JCS SPORTS: Dragon Football Wins Season Opener Volleyball Takes Two, Cross Country Boys First At Invitational

By: Lynn Boeding
| Published 10/04/2020

Kya Gill, a senior at The John Cooper School
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THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Dragon Football Wins Season Opener Volleyball Takes Two, Cross Country Boys First At Invitational

Results from the week of September 28

VARSITY VOLLEYBALL Dragons Win Two, One a 6A Opponent
9/23 vs. Incarnate Word • 3-0 W
9/30 vs. Conroe High School • 3-2 W

Next up for Dragon Volleyball:
Oct. 6 vs. Concordia Lutheran, 5 p.m.
Oct. 8 vs. Houston Christian, 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 9-10 at Houston Open Tournament, Houston Skyline Volleyball

VARSITY FOOTBALL Dragons Win Season Opener

10/2 vs. Lutheran South • 56-13 W
Coach Erik DeHaven: The John Cooper School Dragons were victorious over the Pioneers of Lutheran South Academy Friday night by a score of 56-13. The Dragons struck first with a pick six by pre-season greater Houston top 100 LB Jake Peterson. The Pioneers struggled to move the ball all night against a gang tackling Dragon defensive unit that accounted for 14 points. The Dragons spent the night in the Pioneer backfield with six sacks, hauling in three interceptions and one forced fumble for a touchdown. The Dragon offense was also up for the task, using multiple formations to rack up 424 yards of total offense on the night. Senior QB Kaedyn Sullivan was locked in, throwing for 159 yards on 10 of 12 with four touchdowns. Sophomore WR Kielar Sullivan blew up for three TD and Junior WR James Masciola had one as well in his Dragon debut. The Dragon offense ran the ball well too, rushing for 265 yards, two touchdowns, with junior RB Jaxson Pierce carrying the load with seven carries for 135 yards.

Dragon Defense:

LSA Rushing Yards: 32 Rushes – 81 Yards
LSA Passing Yards: 76 Yards
LSA Total Yards: 157 Total Yards

Dragon Offense:
Total Yards-
Total–424
Passing–159
Rushing–265

Players of the Game:

Co Team MVP • Kaedyn Sullivan 10-12 passing for 159 yards 4 TD’s and 1 rushing TD

Co Team MVP • Jake Peterson 6 rushes / 62 yards / 1 TD / 10 Tackles / 1 Sack / 1 INT / 3 TFL

Defensive MVP • Gamble Reed: 6 Tackles / 2 Sacks / 3 TFL

Offensive MVP • Jaxson Pierce: 7 Rushes / 135 yards / 18.7 Avg

Special Team MVP • Owen Baadsgaard – 3.5 Tackles on Kick Off

Program Record:

JV Football • 2-0

Varsity Football • 1-0

Next up for Dragon Football:

Oct. 9 at Houston Christian, 7 p.m.

VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY Dragons Host Dragon Invitational, Boys Take First
9/26 host Cooper Dragon Invitational
Boys 1st •• Girls 3rd

Boys 1st Place overall

Will McDermott • 2nd (9:49.8)
Vishnu Swaminathan • 3rd (10:22.0)
Zac Winton • 5th (10:37.8)
Drew Wilkerson • 8th (10:46.4)
Nathan Seamans • 11th (10:55.3)

Girls 3rd Place overall
Katie Drake • 6th (12:33.3)
Megan Day • 9th (12:34.0)
Chloe Smith • 16th (13:01.3)
Rebecca Melin • 17th (13:02.1)
Caitlin Lanigan • 18th (13:04.9)

Next up for Dragon Cross Country:
Oct. 10 at The 40th Maverick Ramble at Spring Creek Park, 11:30 a.m.

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