Athletics Report: Historical season ends for Dragons, Westwood Volleyball earns postseason awards, Stony Point coaching family grieves loss

12052016arwestwood-volleyballThe Dragons end a historical season, basketball season heats up before the holidays and tragedy strikes Stony Point coaching family. Read more about Round Rock ISD athletics from Nov. 28 through Dec. 4, 2016.

Historical Season Ends for Dragons

The Round Rock High School football team lost to The Woodlands High School on Dec. 3, ending the longest season in the team’s history in the class 6-A Division I regional finals, 41-18. The Dragons finished their season with the longest playoff run in the school’s 103 year history. Recap the season on the RRHS Football Booster Club’s photo gallery, accessible on Flickr. Congratulations to the Dragon student athletes, coaches, parents, and fans.

Westwood Volleyball Earns Postseason Awards

Five Lady Warriors earned spots on the All 14-6A District First Team after winning the district title. Westwood senior outside hitter Annie Rose Leggett was picked as the district’s most valuable player while middle blocker Cara Dolbear was named the outstanding hitter for the district. Joining Leggett and Dolbear on the first team were Paige Etherington, McKenzie Downs and Tori Clitheroe. Other individual awards included Kylie Brown of Cedar Ridge as outstanding setter, and Round Rock sophomore Abby Keilen as newcomer of the year. Nineteen additional RRISD student athletes earned recognition in the All District second team and honorable mention.

Basketball Season Heats Up Before the Holidays

The Lady Warriors earned a big win over Westlake High School on Nov. 30, 50-30. Two post players, senior Madison Crouch, 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting, and Kandyce Shepard, 16 rebounds, controlled the game. The Lady Raiders finished second at the Nancy Walling Classic basketball tournament. The McNeil High School boys team won the silver bracket at the Jack Frost Invitational, losing only to tournament champion Spring Westfield. Westwood, Round Rock and McNeil boys teams will compete in the Leander Lion Classic starting on Dec. 8.

Condolences for Stony Point Coach Kelley

The Stony Point family received tragic news this week with the death of coach Sean Kelley in an auto-pedestrian accident over the weekend. Kelley served students as an inclusion teacher and as an assistant coach on the cross country and tennis teams. He had coached the girls soccer team. Please keep his family and friends in your thoughts during this tragic time. SPHS has counselors available for any staff and students needing support.

Editor’s Note: The Athletics Report is a weekly collection of news and stories from across Round Rock ISD’s athletics department. We utilize content from area news outlets to help connect our readers with stories about our teams and student athletes. Have a story to share? Send it to community_relations@roundrockisd.org.