The La Porte Bulldogs Team Tennis traveled to North Shore Tuesday, Oct. 6th in hopes of stealiing a possible District 21-6A Playoff berth. Following the first 5 double matches, La Porte was hanging around 2-3 in a highly contested battle. The Mustangs kept pushing and providing enough hard work to push past La Porte in singles play to a 13-6 win on the day! PA Memorial is on deck for Oct. 13 as the Mustangs look to get a win for the last District meet!
The Lady Mustangs opened Round 2 of district play with yet another three team sweep!! The Freshman team defeated the Lady Bruins in two sets (25-16, 25-5). The JV team had a slow start, but quickly gained momentum and finished in two sets (25-23, 25-12). The Varsity ended the night with a four set win (25-18, 23-25, 25-15, 25-16). The Lady Mustangs will be taking on Channelview next Tuesday at home.
The Rotary Club of Houston announced on Friday, October 2, on High School Score Board Live on FOX Sports Southwest, the 12 Semi Finalists for the 2015 Greater Houston High School Rotary Lombardi Award presented by Fox Sports Southwest. This award is presented in conjunction with the Rotary Lombardi Award presented annually since 1970 to the nation’s top college football lineman. The award honors the memory of Vince Lombardi, legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers.
North Shore Semi-Finalist for 2015:
North Shore Defensive Lineman
K'lavon Chaisson, a junior at North Shore High School stands at 6’4, 220 lbs., he is a first year varsity football player who has burst on the scene after an impressive off-season. Formerly part of the North Shore Basketball team, K'lavon has lined up toe to toe against some of the best programs in the nation and has held his own. From his defensive end position, he has created chaos for opposing offenses and continues to get better every day. He boasts 8 impressive offers from college recruiters.
Please come out and support the North Shore Mustangs Baseball Fundraiser on October 31, 2015 at the River Terrace Golf Course. The event is $100 per player and includes 18 hole green fee, golf cart, lunch, and lots of fun. We encourage you to play a key role in the tournament by becoming a sponsor. Please register today, we appreciate your support!
When all three teams of the Lady Mustang Volleyball Program took the floor on Friday, they fought all night to keep Port Arthur Memorial Lady Titans from winning. First, the Freshman team took the court and took care of business in two sets (25-12, 25-13) then the JV team followed suit and also won in two sets (25-16, 25-9). The Varsity finished the night with a three set sweep (25-17, 25-17, 25-14) and completecd the terrific rout of the Lady Titans. Ruth Ard was a threat offensively and defensively with 11 kills and 20 digs in the varsity match! NS Lady Mustangs travel to B. Westbrook Tuesday, October 6th!
The NS Varsity Tennis Team traveled to Baytown to face the Sterling Rangers and started off on fire! Mixed Doubles #1 Team, R. Trevino and V. Roldan, take the first win of the day and then Valentina easily takes the singles title. #2 Ranked, J. Davis works a hard fought, tiebreak-filled match but unfortunately, as the night finished up, NS Team Tennis fell to the hands of Baytown Sterling to move to 1-3 District and are now in a do-or-die position facing La Porte Bulldogs, Tuesday, October 6th @ NSSH Tennis Courts!
All three teams of the Lady Mustang Volleyball Program defeated the La Porte Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday, September 29th. The Freshman team won in three sets (25-10, 15-25, 25-21) to get the program off to a hot start. JV swept the Bulldogs in two exciting sets (25-18, 25-2), and finally, the Varsity had a slow start, but quickly picked up their pace and defeated the Lady Bulldogs in four sets (18-25, 25-13, 25-17, 25-19)! NS Lady Mustangs travel to PA Memorial on October 2nd!
The Galena Park Yellowjackets faced off against the Dayton Bronco’s in Dayton Friday, October 2nd in their third district game. The Yellowjackets struggled early in the game and found themselves down 28-3 at the half. In the third quarter the Yellowjackets fought and clawed their way back into the game cutting the first half deficit down to 7 after an Alec Gonzalez connection to Bryan Gutierrez from 37 yards out. Then Gonzalez made another 10 yard connection to Carlos Gonzalez. Unfortunately, the Broncos were able to sustain the GP offensive strikes and put up two more scores of their own finishing off the Jackets 48-23. Defensive MVP of the week was Rapheal Corrigeux and offensive MVP was Bryan Gutierrez. Defensive lineman of the week was Daniel Espino and linebacker of the week was Carlos Flores. Offensive back of the week was Xavier Rivera, wide receiver of the week was David Solis, and offensive lineman of the week was Osvaldo Almanza.
On September 29th the Galena Park Tennis team took on the playoff bound New Caney Eagles in an attempt to take third place in district. The Yellowjackets stumbled early in doubles play falling behind 5-2. A strong performance in singles play closed the gap, but it was not enough as the Jackets lost by 2. Maria Sorto won her 3rd set tie breaker and Allie Vasquez won her #1 singles match in 2 sets. The boys would have the best performance of the year as Josh Perez and Ernesto Villarreal won in doubles.
The freshman team ended the evening with a huge 2 game battle that ended with a victorious Yellowjacket squad. Game 1 was a point for point battle that went all the way to 30 and exhausted the Lady Jackets allotted substitutions. Galena Park held on and defeated Dayton 30-28. Game 2 was all Galena Park. The young Yellowjackets took the momentum from the 1st win and rolled over the Broncos in game 2 by a score of 25-18. Coach Isom credited the victory to an entire team effort with some exceptional play by Giselle Marroquin, Adriauna Chatmon, Kim Gutierrez, and Laila Gonzalez.
It was a beautiful day at the challenging Bay Forest Golf Club where 92 male golfers competed. This was the first tournament of the year for the GP team member, Brendon Beldon. Brendon shot well as he broke 100 with a score of 98. He finished 59th out of 92 and is excited about improving his score in the October 26th tournament in Cypress Lakes. Brendon also had the shot of the day as he sunk a 40 foot putt to save par.
The Black team defeated C.E. King 30-6 giving them their first season and district win. The defense dominated King holding them scoreless until the 3rd quarter. The Hornet defense was swarming and stinging forcing turnovers and many 3 and outs. The offense capitalized on the energy and field possession created by the swarming defense by scoring 16 unanswered points in the first half. The offense played an up-tempo game that wore down the King defense and allowed WAMS to score another 14 points. Offensive player of the game was Logan Fajardo and defensive player was Mauricio Perez.
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