Mustangs named to all-district team


Many athletes on the Nixon-Smiley Mustangs received all-district honors after their stellar play during their playoff-clinching baseball season.

Sophomore Xavier Arias was named offensive MVP of District 27-4A. Arias played pitcher and catcher for the Mustangs.

Named to the first team was junior pitcher Sean Villanueva. Named to the second team were sophomore first baseman Ross Brassell and senior outfielder Tony Rangel.

The Mustangs placed fourth in District 27-4A, advancing to the playoffs and losing to state-ranked Hallettsville in the bi-district round.