State water polo tourney held in Southlake

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The state water polo tournament was held at the Carroll Natatorium on May 3-4 and offered some of the best talent in the state in the sport.

The Carroll girls team went 1-1 in the tournament, losing to Sterling 6-3 on the first day of the competition, but rebounded with a victory over Round Rock on day two by a score of 12-2.

The Carroll boys lost 12-11 to Clear Falls on the first day of the competition, but came back to defeat Alamo Heights by a score of 11-2 on the second day of the tournament.

The Carroll boys and girls both tied for ninth in their respective divisions at the competition.

Kyle McCall and Jake Remetta were named to the second team all-state squad on the boys side, while Yassi Sahba earned second team all-state honors on the girls side.

Veronica Hadley and Amy Jorgenson also earned honorable mention all state selection on the girls side.

McKinley finishes fourth at state

Grapevine High School pole vaulter Zoe McKinley finished fourth at the state track and field championships held this past weekend in Austin.

McKinley's jump was 13 feet at the competition.

Covenant sweeps state track and field meet

The Colleyville Covenant track and field program made it a clean sweep at this year's TAPPS State Track and Field tournament, winning titles on both the boys and girls side.

The girls finished with a total of 144 points at the competition, while the boys had a total of 82 points.

The Cougar girls won a gold medal in the 4x100 event, along with silver medals in the 4x200 and 4x400 events at the competition.

Kara Squires won the 100 sprint and Katherine Meadows won the 100 hurdles in the competition, and Jade Baker brought home golds in the 200 and 400 event.

On the boys side, Covenant won the 4x400 relay and finished second in the 4x100 event.

Brooks Friedman won first place in the 300 hurdles and Cameron Savage won the 200 event.

Cason has great showing at state for Faith

Faith Christian Academy's Emory Cason had an excellent showing at this year's TAPPS State Track and Field Championships, winning a total of four medals in the competition.

Cason won a gold medal in the 100 meters and the long jump, and finished second in both the 200 and 400 events at state.

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