This past Tuesday the Lady Bulldogs wrapped up their first season as a 6A basketball team and they are play-off bound. They will be playing L.D. Bell Monday February 11th at Grand Prairie High School at 6:00 PM in the Bi-District Round of the play-offs. Please come out and support our Lady Bulldogs. Map to GPHS is as follows:
In their final regular season game Tuesday night, the Lady Bulldogs honored their five senior players and two managers that have helped out this year. Here is there info and the pictures taken that night.
Asijah Atasie was escorted by mother and DJ. Asijah has a 3.75 GPA, played volleyball for three years and is in cosmetology. Her plans after high school are to attend Sam Houston and major in Kinesiology. She said to the team: “I’ll miss you when I’m gone.”
Zaleah Williams was escorted by her father. She was part of the fashion design club. Her plans after high school are to go into the Army and attend college while in the army. Her comments to the team: “I am going to miss this program and I am glad to be a part of it.”
Taylor Crawford was escorted by her mother, father, sisters, and her niece. She holds a 3.7 GPA and has numerous academic awards and has volunteered for the unity park. After graduation she plans to major in television and film and minor in psychology at UNT or Sam Houston. Her comments to the team: “I appreciate everyone that has been with me during my struggles. I’m blessed to have you guys to be a part of my journey. Thanks for pushing and guiding me on the right track.”
Kyndall Woodard was escorted by her mother, brother, and uncle. She has a 3.4 GPA while also volunteering at the Unity Park. During her four years at Tech as has obtained multiple business certificates. Her plans after graduation are to attend Sam Houston State where she will study criminal justice and major in pre-law. Her comments to the team: “For all the thank you’s that go unsaid. I say I’m grateful and thankful for everyone support through my journey.”
Amyah Johnson was escorted by her father, mother, grandma, and two aunts. She has a 3.4 GPA while being part of the Code Blue Team, has CPR certification, volunteered and Unity Park, and is currently working on her EMT License. Her plans after graduation are majoring in health science, minoring in psychology. After college going to paramedic school to become a paramedic. Her comments to the team: “Thank you to my family, coaches, teachers, and friends that continued to help and be patient with me through out this long journey. I’ve genuinely learned a lot. Time to continue my journey.”
Alexica Fountain was escorted by her mother. She has a 3.9 GPA along with Academic awards, is part of the National Honor Society, and has volunteer hours at the Unity Park. After High School she plans to get a degree in criminal justice and then later on become a detective. There are two different schools she is trying to decide on where are Texas A&M Commerce and Northwest Missouri. Her comments to the team: “Thanks to all the parents and coaches for doing everything to make our season one of a lifetime. Thank you mama for being my best supporter in my life. Coach McGuin for the guidance in all my 4 years. Coach Rob thanks for believing me in my lowest. Coach Chelsea thanks for keeping me on track.”
Rylan Rogers was escorted by her mother, grandmother, grandfather, Dr. and Mrs. Diffely. She has a 3.3 GPA while playing varsity basketball all four years, volleyball her junior year, ran track as a freshmen year as well as being in AVID. Her plans after graduation are to go to Langston University to major in criminal justice. Unsure if basketball is part of the plan. Her message to the team: “I would like to thank everyone who supported me tonight I love y’all appreciate yall for everything.”
Again want to congratulate these seniors and all the Lady Bulldogs on an amazing season! However it’s not over yet, please come out to support our Lady Bulldogs when the take on L.D. Bell next Monday!