Bay Area Christian will face Lubbock Trinity Christian, which defeated Colleyville Covenant Christian in the other semifinal game, for the state championship 10 a.m. Friday back at Waco ISD Stadium.
Clear Falls senior Kennedy Wade closed out her high school track career in grand fashion with a gold medal in the 400-meter run and a silver medal in the 800-meter run — headlining the Galveston County contingent of athletes competing Saturday at the UIL State Track and Field Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium.
The Clear Springs Chargers showed the resiliency built throughout a season filled with challenges, but couldn’t overcome the Alvin Shadow Creek Sharks, who swept a doubleheader Saturday at Baytown Lee High School to win the teams’ Region III-6A bi-district series.
Santa Fe finished off a two-game bi-district sweep of Crosby in a resounding fashion, scoring three runs in the bottom of the fifth to run rule Crosby 10-0 on Saturday at Santa Fe.
The state-ranked Mustangs casually punched in, saw the ball, hit the ball, and quietly punched out. And in a tidy 1 hour and 18 minutes, coach Cory Benavides’ club improved to 26-0 with a Region III-5A bi-district title in hand after a 10-0, five-inning win over Nederland at Bobby Black Field on Saturday.
Friendswood also had an athlete take sixth place, and Texas City had an athlete finish in sixth place as well.
The Clear Creek Wildcats finished state in a four-way tie for fifth place along with Foster, Brazoswood and Cedar Ridge.
Clear Creek will open the first round against Round Rock. The game will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday. The winner will advance to the quarterfinals.
By a vote of the Clear Creek Independent School District’s board of trustees Monday evening, La Porte head football coach Anthony Renfro was hired as the new head football coach at Clear Springs High School.
In the teams’ District 22-5A rematch Saturday afternoon, the Lady Indians’ Sidne Peters pitched a perfect game and Santa Fe batters clubbed 10 base hits in an 11-0 run-rule home victory.