The Denton Cardinals wrapped up the fall season by claiming the Denton 12-and-under fast-pitch softball championship. Pictured on the front row are Emily Litchfield, Caitlyn Carter, Valeria Puente, Laurissa Hitchcock, Lauryn Whitney, Kinley Thompson and Kelsie Wilson. On the second row are Syndey Huhnke, Amanda McDonald, Tabitha Drake, Samantha Overly, Victoria Clark, Hannah Black and Alyssa De La Sierra. On the back row are coaches Shawn Carter and Thera Jones.
The McMath Tigers, behind a strong team effort, completed an undefeated eighth-grade season Tuesday night with a 22-20 victory over the Harpool Longhorns in A-team action.
Nick Edwards and Clayton Tune each scored two touchdowns and the McMath Tigers remained undefeated at 7-0 with a 32-14 victory over the Myers Titans in eighth-greade A-team action Tuesday.
Harpool’s eighth-grade A team completed a sweep of Little Elm 25-11, 25-15 on Thursday.
LEWISVILLE — Despite putting up just 208 yards of offense (188 rushing), Ryan’s JV Blue team was able to keep Lewisville out of the end zone until the final quarter of a 14-7 win on Thursday.
Little Elm got a rude introduction to Strickland’s Spencer Sanders on Tuesday in eighth-grade action. Sanders rushed for four touchdowns and passed for two as the Vikings scored a 37-23 A-team victory over Little Elm.
Nick Edwards, Clayton Tune, Tyrus Johnson, Juan Rabago, Jeovanni Dodson and Wilson Strange each contributed big plays as the McMath Tigers improved to 5-0 with a 28-0 victory over the Calhoun Cougars on Tuesday in eighth-grade A-team action.
After a Hebron touchdown run in the fourth quarter, Ryan’s JV Blue stopped a two-point conversion run attempt and held on for a 14-13 win on Thursday.
Navo’s seventh-grade A team defeated Harpool 25-21, 24-26, 25-16 on Thursday....
Ryan JV Blue fell behind 21-0 in the first half en route to a 35-14 loss to Flower Mound Marcus on Thursday.
Angel Felan led Harpool eighth-grade A with 18 points and seven assists as the Lady Longhorns defeated Myers 25-11, 25-12 on Thursday.
Strickland’s Spencer Sanders scored three times and had an interception to lead the eighth-grade Vikings to a 26-16 victory over the Crownover Cowboys on Wednesday night in A-team action.
Meredith Hill had 20 points off serves, including five kills, as Harpool eighth-grade A beat Lake Dallas 25-7, 25-14 on Thursday.
In a matchup of unbeaten squads, the seventh-grade Crownover Cowboys and McMath Tigers battled to a 30-30 deadlock Monday night in A-team action.Crownover entered the game with a 3-0 record, while McMath...
Keith Cole and Semaj Griggs each scored two touchdowns Thursday to lead Denton JV Purple over Lake Dallas 30-18.
Adrian Wilson scored a pair of long-distance touchdowns in leading the eighth-grade Navo A-team Panthers to a 22-8 victory over Lake Dallas on Tuesday night.
Meredith Hill’s 21 points, including seven aces, helped lead Harpool eighth-grade A past Argyle 25-6, 25-21 on Thursday.
Devon Jefferson and Trent Ponsonby each scored two touchdowns as the Crownover Cowboys rolled to a 26-14 victory over Little Elm on Tuesday in eighth-grade A-team action.
The Lake Dallas eighth-grade A, B and C teams each defeated Myers on Thursday.
The receiving-passing combination of the Crownover Cowboys’ Devion Harmon and Cole Schroeder proved to be too much for the Harpool Longhorns on Monday night in seventh-grade A-team action. Harmon caught...
Ryan JV Blue opened up a close game against Wichita Falls Rider with a 17-point third quarter in a 30-14 win Wednesday.
Harpool’s seventh-grade “A” team defeated Crownover 25-15, 25-11 on Thursday.
Logien Franklin, a 14-year-old freshman at Guyer, recently captured the gold medal in the 100-meter dash at the TAAF Summer Games in Corpus Christi. He won the event in a time of 10.89, breaking a state record in the 14-and-under division that had stood for 32 years. He qualified for last weekend’s State Games of America in the Hershey-Harrisburg area of Pennsylvania and claimed gold in the 100 with a time of 11.20.
The Argyle girls basketball team recently took first place in the high school division of the Denton Summer Shootout with a perfect 6-0 mark. The Lady Eagles wrapped up their spring/summer select schedule with a 29-3 record, which included winning five of seven tournaments and placing third out of 24 teams at the July 20-21 San Antonio Riverwalk Girls Basketball Showcase. Pictured, left to right, on the front row are Bailey Eschle, Jesse Sheridan and Molly Sheridan. On the back row are Olivia Gray, Claire Betzhold, Jocelyn Pierce, Vivian Gray, Allison White, Madison Ralston and Delaney Sain.
The Denton Cardinals of the 10-and-under city fast-pitch softball league claimed the city championship during the spring season. Pictured on the front row, left to right, are Arielle Zahner, Kaylynn Karr, Kinley Thompson, Lauryn Whitney, Kaylin Jackson and Jayden Moore. On the second row are coach Thera Jones, Hannah Black, Caitlyn Carter, Kelsie Wilson, Tabatha Drake, Brooke Walker and Emily Litchfield. Coach Shawn Carter is in the back.
Denton Boys Baseball started off a week of all-star festivities on Saturday with its second annual home run derby. The winners, left to right, were Dylan Gorski, 12U Cactus Red team; Jakob Holzer, 8U Cactus Red; Luke Adams, 10U Cactus Blue; Osvel Gonzalez, 15U Red; Carson Mills, 10U Grapefruit Red; Cody Ratzlaff, 8U Grapefruit Blue; and Oscar Gonzalez, 12U Grapefruit Red.
The Phillies of Denton Boys Baseball’s 15U division celebrate Tuesday night after winning the 15U playoffs with a 9-1 victory over the Pirates. On the front row are Peyton Dunworth, Henry Jefferies, Dylan Bourey and John Blaylock. On middle row are Connor Neese, Benjamin Strange, Kevin Cuadrado, Jimmy Du, Jarod Wilson, Julian Prickett and Ryan Maxwell. Standing in the back are coaches Ron Neese, David Wilson, Michael Bourey and Yunfei Du.
The Ryan water polo team of Austin Pyrch, Richard Szepesi, Aaron Lawrence and Blaine Gaston holds the second-place trophy from the regional tournament held recently at Southlake Carroll. All four were named to the first-team all-region squad. Ryan went on to finish fifth at the state tournament, also held in Southlake. The team is coached by Chris Cullen.
Dylan Bourey hit his second home run of the season to propel the Phillies to a 11-6 victory over the Angels in Denton Boys Baseball 15-and-under action.
Brady Russell’s walk-off RBI double paced the Marlins to a 6-4 victory over the Tigers in Denton Boys Baseball 12-and-under Grapefruit league action.
Four gymnasts with Achievers Gymnastics Center competed last weekend at the USA Gymnastics Level 7 state meet in Frisco. Haley O’Connor of Lewisville won the Senior B-1 all-around and also won the balance beam title. Rachel Warfield, an eighth-grader at Strickland Middle School, placed third in the Senior B-3 all-around after taking first in floor exercise and third in vault. Erin Ashbaugh, a sixth-grader at McMath Middle School, was second in the Senior A-1 all-around with second-place finishes in bars and beam. Claire Willenborg of Lewisville was second in the Junior C-2 all-around after taking third in beam and floor exercise. Pictured, left to right, are Willenborg, O’Connor, Warfield and Ashbaugh.
The Rangers, behind the pitching of Chase Fleming and the offense of Russel Tarver, opened the season with a hard-fought 10-7 victory over the Orioles in Denton Boys Baseball 10-and-under Cactus League action.
The Ponder Junior High eighth-grade boys basketball team wrapped up its season recently and was undefeated in district play for the second year in a row. Over the past two seasons, the group has a 38-1 record. The team was coached by Steve Young in eighth grade and James Holt in seventh grade. Picture on the front row, left to right, are Clayton Hicks, Jonathan Aguilar and Jacob Summerlin. On the back row are coach Steve Young, Trevor Anderson, Ethan Hill, Chase Harris, Peyton Ford, Shane Scott and Foster Ford.
The Red Sox got strong pitching efforts from Tristan Wittau, Jorge Ramirez and Carson Mills as they combined to shut out the Angels 10-0 in the opener for the teams in Denton Boys Baseball’s 10-and-under Grapefruit division.
Ryan Maxwell and Jared Wilson gave strong pitching efforts and got the offensive support they needed as the Phillies opened Denton Boys Baseball’s 15-and-under season with a 6-3 victory over the Cubs.
The Guyer junior varsity Wildcats completed a perfect run through District 5-4A on Tuesday when they defeated Fort Worth Brewer 63-43.
The Navo seventh-grade A-team were on the verge of wrapping up a perfect season Monday night, but Lake Dallas rallied with 20 second-half points to take a 27-23 victory and claim the district title.
The Strickland seventh-grade Vikings, behind a balanced A-team attack, exploded for 33 second-half points to race past the Crownover Cowboys 59-41 on Monday night.
Strickland eighth-grader Javon Sherrill came up big when the Vikings needed it most and the result was a 38-35 A-team victory over McMath on Thursday.