Friday, April 11, 2014

News from SBISD Athletics

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Tennis Teams Win District Advance to the Next Round
Both Memorial and Stratford HS Tennis Teams clinched the district championship title at the varsity level, and on the sub-varsity levels in most cases. Both teams will have players advancing to the next round of play. Memorial will advance to the 5A Regional tournament that will be held in Deer Park on April 15th and 16th, while Stratford will compete in the 4A Regional tournament that is being hosted by Willis ISD on the same dates.

For her efforts, Stratford HS senior, Kaylin Kruseman, was recognized as the Houston Chronicle High School Athlete of the Week for setting a new school record as a four-time district champion in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. Kaylin has signed a letter of intent to play tennis at St. Mary’s University.  

Golfers Advance to Regional Tournament
Both Memorial and Stratford will have golfers playing in the Regional 5A and 4A Golf Tournaments. For Memorial female golfer Madison Burleson will play April 14th and 15th at Eagle Point Golf Club in Mont Belvieu.  Mario Carmona will represent Memorial High School April 16th and 17th at Eagle Point Golf Club in Mont Belvieu.  Representing Stratford High School at the class 4A regional golf tournament will be Ben Riedel and Trevor Hennington.  Ben and Trevor will play April 15th and 16th at River Ridge Golf Club in Sealy.  

District Track Meets in Full Swing
SBISD athletes are competing in 4A and 5A district track meets this week.

Memorial HS participated in the 19-5A District Track Meet this week, which was held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at Tompkins High School. Qualifying individuals and relays will advance to the 5A Area Meet that will be hosted by Katy ISD at Seven Lakes High School on April 17th.      
Our three 4A high schools will compete in the running finals of the 22-4A District Track Meet at all levels, which is being held at Stratford High School this evening. Qualifying individuals and relays will advance to the 4A Area Track Meet which will be hosted in Houston ISD on April 17th.     
Sixth Grade 7-on-7 Football and Volleyball Intramurals at All Seven Middle School Campuses Begins!
As part of our ongoing effort to provide additional opportunities to our younger students as part of our Advanced Movers’ Initiative, an intramural program in 7-on-7 Football and Volleyball has begun this week at all seven middle schools. Twice a week, sixth graders who are interested may participate in intramural activities on their campus. 

Instruction is provided by athletic coaches from their campuses as a means of enhancing our sixth graders’ knowledge and competency in the fall sports we offer. Funding of the coaches is provided through the Memorial-Hermann grant.


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