Friday, June 9, 2023

Jaguar water polo ends regular season strong

Katherine Cox FMHS water poloThe Flower Mound High School Jaguar Boys’ and Girls’ Water Polo teams, coached by Troy Goddard and assisted by Melissa Smith and Leo Aguilo, were in action last Saturday at the final regular-season tournament at the Lewisville Westside Aquatic Center.

The Lady Jags beat Heath 6-1, Denton 9-6, and Guyer 12-9, losing only to Carroll 9-4.

The Jaguar boys beat Rockwall 9-3, Guyer 17-8 and lost to St. Marks 6-3.

The Lady Jags will carry a 13-5 regular season record into the North Regional Championships this weekend. The team will be seeded 2nd out of 12 teams at regions, tying for the most wins in North Texas, which will begin Friday afternoon at the Carroll Aquatic Center, concluding with games all day Saturday. The girls will compete in the morning for a seed into the finals.

Jaguar Boys will carry a 15-5 regular season record into the North Regional Championships, along with a top-3 ranking in the state. The team will be seeded 2nd of 12 teams in the regions. The boys compete Saturday morning for a seed into the finals.

The top four high school water polo teams at the North Regional Championships will qualify for the Tisca State Water Polo Tournament in College Station at Texas A&M University on April 29 and 30.

The Lady Jaguars won 5th place and the Jaguar boys won 3rd place last year at the 2015 State Championship.

Submitted by Deidra Russell

CTG Staff
CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette News Department

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