HCA golfers finish banner season with trip to state meet
Heritage Christian Academy boys and girls golf teams put up one of their strongest overall seasons in 2013, with both teams advancing players through district and regional competitions to the state tournament.
BASEBALL: Jackets advance to region semis against No. 9 Klein Collins
The Rockwall Yellowjackets advanced through another round of the Class 5A baseball playoffs last weekend with a 2-1 series win over Plano for the Region II quarterfinal championship at Highland Park’s Scotland Yard.
WATER POLO: Rockwall ISD squad wins championship
A water polo team comprised of mostly Heath High School players with a few Rockwall High School athletes captured the title at the 2013 North Texas Consolidated High School Championships in Denton recently.
GOLF: Heath team collects awards
Rockwall-Heath’s boys golf team had four of its seven graduating seniors earn all-district honors after leading the Hawks to a second-place finish in District 12-5A and a qualifying berth at the Class 5A Region II Tournament in Waco.
LACROSSE: Local teams reach milestone
Two Rockwall/Heath lacrosse teams advanced into the Championship Divisions for North Texas for the first time in the short history of the Rockwall County program.
SOFTBALL: Lady Jackets’ run halted by stingy McKinney Boyd
Rockwall’s softball playoff run was halted in the third round last weekend when McKinney Boyd bested the Lady Jackets 2-0 in their best-of-three series in the Class 5A Region II quarterfinals.
BASEBALL: Area sweep by Allen puts end to Heath Hawks’ season
The defending Class 4A state champions were knocked from the 2013 baseball playoffs by Allen, which defeated Heath in two straight games for the Class 5A area title in a best-of-three series.
BASEBALL: Rockwall sweeps McKinney, advances to regional quarterfinals
The Rockwall baseball team used strong pitching and power hitting to rack up two straight wins in its best-of-three series against McKinney for the Class 5A area championship.
FOOTBALL: Spring session begins for RISD squads
Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath football teams opened spring training last week, with Heath kicking off drills on April 29, and Rockwall the following day.
SOFTBALL: Lady Jackets top East in fourth meeting, advance to region quarterfinals
The Rockwall softball team finally knocked off Plano East in its fourth attempt of the 2013 season and won the Class 5A area championship in the process.
Rockwall, which fell to East three times in regular season, made the best of its fourth matchup, downing the Lady Panthers 5-0 at McKinney North High School in a one-game playoff last Friday.
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