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District 17-6A girls’ water polo athletes earn 2022 league honors

Cypress Creek High School senior Sydney Gilpin was voted the District 17-6A girls’ water polo Goalkeeper of the Year.
Cypress Creek High School senior Sydney Gilpin was voted the District 17-6A girls’ water polo Goalkeeper of the Year. She helped lead the Cougars to the inaugural district championship and sweep the three league superlatives. Fellow senior Chloe Hensley was named the Most Valuable Player and Head Coach Jeff Chandler was named Coach of the Year.

Nov. 4, 2022—District 17-6A girls’ water polo coaches recently released the 2022 All-District 17-6A Girls’ Water Polo Team, following the conclusion of each team’s season in the UIL playoffs.

Cypress Creek High School, which captured the inaugural district title, swept all three league superlatives. Senior Chloe Hensley was named the Most Valuable Player and fellow senior Sydney Gilpin was voted the league’s Goalkeeper of the Year.

Cougars Head Coach Jeff Chandler was named Coach of the Year.

Cy-Fair High School senior Caroline Armstrong earned first-team honors on the District 17-6A girls’ water polo team.
Cy-Fair High School senior Caroline Armstrong earned first-team honors on the District 17-6A girls’ water polo team.

The following CFISD student-athletes were named to the first team, second team and honorable mention all-district teams:

First Team All-District 17-6A

Name

Grade

High School

Caroline Armstrong

12

Cy-Fair

Kendall Bennett

12

Cypress Woods

Sydney Gilpin

12

Cypress Creek

Adlen Hensley

12

Cypress Creek

Chloe Hensley

12

Cypress Creek

Violet Hunt

9

Cypress Creek

Olivia Martin

10

Cypress Creek

Annamaria Nguyen

12

Jersey Village

Grace Slover

9

Jersey Village

Cypress Creek High School Head Coach Jeff Chandler, center, was named the District 17-6A boys’ water polo Coach of the Year.
Cypress Creek High School Head Coach Jeff Chandler, center, was named the District 17-6A boys’ water polo Coach of the Year.

Second Team All-District 17-6A

Name

Grade

School

Leah Armstrong

9

Cy-Fair

Mia Boujaoude

12

Cypress Woods

Emily Nguyen

12

Cypress Woods

Evie Riha

11

Jersey Village

Makynna Smith

11

Cypress Creek

Selah Thomas

9

Cypress Creek

Miley Valentine

10

Jersey Village

Jersey Village High School freshman Grace Slover earned first-team honors on the District 17-6A girls’ water polo team.
Jersey Village High School freshman Grace Slover earned first-team honors on the District 17-6A girls’ water polo team.

Honorable Mention All-District 17-6A

Name

Grade

School

Morgan Brutka

12

Cypress Woods

Annika Hayduchok

10

Cypress Creek

Vivien Henry

12

Cypress Ridge

Katie Hoek

11

Cy-Fair

Lizeth Ibarra

11

Jersey Village

Kinzi Pipes

12

Cypress Ridge

Jurnei Wallace

10

Cypress Falls