SOFTBALL: Southwest vs. The Woodlands state 5A semifinal photo gallery, May 30, 2014
A Southwest fan proudly holds the Team 22 sign aloft at the state semifinal game.
Draons players get fired up before the state semifinal game against The Woodlands.
Southwest senior Gabby Flores rounds second base on her fourth-inning RBI double, while a Highlanders player awaits the throw from center field.
SOFTBALL: Southwest vs. San Benito regional semifinal photo gallery, April 24, 2014
Southwest center fielder Liz Phillips, left, and right fielder Faith Aguilar contributed to Southwest’s regional championship. Phillips drove in three runs and threw out a runner at home plate. Aguilar made a running catch for the game’s final out in Game 3.
Junior Caitilin Terrazas allowed five hits as a pitcher and drove in two runs at the plate in Southwest’s Game 2 win over San Marcos.
Teammates congratulate Gabby Flores after her three-run home run in the third inning.
Dragons senior catcher Gabby Flores.
Southwest junior Caitlin Terrazas delivers a pitch against San Benito.
Southwest senior center fielder Liz Phillips broke out of a hitting slump in Game 1 vs. San Benito with an RBI double and 2-run home run.
Southwest’s Amanda Sanchez (second from right) came on the Saints’ radar because of her multiplicity of skills.
Senior Gabby Flores had two of Southwest’s six hits in the state semifinal.
Dragons sophomore Megan Hernandez.
Dragons senior Liz Phillips.
Southwest senior catcher Gabby Flores.
SOFTBALL: Brackenridge vs. Boerne Champion photo gallery, April 24, 2014
Brackenridge shortstop Miranda Sandoval makes a play on a Boerne Champion runner.
Brackenridge left fielder Josette Garcia made an outstanding running catch to end the third inning against Champion.
Junior Alexis Berlanga pitched both games against Boerne Champion for Brackenridge.
Brackenridge senior Ana DeLeon, throwing from right field, drove in a run in Game 1 against Boerne Champion.
SOFTBALL: East Central vs. Southwest photo gallery, April 8, 2014
Southwest junior Caitlin Terrazas.
East Central left fielder Angel Lopez drive in two runs in Game 2 vs. Taft, helping the Hornets sweep the series.
Southwest shortstop Krystal Salinas.
East Central’s Cara Johnson filled in capably for injured Kendall Talley in center field.
East Central third baseman Alexis Macias receives a throw from the outfield as a Southwest runner slides into the base.
Taylor Doege of East Central was recruited by OLLU as both a pitcher and first baseman.
SOFTBALL: Providence vs. Antonian photo gallery, April 2, 2014
Providence catcher Marissa Olvera frames a pitch.
Antonian freshman Tarin Travieso was the winning pitcher and helped her cause by hitting a home run.
Providence infielder Kirstyn Garcia scoops up a grounder.
Antonian’s Brittany Gonzalez throws across the infield.
Providence pitcher Karley Rosales bears down.
BASEBALL: Burbank vs. Highlands photo gallery, March 28, 2014
Highlands shortstop Steven Martinez settles under an infield pop up.
Burbank competed against Hays for the second-consecutive year. Arturo Martinez is pictured.
Burbank’s Tristan Settles contributed to the Sub-5A victory in the 31st Valley-Hi Optimists all-star game Saturday.
BASEBALL: South San vs. Brandeis photo gallery, Feb. 28, 2014
South San catcher Adrian Gallegos tags out a runner at the plate off a strong throw from center fielder Nick Herrera. Gallegos hit a two-run, game-winning home run in the next inning.
Isaac Lugo pitched the seventh inning in South San’s 13-7 win over Steele, which earned the Bobcats their third-consecutive playoff berth.
South San squared off against O’Connor in the bi-district round. Junior Frank Bosmans dives back to the bag in a previous game.
BASEBALL: Highlands vs. Taft photo gallery, Feb. 27, 2014
Highlands’ Joshua Ortega slides into third base and looks back for the call in a NEISD Tournament game against Taft.
Highlands shortstop Bryan Aguilar scored two runs and drove in another as the Owls defeated Brackenridge 9-0 Friday.
Highlands fell to Seguin in a single-game, bi-district playoff. First baseman Gilbert Gomez executes a stretch in a previous game.
Highlands grad Steven Martinez will play college baseball at Our Lady of the Lake, which is starting its program in the 2014-15 school year.
BOYS BASKETBALL: East Central vs. O’Connor photo gallery, Feb. 17, 2014
East Central senior Jeremy Jones rises for game-winning dunk vs. O’Connor. Jones produced his seventh steal and sealed the win with a dunk 7.7 seconds before the end.
Jeremy Jones splits two O’Connor defenders.
His East Central teammates celebrate Jeremy Jones’ game-winning dunk.
SOFTBALL: South San vs. Memorial photo gallery, Feb. 13, 2014
Memorial’s Esther Martinez (14) takes a cut at Nikki Velasquez’s pitch.
South San senior pitcher Nikki Velasquez has been one of the Bobcats’ leaders in her fourth varsity season.
Memorial’s Gabriella San Miguel relieved starting pitcher Bridget Gomez against South San.
Bridget Gomez (7) locks in on the path of the grounder as a South San runner takes off on contact.
Alyssa Montes connects for South San.
BOYS BASKETBALL: East Central vs. South San photo gallery, Feb. 7, 2014
East Central senior point guard Ceddrick Ali turns the corner against South San. Ali scored 16 points on Senior Night.
South San senior Eric Alcozer competed in the Bobcats’ bi-district game against Brandeis.
East Central celebrates clinching at least a tie for first place in District 28-5A. The Hornets can win the title outright Tuesday in Corpus Christi.
South San’s Sammy Rodriguez breaks East Central’s press.
East Central’s versatile Albert Jimenez had a productive Senior Night with 17 points.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Providence vs. Antonian photo gallery, Jan. 22, 2014
Providence freshman Gabriele Mitchell scored a game-high 15 points against Antonian.
Providence freshman Gabby Gutierrez battles an Antonian defender for possession.
Providence freshman Christiana Howell (11) gets rebounding position against Antonian’s Jazmin Howard (23).
BOYS BASKETBALL: Kennedy vs. Memorial photo gallery, Jan. 17, 2014
BOYS BASKETBALL: Lanier vs. Highlands photo gallery, Jan. 9, 2014
Jefferson’s D’Andre Melton (14) fights for a rebound against two Lanier players.
Lanier’s Isaiah Vargas boxes out Jefferson’s D’Andre Melton.
Lanier’s Louis Garza (left) applies trademark Voks defensive pressure against Jefferson’s Anthony Friere.
Lanier coach Rudy Bernal enjoys a light moment against Jefferson earlier in his final Voks season.
Lanier coach Rudy Bernal applauds his team’s play during a recent game
Joseph Martinez, who played on Lanier’s 2000 and 2001 state teams, will replace his mentor Rudy Bernal (pictured here) as Voks coach. Bernal retired after last season.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Southwest vs. Somerset photo gallery, Dec. 16, 2013
Southwest guard Alexandra Busby (3) scored 21 points against South San.
Southwest’s Gaby Bernal drives for two points.
Southwest freshman Briana Longoria (21) defends Somerset’s top scorer Alexis Trevino, who scored eight points.
Southwest freshman Briana Longoria looks for driving room in a December game. Longoria helped the Dragons beat O’Connor Tuesday in a bi-district game.
Southwest freshman post Melissa Lockridge powers past a Somerset defender to the basket. Lockridge scored seven points.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Brackenridge vs. Highlands photo gallery, Dec. 13, 2013
Brackenridge sophomore Skyler Reyna (31) wins a rebound over Highlands’ Kiara Pesina (1) and Emily Pearce (11).
Highlands freshman guard Jerrica Herrera chases down a loose ball.
Brackenridge’s Skyler Reyna (31), guarding Highlands’ Kiara Pesina (1) in a recent game, in a December game, battled through injuries in the postseason.
Highlands freshman Kiara Pesina turns the corner as Brack’s Skyler Reyna defends.
Brackenridge sophomore Marquanique Freeman (22) battles for position inside against Highlands’ Jazzmine Jackson (33).
Brackenridge senior guard Breeann Hernandez (13) releases a shot as Highlands’ Erin Caldera (12) closes in.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Jefferson vs. Taft photo gallery, Dec. 5, 2013
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Highlands vs. Brennan photo gallery, Dec. 4, 2013
Highlands’ Jina Lackey turns the corner against Brennan, thanks to a pick from post Jazmine Jackson.
Highlands guard Aaliyah Prince scored 22 points against Edison.
Versatile Highlands junior Emily Pearce shows her rebounding skills against Brennan.
Highlands freshman Kiara Pesina looks for a way through top-ranked Brennan’s defense.
BOYS BASKETBALL: South San vs. Harlandale photo gallery, Nov. 23, 2013
VOLLEYBALL: Edison vs. Fox Tech photo gallery, Oct. 29, 2013
FOOTBALL: Central Catholic vs. St. Anthony photo gallery, Oct. 18, 2013
FOOTBALL: Burbank vs. Highlands photo gallery, Sept. 26, 2013
VOLLEYBALL: Fox Tech vs. Lanier photo gallery, Sept. 10, 2013