Kingwood Park's Vanessa Valadez, a junior forward vocally dedicated to SMU, provided 20 goals and 13 assists last season.Photo: Diana L. Porter, Freelance
Kingwood Park women soccer coach Jesse Whitened has high wants his Panthers, who aspire to repeat as District 42-4A champions and then suggest a run in a condition championship.Photo: Diana L. Porter, Freelance
"The greatest difference was the incorporation of a lot more youthful gamers taking leadership roles, " Whitened stated. "We'd lots of sophomores getting heavy, heavy minutes and beginning the majority of the games this past year."
Now Whitened needs to accept next thing this year.
"We've high anticipation, " Whitened stated. "(Waco) Half way moved from the region but Georgetown dropped in, so they are huge favorite within our region, In my opinion. We'll play Ridge Point in the I-10 Shootout, to ensure that can give us an earlier barometer. These were a semifinalist this past year within our region.
"But we are shooting for that regional tournament, so we host it. We seem like winning district, although it will not be always easy, because Stratford did not lose much, on and on to regionals are realistic goals."
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Coach: Jesse Whitened, third season
2012: 13-7-5 overall, 8-1-one in District 42-4A
2012: District 42-4A member with Stratford, Spring Forest, Northbrook, Humble and Summer time Creek.
Next: The Panthers scrimmage Kingwood and also the Woodlands on Thursday and open the growing season Jan. 10 against Klein Collins within the Humble ISD tournament.
Key gamers: Forward Vanessa Valadez, goalkeeper Kaitlin Sterner, sweeper Katie Plummer, midfielder Carly Naylor, midfielder Kobi McNutt
This can be the entire year to trap the Mustangs, too. Whitened stated they are a group in transition this year.