April 8, 2021
Cypress Ranch High School sophomore Leo Luo helped lead the boys’ golf team to a first-place finish at the District 14-6A Boys’ Golf Tournament, held March 29-30 at Cypress Lakes Golf Club. The Mustangs qualified for the Region II-6A Tournament. Luo placed fourth individually, while teammates Joah Bramwell, Drew Dean, Michael Rivich and Lance Broeder all finished among the top 17 golfers.
April 8, 2021—The Cypress Ranch High School boys’ golf team won the team championship with a two-day score of 663 (327-336) at the District 16-6A Boys’ Golf Tournament, held March 29-30 at Cypress Lakes Golf Club. On the girls’ side, Bridgeland High School won the team title, posting a two-round score of 723 (367-356) at the District 16-6A Girls’ Golf Tournament, held March 29-30 at Longwood Golf Club.
All qualifying teams and medalists advance to the Region II-6A Golf Tournament at Bear Ridge Golf Club (1000 Bear Ridge Dr.) in Waco. The boys’ tournament is set for April 19-20, while the girls’ tournament is set for April 21-22.
The five Cypress Ranch golfers who comprised the winning total were Leo Luo (82-81–163), Joah Bramwell (80-85–165), Drew Dean (79-86–165), Michael Rivich (86-87–173) and Lance Broeder (93-84–177).
Bridgeland High School senior Nick Labarbera shot a two-round total of 152 at the District 16-6A Boys’ Golf Tournament to claim the individual championship. He also helped the Bears finish second in the team competition and qualify for the Region II-6A tournament.
Three of the Mustangs finished among the top seven in the first-place victory, led by Luo finishing fourth individually. Bramwell and Dean finished sixth and seventh, respectively. In total, the five Mustangs all placed among the top 17 golfers.
“Congratulations to the boys’ golf team for winning district.,” said Kevin Arey, Cypress Ranch head boys’ golf coach. “Golf requires a lot of practice and I’m proud of these boys for putting in the time to improve. We will be heading to regionals in April and it will be a great opportunity for these young men to grow.”
Cypress Woods High School junior Seth Bishop posted a two-round total of 159 at the District 16-6A Boys’ Golf Tournament to qualify as a regional medalist.
Bridgeland High School was the runner-up with a two-round score of 668 (335-333) to also qualify for the regional tournament. The five golfers who made up the second-place team were Nick Labarbera (78-74–152), Cole McClellan (83-79–162), Bobby Deibel (88-90–178), Braeden Burditt (86-93–179) and Brent Pustejovsky (90-90–180). Labarbera won the individual championship.
The two individual medalists who also qualified for the regional tournament are Cypress Woods High School junior Seth Bishop (77-82–159) and Cypress Ranch sophomore Jacob Trevino (83-81–164).
Bridgeland High School freshman Jasmine Do helped lead the girls’ golf team to the championship at the District 16-6A Girls’ Golf Tournament, held March 29-30 at Longwood Golf Club. The Bears qualified for the Region II-6A Tournament. Do shot a two-round total of 142 to claim the individual title, while teammates Christa Woodard, Trinity Snow, Riley Darnell and Makensie Brown gave Bridgeland the district title.
On the girls’ side, the five Bridgeland golfers who comprised the winning total were Jasmine Do (75-67–142), Christa Woodard (83-91–174), Trinity Snow (111-103–214), Makensie Brown (108-95–203) and Riley Darnell (101-104–205).
Do led all golfers to win the individual championship, while Woodard placed sixth overall.
“They push themselves to get better each round and learn from mistakes,” said Verena Khalil, Bridgeland head girls’ golf coach. “I’m really proud of them for doing their Bridgeland Best and advancing to regional in Waco as a team. This is our first time to advance as a team and I can’t wait to see what these girls will do in the future.”
Cypress Ranch High School freshman Lauren Evans putts during the District 16-6A Girls’ Golf Tournament, held March 29-30 at Longwood Golf Club. She shot a two-round total of 156 and joined Langham Creek High School senior Tyler Cook in qualifying as regional medalists.
Cypress Woods High School was the runner-up with a two-round score of 726 (373-353) to qualify for regionals. The five golfers who made up the second-place team were Alexis Birdwell (84-75–159), Skylar Wilson (89-86–175), Winter Wolff (95-97–192), Alejandra Garza (105-95–200) and Rhiannon Stewart (109-109–218). Birdwell placed third and was among three Wildcats to finish in the top 10 individually. Wilson and Wolff placed seventh and tied for eighth, respectively.
The individual medalists who qualified for the regional tournament are Cypress Ranch freshman Lauren Evans (79-77–156) and Langham Creek High School senior Tyler Cook (89-80–169).
Cypress Woods High School freshman Alexis Birdwell and the Wildcats placed second at the District 16-6A Girls’ Golf Tournament and qualified for the Region II-6A Tournament. Birdwell placed third and was among three Wildcats to finish in the top 10 individually.