Summer Creek softball wins its first district title. Only time will tell where this historic season will take the Summer Creek softball team.
The Lady Bulldogs captured their first-ever district championship early last week with a 15-0 win over South Houston.
Summer Creek finished the regular season with a 13-3 league mark (21-10-1 overall) and enter its first-ever playoffs with time and opponent to be determined.
Sophomores Derika Castillo and Jillian Walters were among the standouts on offense this season along with senior Samantha Rodriguez. Senior Dani Moreno led the pitching staff.
Avery Clover won two individual area titles and Madison Savoy also brought home two gold medals to lead the Atascocita girls’ track team to the area championship. As a team Atascocita scored 153 points. Summer Creek was second with 113.
The team advances to the Region III-6A meet on April 26-27 at Challenger Stadium in Webster.
Clover won the 1,600 in a time of 5 minutes, 8.95 seconds and captured the 3,200 in 10:48.56. Savoy won the 800 in 2:17.97 and ran a leg of the mile relay team that finished first and also included Lindsey Davis, Arayna Mickles and Kaiel Kimble.
Winter Bogan won the 300 hurdles in 44.39 and Taylor Nelloms won the triple jump (40-02).
Katy Janes struck out 10 in throwing a one-hit shutout and drove in the only run of the game in the Lady Falcons’ 1-0 win over Livingston last week in the regular season finale.
Hagen Pike, Dez Cardenas, Kyndel Berard and Janes were among the top hitters this season for the playoff-bound Lady Falcons.
A trio of Humble track athletes took home gold medals from the Area Meet last week in Deer Park.
Jarvis Miles won the 200 meters with a time of 22.40 seconds. Ian Gilmore captured the 400 meters in 48.26. Humble also won the boys’ mile relay in 3:17.67.
Lizbeth Quintanilla won the girls’ discus with a throw of 117-04.
Senior Catherine Childs was named the 2019 District 22-6A Player of the Year. In addition, junior Emma Ebert was selected as the 2019 District 22-6A Offensive Player of the Year.
The two helped the Lady Mustangs to a 23-2-3 season and an undefeated district championship. Kingwood advanced in the playoffs all the way to the Region III-6A finals before a 3-2 loss to Katy Tompkins.
Additionally, Coach Pres Holcomb was awarded District Coach of the Year after guiding Kingwood Girls Soccer to their 29th District Championship in a row.
Abbie Forrester hit a grand slam to highlight a five-run seventh inning to lift the Lady Panthers past Huntsville 7-5 on the road last week.
The playoff-bound Lady Panthers also got two hits from Kendal Daniel and two RBIs from Kaylyn Daniel.