Lone Star Gridiron

Katy Wins 3rd Straight Rosenberg Terry State Qualifying Tournament

The Katy Tigers have now won the Rosenberg Terry State Qualifying Tournament for the 3rd year in a row. The Tigers dominated pool play, and then defeated Alvin Manvel in the semis before beating Fort Bend Dulles 35-25 in the championship game. Katy won in a shootout in the semifinals against Alvin Manvel. The Tigers jumped out an early 26-6 lead but the Mavericks led by WR SaQwan Edwards came roaring back to tie the game 26-26 at halftime. The teams traded touchdowns in the 2nd half until Katy got a defensive stop and won the game 53-46. Katy’s quarterback Michael Stojkovic was sharp all day hitting his top receivers Ryan James and Zachary Swanson. Dulles was the other team to punch a ticket to the state championships in College Station with their semifinal win over Katy Cinco Ranch 32-15. The Vikings intercepted three passes in the end zone to get the victory. Katy Cinco Ranch won the 3rd place game 52-26 over Alvin Manvel.

This was the 10th year that Rosenberg Terry has hosted a state qualifying tournament and once again they put on one of the best in the state. A big Lone Star Gridiron salute goes out to Terry and their coaches.

Pool A: Fort Bend Dulles, Rosenberg Terry, Houston Bellaire, Houston Westside

The teams were all tied up with records of 1-1 at the end of the 2nd game. Dulles and Houston Westside both finished with 2-1 records with wins in game three. Dulles then advanced as the pool winner with their win over Westside 35-19 in game one. Houston Bellaire has already qualified with a runner up finish at the Texans (Saturday) SQT and they went 1-2 in pool play.

Scores:

Fort Bend Dulles – 35 Houston Westside – 19
Houston Bellaire – 20 Rosenberg Terry – 13

Rosenberg Terry – 26 Fort Bend Dulles – 20
Houston Westside – 31 Houston Bellaire – 30

Fort Bend Dulles – 32 Houston Bellaire – 26
Houston Westside – 26 Rosenberg Terry – 21

Fort Bend Dulles (2-1), Houston Westside (2-1), Rosenberg Terry (1-2), Houston Bellaire (1-2)

Pool B: Crosby, Richmond Foster, Katy Cinco Ranch, Houston Memorial

Katy Cinco Ranch was dominant in pool play going 3-0 and scoring a total of 137 points. Richmond Foster came in 2nd place with a 37-33 win over Houston Memorial in the 3rd game.

Scores:

Houston Memorial – 46 Crosby – 6
Katy Cinco Ranch – 34 Richmond Foster – 19

Richmond Foster – 46 Crosby – 20
Katy Cinco Ranch – 45 Houston Memorial – 32

Katy Cinco Ranch – 58 Crosby – 27
Richmond Foster – 37 Houston Memorial – 33

Katy Cinco Ranch (3-0), Richmond Foster (2-1), Houston Memorial (1-2), Crosby (0-3)

Pool C: Katy, Houston Strake Jesuit, Rosenberg Lamar Consolidated, Fort Bend Austin

Katy brought their A game going 3-0 in pool play and scoring 144 points. The Tigers and Fort Bend Austin were both 2-0 entering the 3rd game but Katy took care of business vs Austin 62-24 to win the pool.

Scores:

Katy – 41 Houston Strake Jesuit – 27
Fort Bend Austin – 46 Rosenberg Lamar Consolidated – 32

Katy – 41 Rosenberg Lamar Consolidated – 33
Fort Bend Austin – 35 Houston Strake Jesuit – 14

Katy – 62 Fort Bend Austin – 24
Houston Strake Jesuit – 27 Rosenberg Lamar Consolidated – 26

Katy (3-0), Fort Bend Austin (2-1), Houston Strake Jesuit (1-2), Rosenberg Lamar Consolidated (0-3)

Pool D: Waller, Alvin Manvel, Katy Mayde Creek, Fort Bend Travis

Alvin Manvel and Katy Mayde Creek both entered the 3rd game with 2-0 records but Manvel dominated the game and came away with a 47-6 victory.

Scores:

Katy Mayde Creek – 38 Waller – 33
Alvin Manvel – 45 Fort Bend Travis – 20

Alvin Manvel – 34 Waller – 14
Katy Mayde Creek – 33 Fort Bend Travis – 27

Fort Bend Travis – 38 Waller – 20
Alvin Manvel – 47 Katy Mayde Creek – 6

Alvin Manvel (3-0), Katy Mayde Creek (2-1), Fort Bend Travis (1-2) Waller (0-3)

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