Anderson Regains Title, Round Rock Repeats

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.

Anderson HS, 2018 Boys Varsity Champs

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

  1. Anderson
  2. Waco Midway
  3. Round Rock
  4. Cedar Park

TISCA West Region Varsity Girls Championship

  1. Round Rock
  2. Cedar Ridge
  3. Anderson
  4. Westwood

 

TISCA WEST All Region Teams

Varsity Boys
TeamNameSchoolGrade
MVPRiley BoydAnderson11
1stEthan AlfordMidway12
1stBennet BuchananAnderson10
1stReed DadyAnderson12
1stAdam GallardoRound Rock12
1stJack HansenRound Rock11
1stChris KazanasMidway12
2ndJohn de los TrinosBSB10
2ndAlex MancevskiLBJ12
2ndJuan MejiaPSJA Southwest12
2ndJeremiah PenaBSB9
2ndBrady SullivanCedar Park12
2ndColby SullivanCedar Park10
2ndMing ZhaoLBJ12
HMJoseph VelasquezPSJA Southwest12
HMCameron KeatingCedar Ridge12
HMWalker StewartCedar Ridge10
Coach of the Year:Quinn CurlAnderson HS
Varsity Girls
TeamNameSchoolGrade
MVPKendall KatusakRound Rock12
1stCassandra KeatingCedar Ridge12
1stTressa LangenohlCedar Ridge9
1stKate PerryAnderson10
1stCallie ScottRound Rock10
1stDelaney ScottRound Rock10
1stEmmy WagnerAnderson11
2ndShannon BerryWestwood12
2ndSophia De LeonLBJ10
2ndLucy MoranWestwood11
2ndJadie PetersenMidway11
2ndAshlyn SeifertMcNeil12
2ndCora TienLBJ11
2ndEmily VelaMidway12
HMMadison CateMcNeil9
HMLynnzie HalgoodBSB11
HMSarah RuizBSB10
Coach of the Year:James SmithRound Rock HS
Consolidated Boys
TeamNameSchoolGrade
MVPGabe RossBoerne Red10
1stCaeden ColgroveAustin ISD12
1stCooper GadersonAustin ISD10
1stJustin MedinaBoerne Red9
1stEvan SayerTXLA12
1stKade TaylorBoerne Red9
1stMichael WallaceTXLA12
2ndJoshua CalderonBoerne White9
2ndCarlo CarranzaPSJA ISD10
2ndBrendan CornellBoerne White10
2ndJose GomezPSJA ISD12
2ndJared ParksLeander ISD11
2ndRiley WilkensonLeander ISD12
Coach of the Year:Matt RossBoerne Red
Consolidated Girls
TeamNameSchoolGrade
MVPChloe FinchCedar Ridge JV10
1stSophia De LeonTXLA10
1stKennedy DulinCedar Ridge JV9
1stHayley HuthBoerne10
1stCorine KaderliTXLA11
1stTahlia MudzimuremaBoerne11
1stAbby PeardonCedar Ridge JV10
2ndMarty ButlerLeander ISD12
2ndCarina CamposPSJA ISD9
2ndAshley PoulsonLeander ISD11
2ndJulia WorleyPSJA ISD12
Coach of the Year:Mark StohrerCedar Ridge HS

 

 

Cedar Park Stunner; Cedar Ridge JV and Boerne Take Consolidated Titles

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

  1. Boerne Red
  2. Austin ISD
  3. TXLA

Consolidated Girls Championships

  1. Cedar Ridge JV
  2. TXLA
  3. Boerne

Day One of Regional Championships Complete

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.

Texas Cup, Waco Results, Expansion, and Regionals Info

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.

2018 West Region Championships

Click Here for Live Schedule and Results


Date & Location: Thursday, April 19 through Saturday, April 21 at Micki Krebsbach Swimming Pool, 301 Deep Wood Drive, Round Rock, Texas. Games will begin at 6:00 PM on Thursday. Games on Friday and Saturday will begin at 8:30 AM.

Divisions: Varsity boys and girls teams from the TISCA Water Polo West Region are invited to compete for one of four spots in the TISCA Water Polo High School State Championships. Consolidated boys-coed, and consolidated girls teams are invited to participate in their own championships. The top four varsity finishers will qualify for State Championships in Austin on May 4-5.

  • Girls Varsity: Top four teams will qualify for State Championship
  • Boys Varsity: Top four teams will qualify for State Championship
  • Consolidated teams are not eligible for State Championships

Format: All games and tie-breaker situations will use NFHS regulations unless otherwise noted. Each game will consist of four five-minute quarters. There will be two minutes between quarters for all games. If needed, games tied after four quarters will play a sudden victory period. This overtime rule is a modified version of NFHS rules. NFHS rules will apply at States. All teams get two timeouts per game (plus an extra timeout for overtime). First team listed wears white caps and starts to the left of the table. All teams will play at least two games.

Entry Fee:  $230 per team entered. Make checks payable to “RRHS Water Polo Boosters” Fees paid to the Boosters after April 17 are $250. Click here for a pdf version of the invoice with payment details.

Game Schedule: On Thursday, April 12 or earlier the schedule will be published here and an email will be sent to all participating coaches or team administrators.

Rosters: Please use the West Region roster worksheet to submit, verify, or update your team roster(s) by Thursday, April 12. Include cap number, name, and grade in school for each athlete. Rosters are limited to 14 athletes, including goalkeeper(s), for the West Region Championship.

Awards: For each of divisions – boys varsity, girls varsity, and consolidated girls, consolidated boys – the following will be awarded: first, second, and third place teams; Most Valuable Player; Coach of the Year. All-Region teams will be selected for each division by the coaches.

Admission: There will be an admission fee of $4 for adults and $1 for students. For children 10 & under, there will be no admission charge.

Hospitality: There will be hospitality for all coaches and officials.

For additional information, please contact James Smith.

TISCA Regional Championship Rules

  • Varsity teams are to be comprised solely of athletes who are currently enrolled at the high school they represent. Varsity teams and athletes should be prepared to verify their athletes’ school affiliation. If it is found that one or more athletes on a varsity team are not enrolled at the school for which they play, the team will be disqualified from the tournament and not re-invited the following season.
  • Private- and home-school athletes can participate on a consolidated team if they are currently enrolled in a 9-12 grade high school program.
  • Middle school-age children (6th, 7th, and 8th grades) are strictly prohibited from participating in any TISCA Water Polo activity.
  • UPDATED: All varsity rosters are to be exclusive. No athlete is permitted to play for more than one varsity team.
  • UPDATED: Girls are allowed to play for both consolidated girls teams and consolidated boys-coed teams at the tournament. Boys are not allowed on girls rosters, varsity or consolidated. No athlete can play both consolidated and varsity games.
  • UPDATED: Athletes are allowed to play both consolidated and varsity games. Consolidated coaches are strongly encouraged to utilize varsity non-starters only when necessary.
  • All rosters are limited to 14 athletes.