Friday, September 22, 2023

Dragon Water Polo Teams Finish 9th

 Sixteen boys’ and 16 girls’ High School Water Polo teams from four regions competed at the C.I.S.D. Aquatics Center in the Texas Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association State tournament last Friday and Saturday.

The Dragon and Lady Dragon teams each finished ninth overall.

The Lady Dragons lost 6-3 to Baytown Sterling, which went on to win the state championship. The Dragons lost to Clear Falls, 12-11.  The Dragons went on to finish the tournament with a 17-12 victory over San Antonio Alamo Heights.

Dragon state roster w/grade:
John Remetta  12
Austin Nguyenphu  12
Jacob Eliseson  12
Matt Parra  12
Hunter Wernimont  12
Justin Hartzler  11
Chase McMillan  11
Austin Arkes  11
Walker Woods  11
Kyle McCall  10
Sean Murphy  9
Ben Sanders  9
Bud Giles  9 

Lady Dragon state roster w/grade:
Emily Zapinski  12
Amy Jorngenson  12
Veronica Hadley  12
Yassi Sahba  12
Katie Shackelford  12
Madeline Hall  11
Haley Vassios  11
Sarah Neason  11
Katina Aceves  11
Gabi Mondragon  10
Miranda Gardner  10
Ashley Baker  10
Jennifer Owston  10
Claire Poole  9

Five Dragons were selected All-State by the TISCA Water-Polo Coaches Association:
Boys All-State:  John Remetta  12; Kyle McCall 10 
Girls All-State:  Veronica Hadley  12; Amy Jorgenson 12; Yassi Sahba 12