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The Gladiators Are One Consistent Program


Head Coach:                                      Hector Ochoa, 1st season

Assistant Coaches:                           Efrain Ochoa, Jorge Garza, Angel Garcia, Exiquio Gonzalez, Luis Nava

2016 Record:                                      7-15, District: 5-7


School’s District Titles:                     1994, 1997, 2000, 2009, 2011, 2014


Key Loss:                                           Rene Ramirez


Returning Starters:                          John Michael Roberson (Senior), OF/P

1st Team All-District OF

Alex Garza (Senior), INF

Alex Moscorro (Senior), INF, 31-5A Offensive Player Of The Year

                                                            Andre Barrera (Junior), P/C

                                                            Felix Gomez (Sophomore)

Raul Resendez (Sophomore)


Returning Lettermen:                      Carlos Delgado (Junior)

Andy Marroquin (Senior)

Nicolas Garcia (Senior)


The Gladiators have four players who have the talent and experience of being in the playoffs the last three seasons.  John Roberson (.345 with 10 RBI and 2-2 with an ERA of 4.67), Alex Garza (.273 6 RBI), Alex Moscorro (.403 with 18 RBI 2 HR and 4-6 with an ERA of 2.74), and Andre Barrera (.364 with 20 RBI 3 HR and 1-1 with an ERA of 3.07) are these players that have made the Gladiator program a very consistent one in the last few seasons.  Also returning as starters are Felix Gomez (.333 4 RBI) and Raul Resendez (.290 3 RBI).  “The team has been working extremely hard, I am proud of the way the kids have handled themselves during the offseason and they continue to work for excellence.  The goals and expectations are high and the kids have done a great job of staying focused,” said first year head coach Hector Ochoa. They have gone;  2009 (17-9) 1st place; 2010 (19-10) 2nd place; 2011 19-10 1st place; 2012 (17-11) 3rd place; 2013 (13-17) 4th place ; 2014 (17-8) 1st place Co-Champions with Mission Veterans; 2015 (12-15) 4th place; and last season (7-15) fourth place losing to PSJA in a hard fought three game bi-district matchup. Going back to 2009 the Gladiators have been in the playoffs every single season and this season expect no less.

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