Fall Signing Day!!

{all signing photos}

Baseball
Johnnie Nemecek, Friendswood High School senior, signed a letter of
intent to play baseball at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. He
is the current President of Saluting Our Soldier and President of the Fishing
Club. He was named to the 2017 24-6A 1 st Team All-District and 2017 All-
Houston Team. Nemecek is joined at the signing by his parents John and
Diane Nemecek, brother Jackson Nemecek, Pamela Redpath and Coach
Steve Hecker.

Brandon Deskins, Friendswood High School senior, signed a letter of intent
to play baseball at Rice University. He was named to the 2107 All-County
Honors Team, 2017 24-6A 1 st Team All-District, Houston 6A Junior All-Star
Team and was on the Perfect Game Top 500 Prospect List. Deskins was
joined at the signing by his parents Matt and Katherine Deskins-Hill,
brother Chris Deskins, Grandmother Cathy Deskins, Grandparents Darrell
and Xuan Moulton, Uncle Andy Moulton and Stepbrother Graham Hill and
FHS Coach Steve Hecker.

Cross-Country
Garrett McGregor, Friendswood High School senior, signed a letter of
intent to run Cross-Country for Mississippi College. He is currently the
Secretary of International Thespian Society and a member of the National
Technical Honor Society. He was named 2017 Team Captain, a 2017 State
Qualifier, All-District Team and All-Region Team. McGregor is joined at
the signing by his parents Craig and Cherry McGregor, siblings Gracen and
Gabriella McGregor, and Coach Steve Hecker.

Golf
Hart Holtzclaw, Friendswood High School senior, signed a letter of intent
to play golf for Jefferson State Community College. He is a member of the
National Society of High School Scholars. He was named 2016 Houston
Junior Golf Association Player of the Year. Holtzclaw was joined at the
signing by his parents Tom and Stacey Holtzclaw.

Softball
Kendall Cross, Friendswood High School senior, signed a letter of intent to
play softball for Baylor University. She was named on the 2017 2nd Team
All-County, 2017, 2016 and 2015 All- District and 2015 FHS Offensive
Player of the Year. Cross was joined at the signing by her parents Terry and
Elaine Cross, Coach Kelsey Lawton and FHS Coaches Christa Yates and
Kevin Parr.

Volleyball
Natalie Abowd, Friendswood High School senior, signed a letter of intent to
play volleyball with St. Edwards University. She is currently the Secretary
of her Senior Class, a member of FHS Link Crew, National Honor Society
and was on the Homecoming Court. While at FHS she was a Varsity
Captain, 2017 1 st Team All-District, 2017 2 nd Team All-County, VYPE 2016
Middle Blocker of the Year, 2016 Defensive Player of the Year, and 24-6A
District New Comer of the Year. Abowd was joined by her parents Matt and
Michelle Abowd, brother Nick Abowd, Grandmother Margo Clements, Aunt
Alice Rogers and Coaches Suzy Buchele and Nancy Cole, FHS Coaches
Sarah Paulk, Shayna Sauers and Kristin Goodman.

Kylie Lockhart, Friendswood High School senior, signed a letter of intent to
play volleyball with Nicholls State University. Lockhart is a member of the
FHS Principals Roundtable, Superintendent’s Advisory Committee and a
Safe School Ambassador. She was named 2017 Varsity Team Captain,
Freshman Team Captain, 1 st Team All-District and 24-6A Defensive Player
of the Year. She was joined by her parents Lael and Nancy Lockhart,
brothers Lael Jr. and Kyle Lockhart, Club Coach Jerry Linch, Trainers
Megan Duncan, Jonathan Utsey and Chris Grasty, FHS coaches Sarah
Paulk, Shayna Sauers and Kristin Goodman and Principal Mark Griffon.

Faith Marabella, Friendswood High School senior, signed a letter of intent
to play volleyball with University of Arkansas Fort-Smith. Marabella is on
the FHS Link Crew and a four-year Letterman and 2017 Team Captain. She
was named 2017 Offensive Player of the Year and 2016 2 nd Team All-
District. She was joined by her parents Jeff and Stephanie Marabella,
brother Berkley, Grandparents Mike and Sue Armstrong, Club Coaches
Jerry Linch and Lauren Ellison and FHS coaches Sarah Paulk, Shayna
Sauers and Kristin Goodman.

Madison Weisinger, Friendswood High School senior, signed a letter of
intent to play volleyball with Texas Lutheran University. She was joined by
her parents Randy and Tammy Weisinger, sister Mckenna Weisinger, Mona
Ray Dudley, Claire Dudley and Jane Mitchell, FHS Coaches Sarah Paulk,
Shayna Sauers and Kristin Goodman.