Frisco Girls, Austin Vandegrift Boys Win Texas 5A State High School Championships

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The Frisco girls and Austin Vandegrift boys picked up the Texas 5A State High School Championships today.

Girls

Frisco won the girls title with 187 points, while Houston Stratford took second with 156.5 points.  College Station A&M (137), Magnolia (131) and San Antonio Alamo Heights (123) rounded out the top five.

Bryan’s Julia Cook hit the wall in 22.96 to win the 50-yard free after setting the 5A state record with a 22.86 in prelims.

Cook twice cleared another 5A state record in the 100-yard free.  She posted a 49.63 in prelims before winning the finale in 49.27.

Frisco Heritage’s Rachel Ramey downed the 100-yard breast 5A state record twice.  First, she hit the wall in 1:01.90 in prelims before winning the final in 1:01.78.

Prosper’s Gabrielle Kopenski won the 200-yard free in 1:47.13.  Kopenski doubled up with a 4:44.56 in the 500-yard free.

Denison’s Lindsay Looney claimed the 200-yard IM in 2:02.68.

Houston Stratford’s Emma Stephenson earned the 100-yard fly crown in 55.13.

Frisco Reedy’s Abby Koczo won the 100-yard back in 55.78.

Houston Stratford’s Morgan Reyna, Brittany Baerg, Emma Stephenson and Kaitlyn White won the 200-yard medley relay in 1:48.13.

College Station A&M’s Jessica Peng, Yanichka Ariunbold, Danielle Scott and Maria de Figueredo won the 200-yard free relay in 1:37.58.

Frisco’s Lindsey Ryalls, Emily Sandwisch, Rylee Lin and Mallori Allen topped the 400-yard free relay with a 3:30.48 to secure the team title.

San Antonio Alamo Heights’ Sine Scribbick won the one-meter diving title with 479.75 points.

                     Women - Team Rankings - Through Event 23                     
 
  1. Frisco                            187   2. Houston Stratford               156.5
  3. CS A&M Cons                       137   4. Magnolia                          131
  5. San Antonio Alamo Heights         123   6. Magnolia West                     114
  7. Rockwall-Heath                    110   8. Frisco Reedy                      107
  9. Austin Vandegrift                 106  10. Cedar Park                        101
 11. Frisco Heritage                    86  11. Humble Kingwood Park               86
 13. El Paso                            63  14. Prosper                            60
 15. Leander                            43  15. Frisco Wakeland                    43
 17. Bryan                              40  18. Denison                            37
 19. Granbury                         34.5  20. Mansfield Legacy                   34
 21. Grapevine                          32  21. Ridge Point                        32
 23. Willis                             31  23. Sunnyvale                          31
 25. Lucas Lovejoy                      29  25. Dallas Hillcrest                   29
 27. El Paso Jefferson                  25  28. Georgetown                         24
 29. Corpus Christi Flour Bluff         22  29. Richmond George Ranch              22
 29. Pottsboro                          22  32. Boerne Champion                    20
 32. Uvalde                             20  34. Frisco Liberty                     17
 35. Carrollton Creekview               16  36. Mansfield Lake Ridge               15
 37. Nederland                          14  37. Texarkana Texas                    14
 39. Fort Bend Elkins                   12  39. Georgetown East View               12
 41. El Campo                           11  41. Carrollton Smith                   11
 43. Fort Bend Bush                      9  43. Lubbock                             9
 45. Lufkin Hudson                       7  46. Elgin                               6
 46. Frisco Lone Star                    6  46. Dallas Wilson                       6
 49. Mt Belvieu Barbers Hill             4  49. Gregory Portland                    4
 51. San Antonio Brackenridge            3  51. Hutto                               3
 53. Nacogdoches                         2  53. El Paso Del Valle                   2
 53. Dripping Springs                    2  56. Harmony                             1
 56. Fort Worth Western Hills            1

Boys

Austin Vandegrift topped the 5A state championships with 189 points, while Frisco took second with 172 points.  Houston Stratford (150), Grapevine (149) and Humble Kingwood Park (140) comprised the rest of the top five.

Brenham’s Hudson Smith picked up the 200-yard IM title in 1:49.40. Smith doubled up with a 5A state record in the 100-yard breast, clocking a 55.97 in finals.  That swim beat the 56.63 set by Ford Story back in 2012.

Boerne Champion’s Owen Upchurch lowered the 5A state record in the 100-yard free twice.  First he clocked a 44.98 in prelims before winning the finale in 44.96.

Frisco Wakeland’s Sam Kline topped the 200-yard free in 1:38.12. Kline won his second title with a 4:28.67 in the 500-yard free.

Houston Stratford’s Clayton Bobo won the 50-yard free in 20.71.

Dripping Springs’ Micah Slaton cruised to victory in the 100-yard fly with a 48.87.

College Station A&M’s Peter Simmons won the 100-yard back in 49.80.

Houston Stratford’s Jim Nantz, Cory Stephenson, Peyton Moak and Clayton Bobo topped the 200-yard medley relay in 1:35.04.

Austin Vandegrift’s Zachary Bezella, Andrew Pickard, Daniel Sarman and John Winkler claimed the 200-yard free relay in 1:25.73.

Boerne Champion’s Jakob Garcia, Connor Fitzgerald, Jacob Poston and Owen Upchurch captured the 400-yard free relay in 3:11.98.

One-meter diving results unavailable.

                      Men - Team Rankings - Through Event 24                      
 
  1. Austin Vandegrift                 189   2. Frisco                            172
  3. Houston Stratford                 150   4. Grapevine                         149
  5. Humble Kingwood Park              140   6. Frisco Liberty                    129
  7. CS A&M Cons                       128   8. Mansfield Legacy                111.5
  9. Boerne Champion                   103  10. Frisco Wakeland                    89
 11. San Antonio Alamo Heights          87  12. Lubbock                          86.5
 13. Brenham                            78  14. Fort Worth Arlington Heights     75.5
 15. White Oak                          43  16. Richmond George Ranch              42
 17. Dripping Springs                   37  18. Richmond Foster                  36.5
 19. Texarkana Texas                    36  20. New Caney                          35
 21. Waxahachie                         31  22. Hutto                              30
 23. Gilmer                             25  23. Denison                            25
 25. Magnolia West                      21  26. Mansfield Lake Ridge               20
 27. McKinney                           16  28. Austin Johnson                     15
 29. Mansfield Timberview               14  29. Georgetown                         14
 31. Prosper                            13  31. Burleson Centennial                13
 31. Frisco Heritage                    13  31. El Campo                           13
 35. Pharr-San Juan-Southwest           12  36. Abilene Cooper                     11
 36. Rockwall-Heath                     11  38. El Paso                            10
 39. Corpus Christi Flour Bluff          9  40. Frisco Independence                 7
 40. Fort Bend Elkins                    7  42. CC Veterans Memorial                6
 42. Nacogdoches                         6  42. McKinney North                      6
 45. Sharyland Pioneer                   5  45. Mansfield Summit                    5
 45. Andrews                             5  48. Lewisville The Colony               4
 48. Temple                              4  50. El Paso Bel Air                     3
 51. Silsbee                             2  51. Wimberley                           2
 51. Sherman                             2  54. Frisco Lone Star                    1
 54. Ridge Point                         1  54. Corpus Christi Calallen             1
 54. Lufkin                              1

 

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