The Cedar Ridge girls will co-open proceedings as the second-seeded Raiders face Flower Mound in one of two 8:30 AM matchups on Friday at the Texas Swim Center in Austin. The 47th TISCA Water Polo State Championships, hosted by Clear Creek HS, will end with boys and girls varsity champions on Saturday evening at UT. TISCA Water Polo is partnering with USA Water Polo and The Fosh to provide live stats from each tournament match. Follow all your West Region qualifiers via these links.
Three years after its first title the Anderson boys water polo team earned its second on Saturday upending defending champions Waco Midway 8-6 for the TISCA West Region Varsity Championship. The fourth-seeded Trojans advanced to the finals with a 12-2 victory over newcomers Cedar Park. Round Rock defeated the Timberwolves 7-2 to capture third place.
The Round Rock girls completed their season undefeated in the West Region with a 10-6 victory over Cedar Ridge in Saturday’s title match. The Dragons have now won four out of the last five regional championships. Anderson took the third spot after defeating Westwood. All four teams head to the TISCA Water Polo State Championships in the same positions they did one year ago. That tournament begins on May 4 at the Texas Swim Center in Austin.
TISCA West Region Varsity Boys Championship
- Waco Midway
- Round Rock
- Cedar Park
TISCA West Region Varsity Girls Championship
- Round Rock
- Cedar Ridge
TISCA WEST All Region Teams
|1st||Adam Gallardo||Round Rock||12|
|1st||Jack Hansen||Round Rock||11|
|2nd||John de los Trinos||BSB||10|
|2nd||Juan Mejia||PSJA Southwest||12|
|2nd||Brady Sullivan||Cedar Park||12|
|2nd||Colby Sullivan||Cedar Park||10|
|HM||Joseph Velasquez||PSJA Southwest||12|
|HM||Cameron Keating||Cedar Ridge||12|
|HM||Walker Stewart||Cedar Ridge||10|
|Coach of the Year:||Quinn Curl||Anderson HS|
|MVP||Kendall Katusak||Round Rock||12|
|1st||Cassandra Keating||Cedar Ridge||12|
|1st||Tressa Langenohl||Cedar Ridge||9|
|1st||Callie Scott||Round Rock||10|
|1st||Delaney Scott||Round Rock||10|
|2nd||Sophia De Leon||LBJ||10|
|Coach of the Year:||James Smith||Round Rock HS|
|MVP||Gabe Ross||Boerne Red||10|
|1st||Caeden Colgrove||Austin ISD||12|
|1st||Cooper Gaderson||Austin ISD||10|
|1st||Justin Medina||Boerne Red||9|
|1st||Kade Taylor||Boerne Red||9|
|2nd||Joshua Calderon||Boerne White||9|
|2nd||Carlo Carranza||PSJA ISD||10|
|2nd||Brendan Cornell||Boerne White||10|
|2nd||Jose Gomez||PSJA ISD||12|
|2nd||Jared Parks||Leander ISD||11|
|2nd||Riley Wilkenson||Leander ISD||12|
|Coach of the Year:||Matt Ross||Boerne Red|
|MVP||Chloe Finch||Cedar Ridge JV||10|
|1st||Sophia De Leon||TXLA||10|
|1st||Kennedy Dulin||Cedar Ridge JV||9|
|1st||Abby Peardon||Cedar Ridge JV||10|
|2nd||Marty Butler||Leander ISD||12|
|2nd||Carina Campos||PSJA ISD||9|
|2nd||Ashley Poulson||Leander ISD||11|
|2nd||Julia Worley||PSJA ISD||12|
|Coach of the Year:||Mark Stohrer||Cedar Ridge HS|
Day two of the West Region Championships ended with a stunner. Eighth-seeded Cedar Park defeated top ranked LBJ 8-6 in their first round varsity boys matchup. With the upset the Timberwolves have earned their first trip to the state championship tournament beginning on May 4. They will face the winner of Saturday morning’s Anderson, BSB matchup in the regional semifinals.
In the consolidated finals Cedar Ridge JV captured their first girls title with a win over TXLA. Boerne Red competed their championship run with a convincing win over first-year program, Austin ISD in the boys consolidated championship.
Varsity champions will be crowned at the end of Saturday.
Consolidated Boys Championships
- Boerne Red
- Austin ISD
Consolidated Girls Championships
- Cedar Ridge JV
The first of three days of championship water polo competition is complete in Round Rock. The higher seeds advanced after Thursday night’s games with the Cedar Park varsity boys winning a play in game to advance. The Westwood and Cedar Ridge girls posted wins in their openers to earn spots in the West Region semi-finals.
The schedule and results for the entire weekend of competition are live. The Friday agenda is full of consolidated action with champions slated to be crowned beginning at 5:30 PM.
Big wins for West Region Teams, a busy day in Waco, polo by the Rio Grande, and more on Regional Championships
LBJ, Round Rock Win at Texas Cup
The LBJ boys and Round Rock girls secured historic victories at this weekend’s prestigious Texas Cup Tournament in Lewisville. The Jaguars felled North Region 11th ranked Lake Highlands with a last minute score that broke an 8-all tie. Later the Round Rock girls defeated the North’s 8th ranked Keller by 9 goals to 7. For each team it is their first ever win over a non-West Region team. The Flower Mound boys and Guyer girls took home tournament championship honors. Click here for tournament results for West teams, and here for all the games.
Waco Midway Tourney Results
The BSB and LBJ boys came away with two wins as did the Round Rock girls at the Waco Midway West Region Tournament on March 31. All three teams emerged from the tournament among the leaders on the Varsity tables. See the schedule and all the results from the Waco Family YMCA here.
Expansion in the Valley
Los Fresnos has joined PSJA Southwest as this season’s newest varsity teams in the West Region. The two programs, along with PSJA’s consolidated teams, are helping grow the game in the Rio Grande Valley. Three more games are in the books as they look forward to participating in the West Region Championships for the first time in 2018.
Updated Regionals Info
Micki Krebsbach Swimming Pool in Round Rock will be home to three days of West Region Championship matchups beginning on Thursday, April 19. Varsity title matches take place on Saturday morning followed by Consolidated Championships. Tournament invites are coming soon.