Ranger athletes finish 2022-2023 seasons


ON THE MOVE During the second half of the game, Marianna Benavente, 9, takes back possession of the ball to pass it to her teammate on Friday, Feb. 10, at the Chisholm Trail field. Photo by Julissa Munoz, 11

Spring Sports Wrap-Up: 

As the 2022-2023 school year heads towards summer, various athletes have battled their way through challenging games, and students share how they finished their season strong despite tough outcomes.


As the Ranger baseball team sits at a 13 – 12 – 1 record, catcher Jorge de los Santos, 12, has competed on the varsity team all four years, and he said he is excited to compete collegiately after this season ends.

“Baseball is a part of me now,” Santos said. “Playing for varsity for the whole four years it’s been nice. I’ve made my parents proud.”

The Rangers season closer will be Friday, April 28, against Boswell at Boswell High School.


The Rangers are headed to state in gymnastics in one of the only sports to make it to that level.

The regional meet was at Trinity High School on April 11-12, and

According to the CTHS athletics website, the boys team posted a school record on both days to take second place overall.

During the competition, senior Kylie Miertschin finished in the top 10 on the balance beam for the third year in a row. She will also compete as an all-around competitor for the second year in a row.

The Rangers will compete at the state championships at A&M Consolidated High School in College Station on April 28-29.


The Rangers golf team sent senior Ethan Armendarez and Ella Barton to regionals after ending their district run on April 5 when they took fifth at the district tournament.

Armendarez advanced to regionals and ended his season at the Tangle Ridge Golf Course in Grand Prairie on April 19-20, and he is the second-lowest scoring average in school history.

Ella Barton took home the district championship, and she was the first in school history. Barton advances to the regional tournament at Tangle Ridge Golf Club in Grand Prairie on April 17-18, where her season ended.


The Ranger girls soccer team ends their season by getting named 2023 District 3-6A Girls Soccer team All-District Honors on April 14. Jenna Yosten wanmed Utility Player of the year, while bree brimmer, Danika Womack, and Jenna Yosten were named First team All-District. The Rangers boys soccer team ends their season with 11 losses, 2 ties and 1 win.


After a hard fought spring season, the Rangers took second at district in the March 30-31 tournament. Nine athletes advanced to the regional tournament on April 11-12 at the McKinney Tennis Center.

According to the CTHS Athletics website, the following students competed at regionals:

  • Loea Andres/Adrian Lopez | 1st place Mixed Doubles
  • Olivia Little/Catherine Freeman | 1st place Girls Doubles
  • Cody Chaloupek/Geoffrey McNeeley | 2nd place Boys Doubles
  • Gage Privett/Will Stine | 3rd place Boys Doubles
  • Anabelle Quortrup | 3rd place Girls Singles

The Rangers basketball team took the bi-district championship on Thursday, Feb. 23, after they defeated Timber Creek High School. They ended their season with a 24 – 7 – 0 record according to the CTHS Athletics website, and they competed against Frenship on Friday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at Abilene Wylie High School.