Dragons score at Spring SPC Championships

Boys Tennis Is Repeat SPC 4-A Champions, Track & Field Has Three Champions, Softball is 3-A Runner Up
Boys Tennis • SPC 4-A CHAMPIONS
opening vs. Greenhill • 4-1 W
semifinals vs. Kinkaid • 3-2 W
final vs St. Mark’s • 5-0 W
Coach Jill Del Rio: This year the boys had one main focus that was consistent throughout the season, and it was winning back-to-back 4-A SPC Tennis Championships. The boys’ focus and determination this weekend were unlike any I had ever seen before. They were dialed in and showed their commitment and talent with a sweep in the championships. Go Dragons!!
Girls Tennis  
opening vs. Greenhill • 4-1 L
semifinals vs. Awty • W
consolation vs Hockaday • 3-2 L
4/28-29 at SPC CHAMPIONSHIPS • Three SPC Champions, New School Records and an SPC Record
Boys 6th place • Girls 6th place
Boys Team • 6th Place Team
Nico Signorelli SPC Champion NEW SCHOOL & SPC MEET RECORD Pole Vault
Gus Feinberg SPC Champion High Jump
Santiago Fernandez Villarreal 2nd ALL SPC Pole Vault
Amir Rizvi 3rd ALL SPC 300m Hurdles 4th 110m Hurdles
4X400m Relay 3rd – ALL SPC Nathan Montez, Santiago Fernandez Villarreal, Aedan Lanigan, Amir Rizvi
Aditya Pakal 4th 3200m
Michael Stupek 5th 110m Hurdles 7th 300m Hurdles
4X800m Relay Nathan Montez, Aedan Lanigan, Jacob Bailey, Andrs Karst
Aedan Lanigan 6th 800m
Eli Grzelewski 7th 100m 
4X100m Relay 7th – Dean Calhoun, Colton Rhoden, Daniel Schlichter, Eli Grzelewski
Girls Team • 6th Place Team
Milla Signorelli SPC Champion Pole Vault 8th 400m
Sienna Williams 2nd ALL SPC 100m Hurdles 2nd ALL SPC 300m Hurdles NEW SCHOOL RECORD
4X400m Relay 4th – Haley Lien, Milla Signorelli, Onese Ewherido, Sienna Williams
Haley Slocum 4th High Jump
Haley Lien 5th 100m Hurdles
Alexis Seymour 5th 1600m
Megan Day 5th 3200m 8th 1600m
4X100m Relay 6th – Onese Ewherido, Milla Signorelli, Haley Lien, Sienna Williams 
Annabelle Boyd 8th Shot Put
Coach Scott Holland: It was a great weekend at the Championship Meet: 
• Nico Signorelli again shined on the Pole Vault Pit, winning the competition by over two feet.  Nico broke his own School Record and set a new SPC Meet Record with a vault of 15’ 5”. 
• Milla Signorelli also claimed an SPC Title in the Pole Vault. 
• Gus Feinberg also was an event winner, clearing 6’2” in the high jump.  
 • Amir Rizvi earned two ALL SPC Medals with his finish in the 300m Hurdles and 4X400m relay. 
• Sienna Williams also earned two ALL SPC Medals in the 100m Hurdles & 300m Hurdles. That finish in the 300m Hurdles reset her own school record. 
• Santiago Fernandez Villarreal earned ALL SPC Medals in Pole Vault and 4X400m Relay.
4/21 vs Tomball Kings • 7-5 W
4/27-29 at SPC CHAMPIONSHIPS • 4th place in SPC 4-A
opening vs Greenhill (#2 seed) • 8-2 W
semifinal vs Houston Christian • 5-1 L
vs. St. John’s • 11-2 L
Coach Mike Williams: I was very proud of how our boys battled adversity this year. We got hit with the injury bug multiple times, but players would step up and I couldn’t be prouder of their effort. We battled all year in every game and made a little noise in the SPC tournament this year and hope to be back in the final four again next year.
4/24 vs HCYA • 3-2 W
Coach Nicole Hedden: Both teams were strong in the circle, with winning pitcher Cameron Patterson coming out on top. Patterson lasted seven innings, allowing five hits and two runs while striking out four. Grace Minarovic singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run. Minarovic, Madison Rogers, Leah Ruckman, and Patterson each managed one hit.
4/27-29 at SPC CHAMPIONSHIPS • SPC 3-A runner up
opening vs Duchesne • 19-5 W
Coach Nicole Hedden: Maggie Flinn drove in five runs on two hits to lead Cooper. She drove in runs on a walk in the first, a double in the second, a single in the third, and a walk in the fourth. Cooper gathered six runs in the big second inning, thanks to Ella Howard, Maggie Flinn, and Cameron Patterson, whose homer brought in three runs. Madison Rogers also a four-bagger in the
second inning. Patterson had a dinger in the first inning. Cooper stacked up six hits with Patterson
and Flinn each managing two hits to lead the Dragons. Grace Minarovic pitched the win, lasting five innings, allowing two hits and five runs while striking out seven.

semifinal vs Casady • 8-4 W
Coach Nicole Hedden: The Dragons fired up the offense in the first inning, scoring one run when Cameron Patterson doubled in the first inning. Grace Minarovic went yard in the first inning. Patterson pitched the Dragons to victory as she went seven innings, allowing four runs on seven hits and striking out six. The dragons had ten hits in the game–Minarovic, Patterson, and Maggie Flinn each had multiple hits.
championship game vs. Fort Worth Country Day • 6-0 L
Coach Nicole Hedden: Cameron Patterson, the righthander, lasted six innings, allowing six hits and six runs while striking out seven. On the season, Patterson killed it, pitching in 90 innings and having 100 strikeouts the season. Sydney Kelly, Madison Rogers, and Maggie Flinn all had one hit to lead Cooper Dragons.
We didn’t get the desired outcome, but we had a great season. I can’t put into words how proud we are of this group of young ladies. 
4/24-25 boys at SPC CHAMPIONSHIPS • SPC 5th Place Finish
at Ridglea Country Club, Fort Worth
Coach Rod Gold: Dragon Boys Varsity Golf had a successful season, capping it with a fifth place finish at the SPC Championships at Ridglea Country Club in Fort Worth, TX
• Henry Wing displayed solid golf for two days, shooting 79-82 for a 2-day total of 161, earning  All-SPC honors.
• Elias Boles finished 11th place medalist, shooting (79-86=185).
• Jack Teague shot (84-85=169).
• Also scoring for Cooper was Graham Dunlop (90-91=181).
I am extremely proud of the way our guys handled themselves all season. We are a young team and the experience we gained from this season as well as the SPC Championships will no doubt pay dividends in the coming years. I look forward to seeing our guys continue to grow and come back next year and put up some impressive scores.
Recap from last week: 4/17-18 girls at SPC Championships at The Woodlands Country Club-The Trails
• Darcy Wright was named All-SPC with a two-day total of 171.

From Curiosity to Wisdom
The John Cooper School is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory day school. Our mission is to provide a challenging education in a caring environment to a diverse group of select students, enabling them to become critical and creative thinkers, effective communicators, responsible citizens and leaders, and lifetime learners.

The John Cooper School seeks to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff, and student body. The School does not discriminate against any individual in admissions, educational programs, personnel policies, general practices, or employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, physical disability, or age.