Humble ISD secures 3 state titles in midst of banner 2018
2018 was a year of important firsts for Humble ISD athletics.
Two Humble ISD school’s brought home state championships for the first time in school history.
Atascocita High School and Kingwood Park High School delivered at the state against the toughest competition.
Atascocita’s softball team won the Class 6A state championship while K-Park’s volleyball team won the Class 5A state championship.
The Lady Eagles defeated Comal Canyon, which was MaxPrep’s No. 1 team in the country, 5-3 in the state final to capture a state title.
Atascocita also defeated Plano 4-2 in the state semifinal. It was the second time the Lady Eagles made it to the state tournament in softball.
All K-Park did was make school history by reaching the state tournament for the first time.
The Lady Panthers dominated perinatal power Lucas Lovejoy in the Class 5A state final.
The Lady Panthers swept the Lady Leopards 27-25, 25-22, 25-22 to end the season as the best volleyball team in Class 5A.
Lovejoy has six state state titles in volleyball.
K-Park won a five-set thriller 16-25, 25-19, 15-25, 25-12, 15-12 in the Class 5A state semifinal to advance to the state final.
K-Park is the first volleyball team from Humble ISD to win a state title.
Sowell’s state title headlines a successful year at Humble
Eloni Sowell brought home a state championship on the mat for Humble High School in 2018.
The senior defeated Hereford’s Ashton Hernandez for the gold with a fall of 1:23.
The Humble boys basketball team extended its playoff streak to 25-years. The Wildcats made it all the way to the regional quarterfinals under head coach Lair Crawford.
The Wildcats boys soccer team also made it the postseason as well.
Kingwood Park at state
K-Park had six team make it all the way to the state in 2018.
The girls soccer team, baseball team, volleyball team, girls golf team, and both swimming teams made it state.
The volleyball team was the only team to win a state title, but the other teams made school history.
The girls soccer team made it to the state tournament for the first time in school history and made the playoffs for the 11th straight season.
The baseball team made it to Dell Diamond for the first time in school history.
The K-Park girls golf team made it to state and finished tied for fifth while shooting a team total of 655. Elise Parel led the Lady Panthers and finished sixth overall with a two day total of 147.
The K-Park girls swimming team finished in second place with a total of 185 points at state to take home the silver medal and the boys swimming team took home the bronze to finish in third place with a total of 133 points.
Atascocita’s Green signs with Texas A&M
Kenyon Green has started on the Atascocita football team since his freshman year and has developed into a dominant lineman.
The No. 1 recruit in Texas helped lead the Eagles to the Class 6A regional semifinals. The Eagles finished the season 11-2 while capturing their second straight outright district title.
The five-star offensive lineman made his commitment official by signing with Texas A&M in December during the early signing period. Green will also be playing in the Under Armour All-American football game that brings the top 100 players in the country to the football field. Green is currently on the basketball team and is looking to help the Eagles earn a fifth-straight district title.
Kingwood makes state appearances
The Kingwood girls soccer team kept its district championship streak alive.
The Lady Mustangs captured their 28th consecutive district champions (co-championship) in 2018.
The Kingwood boys and girls made it to state in swimming and in golf.
The Mustangs swimming team took home the bronze medal and finished with a score of 186.5 while the Lady Mustangs finished in fifth place with a total of 88 points.
The Kingwood boys golf team finished sixth at state with a team total of 594 and the Lady Mustangs finished in ninth place shooting a team total of 631.
Summer Creek building new culture
The phrase that is used a lot at Summer Creek is that ’the creek is rising.”
Summer Creek made school history in 2018 and it’s likely to continue in the future.
The girls basketball team made school history by make it all the way to the Region III tournament final in Carlesa Dixon’s first year as the Lady Bulldogs head coach.
Kenny Harrison made school history in his first year at Summer Creek as well. Harrison’s new culture helped the football team make it all the way to the Class 6A regional semifinals for the first time in school history.
In his first season with Summer Creek, Kenneth Coleman has the Bulldogs’ undefeated in district play. The Bulldogs are tied with South Houston for the top spot in District 22-6A.
Coleman and the Bulldogs also defeated Atascocita for the first time in school history.