The North Mesquite High School Stallion Esports team recently competed in the national EGF (Electronic Gaming Foundation) and ranked in the top three of its division.
The team started its Esports league last year and was organized by previous Esports captain Eduardo Solorio. Solorio said he wanted a place for people who didn’t feel like they could be involved in the other school electives.
“Eduardo had this message about school spirit and how there were a lot of people who didn’t feel like they were part of our school community because the traditional sports and other clubs didn’t feel accessible to them,” Mesquite campus representative for Esports Victoria Wolverton said. “When he put the Esports club together, there was this mission statement of talking to the kids who felt they weren’t part of something and building that community and camaraderie and that friendship.”
In their first year, they were able to reach the