There are so many great athletes in the private school realm in Houston.
VYPE highlights five athletes or teams from across the private school ranks in this edition of Private School Playmakers Powered by Texas Citizens Bank.
It's been a hectic, but successful 2019-2020 high school athletic year. While we have a break in the action, let's highlight the top VYPE San Antonio area athletes from the winter sports season (basketball, soccer, swimming and wrestling). For fall's top 10, click here.
No. 1: First-team all-state senior and 2020 Texas A&M signee Sahara Jones averaged 23 points, 8.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.5 steals in San Antonio Veterans Memorial's second UIL girls basketball state runner-up finish in three years.
No. 2: Sophomore Connor Foote earned three medals at the UIL 5A state swim meet, including first-place finishes in the 100 yard freestyle and 200 yard medley relay and a runner-up result in the 100 yard backstroke, in leading Alamo Heights to a bronze team medal.
No. 3: New Braunfels senior George Marsh won the UIL 6A 285-pound state boys wrestling championship.
No. 4: Cibolo Steele junior Traeh Haynes earned the UIL 6A 215-pound state girls wrestling title.
No. 5: First-team all-state senior Journee Phillips averaged 17.6 points and 6.3 rebounds in leading San Antonio Wagner boys basketball to its third state final four appearance in the past four years.
No. 6: Cibolo Steele senior and Texas A&M signee Evelyn Bruner earned a bronze medal in the 200 yard freestyle and a fourth-place finish in the 100 yard freestyle at the UIL 6A girls state swim meet.
No. 7: San Antonio Madison senior Jackson Kennedy impressed in his runner-up finish in the 100 yard backstroke and eighth-place result in the 200 yard freestyle at the UIL 6A boys state swim meet.
No. 8: Junior Patricio Parra Ramon recorded 133 points in leading San Antonio TMI Episcopal to its third TAPPS boys soccer state championship in the past four seasons.
No. 9: 2020 Nebraska signee Audra Clark finished Medina Valley's 20-4-1 girls soccer regular season with 98 points.
No. 10: 2020 UCLA signee Jillian Martinez contributed 87 points in San Antonio Madison's 21-1 girls soccer regular season.
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