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EPISD football players selected for All-Star draft

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(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT -- Nov. 18, 2019) — Close to 30 football players from throughout the District were selected for the 28th annual Greater El Paso Football Showcase All-Star Game draft.

The students — all seniors — hail from every high school in EPISD and show the wide depth of talent that exists within the District. 

EPISD’s representatives in the draft are:

  • Brandon Mojica, Burges
  • Carlos Varela, Bowie
  • Christian Valles Jr., Austin
  • Christopher Wilson Harris, Burges
  • Daniel Solis, Burges
  • David Powers, Franklin
  • Daniel Walther, Franklin
  • Davis Burns, Coronado
  • Demian Rodriguez, Chapin
  • Dominic Stiverson, Irvin
  • Erick Odriozola, Jefferson/Silva
  • Gabriel Stonewall, Franklin
  • Gustavo Gallardo III, Andress
  • Charles Samaniego, Coronado
  • Jael Duran, El Paso High
  • Jake Cox, Coronado
  • Javier Corona, Andress
  • Julian Hernandez, Bowie
  • Justin Zamora, Chapin
  • Kiante Liggins, Andress
  • Leon Smith, Franklin
  • Luis Rangel, Austin
  • Maximo Gavin Marquez, Coronado
  • Michael Haack, Franklin
  • Myles Ward, Chapin
  • Santiago Candelaria, El Paso High
  • Steven Loya-Montoya, Austin
  • Yazniel Escalera, Austin
  • Zoilo Soto, Jefferson/Silva

The draft is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Eastwood High School gym.  Congrats to all the selected players.

Story by Gustavo Reveles