Wildcat Athletic Report and other information
September 13, 2019 Report:
Week in Review:
This week in Splendora Athletics!
The Wildcats and LadyCats traveled to Galveston on 9/6 to compete in the Beach Run. Both teams competed against some very competitive teams from the Houston area. Top performers were as followed...
The XC teams traveled to Navasota for the Rattler Invitational. Medals were awarded to the top 15 in each division. Top performers were as followed...
Varsity Girls placed 2nd overall-
JV girls did not have a complete team but 2 of the four girls were awarded medals.
9/4 - Cross Country @ Creekwood
Our junior high girls cross country team ran well at their first meet on September 4th. 7th graders Taylor Burns, Kylee Bartee, and Morgan Duke placed 7th, 8th, and 20th. 8th grader Katie Unterreiner placed 14th. Our cross country team will run their next meet at Kingwood High School on Saturday, Sept. 14th.
Tennis- The Wildcats will play host to Livingston on Monday, Sept 16 to take on the Livingston Lions in the 2nd District match up of the season at 4:00 pm. With a win by the Wildcats, they can clinch the District title.
9/5 - Volleyball vs. Westlake Middle School
The Lady Cats took Westlake to three games but fell short with scores of 11-25, 28-26, and 13-25. Katie Unterriener played a great defensive game and was able to keep the girls positive on the court! Keep improving, ladies!
The Lady Cats 8th grade B team lost to Westlake Middle School in two games with scores of 17-25 and 16-25. Emily Avellaneda led the team in digs while Morgan Squier played aggressively on the front row.
The Lady Cats 7th grade A team fell to Westlake in two games with scores of 18-25 and 7-25. Defensively, Katelyn Brewer and Kami Barrow did outstanding. Our top servers of the match were Madison Glass and Kaitlyn Collins. As a whole, the Lady Cats played aggressively and never gave up. Good job, ladies!
The Lady Cats 7th grade B team opened their season with a trip to Westlake Middle School to compete against the Lady Wolves. They were defeated by scores of 14-25 and 8-25 but had a good showing for their first junior high competition. They are working very hard on improving their serving and passing and look forward to the next game at home.
On 9/12, the Lady Cats 8th grade teams will travel to White Oak and the 7th-grade teams will play at SJH.
Varsity Competed in the YMBL tournament on Thursday, September 5th. They finished second in their pool, defeating Silsbee and Hardin Jefferson!
The LadyCats played Hamshire Fannett at home on Friday, September 6th. The freshman volleyball team lost in 2 sets. The JV LadyCat volleyball team played Hampshire Fannett Friday Night and came away with a win! The game-winning point was a kill by Beth Owens, who had 5 total kills in the match.
Varsity won in 3 sets with scores of 25-16, 25-23, 25-12. Our kill leaders of the night were Allie Jones and Jalynn Knight, each having 9 kills.
Varsity went back on Saturday, September 7th to play in the YMBL bracket. They went 3-1, taking 3rd place out of 15 teams. Wins were against Westbrook, Tarkington, and Hamshire-Fannett, and the one loss was against Hardin in the semifinals. Allie Jones and Falon Buford made the All-Tournament team. Great weekend and great effort by all girls!
Tuesday the JV and Varsity LadyCats faced Woodville. JV won in 2 sets and Varsity won in 3 sets. Varsity scores were 25-15, 25-15, 25-22. The Varsity LadyCats are now 19-10.
The JV and Varsity LadyCats next 2 matches are home. Friday 9/13 vs Alpha Omega and Tuesday 9/17 vs Centerville.
Splendora Vs. White Oak
7th B team won 12 to 0
7th A team won 12 to 0
8th B team won 7 to 0
8th A team Cancelled
9th-The Lee Ganders scored on the opening drive tacking on a 2 point conversion with the score. Afterward, the wildcat defense pitched a shut out the rest of the half. Halftime score 8-0. The second half opened up with no touchdowns scored in the 3rd and a thrilling 4th when the Wildcats scored once to tie the game. The game ended tied 8-8. The Wildcats are 0-1-1
JV-The JV Wildcats defeated the Baytown Lee Ganders on 9/5. The Wildcats dominated the night 48-0. A variety of Cats scored with the defense eliminating any and all threats from the Ganders.
9/12 has brought the JV Wildcats a much-needed break gearing up for the remainder of the season. All teams will return to action next week.
The Varsity football team had a rough night against Baytown Lee last Thursday night losing 75-35. This has been a great wake up call and I can promise that the Wildcats will be ready next week against Shepherd!
Please come out and support our Wildcats and LadyCats!!!