Spring Sports Travel to Houston for SPC Championships

Mateo Lanzillotta

After successful seasons across the board for Greenhill Athletics, the efforts of athletes for the past three months came to a head in Houston, Texas, at the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) Championship Tournament.

Boys Lacrosse

Boys Lacrosse finished in 5th place in SPC after losing their first-round game to St. Stephens 10-4.  They then moved on to defeat The Awty International School 6-1 in the battle for 5th place.

Girls Lacrosse

Girls Lacrosse also finished in 5th place at the SPC tournament after losing their first-round game to The Kinkaid School, 19-8.  Following that game, the Girls beat The Awty International School to move on to the 5th place game versus St. Stephens Episcopal.  The Hornets beat the Spartans to secure 5th place in the tournament.


Baseball finished in 10th place this year, one of their best finishes in the last 20 years. After losing a first-round game to St. Johns, the Hornets moved on to beat St. Andrews to qualify for the 9th place game.  Greenhill then lost to Fort Worth Country Day 13-4 to finish in 10th place.


Softball ended the year in 9th place, beating Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart 18-4 in a blowout win.  The Hornets started the tournament with a first-round loss to The John Cooper School and continued on to defeat the Episcopal School of Dallas 11-0. This qualified them for the 9th place game, which they proceeded to win.

Boys Track

Boys Track finished 6th overall in the SPC tournament, and Greenhill had top-5 finishers in 6 of the 17 events.  Senior Jason Estrada finished 2nd in the 200-meter, 1st in the 400-meter, 4th in the long jump and 4th in the triple jump.  The 1st place finish in the 400-meter was a school record and a personal record for Estrada with a time of 48.98 seconds.  Other top-5 finishers included junior Jaden Watt, who finished 4th in the 100-meter and senior Adrian Suarez, who finished 3rd in the pole vault.

Girls Track

Girls Track ended the year with a 5th place overall finish. Of the 17 events, Greenhill had a top-5 finisher in 9 of them.  Senior Johrdyn Tarpeh earned 1st place in the 100-meter hurdle, 2nd in the 300-meter hurdle and 1st in the high jump.  Juniors Celina Prieur and Leah Smith and senior Rachel Wegener also won individual events, with Prieur finishing 4th in the triple jump and 5th in the 400-meter. Smith earned 4th place in the long jump and 3rd place in the high jump, and Wegener finished 2nd in the pole vault with a score of 10-00.00, a new school record. In the 4 by 100-meter relay, Tarpeh, Prieur, Smith and freshman Lyna Kamgang finished 5th place.  Prieur and Tarpeh were joined by junior Kaylee Wilson and freshman Jenna Travers to finish 3rd in the 4 by 400 relay.

Boys Golf

Boys Golf ended the year in 6th place after team leader and freshmen Henry Zhong hit 79 on the first day and 73 on the second day. The team consisted of junior Alex Perales, freshman Henry Zhong, senior Alex Trimmer, senior Noah Gould and freshman Hayden Sampson.

Girls Golf

Girls Golf ended the year in 10th place, with junior Kate Osborn hitting 102 on day 1 and 93 on day 2.  The team consisted of junior Kate Osborn, junior Bridget Hill, freshman Amanda Park, junior Laya Venkat and freshman Chloe Nyugen.

Boys Tennis

Boys Tennis went into the tournament as the number 1 overall seed.  The team was led by seniors Jack Vawrinek, Jack Wimberly and Josh Rubel. After a tough meeting with The John Cooper School, the Hornets played in the 5th place game versus Trinity Valley School and won 4-1.

Girls Tennis

Girls Tennis also went into the tournament as the number 1 seed, but ultimately lost 1-4 in the finals versus St. Johns School.  Sophomore Sophie Schwartz was able to come away with the only winning match in the finals, to top off a very successful weekend.  To get to the championship, the Hornets had to beat The Kinkaid School and The John Cooper School.  Led by Division One commit Abby Platt, the Girls Tennis team had a very successful year.