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Valley Ventana

The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

Valley Ventana’s weekly Connections game: Week of April 22. Photo via Canva
Connections: Week of April 22
Valley Ventana, Staff • April 23, 2024
Wrestling coach Tim Clarkson was named the 5A Region IV Coach of the Year by his peers. Music by MorningLightMusic on YT
Wrestling coach named tops for Region IV 5A
April 22, 2024
Junior Sayers Allen poses for a photo at the golf region competition on April 17. Photo via SVHS Golf.
Swinging it into high gear
Grayson Cook, Staff Writer • April 19, 2024
In Comal school district, 22.0% of students are eligible to participate in the federal free and reduced price meal program, making the federal nutrition program a necessity. Photo by Annie Spratt via Unsplash.
Texas should adopt federal nutrition program
Bethany Mann, Editor-in-Chief • April 18, 2024
Olivia Fuentes will play beach volleyball at Tarleton University in the fall after signing on April 17.
Photo by Daniel Grant
Toe the sign
Alex Whelchel, Managing Editor • April 18, 2024

Ranger Roundup

Check out this week’s results in sports
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Paul Blanchard
Freshman Peyton Cox had a goal in the 7-0 win against Wagner. The girls soccer team is currently first in district with a record of 9-1-1.

Tennis 

Tennis recently competed at the CCISD Spring Fling tournament. Jude Bruce won first place in the men’s single championship draw.

 

Girls soccer

Girls soccer had a big win against Veterans Memorial 10-0. The team is first in district with a record of 9-1-1 and an overall record of 13-4-1. Their next game will be Friday against Canyon, home at 7:15 p.m.

Here are the stats for the Veterans Memorial game:

 

Goals

Jordan Todd 2

Addie Briscoe 

Addie Schultz 

Raelyn Hinojosa

Emma Perez

Izzy Sutherland

Callaghan McGuire

Hannah Newton 

Haley Bishop

 

Assists

Alyssa Pipes 3

Kaela Stevens

Addie Briscoe 

Jordan Todd

Izzy Sutherland 

Alex Smithwick

Madi Comrie 

Averie Young

 

Gk

Kaitlyn Watters 40 minute 0 goals against 0 saves 

Alondra Sanchez 15 minutes  0 goals against 0 saves

Raelyn Hinojosa 10 minutes 0 goals against 0 saves

Emma Perez 10 minutes 0 goals against 0 saves

Addie Schultz 10 minutes 0 goals against 0 saves

 

Boys soccer

Boys soccer won 4-0 against Veterans Memorial this past Tuesday. 

 

Softball 

Softball lost to Bowie 8-2 this past Saturday. Ariana Capeck pitched 4.1 innings while Maddie Haun pitched 2.2 innings.

 

Baseball 

Boys baseball won on Feb. 24 against Macarthur 9-0. They had 6 runs in the first quarter and then had runs in the second, third and fifth. They had a total of 7 hits and one of those hits was a home run by senior  Zach Gingrich, who also was the winning pitcher.

On the same day,  Gingrich hit another homerun in the 6-4 victory over Boerne. In that game Maverick Willams was the winning pitcher

 

Track 

Track competed at the New Braunfels Unicorn Invitational meet. Girls placed 2nd overall while the boys placed 5th overall. Their next meet will be the Ranger Relays here on Saturday. Results include:

Boys 

100m dash 

5 Quentin Sampson 10 Smithson Valley 11.15 

11 Liam Magee 10 Smithson Valley 11.35 

18 Hudson Woods 10 Smithson Valley 11.69 

 

200m dash 

3 Bradley Sowersby 11 Smithson Valley 23.23 

14 Drayden Bonet 11 Smithson Valley 24.11 

23 Zach Jaster 10 Smithson Valley 24.81 

 

400m dash 

5 Gavin Kantorak 11 Smithson Valley 52.20 

7 Devin Zook 10 Smithson Valley 53.00 

14 Gavin Bayless 11 Smithson Valley 55.77 

 

800m run

7 Zebene Martine 10 Smithson Valley 2:07.56 

 

1600m run 

6 Zebene Martine 10 Smithson Valley 4:39.28 

8 Luke Smith 10 Smithson Valley 5:03.86 

 

3200 m run 

5 Luke Smith 10 Smithson Valley 10:39.35 

 

110m hurdles 

8 Charles Whelan 12 Smithson Valley 16.21

13 Alexander Engrav 12 Smithson Valley 18.36 

 

300m hurdles 

4 Charles Whelan 12 Smithson Valley 42.28 

 

4×100

5 Smithson Valley 45.20 

 

4×200

2 Smithson Valley 1:30.99 

 

4×400

4 Smithson Valley 3:35.12 

 

Pole vault 

6 Zach Jaster 10 Smithson Valley 12-6 

 

Long jump 

6 Bradley Sowersby 11 Smithson Valley 20-1 

8 Daniel Dehoyos 10 Smithson Valley 19-6.50 

17 Liam Magee 10 Smithson Valley 16-3.75 

 

Triple jump 

4 Caden Spradling 11 Smithson Valley 41-0.50 

9 Daniel Dehoyos 10 Smithson Valley 39-10 

17 Diego Davila 11 Smithson Valley 35-11 

 

Discus 

1 Jaxson Maynard 12 Smithson Valley 146-8 

5 Gavin Garcia 12 Smithson Valley 127-3 

6 Dylan Gass 12 Smithson Valley 126-8 

 

Shot put

3 Gavin Garcia 12 Smithson Valley 44-10  

4 Dylan Gass 12 Smithson Valley 44-8 

 

 

 

Girls 

 

100m dash 

2 Avianna Miller 11 Smithson Valley 12.51  

3 Karis Leyendecker 10 Smithson Valley 12.72 

8 Payton Todd 9 Smithson Valley 13.24 

 

200m dash 

2 Avianna Miller 11 Smithson Valley 25.84 

9 Karis Leyendecker 10 Smithson Valley 27.10 

12 Payton Todd 9 Smithson Valley 27.36 

 

400m run 

6 Serenity Hudson  1:05.20 

 

800m run 

3 Mia Perez 11 Smithson Valley 2:24.35 1 

4 Isabella Sutherland 9 Smithson Valley 2:26.44 

 

3200m Relay 

3 Smithson Valley 12:53.26 

 

100m hurdles 

1 Maycee Moody 11 Smithson Valley 15.51 

2 Kirsten Hampton 12 Smithson Valley 15.98 

6 Aliya Murphy 10 Smithson Valley 17.43 

 

300m hurdles 

2 Erika Arzu Barrios 11 Smithson Valley 50.21 

4 Kirsten Hampton 12 Smithson Valley 51.83 

6 Maycee Moody 11 Smithson Valley 52.61 

 

4×200 

2 Smithson Valley 1:44.75 

 

4×400

1 Smithson Valley 4:05.06 

 

Pole vault 

2 Ella Pickron 12 Smithson Valley 11-6 

4 Sofia Mitschke 9 Smithson Valley 11-0 

10 Payton Todd 9 Smithson Valley 9-0 

 

High jump 

1 Bryn Biesenbach 10 Smithson Valley 5-2 

1 Aliya Murphy 10 Smithson Valley 5-2 

 

Long jump 

15 Cyanna Cavazos 10 Smithson Valley 14-2 

 

Triple jump 

4 Avianna Miller 11 Smithson Valley 34-8.50 

9 Cyanna Cavazos 10 Smithson Valley 31-7.50 

10 Maycee Moody 11 Smithson Valley 31-0.50 

 

Discus

5 Lisabeth Steinhiser 11 Smithson Valley 89-10.50 

7 Bridgette Eastman 11 Smithson Valley 86-9 

 

Shot put 

8 Miranda Alcala Patteson 11 Smithson Valley 31-2 1 

9 Bridgette Eastman 11 Smithson Valley 29-6 



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