Not even a minute into the Sealy Lady Tigers’ first soccer game of the second round of district play against Rice Monday at home, Sealy earned a 1-0 lead thanks to freshman Rebeca Garza’s goal 45 seconds into the contest.
Sealy High School alum Garret Zaskoda earned his first collegiate win on the pitcher’s mound to help the Rice Owl baseball team collect their first victory of the season in bounce-back fashion over Houston Baptist Sunday at Reckling Park in Houston.
The Sealy Tiger baseball team played their first regularseason game in 346 days after last season got cut short due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and last week’s cancellations due to Winter Storm Uri.
The Sealy Tiger basketball squad ran into a buzzsaw in their first postseason appearance in eight years where the Yates Lions ended Sealy’s season with a 95-71 final score in the bi-district round of the playoffs last Saturday.
After Winter Storm Uri canceled the Sealy Tigers’ lone soccer contest of last week, the team picked up a win to start a week that will feature three games, the first of which kicked off the second round of play within District 20-4A.
The Bellville Brahmanette basketball team secured the fourth seed from District 24-4A with a 4-6 record but could not get past the District 23 champion Kashmere Fighting Rams in the bi-district round of the playoffs last week and fell by a 62-49 final score.
The Blinn College Buccaneers softball team opened its season with a doubleheader split Friday at the Galveston College Invitational. Blinn took an 8-5 win over Temple College in its first game, but fell 12-4 to Louisiana State University Eunice in the second game.
Although the Sealy Tiger soccer team fell in its final two contests of round one of play within District 20-4A, head coach Juan Perez didn’t see them as a hindrance to the team’s playoff hopes. “The thing is, I was expecting something like this,” Perez said after last Friday’s home loss.
The 1978 Sealy Tiger football team that won the town’s first state championship was recently honored as one of the top 100 teams from the last 100 years of University Interscholastic League competition. Cole McNanna