THE WOODLANDS - When The Woodlands Christian Academy decided to add boys soccer as sport it started as a gradual build over a few years.
Each year they would add a grade level. And then another. And then another until they reached a year where they could finally field a varsity soccer team. That season finally came.
Now, the Warriors boys soccer team - which has no seniors on the roster - is making the most of their first-ever varsity season - by making history every step of the way, including winning a district title and making the playoffs.
THE WOODLANDS - Coming off a 12-1 season, The Woodlands Christian Academy had another standout senior class that helped get them there.
Two pieces of that were Forrest Winton and Caleb Chappelle.
On Wednesday, the duo signed to play football at the next level as Winton signed with South Alabama and Chappelle with Rice University.
Chappelle led the team with 1,052 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns. Chappelle averaged 19.1 yards per catch and 80.9 yards per game. He was a match-up problem.
"Caleb Chappelle is one of the best football players to ever come through Woodlands Christian," The Woodlands Christian Academy coach Randy Hollas said. "A tough, competitive, and dedicated player, Caleb has shown that he has what it takes to be successful at the next level. We look forward to watching him compete at the Division I level for Rice University!"
Chappelle finished the year with 1,589 total all-purpose yards for the Warriors.
The other signee, Winton was all over the stat sheet in 2019. Rushing, receiving, kick returns, defense, he did it all.
Winton finished with 329 yards and eight touchdowns rushing; five receptions for 52 yards and 121 kickoff return yards. Defensively, he had 12 tackles, one pass deflection and one fumble recovery.
"Forrest Winton is a versatile player whose leadership ability matches some of the best Warriors in our school's history," Hollas said. "Forrest has a natural football ability and we know that he will do great things at South Alabama."