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The Clark girls basketball team added another district win with a 39-36 victory over Holmes. Vanessa Casanova and Courtney Rhodes led the scoring with 8 points each. This is the third straight district win for the Cougars and brings their season record to 17-9 overall and 5-3 in district.
The Cougars ran head on into the 3rd ranked Jay Mustangs losing the contest 67-34. Vanessa Casanova scored 15 in the game, the only Clark player in double figures. Jay is ranked 19th in the coaches’ statewide poll and is undefeated in district.
Clark is now 14-7 on the season and 2-2 in district play following a narrow one point loss to Marshall earlier in the week. Next up is O’Connor on Tuesday the 22nd at 3:00 at Paul Taylor.
Clark’s boys and girls basketball teams recorded victories on Friday. For the boys it was win #9 in a row 77-38 against Holy Cross for a spot in the SAISD Tournament semi-finals against Wagner. The Thunderbirds are the #4 team in the state and #1 in the Express News area rankings. Tip off for your #10 state ranked Cougars is at 1:30 at the Alamo Convocation Center.
The Clark girls moved to 2-0 in district with a 51-39 win over Stevens. After a back and forth first half Stevens was up by 5 at the half, but Clark came out even stronger to pull ahead at the end of the third quarter by 2 points. They continued their aggressive play into the fourth period and pulled ahead for the critical win.
Carolyn Chavana led the Clark scoring with 14 while Vanessa Casanova had 9. The ladies’ overall record is now 14-5, 2-0 in District.
The Clark Cougars girls basketball team started District 28-5A play with a resounding 56-37 win over Brandeis at Paul Taylor Fieldhouse. Clark’s Carolyn Chavana continued her dominant play with 26 points. Vanessa Casanova added 8 points, Chloe Rhodes had 7 and Freshman Kristen Lye had 6.
The Cougars are 13-5 so far this season.
With what seemed like the entire East Central community watching, the Hornets defeated the Clark Cougars volleyball team in the first round of the 2009 5A playoffs. The Cougars scored the first point of the match but that would be their only lead, falling 14-25, 17-25 and 16-25. This was the 25th straight year the Cougars have made it to the playoffs. Special recognition goes to this year’s Seniors – Vanessa Casanova, Claire Webster, Katlin Mazzocco, Kayla Jarzombek, Liz Bergman and Stephanie Peña. Congratulations, you’ll be missed and good luck next year.
The Cougars are coached by Kristen Daniell.
After winning the first game in their match against Warren, 25-20, the Clark volleyball team dropped the next two games 15-25 & 16-25. Clark took game 4 by a decisive 25-8 score and won the tiebreaker in game 5, 15-12. Claire Webster had 13 kills and 3 blocked shots through the five games and India Hartwell had 8 kills and 2 blocked shots. Katlin Mazzocco had 31 assists while Adriana Christian had 11 and Vanessa Casanova had 18 digs and Marcella Arrellano had 14.
Clark has a 10-4 district record with two games remaining.
The Clark Cougar volleyball team continued their winning ways in District 28-5A with a 3-0 thrashing of Jay, 25-18, 25-13, and a 28-6 beat down. Katlin Mazzocco set up the Cougars with 18 assists, Vanessa Casanova served an ace and had 12 digs, Kacyi Murphy also served an ace, Jennifer Garrett took care of the net with 3 blocked shots and Claire Webster had 9 kills. The win gives the Cougars a 17-16 record on the year and a 9-3 district mark.
Clark volleyball continue to take care of business as they head through the second half of district play. The Cougars blanked Marshall 25-9, 25-21, 25-16 in a match up held at the O’Connor gym. Clark got 9 kills and 4 blocked shots from Claire Webster. Katlin Mazzocco added 22 assists and Vanessa Casanova had 13 digs in the game. This brings the Cougars’ district record to 8-3 with an overall record of 16-16. Up next – a Friday match with Jay at 7:00pm at O’Connor.
Clark jumped back on the winning track with a victory over Stevens. The Cougars won in 3 close games 28-26, 25-18, 25-23. Kayla Jarzombek led the way with ten kills, Jennifer Garrett had 4 blocked shots, Kayci Murphy had 17 assists and Vanessa Casanova kept things moving with 16 digs.
The win brings Clark’s district record to 7-3 and a third place standing. Next game is Marshall on Tuesday at 5:30 in the O’Connor gym.
Clark volleyball defeated Taft in three decisive games at Paul Taylor Fieldhouse. The Cougars dominated the match winning 25-16, 25-17, 25-11. India Hartwell led Clark with 10 kills, Katlin Mazzocco had 18 assists and Vanessa Casanova had 14 digs as the Cougars brought their district record to 5-2.
Next up is Holmes, coached by Clark alum, Melissa Thrailkill (’05). Thrailkill is busy taking what she learned from her state championship team at Clark and using it to turn around the program at Holmes. Click and read about it in a recent Express-News article.