School news: The Belles, playoff basketball, Sanger robotics and one-act theater results

The Bryan Adams Belles (photo courtesy of Amy Green Solorio).

The Bryan Adams Belles finished the competition season by winning Grand Champions at Showtime’s Mabank and Wylie competitions. The dance team’s officers were Grand Champions and captain Lizbeth Calzada was named the Grand Champion as a solo dancer. Catch the Belles in action at their spring show April 19-21. The Belles are led by Belle Director Amy Solorio and Belle Assistant Director Amy Boyer.

The Bryan Adams boys basketball team finished their season in a loss against Waxahachie in the UIL Area playoffs. After finishing third in district 12-5A, they defeated Kimball High School in the first round of the playoffs to be Bi-Distric champions.

Woodrow Wilson High School girls basketball players were 12-5A district champs for the second time in history, but fell in the first round of the playoffs to Samuell High School.

The Woodrow boys basketball team won its first round playoff game against Conrad High School to be Bi-District champs, but lost a low scoring affair to Midlothian in the second round. The team was also district champs in the regular season.

The Woodrow Wilson one-act play cast and crew won first place in the district with their performance of Chrysalids. Quinn Bull took home “Best Actor,” while Caroline Kulas won “Best Actress.” The team will compete in the bi-district one-act contest on March 24 at Bryan Adams High School.

Woodrow Wilson’s one-act play cast and crew (photo by Francie Hansen).

The Sanger Stallions Robotics Club competed in the Vex IQ Robotics State competition in Greenville, Texas, last week. These fourth and fifth graders build, program and practice with their robots while completing a notebook documenting their progress. They have already won a spot in the state and national competition, and the two teams placed third and seventh in their recent competition in Greenville. They have a chance to make the world championships later this year.

The Sanger Elementary robotics team (photo by Adair Earnshaw).

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