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 Thank you.

Girl’s Cross Country Wins District

crosscountryCongratulations to the girls Varsity Cross Country team on their First place team Championship for district 23-6A. The girls ran with heart and determination which helped them seal the win. The total score was 42 George Ranch, 45 Pearland Dawson and 48 Pearland. It was a very close deficit to the top and the girl prevailed. There was 100% personal records set for the girls Varsity team. Theresa McComsikey finished the individual district runner up running a PR of 18.32.5, Brooke Johnson finished 6th running 19:35.6, Katia Davis finished 9th and ran 19:55.6 , Ruhi Patel fished 12th and ran 20:14.2 and Sydney Delgado finished 13th and also ran 20:14.2. Alyssa Heikkila 21: 07 and Lauren Ngyuen Ran 23:04 to contribute to the team as well. When you see these ladies please congratulate them on their hard work. This qualifies the team for the Region III Championships held in Huntsville next Saturday.

Congratulations to the girls Junior Varsity on their 2nd place team finish in the District 23-6A Cross Country Championships. Top 5 finishers for George Ranch were Rachel Dolan 8th, Jeyme Alvear-Garcia 10th, Ramsa Kazi 14th, Cami Lidisky 16th and Sienna Espindola 19th. All of the girls top five ran personal records to get their team the runner-up title. Kenia Washington, Alexis Fohl, Colette Knoblauch, Leyla Vera and Hazel Walker all ran personal records as well to be a huge support to the team. In the girls Open race, Hayley Lindstrom finished 6th overall earning a medal, Elizabeth Sanchez finished 9th overall earning a medal and Gabby Galvan finished 26th and ran a personal record as well.

Girls Cross Country at Cypress Woods

crosscountryThe girls Cross Country team competed in the Cypress Woods Invite on Saturday and placed 5th overall out of 16 teams. Junior Captain Theresa McComiskey placed 11th overall running a personal best and this puts her 2nd overall in the standings for District 23-6A. Brooke Johnson, Ruhi Patel, CoCaptain Katia Davis and Sydney Delgado all ran personal best to contribute to the overall placing. The Girls Junior Varsity Placed 7th overall out of 15 teams. The Top five finishers for the Longhorns were Ramsa Kazi, Hayley Lindstrom, Kenia Washington and Cami Lidisky. The Longhorns will close the regular season before vying for another district title as they will compete in the Clear Lake Invite this Friday at Miramar Park in Seabrooke, Texas.

Girl’s Varsity Cross Country Wins Kempner Invite

crosscountryCongratulations the girls Varsity for Winning the Kempner Cougar invite last week. There was a narrow margin beating out Cypress Falls and Kingwood Park with a 73 to 76 and 77 point victory. Theresa McComiskey lead the way in true fashion to the overall title which makes the 2nd meet in a row that she has taken over the competition. Brooke Johnson and Ruhi Patel finished in the top 20 and Katia Davis and Sydney Delagdo rounded out the scoring placing in the top 25. This makes the second meet of the season that the Longhorns have taken over and won. The girls Junior Varsity Finished 3rd overall with top finishers being Sienna Espindola, Cami Lidisky, Ramsa Kazi, Hayley Lindstrom and Kenia Washington. The ladies will compete in the Cypress Woods invite this Saturday.

Girl’s Cross Country at Pearland Invite

crosscountryThe Girls Varsity Cross Country Team competed at the Pearland Invite last Friday and placed 2nd overall out of. The girls ran extremely well. Theresa McComiskey lead the way and placed first overall for the girls Varsity division. She had well over a 30 second game to the 2nd place competition. Freshmen Brooke Johnson and Alyssa Heikkila broke the top 20 and medaled for the Longhorns as well. To round out the top places were Ruhi Patel and Sydney Delagdo placing 22nd and 25th respectively. The girls Junior Varsity placed 4th out of 11 teams overall at the Pearland Invite. Sienna Espindola led the way for the longhorns medaling and placing 20th out of more than 100 competitors. Notable placers for the Longhorns were Cami Lidisy, Kenia Washington, Ramsa Kazi and Hayley Lindstrom. The Longhorns will be a little closer to home for an afternoon meet Thursday at the Kempner Cougar classic starting at 3:00pm

Girl’s Cross Country Wins Galveston Beach Invite

crosscountryCongratulations to the girls Varsity cross country team on earning the Team title at the Galveston Beach Invite last Friday in the Division 1 section. The girls battled the sand 100% for 2.5 miles and came out with the ultimate Victory. Top 5 finishers for the longhorns were Theresa McComiskey with 2nd place, Brooke Johnson placed 8th, Ruhi Patel Placed 10th, Alyssa Heikkila placed 17th and Sydney Delgado placed 25th to seal the win. Senior Lauren Nguyen placed 46th out of 81 competitors. The Girls Junior Varsity cross country team placed 5th out of 28 teams at the Galveston Beach Invite. Top 5 finishers for the Longhorns were Sienna Espindola, Ramsa Kazi, Elizabeth Sanchez, Hayley Lindstrom and Cami Lidisky all helped with the point score. The Longhorns continue their quest towards competing in their first district meet as a 6A school.

Girl’s Cross Country at Seven Lakes Invite

crosscountryThe Longhorns Girls Varsity Cross Country team finished 9th overall out of 16 teams at the Sven lakes invite. It was great weather for plenty of season and personal best this second meet of the season. Theresa McComiskey led the way placing 23rd out of 138 competitors, Ruhi Patel placed 62nd, Freshmen Brooke Johnson, Alyssa Heikkila and Sydney Delgado placed 66th, 74th, and 75th respectively. The girls Junior Varsity placed 11th out of 18 teams overall. Top 5 runners for George Ranch with all setting personal records were Cami Lidisky, Sienna Espindola, Hayley Lindtsrom, Elizabeth Sanachez and Ramsa Kazi. Both teams will compete this Friday at the Galveston Beach run invite.

Cross Country State Results

crosscountryThe Boys Cross Country team finished 8th in the State this season. In the mud and the rain the team was lead by Jacob Nava finishing 17th, Jacob Triesch 39th, Wilson Hinz 75th, Hunter Davis 84th, Ben Edgmon 102nd, Will Lord 110th, Jacob Triesch 127th. Congratulations boys! And congratulations to Theresa McComiskey for representing the Girls Cross country team at this weekend’s past State Cross Country championships. Through the cold treacherous conditions of rain, puddles and mud, Theresa managed to place 73rd out of 151 competitors in Class 5A. It was a fast and aggressive start and Theresa managed to overcome mother nature’s obstacles and run a time of 20:59 bettering her regional time. Please give your congratulations to sophomore Theresa Mccomiskey as she became the first GRHS girls cross country athlete to qualify to the state meet!

Regional XC Results

crosscountryThe Boys Cross Country Team placed 2nd at the Regional meet on Monday. Jacob Nava finished 4th overall and Jacob Triesch finished 10th overall. The boys will race next Saturday at the state meet in Roundrock.
The Girls varsity Cross Country team competed yesterday in the Region 3 Cross Country Championships. Toughing out the cold and mud, the Longhorns placed 7th overall out of 24 teams for the team place finish. This is the best placing thus far since the school opened and bettered last year’s season by 6 spots. Lauren Nguyen and Parker McCarley respectively placed 74th and 80th out of 160 competitors. Senior Payton Rouse finished 64th, Freshman Jeyme Alvear-Garcia finished 57th, Sophomore Katia Davis finished 55th and Ruhi Patel finished 34th. Sophomore Theresa McComiskey qualified to the state meet for the first time and finished 6th overall she will be representing the school in Round Rock. Theresa fought until the very end through the mud fest and definitely overcame the obstacles to earn her deserving spot to the state meet. Overall the girls Cross country team had a very successful season and we all thank the staff, faculty and parents for their continuous support. Let’s all keep supporting Theresa in her quest at the state meet November 7th in Round Rock.