The Mustangs got out to a fast start to begin the 2015 seaon with a 49-13 victory over the Clear Springs Chargers. The Defense dominated the game only allowing 192 total offensive yards, and the offense exploded with 600+yards of total offense, lead by Maciah Long (354 passing yards for 4 touchdowns and 1 rushing TD). Mustangs have a tough opponent next as they get ready for a show down against Manvel, where last year the Mustangs came up short with a tough 17-42 loss.
Day 1 saw the Lady Mustangs move into an opportunity to secure a Gold Bracket advancement (first time in 3 years) after defeating both Foster (25-21, 26-24) and Sweeny (25-18, 25-15). North Shore finished with a two set loss to John Cooper, but still managed to face off with host school, George Ranch HS for the first game at 9AM.
On Friday, August 28th, the North Shore Cross Country boys and girls raced to fast times against great competition at The Woodlands. Top Performers include: Taryn Surrat and Bianca Martinez and their Varsity A and B teams. Brian Martinez (Boys JV), Jose Gonzalez, and Alexis Aguilar were just a few freshman that continued their strong, young seasons. We take on our first challenging 5k course Saturday, Sept 5th at Seven Lakes High School.
The Lady Mustangs defeated the Lamar Lady Texans in an exciting five sets. Several Lady Mustangs had outstanding performances. Ruth Ard posted 12 kills, while Jayla Broadnax and Ayana Tabor contributed 10 kills respectively. Alexis Hernandez had 20 digs and Taylon Moy led the offense with 40 assists. On Thursday, the Lady Mustangs will be heading to George Ranch High School to compete in the Longhorn Invitational.
The Lady Jackets hosted the Dayton Broncos, September 1st and earned their first district victory. Last year Dayton beat Galena Park both times, but this is not last year and this is NOT last year’s team. Game 1 started off with a bang as setter, MacKenzie Swanson served some rockets that rocked the Dayton passers to the core. Tremendous passing, digging, blocking, setting, and attacking made quick work of Dayton as they fell 25-18.
The Galena Park HS Cross Country Team competed on August 28th at the Dickinson Gator Swamp Invitational. Galena Park was under-manned and had to combine the JV and the varsity team in order to field a varsity team. Despite the reorganization of the teams both the boys and the girls ran well finishing 14th and 12th respectively.
The Yellowjackets came out firing on all cylinders Friday night against Houston Scarborough. Sophomore running back Xavier Rivera capped off the Jackets first drive with a 1 yard touchdown run putting the Yellowjackets up 7-0. Galena Park cashed in once more during the first quarter when senior quarterback David Solis scampered from 34 yards out putting GP up 14-0. Junior wide receiver, Bryan Gutierrez took the top off the Scarborough defense on a deep throw from quarterback Jacinto Gonzalez that ended in a score. Solis added another 9 yard touchdown run to his totals for the night. Gonzalez also added to his touchdown total after completing an 11 yard TD pass to senior wide-out, Robert Silva. The Yellowjackets dominated Houston Scarborough by a score of 35-0 and put the first check mark in the win column. Outstanding performers include: Luis Castaneda defensive MVP; Lazaro Sosa and Cesar Rivera DL of the week; Chris Guzman LB of the week; Oscar Rodriguez DB of the week; Richard Conyer offensive MVP; Jacinto Gonzalez RB of the week; Edgar Montelongo OL of the week; and Bryan Gutierrez WR of the week.
The North Shore Cross Country team started training for this season in late June. The young season started Saturday and got some great times out at Run the Ridge Invitational. T. Surratt and B. Martinez led the Varsity girls team to a 5th place finish and our Varsity boys finished 9th. Keep an eye on freshman runners B. Martinez (3rd), Noah Jones (14th), Alexis Aguilar and Jose Gonzalez this season as they look to become young guys that could get stronger. NS XC travels to The Woodlands this Friday, 8/28!
Day 1 of tournament play saw the Lady Mustangs defeat Stafford in three sets, but then came two straight losses to Alvin and Port Neches-Groves. The Lady Mustangs will move forward to Bronze Bracket play, starting with Round 1 vs. La Porte Lady Bulldogs.
To open Day 2, the Lady Mustangs made quick work of La Porte in a two set victory (25-22, 25-19). The second match was a rematch against Elsik, but fell short three points in the third set (16-25, 30-28, 25-22). A loss against Nederland (5-25, 16-25) ended the day, but NS did finish fourth in the bronze bracket.
Their next and final tournament appearance is Thurs. 8/27- Sat. 8/29 at the Longhorn Invitational at George Ranch High School.
All three teams of the Lady Mustang Volleyball Program competed at a high level when the Lady Patriots suited up against the court. Unfortunately, NS was unable to grasp the victory against Goose Creek Memorial. The varsity played an exciting match, but fell short in four sets (17-25, 25-21, 15-25, 17-25). Ruth Ard had an outstanding performance with 12 kills and 13 digs, while Alexis Hernandez led the way defensively with 24 digs. The Lady Texans of Lamar come to town on Tuesday, August 25th at 4:30pm.
Early Tuesday evening, the NS Freshman Volleyball team defeated Elsik in two sets (25-20, 25-21). JV also had a sucessful finish with a two set victory over the Lady Rams as well (25-19, 25-18). When Varsity took the court, it was a hard fought match but ended in a four set loss (24-26, 19-25, 25-23, 14-25). Come out and support your Lady Mustangs at NSSH Friday, August 21st vs. Goose Creek Memorial!
On August 13, in the brutal heat of summer, the Mustang Varsity Tennis team took on the Galena Park Yellowjackets at their second annual pre-season matchup. The Yellowjackets were hoping to avenge last year's loss to the Mustangs, but there was no redemption to be found as North Shore brought home the win with a score of 13-6. Nice work Mustangs!
District play will begin for NSSH tennis with a home battle against Beaumont Westrbook on September 8.
All three teams of the Lady Mustang Volleyball Program swept the Aldine Davis Falcons. The freshman team defeated Davis in two sets (25-13, 25-14). The JV was able to clench the win in an exciting three sets (25-21, 25-18, 25-9) and the varsity closed the night out in a three set victory (25-22, 25-19, 25-10). Ayana Tabor led the Mustangs' offense with 11 kills, while Alexis Hernandez led the way defensively with 12 digs. The Lady Mustangs will be facing the Elsik Lady Rams at home on Tuesday, August 18th.
2015-2016 Sports Medicine Forms
Galena Park ISD is committed to providing our students with the opportunity to participate in outstanding athletic programs. Students in our varied athletic programs are dedicated to reaching new heights as members of their teams, in their academic studies, and in their personal character. This culture of excellence for our athletes and coaches also extends of all spectators attending our games and events. GPISD is pleased to welcome all community members to district sponsored athletic events. It is a privilege for us to cheer for and encourage our students' as they compete. Again this year, we have outlined expected behavior for anyone attending a game. Please see our 2015-16 spectator behavior expectations letter on guidelines for providing the best sportsmanlike environment for our student athletes this year.