Jack Yates and Wheatley make history at Girls Regional Finals
In the 4A Regional Finals HoustonISD had their best two teams in Wheatley and Jack Yates representing them.
Jack Yates came in with a new head coach in Patrick Augbon and many thought this would be a rebuilding year for the Lady Lions. But despite what people thought, Augbon rallied his team together and game by game the Lady Lions turned all the doubters into believers.
For Wheatley on the other hand, they came into the season with the mindset of state championship or bust. That was their goal last year but they fell short of it in the fourth round as they lost to Liberty Hill. Fast forward to this season and the Lady Wildcats not only got past the fourth round, but they did it through the revenge of defeating Liberty Hill who beat them last year.
With both Jack Yates and Wheatley making it to the Regional Finals in the same year, that set them up for a historic run as it was the first time in HoustonISD history that two girls teams from the same region reached the regional finals.
Wheatley came out on top in the regional finals game, but though somebody had to lose, both teams represented HoustonISD well.
Way to make history ladies!