The Kingwood team tennis squad will advance to the region quarterfinals early this week after getting past Clear Creek, 10-8, in an area round playoff match. Abbey Jo Moyar rallied for a key win in the match.
The Mustangs face Deer Park this week in the region quarterfinals with the winner advancing to the region tournament hosted by Deer Park.
Quarterback Brice Matthews threw for 266 yards and three touchdowns and Quincy Thompson added two rushing touchdowns as the Eagles soared past previously undefeated Dobie 61-6 on Friday in Pasadena.
The Eagles improved to 6-1 overall and 5-0 in District 22-6A play, rolling to a 48-0 lead at halftime. Taylen Blaylock got things started with a 47-yard punt return for a touchdown, and David Tuihalangingie scooped and scored on a 16-yard fumble return.
T.J. Thomas rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown while Darius Edmonds, Landon King and Dylan Robinson caught touchdown passes of 9, 26 and 18 yards respectively.
Quarterback Dexter Wyble threw for 114 yards and two touchdowns in a 49-7 victory over Pasadena on Thursday at Turner Stadium. Wyble threw scoring strikes of 7 and 50 yards to Dontee’ McCrary and Robert Williams respectively. X’zavier Sydney added a pair of touchdown runs.
Syn’Savier Sydney rushed for 119 yards and a touchdown, and Donald Harper opened the scoring for Humble with a 32-yard touchdown run that sparked a 28-point first quarter. Kevin Diaz punctuated the outburst with a 25-yard pick six.
The Falcons swept the District 21-4A cross country meet on Friday. The boys team won with a team score of 23 points while the girls captured the district title with a score of 15 points. Senior Peyton Pluenneke crossed the finish line first in a time of 16 minutes, 45.9 seconds to capture individual honors.
Blake Raines (17:52.2), Mason Purswell (17:55.70), Zachary Kuta (17:56.10) and Logan Tinsley (18:12.20) ran fourth through seventh in order. Austin Tinsley (18:12.80) and Daniel Rios (18:13.80) finished ninth and 10th respectively.
Freshman Jetzibe Trevino won the girls’ district title with a time of 12:10.80. It’s the 13th consecutive individual title for Hargrave, which swept the top six spots in order: Cassidy Davis (12:23.90), Peyton Cook (13:12.50), Regan Noel (13:16.90), Emma Utley (13:23.60) and Karelann Skinner (13:28.50). Madison Shojaei ran eighth in 13:44.70.
The defending state champion Lady Panthers punched their ticket to the 2019 state playoffs with a 3-1 victory over New Caney on Friday. The Lady Panthers recently won a heart-pounding 3-2 (17-15) match over Grand Oaks, which had not lost a district match to that point.
In that epic battle, Elizabeth Overmyer totaled 22 kills, 15 digs, six service aces and three blocks. Erika Williams added 14 kills and five blocks, and Alia Williams contributed with 22 assists, 13 digs, seven kills and five blocks. Anya Arrington was also among the key players with 20 digs along with Avery Hill, who dished out 25 assists.
The Lady Bulldogs are headed to the volleyball playoffs. With three matches still left on the schedule, Summer Creek is 11-2 in District 22-6A play, good for second place in the league standings.
McKay Wilson leads the team at the net with close to 300 kills for the season. Kaitlyn Honora, Tauryn Cummings, Alaryss Medina, Imaril Wilson and Bailey Bryant are also key players on the Summer Creek front line. BreAnna McDonald and Jozie Dhayer are also among the many standouts on this talented team.