The Woodlands girls 4×400-meter relay team closed the Region II-6A track and field championships in style.
The Lady Highlanders’ quartet of Ellyana Long, Alyssa Gillespie, Charity Thomas and Kendall Curzan won the event with a time of three minutes, 48.06 seconds, more than three seconds faster than runner-up Killen Harker Heights.
The victory helped The Woodlands finish second in the team standings with 51 points, trailing only Kingwood (55). Another District 16-6A school, Atascocita, was third with 42 points. click here for complete story
Oak Ridge’s Luken Baker (33) throws a pitch during the high school baseball game against The Woodlands.
The Woodlands’ Ben Gooch (6) scores in his team’s loss to The Woodlands.
Despite a strong effort to stay in the game in the middle innings, The Woodlands was outmatched in Monday’s clash against rival Oak Ridge, losing 18-5. As the two teams headed into the fifth inning, the Highlanders (8-8-1, 2-2 in District 16-6A) were down just three, despite giving up four runs before they even had a chance to swing a bat themselves. click here for complete story
“We didn’t rebound well, we didn’t take care of the ball well, missed a lot of free throws, stuff that you have to do to beat a good team. I was so proud of our guys, when we got down 10 (points), we came back and got it within one and we had a chance,” said Highlanders Head Coach Dale Reed. click here for complete story
5-15, 25-10, 25-17 in a Class 6A area-round match at Brenham High School.
The Woodlands could face another District 13-6A playoff qualifier in the regional quarterfinals. The Highlanders will play the winner of Friday’s match between Westwood and Klein Collins.
“We have to take it one match at a time,” said Highlanders coach Leslie Madison. “We try not to look too far ahead because it’s playoffs and anything can happen, but we control our own destiny.”
Courtney Quinn had 14 kills and Rachel Reed added 10 for The Woodlands (34-10). Setter Kendal Cook had 34 assists. Senior Rebecca Latham had eight kills for McNeil (34-10) while senior setter Mallory Davidson had 22 assists. Senior libero Sami Frazier added 19 digs. click here for complete story
Coming off last season where the Cavaliers went three rounds deep in the playoffs College Park brings back a little old school in senior Brett Reed and a little new school in varsity newcomers Jordan Gillian and Quentin Grimes.
Part of their recent success has been the overwhelming success against cross-town rival The Woodlands, whom the Cavaliers have beaten repeatedly over the past few seasons. click here for complete story
The Lady Highlanders (31-2, 8-0) are rolling and starting to resemble
the national championship team from last year, as they went on the road and bested the College Park Cavaliers (24-7, 5-3) on ‘Dig Pink’ breast cancer awareness night, 25-16, 25-21, 25-15. Since losing to Hebron on August 16th in the Pearland Texas Invitational, which featured 87 of the best teams in the state, the Lady Highlanders have reeled off 25 straight wins, dropping a total of one game during that span (66-1, the one to College Park in their last meeting). click here for complete story
The Woodlands took control early in the match and knocked off Oak Ridge 25-16, 25-12, 25-17 in District 16-6A volleyball action on Friday night. The Lady Highlanders moved into first place by themselves in 16-6A, improving to 26-2 overall and 4-0 in league play. Oak Ridge fell to 25-4 and 4-1 respectively.
College Park sweeps Summer Creek: Emily Thorson had 10 kills and 10 digs, leading College Park past Summer Creek 25-5, 25-9, 25-13. Kennedi Smith had eight kills for the Lady Cavaliers, while Hannah Irwin had 24 assists and six kills. click here for complete story
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