Steele hosts Smithson Valley in battle for 27-6A title; No. 1 Brennan takes on Marshall in 29-6A championship; Carrizo Springs faces Hondo with undefeated season on the line
Week 11 of KSAT 12's Big Game Coverage features a pair of high-profile matchups, as Brennan battles Marshall and Smithson Valley takes on Steele.
No. 3 Johnson rallies to defeat Reagan in overtime, claim 28-6A title; O’Connor stuns No. 7 Taft; Champion tops Floresville in seesaw battle
Johnson's remarkable rally over Reagan to claim the District 28-6A title and O'Connor's stunning upset of Taft on Saturday night are just two of the best games from Week 10 of KSAT's Big Game Coverage.
Defense lifts Reagan past Madison in 28-6A; Highlands QB Gutierrez throws 6 TDs in win over Burbank; Jourdanton hands Marion first loss
Week 6 of the high school football season featured a defensive battle between Reagan and Madison, an offensive shootout between Highlands and Burbank, and upsets like Edison defeating Lanier.
Central Catholic QB Sylas Gomez talks commitment to Army
After posting 718 yards passing, 469 yards rushing and 12 total touchdowns in six games last season, Central Catholic senior quarterback Sylas Gomez has already verbally committed to Army West Point, and he made the announcement on a special day.
Buttons, Cowboys thrive at South San Tourney
For the five area teams that competed in the South San ISD Tournament from March 11-13, the main priority was preparation for the heart of their district seasons. We had some timely hits and were capitalizing on mistakes.”Host South San (7-8-1) split four tournament games. “He threw strikes and moved the ball around,” South San coach Robert Zamora said. We keep getting better.”Bobcats senior John Ramos, recovering from a hamstring pull, put South San ahead with an RBI double in the fifth. “We had opportunities,” said Southwest Legacy coach Homer Flores, who was a South San assistant coach for 12 years.mysanantonio.com
Jefferson boys reach regional quarterfinals for first time since 1983-84
The Buttons defeated Houston St. Thomas 66-54 March 2 in the TAPPS Class 6A area round. Rincon led Jefferson with 22 points and San Miguel added 17. “They just attacked us inside in the second half and had a lot of second-chance points,” Vela said. Senior-heavy Port Isabel (13-2) ended YMLA’s playoff run with a 69-60 area round win Feb. 25 in Alice. Gonzalez and Justin Centeno scored 22 points apiece for Lanier.mysanantonio.com
Central Catholic bats awaken for SAISD title
A nine-run seventh inning lifted Central Catholic to a 14-4 win over South San (2-3) in the championship game Feb. 27 at Diz Reeves Diamond. “This team’s special,” said Buttons senior Matt Gauna, who went 3-for-5 with four RBIs in the title game. Central Catholic led 5-3 after six innings. “This is just part of it,” Central Catholic coach Danny Heep said. “Central Catholic always is a good hitting team,” South San coach Robert Zamora said.mysanantonio.com
Edison looks to move up in the 27-5A ranks
Edison’s first scheduled game was Feb. 22, and it happened to be a District 27-5A contest. Edison (7-5-1, 0-1) hasn’t qualified for the postseason since 2013 under retired coach Billy Montemayor. I thought we were going to do that last year.”Texas High School Baseball.com rates Edison third in 27-5A behind Jefferson (7-6, 0-1) and Kennedy (6-7-1, 1-2). “Our expectation is to compete,” Southwest coach Matt Gomez said. We expect to be in the playoffs, but you can’t take it for granted.”Eagle Pass Winn and Medina Valley were picked 1-2 in the Texas High School Baseball poll.mysanantonio.com
Central Catholic can't make up for lost time against Liberty Christian
Argyle Liberty Christian back Tye Strickland explained how his team jelled late in the season. Santiago said his team only practiced twice in the week leading up to the Liberty Christian game. Keith Fennell (120 yards, 3 receptions) caught a 46-yard touchdown pass from Carlos Camargo (146 passing yards) with 53 seconds left. Sam Houston 18, Burbank 13Hurricanes quarterback Daunte Brooks’ third touchdown pass accounted for the winning margin. DaVontray Simmons hauled in the eight-yard touchdown pass with 5:45 remaining in the third quarter.mysanantonio.com
Central Catholic tops Boerne Geneva in season opener
Yet like their namesake, that just made the Central Catholic Buttons coil tightly and strike. “That was an ugly first quarter,” Buttons coach Mike Santiago said. Central Catholic senior quarterback Jaden Velasquez capped the scoring with a 13-yard, play-action run with 1:53 left in the fourth quarter to make it 42-27. Victoria East scored the first 14 points. Following an East touchdown and a Legacy safety, Tovar connected with Jorge Pineda (52 yards, 7 catches) for his third touchdown pass.mysanantonio.com
Central Catholic shuts down McAllen Rowe in tournament finale
Central Catholic shuts down McAllen Rowe in tournament finaleZach Moreno struck out six and gave up only two hits as the Central Catholic Buttons shutout the McAllen Rowe Warriors, 2-0, Saturday during the last day of the Central Catholic/St. During the tournament, Central Catholic beat LEE, 5-3, lost to McCollum, 9-2, and defeated South San, 8-7, before concluding the tournament with the win over McAllen Rowe. A lot of guys play like they got nothing to lose, which they dont, were a young team, DeJesus said. McCollum finished the tournament with a 1-1-1 record, which included a win over Central Catholic, 9-2, a loss to South San, 10-8, and a 7-7 tie to LEE. South San went 1-2, beating McAllen Rowe, 9-3, and losing to Central Catholic, 8-7, and McCollum, 10-8.mysanantonio.com
Central Catholic honors 4-time State Champion boys soccer team
SAN ANTONIO – The Central Catholic boys soccer team entered the 2019-2020 season with the weight of expectations. After claiming their fourth straight TAPPS Division I State Championship, the Buttons had a chance to give one final bow for their efforts in front of a packed gymnasium full of students, parents and faculty. The seniors on the team have won the state championship all four years of their high school career. “It’s a very exciting moment,” said senior Christopher Rios-Cruz. “It’s a moment I’ve been looking forward to since I first got here as a freshman, but to be able to do this as a community -- not only with the soccer team, but the whole community of Central Catholic, our faculty and our parents -- it’s just an amazing feeling.
TAPPS State Soccer: Central Catholic 4-peats, TMI goes back-to-back
WACO – On a wild Championship Saturday, both the Central Catholic boys and TMI boys repeat as TAPPS State Champions by winning one-goal games. The Buttons earned their fourth straight title, while the Panthers notched their second straight. BOYS RESULTS
HS Soccer Highlights: Central Catholic tops Kelly Catholic
HS Soccer Highlights: Central Catholic tops Kelly CatholicPublished: February 13, 2020, 5:55 pmLess than 24 hours after notching a goal with San Antonio FC, Central Catholic senior midfielder Jose Gallegos opened the scoring the Buttons' 3-0 TAPPS Division I State Quarterfinal victory over Kelly Catholic.