Baseball Playoffs vs. La Porte

The Varsity Baseball team ended their season this past weekend with a 28-5 record as they lost a tough series against La Porte. The Longhorns were victorious 5-1 in 10 innings on Thursday with the help of a Brad Armstrong grand slam in the top of the 10th. The Longhorns fell 4-9 on Friday despite a 3 run homer by Jake Zatopek. Saturday saw the Longhorns battle til the end of 10 innings again but came up short as the Bulldogs won 7-6. It was a successful season with many proud moments and honors. Thank you to the players, parents, fans, administration, and faculty for your support and dedication. A special thanks to the Seniors who put in countless hours of hard work and dedication over their 4 years to help continue the success of Longhorn Baseball. Best of luck in your future endeavors.

Cross Country Sign-up

Attention to all young ladies not enrolled in athletics for the 2017-2018 school year. If you are interested in participating in girls cross country and/or track as an athlete or manager for the next school year, please see Head Coach Alicia Dutch in the field house before or after school or contact by email at adutch@lcisd.org. Thank you.

Student Physicals on May 22

Physicals for all sports, cheerleaders, and drill team members May 22nd. Morning athletics can go to Reading gym or come after school. Physicals will start at 3:00 PM and last till 5:30 PM at the high school gym.

Boys Track Wins Region 3-6A Championship

The Longhorn Varsity Boys Track team competed at the Region 3-6A Championships this past weekend and the Longhorns took the team title. This is the first regional championship for the boys track team in school history. To start of the amazing win, in pole Vault Robert Platt ties his personal best and vaulted at 15ft 6in vault to win pole vault. Jacob Adair finished 4th with a vault of 15ft. The boys 4x100m relay team of Cristian Velez, Jayson Baldridge, Sebastian Arellano and Champion Allison took the gold. In the 400m Dash Champion Allion won by a big margin to take home the gold. in the 300 hurdles, Jayson Baldridge made a big statement by running the second fastest time in the country and winning with a time of 36.08 seconds!! The longhorns 4x400m relay stole the show by winning the relay. Those members where Jayson Baldridge, Avery Veiseh, Faybian Marks and Champion Allison. The longhorns will be headed to Austin to compete at the UIL State Track meet May 13th. Come support the Longhorns as they make a run for the Team State Championship.

2017-2018 Athletic Booster Club Executive Board

Congratulations to our new executive board. The new board is:

President: Cody Hunter
1st VP PTO/Merchandise: Gina Burkett
2nd VP Athletics: Jeff Galvan
3rd VP Membership: Josh Connealy
4th VP Sponsorship: Melissa Marlow
5th VP Communication: Marcie Berry
6th VP Fundraising: Amy Pearson
Treasurer: Carol Kostelnik
Secretary: Karen Reid

Incoming Freshman Football Parent Meeting

Coach Ricky Tullos, George Ranch High School Campus Coordinator and Head Football Coach, has scheduled his Incoming Freshman Football Parent Meeting for Thursday, May 11th at 7 PM in the GRHS Field House. All incoming freshman football athletes are encouraged to attend.

  • Meet the coaching staff
  • Summer and Fall Schedules
  • Expectations
  • Information on physicals
  • Booster Club information

Boots and Bling 2017

Grab your boots, throw on your bling and get ready for a night of fun at Boots and Bling 2017, hosted by George Ranch High School Athletic Booster Club. Join us Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 7:00 pm. This year’s event will be held at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, Bldg. B. Tickets are $40.00 each (must be 21 years or older) and includes dinner, drinks and fantastic music featuring THE DECADES. Buy your tickets online at www.grhsabc.com All proceeds will benefit the Student Athletes of George Ranch High School.

Baseball Beats Alief Elsik

The Varsity baseball team bounced back from 2 losses last week by defeating Elsik 9-0 on Tuesday night. Josh Lapierre took the mound and had 13 strikeouts while helping himself with 2 singles and an RBI. Jake Zatopek also had multiple hits including a double and homerun for 4 RBI’s will Dylan Rock contributing a double and 2 RBI’s. Colson Kostelnik came in to close out the 7th with 3 strikeouts. The 24-3 (9-2 District) Longhorns will host Alief Taylor this Friday as we honor the Senior players and their parents.

Girls Track at Area 23-24 6A Championships

The girls varsity track team finished 7th our of 15 teams at the Area 23-24 6A championships. In field events. Junior Alexis Woods jumped to two season bests in girls long jump and triple jump. Alexis placed 3rd in triple jump with a jump of 37′ 6 and 4th in long jump with 17′ 9. This qualified her to this weeks Region 3-6A Championships at Challenger Stadium. Also qualifying to the regional meet was sophomore Nyla Barlow placing 2nd in the 400 meters and running a personal best of 57.10. The girls 4×200 meter relay placed 3rd overall and ran their 2nd best time of the season with Junior Jazmine George, Freshman Alexandria Franklin, Freshman Mikayala Wright and Freshman Camille Rutherford. This put them in to the regional meet as well. Senior Abisola Anifowoshe placed 4th overall earning a spot in the Region meet as well. Notable point earners for the longhorns go to Theresa McComiskey placing 5th in the girls 3200 meter and 6th in the 1600 meter run. Katia Davis placed 6th overall in the 3200 meter run. The girls 4×100 meter relay placed 5th running their season best with Mikayla Wright, Jazmine George, Nyla Barlow and Camille Rutherford. The girls 4×400 meter relay placed 7th overall running a season best time with Savannah Creech, Victoria Tennon, Alexandria Franklin and Munachi Anusiem.

Boys Track at Area Track Meet

The Longhorns boys track team finished 2nd over all by one point at the Area track meet. There were many great performances by the team. To start the meet off by scoring big points was Robert Platt and Jacob Adair by going first and Second in pole vault. Robert Platt vaulted a personal best to win with a vault of 15ft 6in. In the High Jump JaMarkus Taylor wins high jump with the new school record, a jump of 6ft 4in. Joshua Okoye finished 6th place with a jump of 5ft’10in In the 4x100m relay, the Longhorns win with a 41.13. The relay members were: Cristian Velez, Jayson Baldridge, Sebastian Arellano and Champion Allison. In the 400m dash, Champion Allison won convincingly with a time of 46.54. In the 4x200m relay the relay punched their ticket to Region 3 6A championships by finishing 3rd. Those Members were Sebastian Arellano, Thomas Cook, Avery Veiseh, and Stephan Hegger-Bregger, in the 300h Jayson Baldridge cruised to another victory with a time of 37.62. Colton Pounders finished 5th with a time 39.85. to cap out the night the longhorn run a new school record in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:12. 76. Those members were Jayson Baldridge, Avery Vesieh, Faybian Marks and Champion Allison. The longhorns will be competing at the Region III 6A Championship track meet this coming weekend at Charger Stadium in League city. Come out and support the longhorns as they take on 6A’s best at the Regional Track meet.

District Tennis Tournament

On Thursday afternoon, the JV and Varsity tennis teams completed district play at the district tournament. The Longhorns fought hard and brought home a top of hardware. In fact, of the 15 medals up for grabs in the freshman draws, George Ranch brought home 8 and of the 15 medals up for grabs in the JV draws, JV brought home 5 of them. Furthermore, freshman Boys and Girls took 1st and the JV Girls took first as well.
Medal Winners are as follows:

  • Kate Miller and Kylie Walters took 3rd in Freshman Girls’ Doubles
  • Sophia VanSwol and Viviane Dang took 4th in Freshman Girls’ Doubles
  • Alexis Frey took 1st in Freshman Girls’ Singles
  • Cameron Hass brought home 2nd in Freshman Girls’ Singles
  • Camille Rutherford brought home 3rd in Freshman Girls’ Singles
  • Jessie Lorance and Jeffrey Greer took 1st in Freshman Boys’ Doubles
  • Victor Colman and Finn Newman took 2nd in Freshman Boys’ Doubles
  • Jeremy Bui brought home 4th in Freshman Boys’ Singles
  • Alex Hernandez and Leah Thaxton took 1st in Freshman Mixed Doubles
  • Jonathan Cline and Christin Bruner took 2nd in Freshman Mixed Doubles
  • Heather Wunsch and Lauren Thompson took 1st in JV Girls’ Doubles
  • Olivia Ledgerwood and Nicole Brandborg took 4th in JV Girls’ Doubles
  • Rachael Holly brought home 2nd in JV Girls’ Singles
  • Nick Heard and Ethan Chau took 3rd in JV Boys’ Doubles
  • Daniel Pate brought home 4th in JV Boys’ Singles
  • Nerija Sickle and Thomas Thaxton took 1st in JV Mixed Doubles
  • Lauren Caples and Dylan Le took 3rd in JV Mixed Doubles

Boys Track at 23-6A District Track Meet

The Varsity Boys Track team competed in the 23-6A District Track Meet this past weekend. The team finished 2nd over all with many outstanding performances. The following athletes advanced to the Area track meet this Friday at Dickinson High School. Josh Treisch finished 4th in the 3200m run. In pole vault, all three vaulters advanced and with a big personal best by Jacob Adair with a vault of 16ft which is tied for the best vault in 6A state. Robert Platt finished 2nd with a vault of 15ft and Nathan Grayson finished 4th with a vault of 13ft 6in. The 4×1 relay team advances with a season best 41.09. the relay members were Avery Veiseh, Champion Allison, Seabastian Arellano and Jayson Baldridge. The 4x200m relay advances to Area. Those members were Seabastian Arellano, Thomas Cook, Faybian Marks and Stephan Hegger Bragger. In the 300 hurdles, Jayson Baldridge won with a 37.45 and Colton Pounders advances with a personal best of 39.73. In the 400m dash, Champion Allison wins with a personal best of 46.15 and is currently ranked number 1 in the state and number 3 in the country. The 4x400m relay won with a 3:14. 41. Moving on to area with the top time. those members were Jayson Baldridge, Avery Veiseh, Faybian Marks and Champion Allison.

Softball at Brazoswood

The Longhorns played Buccaneers last night at Brazoswood. JV lost 6 to 0. Emily Hoefer, Alyssa Osadchuk and Jayden Smith all had singles to lead the offense. Varsity played a tough game but fell short 4 to 2. London Diller pitched a great game with 5 strikeouts and giving up only 4 hits. Lexi Tovar and Taylor Pesina had singles. Join us Thursday evening for our games against the Pearand Oilers at the ranch.

Baseball Beat Pearland Dawson

The Varsity Baseball team improved to 23-1 (8-0 District) with a 13-0 victory over Pearland Dawson in 5 innings. Joseph Menefee threw 4 hit less innings with Garrett Arredondo closing it out. The Longhorns combined for 12 hits with Kyle Boudreaux, Ty Abraham, Dylan Rock, and Bryce Debbs adding multiple hits. Boudreaux, Menefee, Brad Armstrong, and Jake Zatopek each had extra base hits with Zach Holhuter adding a solo bomb. The Longhorns will travel to Brazoswood on Tuesday to take on the Bucs.

Tennis at District 23-6A Championship

This past Thursday and Friday, the girls and boys tennis team completed in the District 23-6A Championship here at George Ranch. George Ranch High School boys brought home the District Championship. The boys teams all placed in the top three in each one of the five draws. In boys singles, Marc Maciel brought home the Silver medal with Ryan Cao bring home the bronze medal. In boys doubles, the team of Johnthan Tan and Jack Berry brought home the silver with the team of Ryan Grace and Thomas Mandell bring home the bronze medal. In mix doubles, the team of Josh Joe and Julia White brought home the silver medal and the team of William Blanco and Megan Foster brought home the bronze. George Ranch High School Girls finished in second place by three points. They performed well in every draw. Chloe Redies brought home the only gold medal with a win in girls singles. The team of Hannah Rosebanum and Pari Khawaja brought home the bronze medal in girls doubles. Everyone who finished in the top two will be heading the Deer Park April 18 and April 19 to complete in the Region II I 6A Tennis tournament.

Girls Track Placed 3rd in 23-6A District Meet

The girls Varsity track team placed 3rd overall at the 2017 23-6A District Championships. The Longhorns performed well with their first year in 6A and solidified many qualifying spots to the Area meet this Friday. In field events, Alexis Woods became the only and first 23-6A District champion in girls triple jump. She also placed 3rd in long jump which allowed her to move on to the next round. In the girls distance events, Junior Theresa McComiskey placed 2nd in the 1600 meter run and 3rd in the 3200 meter run moving her on to the next round. Teammate Katia Davis placed 4th in the girls 3200 meter run which sealed her a spot in Area as well. In the hurdles, Senior Abisola Anifowoshe placed 2nd to add to point totals and qualified her in the area meet. Sophomore Nyla Barlow doubled up placing 2nd in both the 400 meter run and the 200 meter running personal records in both qualifying to the area meet. Running next to her was teammate Camille Rutherford who placed 3rd in the 200 meters qualifying to area. Junior Jasmine George ran swiftly in the girls 100 meter run and placed 4th edging out competition to run in the next round. All three relays made it in to area and are ready to take on the next level. The girls 4×100 relay ran a season best and placed 2nd with Jasmine George, Nyla Barlow, Mikayla Wright and Camille Rutherford. In the girls 4×200 meter relay, the girls placed 2nd with Faith White, Alexis Woods, Mikayla Wright and Camille Rutherford. The girls 4×400 relay placed 4th and ran a season best with Munachi Anusiem, Alexandria Franklin, Savannah Creech and Victoria Tennon. Contributing to point totals were Mikayla Wright 6th in the 100, Munachi Anusiem 6th in the 300 meter hurdles, Katia Davis 5th and Brooke Johnson 6th in the girls 1600 meter run.

2017 GRHS ABC Scholarship Recipients

GeorgeRanchHSThe George Ranch High School Athletic Booster Club is proud to announce our 2017 scholarship recipients. This year, 10 scholarships totaling $23,000 were awarded to George Ranch High School Senior Student Athletes. The recipients are:

Always Believe Scholarships – $4000

  • Riley Murray
  • Kim Williams

One Herd, One Heartbeat Scholarships – $3000

  • Megan Foster
  • Tenzin Palkyi

General ABC Scholarships – $1500

  • Olivia Gray
  • Aaron O’Reilly
  • Jillian Morris
  • Hannah Agner
  • Joshua Joe
  • Aisha Sheikh

The recipients and their parents are invited to our April 24th ABC General Meeting for a 6:00 reception and a 6:30 scholarship presentation.

Congratulations to our Senior Student Athletes!

JV Boys Track Wins District Title

xctrackLast night the JV Boys Track Team won the district title. Freshman came in fourth. First place finishes for the night included Marcus Diep, Connor McVoy,Ike Okoye,and Isaac Williams in the shot put. Great job guys!

JV Softball at Spring Tourney

softballOn Thursday the Longhorn JV Softball team competed in the first day of the Spring Tournament. The longhorns dropped the first two games to Spring, 7-2 and 8-0 respectively. Jayden Smith crossed the plate for both runs in the first game. In the final game of the day, the Longhorns beat Oak Ridge 6-0. Pitching for the Longhorns was Alyssa Osadchuk. She gave up five hits, struck out three batters while walking one. Tournament play continues on Saturday.

Softball Beat Pearland Dawson

softballThe Longhorn softball team played Pearland Dawson on Tuesday. The JV started the night off with a 3-2 loss. Getting the RBI’s for the Horns were Alyssa Osadchuk and JJ Smith. The Varsity ended the night with a 3-0 shutout. Pitching the complete game was Alexis Tovar with 6 strikeouts. Hitting was led by Reese Scott who had a 2 run single and Kayte Martinez had a RBI single to pad the lead. The Horns are traveling to Brazoswood next Tuesday.