On February 5 and 6, 13 ROHS swimmers qualified to compete in the Region II Swim Meet in Frisco. Nine of those 13 made it to the finals. Listed below are the results:
The boys 200 medley relay, Javen Simmons, Benjamin Stanfill, Ashton Wester, and Tanner Easley, was seeded 16th going into finals and finished 15th with a personal best time of 2:00.25.
Ashton Wester swam the 50 freestyle and was seeded 12th going into finals and finished 11th with a personal best time of 23.24.
Benjamin Stanfill swam the 100 breaststroke and beat his prelims time by almost a full second with a 1:11.17 finishing 16th overall.
The girls 400 freestyle relay (Aubrey Gordon, Zestine Roberts, Caitlin Murphy, and Madi Spratt) was seeded 16th going into finals and finished 15th with a personal best time of 5:02.75.
The boys 400 freestyle (Ashton Wester, Benjamin Stanfill, Fabrizio Garcia, and Tanner Easley) was seeded 16th going into finals and finished 15th with a personal best time of 3:55.19.
ROHS Swim Coach, Madelyn Hooper says, “Red Oak is in one of the fastest regions in Texas, we swim against big school districts like Frisco and Prosper. The goal has always been to have personal best times at this meet, the fact that we were able to take 9 swimmers into Finals is an impressive feat, and I am very proud of them.”
Red Oak High School Senior’s Gabby Veneziale, Mariah Sweeney, Bailey Thomas, and Caitlyn Mears signed with Universities to play soccer in the Fall of 2016. Gabby Veneziale signed with Northwestern State University, Mariah Sweeney signed with Lubbock Christian University, Bailey Thomas signed with Concordia University Texas, and Caitlyn Mears signed with Friends University.
Head Girls Soccer Coach, Matt Loafman said, “All four of these girls have played a key role in our success over the years. These ladies are not only quality on the field but off as well. I have been proud to coach them throughout the seasons.”
In attendance for the signing were their parents, family, coaches, teammates and friends.
Red Oak High School Senior, Brandon Moffett, signed with Southwestern Assemblies of God University to play football this upcoming fall of 2016. Head Football coach, Brian Brown, says, “I would like to thank Brandon Moffett for being a positive role model for our younger players, and always striving to be the best in athletics and academics. I am excited to see what his future holds.”
In attendance for the signing were Brandon’s parents, family, and friends.
Photo identification: Brandon Moffett and parents.
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The Cheerleaders competed at NCA Nationals this past weekend and did amazing! They ended the competition in 7th place in the Game Time Large Varsity division. This is our first year competing in this type of competition and we are so proud we were able to go so far and do so well!