May 20, 2022- The Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees recognized high school athletes who qualified for this year’s state competition in their spring sport including golf, track, powerlifting and tennis at its regular monthly board meeting on May 19.
In fact, 27 athletes were honored. Among them were three gold medalists including Alencia Lentz, who is the State UIL Class 4A pole vault champion from Canyon Lake High School clearing 13-feet, 6-inches and setting a new state record; Kiana van Haaren, the State UIL Class 4A long jump champion from Davenport High School with a jump of 19-feet, 8-inches; and Caroline Peterson, the State UIL 4A high jump champion from Pieper High School, a freshman who has made school history as its first state champion with a 5-foot, 6-inch jump.
There were also six silver medal recognitions including the girls Smithson Valley High School 1600-meter relay which won the silver medal for the State UIL Class 6A. Members of the relay team include Alyssa Jones, Mia Perez, Jazmyn Singh and Favour Uduji. Two athletes won silver medals in powerlifting including Lauren Gomez from Canyon High School who won the silver medal in the State UIL Class 5A, 148-weight class and Lily Falcone from Davenport High who won the silver medal in the State UIL Class 4A competition.
Rounding out those who brought home hardware from state competitions is Masyn McKinley from Davenport High who won the bronze medal in the State UIL Class 4A tennis competition.
Here are the Comal ISD State Qualifiers in each spring sport.
- Belle Asbury, DHS
- Amber Bassett, DHS
- Kyle Doolittle, DHS, placed 9th in State and 2nd at Regionals.
- Anniston McIlwain, SVHS
- McKenna Martin, DHS
- Madeline Pate, DHS
- Amy Schoenenberger, DHS
- Molly Woods, DHS
- Zenai Fowler, CHS – who finishes her high school track career with the school record in the 100 and 200 meter dash.
- Sofia George, CLHS, 4X400 relay
- Hannah Hammer, CLHS, 4X400 relay
- Alyssa Jones, SVHS, Class 6A Silver Medalist Team 1600 meter relay, also qualified for state in long jump
- Alencia Lentz, CLHS, Pole Vault Gold Medalist, 4X400 relay
- Ayren Lightfoot, CLHS, 4X400 relay
- Coby Mickey, CLHS, Pole Vault
- Caroline Peterson, PHS, High Jump 4A Gold Medalist
- Cadence Patterson, CLHS, 4X400 relay
- Mia Perez, SVHS, Class 6A Silver Medalist Team 1600 meter relay
- Maddie Pipkin, CLHS, 4X400 relay
- Claire Schroeder, CLHS, 4X400 relay
- Jazmyn Singh, SVHS, Class 6A Silver Medalist Team 1600 meter relay, also qualified in the 400 meter
- Favour Uduji, SVHS, Class 6A Silver Medalist Team 1600 meter relay
- Kiana van Haaren, DHS, Long Jump 4A Gold Medalist
- Tevijon Williams, SVHS, 100 meter and 200 meter
- Lily Falcone, CLHS, Class 4A Silver Medalist
- Lauren Gomez, CHS, Class 5A Silver Medalist in the 148-weight class
- Adan Rodriguez, CLSH, 15th in the State
-The Smithson Valley High School 1600-meter relay team, silver medalist