John Cooper Dragon Football and Volleyball Open Conference Play
THE WOODLANDS, TX -- THE JOHN COOPER SCHOOL Results from the week of September 16.
The Dragons open conference play with a sweep of Austin SPC teams–St. Stephen’s and St. Andrew’s. Senior Anna Claire Adam led the team in kills and sophomore Laura Weatherford led in digs.
9/20 vs St. Stephen’s Episcopal* • 3-1 WIN
9/21 vs St. Andrew’s Episcopal* • 3-1 WIN
2-0 in conference play
Next up for Dragon Volleyball:
Oct. 2 vs. Duchesne Academy, 5:30 p.m. DIG PINK
Oct. 8 at Episcopal High School*, 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 17 vs. Kinkaid*, 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 22 at Awty International*, 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 24 at Houston Christian*, 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 29 at St. John’s*, 5:30 p.m.
9/20 at Fort Worth Country Day* • 27-7 LOSS
The Dragons lost 27-7 on Friday, to go 3-1 on the season. The Dragons where equal with Fort Worth Country Day in every category but two of the most important parts of the game-turnovers and penalties. The Dragons offense had 336 total yards, while giving up 351 total yards.
Coach Erik DeHaven: Our football team battled a lot of adversity last week. Ultimately, our young men do what they do every week and gave amazing effort. We will regroup as football team this week and focus on what we do.
Players of the Week:
Team MVP: Jake Peterson • 7 solo tackles, 2 assisted, 2 sacks, 2 tackles for a loss
Offensive MVP: William Bisso • graded at 90% on offense
Defensive MVP: Blake Pitts • 5 solo tackles, 3½ tackles for a loss
Special Team MVP: James Araya • 2 touch backs, 100% PAT
Scout Team Offense: Matthew Perugini
Scout Team Defense: Mitchell Barton
Next up for Dragon Football:
Sept. 27 vs Cistercian*, 7 p.m. • FAMILY NIGHT
Oct. 4 at Arlington Oakridge*, 7 p.m.
Oct. 11 at Casady*, 7 p.m.
Oct. 18 vs Trinity Valley*, 7 p.m. • SENIOR NIGHT
Nov. 1 at Austin Saints*, 7 p.m.
VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY
9/19 at Willis Wildcat Invitational • canceled
Next up for Dragon Cross Country:
Sept. 28 at McNeil Invitational, Old Settlers Park
Oct. 10 at St. John’s Ramble Invitational, Spring Creek Park
UPCOMING VARSITY SPORTS ACTION AT HOME:
Friday, September 27
7 p.m. Varsity Football vs. Cistercian Prep* • FAMILY NIGHT
Wednesday, October 2
5:30 p.m. Varsity Volleyball vs. Duchesne • DIG PINK
Thursday, October 17
5:30 p.m. Varsity Volleyball vs. Kinkaid*
Friday, October 18
7 p.m. Varsity Football vs. Trinity Valley* • SENIOR NIGHT