John Cooper Sports: Dragons Finish Conference Play Before Heading To Conference Championships

By: Lynn Boeding
| Published 04/24/2022

Bella Tamayo, a sophomore at The John Cooper School

THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Dragons Finish Conference Play Before Heading To Conference Championships

Results from the week of April 18


4/18 vs. Woodlands Christian • 10-3 L

4/22 vs. Kinkaid* • 3-0 L

4/23 vs. St. John’s* • 6-5 W

Coach Mike Williams: The Dragons ended conference play at 2-4 and will enter the playoffs as a 6 seed.

Next up for Dragon Baseball:

April 26 vs. Bay Area Christian, 6 p.m.

April 28-30 at SPC Championships


4/19 vs. Duchesne* • 19-1 W

Coach Nicole Hedden: Ella Howard meant business as she gathered five hits, with a double in the first, a single in the second, and a double in the third. She tripled and doubled in the fifth. Bella Tamayo tripled to bring in one run. Cooper scored eight runs in the fifth with doubles by Maggie Flin and Howard, a triple by Tamayo and a single by Ally Junaid. On the rubber, Grace Minarovic led things off. She went five innings, allowing one run on two hits and striking out 10. Dragons had 13 hits with multiples by Howard, Tamayo, Minarovic and Flinn. Minarovic also tore up the base paths, stealing at least two bases.

4/22 vs. Legacy School of Sports • 16-1 W

Coach Nicole Hedden: The Dragons had eight runs in the fourth inning led by Addy Tague, Emma Hall, Ella Howard, Bella Tamayo and Maggie Flinn, who all drove in runs. Tamayo pitched for the Dragons, allowing two hits and one run over two innings, striking out three and walking one. Fifteen hits got the done with multiple hits by Flinn, Howard, Tamayo and Sydney Kelly, with Howard and Flinn leading with three each. On the field, not a single error.

Next up for Dragon Softball:

April 26 vs. Bay Area Christian, 4:30 p.m.

April 28-30 at SPC Championships
first game vs. Greenhill, 4/28 at 4:30, at The John Cooper School


4/22 at Episcopal High School*

Girls • 4-1 W

Boys • 3-2 L

Next up for Dragon Tennis:

April 28-30 SPC Championships at Houston Christian (boys) and Kinkaid and Lost Forest Tennis Club (girls)


Next up for Dragon Track & Field:

April 29-30 at SPC Championships at Awty International


Next up for Dragon Golf:

April 25-26 at SPC Championships, Pecan Valley Golf Course, Fort Worth

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