Bobcats Bounce Langham

Cy-Fair reached second state semi in school history

Cy-Fair won its 1st football regional championship since 1985. Vype

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Even though it was a low-scoring affair early, Cy-Fair was in control. The Bobcats didn’t score on every possession, but put offensive and defensive pressure on Langham. They handed the ball to Trenton Kennedy, so they could find the end zone on two of their first four drives, and lead 14-7 at halftime.

Their defense also stepped up. On the first three Lobo drives that followed a scoreless Bobcat possession, the unit allowed nine plays for 24 yards. Patrick Atkinson, Kyle Bell, and Cody Cunningham helped slow down the opposition with a team-high five tackles.

Max Duque made a key 34-yard field goal in the third quarter because Langham answered in the fourth. It started with a forced fumble, and Chris Mehn followed with his second rushing touchdown of the game.

Luckily for Fair, Kennedy overcame his turnover, and added the finishing touches of the program’s second-ever regional championship. In a late 46-second span, he ran for his third and fourth scores.

“He bounced back,” Pustejovsky said of Kennedy. “He responded very well.”

Pustejovsky was the offensive line coach when the Bobcats lost to Odessa Permian in the 1985 state semifinals, so he’s hoping for a better result next Saturday. He and his team will matchup with the Austin Westlake/Cibolo Steele winner at NRG Stadium.

 

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KINGWOOD - The true impact of a coach can't always measured by the number of win and losses, the number of district championships or even runs at a state title.

This story goes beyond any of that.

In reality, the impact a coach is seen whenever they become the one that is in need of the support that they have been providing to others their entire career.

Kingwood girls soccer coach Pres Holcomb, who is set to begin chemotherapy to battle Stage 4 colon cancer, which he was diagnosed with on December 20, is seeing his impact as the Kingwood and soccer community has rallied around him and his family with messages, wristbands, t-shirts, donations and more.

"It's overwhelming in a good way," Holcomb said. "It's kind of crazy when you see your own name across stuff like that. Once we went public with it, the support has been amazing. People you haven't talked to in years are reaching out to you."

Since they've gone public with it the "Hope for Holcomb" campaign has taken off.

The soccer team - which was told about Holcomb's battle in a group setting - created blue wristbands with the phrase on them. It started with the girls wearing them during matches and expanded to them being sold at different places in the community.

They started by ordering just 300.

Then an order of 500 more was needed and that still wasn't enough. The wristbands have sold more than 1,000.

"You don't even think you know that many people," Holcomb said.

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