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VHS volleyball ends season as regional quarter finalist

Vandegrift Lady Viper volleyball after winning area 3-0 against Conroe Oak Ridge on Friday, Nov. 8 at A&M Consolidated High School. BRANDI WRIGHT

By LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

After Monday’s close, 3-2 loss to the Woodlands, the Vandegrift Lady Viper volleyball team ends its season by making school history by going deeper into the playoffs than any other VHS 6A volleyball team. 

“We ended our season with the strongest ever playoff run for VHS volleyball in 6A, finishing Regional Quarter Finalist,” said Melissa Southall, head volleyball coach.   

Annie Stadthaus had a commanding game with 28 kills and Delaney Dilfer led the team in assists on Nov. 11 at Bryan High School. 

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VHS senior Monte finishes second at state cross country meet

By ZACH SMITH, Hill Country News

Anthony Monte was feeling under the weather in each of his last two trips to the state cross country meet. 

Last Saturday, he was feeling fine and running fast. 

The Vandegrift senior set a new personal and school record in his third and final state cross country meet on Nov. 9 in the afternoon at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, finishing second in the state with a time of 14:39.59.

Vandegrift senior Anthony Monte set a new personal and school record at the state cross country meet on Nov. 9 in Round Rock and  nished second overall in the 6A Boys race
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Dawson, Vandegrift rally in fourth quarter to beat Bridgeland in bi-district round

By ZACH SMITH, Four Points News

At the end of the fourth quarter when the Vipers stopped the Bears from a first down.
LYNETTE HAALAND

Even if the Vandegrift sideline was feeling uneasy after three quarters on Friday night, head coach Drew Sanders never lost faith.

The Vipers scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter and rallied to beat Bridgeland 14-13 at Monroe Stadium in the bi-district round of the playoffs, their eighth straight win in the opening round of the playoffs.

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Sanders marks 100th win as undefeated Viper football starts playoffs

After the Vandegrift Viper varsity football team beat Stony Point 20-17 on Nov. 8 at Monroe Memorial Stadium, it marked the 100th career win for Drew Sanders, head football coach.
JIM PARKER PHOTOGRAPHY

Drew Sanders is celebrating triple digits these days. After the Vandegrift varsity football team beat Stony Point 20 – 17 at Ed W. Monroe Memorial Stadium on Nov. 8, it marked not only an undefeated season for the Vipers but also the 100th career win for head coach Sanders.

As the 10-0 Vipers go into the playoffs on Nov. 15 at home vs Cypress’ Bridgeland, Sanders reflects on what brought him to this milestone moment in a Four Points News Q&A. 

Thanks to Vandegrift Viper Football photographers for this great image.
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