The Deer Park boys soccer team ended its regular season on a winning note with a 4-0 victory over Beaumont West Brook on senior night. David Garcia, Luis Gutierrez Martinez, Anthony Cantu and Jimmy Yanez tallied the Deer goals. Deer Park’s first playoff opponent and location will be announced soon.
Coming off a 20-win season and a share of the district title, several members of the Lady Deer basketball team earned post season accolades. Senior forward Jaya George was named MVP of 22-6A while six other teammates were named all-district. Eleven players were also named Academic All-District.
Seniors from the Lady Deer soccer team played their final regular season home game at Abshier Stadium Friday night as the team defeated Pasadena Memorial 6-1. Maddie Hill scored a hat trick to lead the Deer Park offense. The Lady Deer has a road match at Beaumont West Brook Monday before opening the playoffs.
The Deer Park Boys soccer team turned a 1-1 tie with Dobie into a shootout victory Tuesday night. Chris Loza put the Deer on the board in regulation while the Deer outscored the Longhorns 3-1 in the penalty kick shootout. Next up for the Deer is Memorial Saturday at 10 a.m. on the road.
On the strength of two Maddie Hill goals and a strong defensive effort, the Lady Deer soccer team clinched the 22-6A district title with a 2-1 win over La Porte Friday night. Despite the win and title, the Lady Deer are still focused on a strong finish as they march to the postseason.
The Deer Park boys basketball team is well represented on the year’s all-district teams. Six players total earned all-district honors. The varsity team finished the season with a 21-13 record and 6-8 in district play. The Deer were one of three 22-6A teams to win 20 games this season.
The Lady Deer softball team opened its district season Tuesday with a 13-0 win over South Houston in five innings. Winning pitcher Madison Nelson struck out eight and retired 14 of the 15 batters she faced in a no-hit effort. Meanwhile, the boys soccer team defeated Pasadena 2-0 on the road while the Lady Deer soccer team lit up the scoreboard for an 8-0 win at home over Pasadena.