The Faith Academy Lady Knight basketball squad hosted the Cornerstone Christian Academy last Thursday, Jan. 21, for the teams’ second and final meeting of the regular season and the visitors walked away with a 34-19 victory.
The Sealy Tiger basketball team picked up its first win in District 24-4A play last Friday on the road over the first-place Royal Falcons, 47-44. It was their first action in a week after the contest scheduled for last Monday in El Campo was postponed.
The Sealy Lady Tiger soccer squad won its districtopening contest in convincing fashion by a 10-0 score over the Hempstead Bobcats behind four goals from freshman Rebeca Garza. Sealy traveled to Hempstead last Friday evening to open play within District 20-4A and got a strong defensive effort from senior goalkeeper Hailey Arteaga to supplement the scoring efforts.
The Sealy Tiger varsity tennis team competed in its first tournament of the season and came away with a consolation bracket winner as well as plenty of experience for a younger team. Head coach Joni Baxley said after last season got cut short at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, she was grateful to hit the courts once again.
The Sealy Lady Tigers will open play within District 20-4A Friday evening with a road trip to Hempstead following a 2-2 record through non-district play. After Sealy snapped a fiveyear, 10-game losing streak to Needville earlier last week, the Lady Tigers closed their non-district slate with an 8-0 loss to La Grange last Friday on the road.
PHOTOS BY COLE MCNANNA Katy Tigers senior running back Jalen Davis (28) and junior wide receiver Nic Anderson (4) celebrate a touchdown in the area round of the 6A D2 playoffs at Rhodes Stadium on Dec. 18, 2020.
On Jan. 14, the Western Athletic Conference announced that membership invitations issued by the conference’s Board of Directors to five universities have been accepted. Four of the colleges are based in Texas and are leaving the Southland Conference as of July 1.