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2022-23 Cypress Woods Soccer
The UIL Soccer Area Round provided another series of intense competitions between the finest clubs Texas has to offer.
Following some exceptional performances, which featured a myriad of nail-biters on the pitch, several Houston teams are advancing to the Regional Quarterfinals, with fans in tow.
Here are the H-Town teams (6A-Boys) primed to maintain their momentum in Round No. 3 of the UIL postseason this Friday and Saturday.
6A Boys Soccer
*Record Format: W-L-T (Tournament games not included)
*List is ordered alphabetically
Cinco Ranch Cougars
2022-23 Regular Season: 9-3-5/Finished 3rd in District 19-6A
Head Coach: Ryan Searle
Difference-Maker: Senior Forward Daniel Vargas-- The four-year starter who lead the team in scoring with 15 goals against district opponents, and has 17 overall.
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Seven Lakes
Clear Springs Chargers
2022-23 Regular Season: 9-4-5/District 24-6A Champions (8-1-3)
Head Coach: Kenny Webb
Difference-Maker: Junior MF Alexandro Quintanilla-- "He only has a couple of goals and 3 assists, but his skill level, ability to see the pitch, get his teammates where they need to be and refuse to lose attitude is what sets him apart," said Coach Webb. "He plays injured, doesn't complain and works hard every day."
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. North Shore
Cypress Woods Wildcats
2022-23 Regular Season: 9-2-4/District 16-6A Champions (8-2-4)
Head Coach: Joseph Carmichael
Difference-Maker: "What sets this team apart is their willingness to lead no matter where they are — on the field, in the classroom, or from the bench," said Carmichael. "At the center of it all are our seniors! They’ve always put our team’s success above personal recognition."
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Tomball
2022-23 Cy Woods Wildcats SoccerPhoto provided by Joe & Rachel Carmichael
2022-23 Regular Season: 12-0-3/District 22-6A Champions (10-0-2)
Head Coach: Justo Manrique
Difference-Maker:Victor Hernandez (Sr. MF) & Jordi Garcia (Sr. F)--The pair of Dobie seniors connected to score the game's only goal. Garcia, who leads the team in goals, scored off of a pass from Hernandez (the team's assist leader) to send the Longhorns to Round No.3.
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Pearland
Photo provided by Dobie HC Justo Manrique
Katy Jordan Warriors
2022-23 Regular Season: 10-5-2/Finished 3rd in District 19-6A
Head Coach: Jason Meekins
Difference-Maker: Sophomore MF Marcelo Ojeda & Senior CB Ben Bucic-- Bucic scored the game-tying goal near the end of regulation, and Ojeda sealed Jordan's victory with a goal in OT.
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Katy Paetow
Photo provided by HC Meekins
Katy Paetow Panthers
2022-23 Regular Season: 10-2-5/Finished 2nd in District 19-6A
Head Coach: Vincenzo Vaccaro
Difference-Maker: Sophomore Forward Cesar Garcia-- Led the Panthers attack, scoring twice, while providing support on the defensive side of the ball.
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Katy Jordan
Photo provided by Paetow HC Vincenzo Vaccaro
2022-23 Regular Season: 15-0/District 14-6A Champions (14-0)
Head Coach: Salvador Fernandez
Difference-Maker: MacArthur's Backline-- The stalwart Generals defense, led by senior Cristian Lopez (who scored the opening goal) shut out the Cy Springs attack to continue their postseason opponents' scoreless streak.
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. The Woodlands
Photo provided by HC Salvador Fernandez
North Shore Mustangs
2022-23 Regular Season: 11-4-2/Finished 4th in District 21-6A
Head Coach: Richard Hurtado
Difference-Maker: Junior Forward Ahmed Pecero-- Scored the lone goal of the match, bringing his season total to 35.
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Clear Springs
Photo provided by HC Hurtado
2022-23 Regular Season: 10-2-8/Finished 3rd in District 23-6A
Head Coach: Scott Macneish
Difference-Maker: Senior Forward Yousef Elnokali--Has scored 4 goals to lead the Oilers' attack through the first two rounds of the postseason. He, along with with Senior Defender Ashraf Adi, will play major roles in Pearland's playoff hopes.
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Dobie
Photo by Loyd Hendricks (Pearland)
Seven Lakes Spartans
2022-23 Regular Season: 15-1-1/District 19-6A Champions (15-0-1)
Head Coach: Jim Krueger
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Cinco Ranch
The Woodlands Highlanders
2022-23 Regular Season: 19-2-2/District 13-6A Champions (14-0-2)
Head Coach: Jason Fanning
Difference-Maker: Senior MF Gaspar Markez-- Scored the winning goal by way of a 25-yard rocket to the top corner of the goalpost.
Regionals Quarterfinals Matchup: v. MacArthur
2022-23 Regular Season: 9-3-2/District 15-6A Champions
Head Coach: Martin Metcalf
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Cypress Woods
TWHS Girls Soccer celebrates their Area Round victory against Klein
Here are the H-Town teams (6A-Girls) primed to maintain their momentum in Round No. 3 of the UIL postseason this Friday and Saturday.
6A Girls Soccer
2022-23 Regular Season: 9-5-3/Finished 4th in District 21-6A
Head Coach: Tim Franciskovich
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Kingwood
2022-23 Regular Season: 14-0-1/District 16-6A Champions (13-0-1)
Head Coach: Katie Bourgeois
Difference-Maker: Junior Forward Anaiyah Robinson-- Scored the game-winning goal for Bridgeland in their close match against Grand Oaks
Photo provided by Bridgeland HC Katie Bourgeois
Clear Lake Falcons
2022-23 Regular Season: 14-0-2/District 24-6A Champions (11-0-1)
Head Coach: Lisa Manis
Difference-Maker: "As far as our MVP, last night was a true team effort, so as a coach I cannot say that one player stood out," said Coach Manis. "Those girls truly worked as a unit and took care of business."
Regional Quarterfinalist Matchup: v. Summer Creek
Photo provided by Coach Manis
2022-23 Regular Season: 11-1/District 21-6A Champions (9-1)
Head Coach: Pres Holcomb
Difference-Maker: Sophomore Forward Makenzie Black-- Scored the game's lone goal to propel Kingwood past Clear Creek
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Atascocita
Photo provided by Kingwood HC Pres Holcomb
Klein Oak Panthers
2022-23 Regular Season: 11-2-1/Finished 2nd in District 15-6A
Head Coach: Erin Poyner
Ridge Point Panthers
2022-23 Regular Season: 15-0-2/District 20-6A Champions (14-0-2)
Head Coach: Evelyn Torres
Jamie Wright (VYPE)
2022-23 Regular Season: 14-0-2/District 19-6A Champions
Head Coach: Kaitlyn Eidson
Difference-Maker: Seven Lakes' Senior Captains Maddie RIch, Becca Romero, Katie Lennon, and Haydan Erick-- Represented each position group, contributed to both of the Spartans' goals, while playing with nagging injuries.
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Ridge Point
Photo provided by Seven Lakes JV HC Steven Poss
2022-23 Regular Season: 16-0-1/District 17-6A Champions (14-0)
Head Coach: David Walters
Difference-Maker: Senior MF Kristin Geczik-- Was the team's workhorse in coverage and shutting down the Elkins counter attack
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Katy Tompkins
Photo provided by Stratford HC David Walters
Summer Creek Bulldogs
2022-23 Regular Season: 12-4/Finished 3rd in District 21-6A
Head Coach: Becky Cobb
Difference-Maker: Freshman Forward Brooke Atkins-- Scored all three goals for the Bulldogs to headline the SCHS attack
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Clear Lake
The Woodlands Highlanders:
2022-23 Regular Season: 15-0-1/District 13-6A Champions
Head Coach: Frankie Whitlock
Difference-Maker:Renata Larracilla (So. MF) & Caroline White (Sr. MF)-- Larracilla scored one of the Highlanders' regulation goals, while White had an assist. Furthermore, White scored the game-deciding PK to cap off an absolute thriller of a win against Klein.
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Klein Oak
Photo provided by TWHS HC Frankie Whitlock
2022-23 Regular Season: 14-2/District 15-6A Champions (12-2)
Head Coach: Victoria Parsons
Difference-Maker: Tomball's senior starters, Caroline Fowlkes (2 goals), Kendall Hall (2 assists), Ximena Hammeken, and team captain Madeline McFarland provided the experience on the pitch to lead the Lady Cougars to victory.
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Bridgeland
Photo provided by Tomball HC Victoria Parsons
2022-23 Regular Season: 14-1-2/Finished 2nd in District 19-6A
Head Coach: Jarrett Shipman
Regional Quarterfinals Matchup: v. Stratford