FORT BEND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY MADE THE PLAYOFFS IN 2022, REBOUNDING FROM A SUBPAR 2021 SEASON.
The Eagles have been 19-14-1 general in securing their postseason bid and buoyed by stellar performances from quite a few gamers.
Senior Zane Councill hit .374 with 24 RBIs and a .468 on-base proportion. Junior Benji Elizondo hit .374 with 21 RBIs and a .508 on-base proportion to go along with a team-high 25 walks. Junior Caleb Bratcher had 22 RBIs. Senior Blaine Baird had 21.
On the mound, junior Clay Krisch led the workforce in innings with 50 1/3 and had greater than 3 times as many strikeouts (53) as walks (14). Senior Markos Romo led the workforce in appearances (16) and ERA (2.88), hanging out 17 and strolling solely 4 in 24 1/3 innings of labor.
FBCA SOFTBALL UNDERWENT SIGNIFICANT LEADERSHIP CHANGE IN 2022.
And the wins saved coming.
With Kelli Jacoby taking on for longtime chief Kelly Carroll, the Eagles went 11-1 in TAPPS 5A district play to earn a share of the District Championship and superior to the State Event. FBCA didn’t skip a beat below Jacoby.
Although that is her first stint as head coach, she is a revered membership coach who spent the earlier 14 years as affiliate head coach for the Eagles.
FBCA was paced by senior and Oklahoma-signee Avery Hodge (.722 common, .767 onbase proportion, 14 RBIs; 1.87 ERA in 52 1/3 innings), senior and Nicholls State signee Reagan Heflin (.641 common, 26 RBIs), sophomore Hadley Hodge (.610 common, 15 RBIs), sophomore Jaelynn Lee (.475 common, 13 RBs) and senior Grace Payton (.317 common).
A FEW FRESHMEN MADE THE 2022 SPRING TENNIS SEASON ONE TO REMEMBER FOR FBCA.
Amber Hayes and Farrah Childs loved an impressive season on the courts as a doubles tandem, making all of it the way in which to the TAPPS 5A State Event earlier than falling 6-3, 6-2 to Austin Regents.
Freshmen Naomi Jones and Elizabeth Johnson additionally certified as feed-in matches at State. FBCA loved a powerful freshman class general. Sydney Batts and Kendall Dailey additionally carried out admirably of their debut seasons.
On the boys’ aspect, freshman Austin Martinez is somebody to keep watch over down the highway.
TRACK AND FIELD
IT WAS A BANNER YEAR FOR TRACK AND FIELD AT FBCA.
The ladies gained the Regional Championship and despatched 10 qualifiers to the TAPPS State Meet in Waco, the place they adopted up by successful the TAPPS 5A State Championship.
Bayleigh Minor certified within the lengthy soar, triple soar, 200-meter sprint, 400-meter sprint, and 4×400. She was the star in Waco, taking dwelling 5 gold medals at State.
Angel Nwodu certified within the shot put, triple soar, 200-meter sprint, 4×100 and 4×200. Lani Brown certified within the 300 hurdles, 4×200 and 4×400. Brooke Coleman certified within the 100-meter sprint, 4×100 and 4×200. Gabbie Washington certified within the 400-meter sprint, 4×100 and 4×400. Bailey Hanner certified within the excessive soar, and in her first yr competing in monitor and subject gained gold within the occasion on the State Meet.
Daniella Herrera certified within the 4×200 and 4×400. Shea Bedminster certified within the 4×100 and 4×200. Kyra Whitman certified within the 4×400. Thea Longbottom certified within the 4×200 and 4×400.
The boys additionally felt tenth to State and completed by inserting third in Waco.
Cobey Sellers certified within the 110 hurdles, 200-meter sprint and 4×400. Noah Brooks certified within the excessive soar, 400-meter sprint, 4×100 and 4×400. Brooks gained gold within the 400 meters.
Sam LeBlue certified within the lengthy soar and 4×200. Max Granville certified within the shot put and 4×400. Bryce Grays certified within the 100-meter sprint, 4×100 and 4×200. Bryan Domino certified within the lengthy soar, 4×100 and 4×200. Matthew Brown certified within the 100-meter sprint, 4×100 and 4×200. Ben Longbottom and Ryan Welch every certified within the 4×400. Tekena Williams certified within the 4×200.
The Eagles’ dominance at State was no shock. They set a plethora of college information in the course of the season and postseason.
Minor set information within the triple soar (37′-0”), lengthy soar (18′-3.2.5”), 200-meter sprint (24.44 seconds) and 400-meter sprint (56.31 seconds). Sellers set the report within the 200-meter sprint (21.80 seconds). Brooks set the report within the 400-meter sprint (49.58 seconds).
The boys 4×100 relay of Grays, Brooks, Domino and Brown set the report with 42.86 seconds, and the 4×200 of Grays, LeBlue, Domino and Brown set the report with 1:29.92.
The ladies 4×800 of Minor, Washington, Sidney Arnold and Maddie Font set the report at 10:23.29, the 4×100 of Nwodu, Coleman, Washington and Minor set the report at 48.04, the 4×200 of Coleman, Nwodu, Washington and Minor set the report at 1:41.09 and the 4×400 of Washington, Coleman, Herrera and Minor set the report of three:53.40.
When you misplaced depend, that is 12 college information set in a single season.
FBCA’S BOYS TEAM STARTED STRONG BY WINNING FOUR OF ITS FIRST FIVE TOURNAMENTS THIS SEASON, AND THEN WAS REWARDED BY QUALIFYING FOR THE TAPPS STATE TOURNAMENT.
The Eagles’ boys have been led by Eli Walker Campbell (71 common) and Andrew Jammal (73). Chris Jammal (87), Brody Cowser (95) and James Donovan (99) additionally certified for State as a result of workforce’s sturdy standing on the Regional Event.
On the TAPPS 5A State Golf Event, Campbell completed ninth general capturing a 142 (72, 70). The GFCA workforce completed seventh general, capturing at 636.
Andrew Jammal shot 159 (79, 80), Chris Jammal scored 167 (80, 87), James Donovan scored 168 (81, 87) and Brody Cowser hit 194 (95, 99).