John Cooper Sports: Dragon Tennis Adds To Conference Wins, Track & Field Continues To Improve Before Zone Championships

By: Lynn Boeding
| Published 04/18/2021

Laurent Moran, a junior at The John Cooper School
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THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Results from the week of April 12, 2021.

VARSITY TENNIS

4/13 vs Houston Christian*

Girls 5-0 W • Boys 4-1 W

Coach Jill DelRio: The one loss on the boys side was to a very talented Houston Christian player.

Next up for Dragon Tennis:

April 19 vs. St. John’s*, 3:30 p.m.

April 23 vs. Episcopal High School*, 4 p.m. SENIOR RECOGNITION for tennis & golf

VARSITY TRACK & FIELD

4/16-17 at Nick Finnegan Invitational

Girls 7th place • Boys 3rd place

Coach Scott Holland: This meet gave us a good look at our competition for the SPC South Zone Meet on May 1. Weather conditions were constantly changing from light rain, winds that gusted off and on, plus a 15-minute lightning delay. Despite the conditions, we competed well–17 PRs set, and we are looking forward to getting back to work to improve for the South Zone Meet.


Girls Team • 7th place

Amarachukwu Oguchi: CHAMPION Shot Put & Discus

Haley Lien: 3rd 100m Hurdles

Mobis Bassir: 5th Triple Jump

Onese Ewherido: 5th 400m & 8th 200m

Boys’ Team • 3rd place

4X400m Relay Team CHAMPION : Tanure Ewherido, Carson Hanson, Amir Rizvi, Jackson Kovin

4X800m Relay 2nd : Andrew Wilkerson, Carson Hanson, Will McDermott, Vishnu Swaminathan

Amir Rizvi: 2nd 300m Hurdles & 4th 110m Hurdles

Tanure Ewherido: 2nd 400m

Will McDermott: 3rd 1600m

Ben Currin: 3rd Discus & 5th Shot Put

Vishnu Swaminathan: 5th 1600m

Owen Woodside: 5th Discus & 6th Shot Put

Jackson Kovin: 6th 200m

Adam Elsolh: 7th 400m

Connor Dove: 7th Shot Put & 7th Discus

Matthew Rock: 8th Triple Jump

Next up for Dragon Track & Field:
April 30-May 1 at SPC South Zone, St. John’s


VARSITY GIRLS SOFTBALL

4/13 vs Kinkaid* • 16-6 L

Coach Nicole Hedden: The Dragons evened it up at six in the bottom of the fifth inning. Jenna Braun went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Dragons in hits.

Next up for Dragon Girls Softball:

April 20 at Houston Christian*, 5 p.m.

April 22 at Cypress Christian*, 4:30 p.m.

VARSITY BOYS BASEBALL

4/13 at Episcopal High School* • 8-1 L

4/15 at Fort Bend Christian Academy • 8-5 L

Next up for Dragon Boys Baseball:

April 23 at St. John’s*, 7 p.m.

April 24 vs Kinkaid*, 1 p.m.


VARSITY GOLF

Next up for Dragon Golf:

April 20 hosting Cooper Invitational at Woodforest Golf Club, 9 a.m.



*conference matchup

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