Burnet’s Amelia Griffith named girls soccer player of the week
There were no games this Tuesday or Wednesday because of the storm, but action was big last Friday.
Round Rocks Kara Harris had an unforgettable first half, scoring five goals in the first 30 minutes in the Dragons’ 10-0 win over Manor in District 25-6A. Holly Mayo added two goals Alexis Montgomery, Lexi Duarte and Vivi Duarte added a goal each. Round Rock scored nine of their 10 goals in the first 29 minutes.
In other county games, Vandegrift defeated Stony Point 3–1 by goals Kaitlin Schmitt, Ali Arsenault and Brookelyn Jordan. Westwood defeated Vista Ridge 4-1 as a freshman Mia Wiele scored and assisted three goals. Cedar Ridge achieved an outstanding result Emma Torres had the game’s only goal as the Raiders beat Stony Point 1-0. Previously, Vandegrift defeated McNeil 2-0 on goals BritishCollins and Smart arsenal and assisted by Libby Brooker and Kate Perrey.
In 26-6A, Johnson extended a 1-0 lead at halftime to a 3-1 win over Bowie while Lake Travis and Anderson put up a great match as the Cavaliers prevailed 2-1 after teams went to Halftime tied 1-1. Cavaliers midfielder Flora Glatz scored two goals and gave her eight goals and four assists this season while being another midfielder Breckyn Ferrell got both assists and gave her five for the season. Austin High sped past Akins 9-1 and Dripping Springs defeated Westlake 4-1 Ellie Hodsden hit twice. It was the Tigers’ sixth straight win.
Leander exploded for seven goals in the second half
In Class 5A competition, Georgetown played a great defense and scored four goals to beat Pflugerville. Addie Russu scored two goals Fine Newell and Maeve Connerty Each added a goal for the Eagles. Myca Morrow, Goal by Ambrey Heath and Newell each had assists. Connally scored three goals and two assists Janes Datashvilli as the Cougars beat Manor 8-1. Vicky Torrez also had three goals with an assist for Connally. Rouse beat Liberty Hill 1-0 and Hendrickson defeated Bastrop 6-2. Hendrickson newcomer Ayslee Barreto scored two goals Kylie Marchand, Amanda Thai, Nat Villanueva Gomez and Kaylee McKinley each added solo goals for the Hawks.
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Leander defeated Hays 7-0 in an interesting match that saw the teams tied in a goalless tie at half-time. The news of the night was the Lions’ second-half offense. Alicia Aguinaga opened the gate with a penalty. Kensley Seaman Smith found the back of the net three minutes later after a pass Kylie Quinn. The third goal was a precise goal from head to toe Teagan Wahlethe fourth was over Kylie Jamarthe fifth goal was an own goal from Kylie Jamar’s cross and the last two goals were scored by Alyse Kavanaugh and supported by Jamar. Cedar Park also defeated Lehman 7-0 when the Timberwolves got goals from Meredith Koltz, Maddie Adams, Frances Tran, Abby Hall, Lili Rangel, Summer Schultze and Brooke Pack.
Red-hot burnet keeps rolling
St Michaels outplayed Hyde Park 2-0 Laney Kalsu blasted into a distant goal and Landyn Loeffler added a goal as the Crusaders improved to 12-2-2. Red-hot Burnet defeated Florence 8-0 behind the double hat trick of Amelie Griffith, who had three goals and three assists. Burnet’s defensive line and solid goaltenders preserved the shutout victory for the state-ranked Bulldogs. Giddings beat Manor New Tech 10-0 as both Makinley Kylberg and Abby Iselt had three-goal hat-tricks.
1. Dripping Feathers 8-3-0
2.Round Rock 6-1-2
3. Cedar Ridge 8-1-1
4. Lake Travis 6-3-2
5. Vandegrift 5-3-1
2. Leander 9-1-1
3. McCallum 6-1-1
4. Ann Richards School for YWL 9-1-0
5. Glenn 8-3-2
Class 4A and others
1. Wimberley 10-0-1
2. Salado 14-1-0
3. Burnet 12-2-1
4. St. Michael 12-2-2
5. Regents 7-2-1
Who Was Voted Statesman’s Player of the Week?
Amelia Griffith, Junior, Burnett: Griffith, the district’s MVP sophomore, had an incredible three-goal, three-assist double hat-trick last Friday as the Bulldogs beat Florence 8-0. A highly skilled striker, she has excellent shooting skills and adept touch on the ball. Junior scored three goals and added three assists.
Previous Player of the Week: Cedar Ridge’s Emma Torres, Round Rock’s Zoe Dick
Who Won Statesman’s Team of the Week?
Wimberley: The Texans have a new coach in Eric Nichols and are ranked No. 2 in the state and battled the state-ranked Class 5A Alamo Heights to a 2-2 draw. Wimberley has outscored teams 56-10. Wimberley scored four first-half goals last Friday to defeat Canyon Lake 4-1.
Previous teams of the week: Connal, Georgetown
What are the best games in the region to watch?
Bastrop in Connally, 7:15 p.m
Bryan in white, 7:15 p.m
Davenport at Wimberley, 6 p.m
Glenn at Leander’s, 6 p.m
Hendrickson in Georgetown, 7:15 p.m
Vandegrift at Cedar Ridge, 7:30 p.m
– Butch Hart