Tyler, Tx (KETK) — Francisco Parra is a junior at New Summerfield High School. He participates in cross-country, basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis and track & field. In addition to his participation in athletics he is also a member of the student council and NSHS Leadership Academy.
This past fall, Francisco led the New Summerfield High School cross-country team to the state cross-country championship for the first time in school history.
His runner-up individual finish at the UIL Region III Meet helped New Summerfield finish second as a team and advance to state.
He is also the starting point guard on the basketball team. He averaged 15 points per game in district and helped New Summerfield make it to the basketball playoffs for the sixth straight year being eliminated in the area round.
Parra has now turned his attention to baseball, tennis and track & field where he hopes to advance to state in track and help the baseball and tennis teams have successful seasons.