Soccer: Kingwood girls win 29th straight district title, Humble ISD bi-distirct playoff roundup
Kingwood extended its district championship streak to 29 straight seasons after dominating District 22-6A play.
The Lady Mustangs opened district play with a tie to Atascocita, but went on to win 15 straight matches on the soccer field to clinch the district title.
“It’s just a mindset you have to go through,” said Kingwood coach Pres Holcomb, who is in his fourth year coaching the Lady Mustangs. “When you come in as a new coach you don’t want to be the person who doesn’t keeps it going, and its the same for the players that don’t want to be the team that isn’t a champion.”
Kingwood didn’t just win a district title, the Lady Mustangs dominated their district opponents. Kingwood outscored its opponents 78-2 and averaged five goals a match in district play.
The Lady Mustangs also showed great composure on defense in district play.
While only allowing two goals in the district play, Kingwood had seven straight games with a shutout.
Kingwood avenged its tie against rival Atascocita after shutting out the Lady Eagles 2-0 at the Eagles field in the second half of district play.
The Lady Mustangs continued their dominance in the Class 6A bi-district round of the playoff with a 7-0 win against C.E. King Friday night.
Kingwood scored three goals in the first half and four goals in the second half.
Emma Ebert scored the first goal for the Lady Mustangs off a cross from Jenna Bodron.
Bordon scored the next goal for the Lady Mustangs off a cross from Cadyn Hulse.
Elle Smith scored the final goal of the first half from a cross from Savannah Moore.
Moore and Cadyn Hulse added two goals apiece in the second half to secure a victory.
The Lady Mustangs advance to the area round and will play George Ranch, who defeated Alvin 4-1 in their bi-district playoff match.
Humble ISD bi-district playoff roundup
Humble ISD boys
Humble needed to win its last game of the season against Atascocita to get into the playoffs and the Wildcats did so.
The Wildcats finished in fourth place in District 22-6A to make it to the playoffs.
Humble moved up to Class 6A this season and showed that it could compete at the highest level by making the playoffs.
The Wildcats kept their season alive with an upset win over North Shore Friday at Galena Park Stadium.
Humble and North Shore ended regulation tied at two, but the Wildcats prevailed in penalty kicks to advance to the area round where they will take on Alief Taylor.
Alief Taylor defeated Clear Springs 1-0 in their bi-district playoff game.
Kingwood’s season came to an end in the bi-district round.
The Mustangs lost a 1-0 decision to C.E. King.
Kingwood Park advanced to the Class 5A area round after its 5-2 win over Katy Paetow.
The Panthers will play Bastrop in the area round. Bastrop defeated Pflugerville 1-0 in their bi-district playoff match.
Humble ISD girls
Allie Byrd scored two goals as Kingwood Park shutout Brenham 3-0 in a Class 5A bi-district match Friday night.
Byrd also had an assist in the match.
Brooke Baldon scored the other goal for the Lady Panthers.
Lori Do added two assists for the Lady Panthers.
K-Park advances to the area round and will take on Cedar Park, who shutout Elgin 7-0 in its playoff match on Friday night.
Madison Taylor scored two goals as Atascocita shutout Beaumont West Brook 3-0 in a Class 6A bi-district playoff match Thursday night.
Nia Musquiz had one assist for the Lady Eagles.
Atascocita attacked the Lady Bruins with 24 shots with 14 of them being shot on goals.
Goal keeper Ainsely Cunningham protected the net for the Lady Eagles.
Atascocita will play Brazoswood in the area round. Brazoswood defeated Clear Creek 6-0 in its bi-district playoff match.