recognizing the top male and female athletes across 13 sports categories in the region. These awards celebrate outstanding athletic performance, academic excellence and exemplary character among nominated student-athletes from Arlington, Grand Prairie, Kennedale and Mansfield.

Former NFL player Jason Hatcher, renowned for his tenure with the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins, delivered an inspiring keynote address. He shared invaluable insights on achieving success both on and off the field, drawing from his personal experiences of overcoming adversity and demonstrating perseverance.

The 2024 Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Crown Golf Players of the Year are:

Baseball: Jacob Ayala, South Grand Prairie High School

Basketball (Female): Sarai McClendon, Mansfield High School

Basketball (Male): Braylen Smith, Mansfield Legacy High School

Cross Country (Female): Anna Nelson, Arlington High School

Cross Country (Male): Toby Eaton, Mansfield Legacy High School

Football: Cameron Bates, Mansfield Timberview High School

Golf (Female): Lauren Madson, Mansfield High School

Golf (Male): Patrick Babb, Mansfield High School

Soccer (Female): Emily Reed, Legacy High School

Soccer (Male): Sawyer Roberts, Mansfield High School

Softball: Cadence Verona, Kennedale High School

Swimming and Diving (Female): Elise Cliff, Mansfield High School

Swimming and Diving (Male): Jayden DeLeon, Mansfield High School

Tennis (Female): Landry Rigby, Mansfield High School

Tennis (Male): Maxwell Nguyen, South Grand Prairie High School

Track and Field (Female): Bailey Johnson, Arlington James Bowie High School

Track and Field (Male): Eduardo Estrada, Summit High School

Volleyball: Rachel Resta, Mansfield High School

Wrestling (Female): Jania Dunigan, Arlington James Martin High School

Wrestling (Male): Joey Esparza, South Grand Prairie High School

“We are incredibly proud to present the 2024 Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Crown Golf Sports Awards this year,” said Juan Fresquez Jr., president of Methodist Mansfield. “These athletes are the best of the best in our region, demonstrating strong leadership, impressive athletic ability and excellence in academics.”

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