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2022-2023 Viking Victories

Computer Science - 1st in District!March 22, 2023

The first day of our UIL Academic District Contests and we started off with a bang! The Viking Computer Science team cleaned up!

  • 1st place - Makaila Monauni score 216
  • 2nd place - Lincoln Smith score 208
  • 3rd place - Alex Hebert score 192
  • 4th place - Keith Beavers score 188
  • 5th place - Justin Joslin score 160
  • 7th place - Jackson Collins 120

They are also 5-time District TEAM CHAMPIONS, with a score of 1,156 points. To illustrate how amazing they are... the 2nd place team scored 412, and 3rd place scored 284.

LV Going International March 10, 2023

Seven LVHS DECA students competed in the Texas Career Development Conference (CDC) competition in Dallas. The Texas conference was attended by over 5,000 students and advisors. Two of our LVHS students (Team: Sydnie Crim & Rylee Bing) received medals as Finalists (Event: Marketing Management Team Decision Making) for the International CDC competition.

THEN, it was announced Sydnie Crim & Rylee Bing advanced as International Qualifiers for International CDC to be held in Orlando, FL, next month. When you see these students, please congratulate them on their academic success. They spent extra time outside of school preparing for the DECA exam and role play events.

Viva Lago Vista Futbol! March, 2023

Girls and Boys soccer teams secured spots in the 4A playoffs! They met their goal in this inaugural year!



Grand Champions March, 2023


The Valkyries wrapped up their competition season March 4th and came home...OVERALL GRAND CHAMPIONS! Only being a second-year drill team, these ladies have put in countless hours and worked incredibly hard for each and every award.
Congratulations to each and every Valkyrie and their fearless leader, Mrs. Phillips.


  • Overall Grand Champion Team
  • Grand Champion Team
  • Challenge Elite Overall High Scoring
  • Team Judges’ Award
  • Academic Team Award
  • Team Kick—Best in Class Champion
  • Team Hip Hop— Best in Class Champion
  • Team Pom—Best in Class Champion
  • Team Military—Best in Class Champion


  • Overall Runner-Up Champion
  • Challenge Elite
  • Officer Judges’ Award
  • Officer Lyrical—Best in Class Champion
  • Officer Novelty—Best in Class Champion
  • Officer Jazz—Best in Class Runner Up


  • Abby Cantwell: 10th Grade—3rd Place
  • Jocelyn Hargrove: 12th Grade—4th Place
  • Faith Lee: 11th Grade—Division I
  • Ava Loucks: 11th Grade—Division I
  • Emery Neider: 11th Grade—3rd Place
  • Jessica Noack: 11th Grade—Division I
  • Addi Walker: 11th Grade—5th Place


  • Abby Cantwell & Emery Neider—2nd Place
  • Ellie Greenlee & Haley Hooks—Division I  
  • Grand Champion team

  • Team Hip Hop - Best in Class Champion

  • Team Kick - Best in Class Champion

  • Team Military - Best in Class Champion

  • Team Pom - Best in Class Champion

  • Officer Jazz - Best in Class Runner Up

  • Officer Lyrical - Best in Class Champion

  • Officers - Overall Runner Up Champions

  • Officer Novelty - Best in Class Champion

  • Division 1 Duet - Ellie G. & Haley H.

  • Officer Duet - 2nd Place: Abby C. & Emery N.

  • We Are the Champions my friends

1...2...3 Burnet Sweep March 3, 2023

Our Tennis Team did awesome in the Burnet Tournament. 


Varsity Girls Singles cleaned up with Maddy Inman placing 1st, Makaila Monauni placing 2nd and Lily Shasky in 3rd!

Boys Doubles - Nick Sosa & Reagan McLaughlin-2nd Place

JV - Juan Pablo García got 3rd in Boys Singles

Cheer All-State Honors March, 2023

Seven athletes received All-State honors from the Texas Girls Coaches Association. This is among the highest individual honors in Texas High School Cheerleading. This is the first time we have ever had all graduating seniors earn Academic All-State, which is a testament to their leadership in all phases of our program.

Please congratulate these young women when you get the chance.

Academic All-State

  • Bella Dreibrodt
  • Kate Hepp
  • Saydie Kassell
  • Taylor Poling
  • Olivia Vincent
  • Sofia Xuereb

TGCA All-State

  • Saydie Kassell (2nd consecutive year)
  • Taylor Poling
  • Mary Spiers
  • Olivia Vincent (2nd consecutive year)
  • Sofia Xuereb
Taylor/Hutto Invitational February 23, 2023


Varsity and JV Viking Tennis continue tearing it up on the court - and we LOVE it! The team played against 4A/5A schools and most of the Vikings made it to the Semifinals!


  • Nick Sosa & Reagan McLaughlin - 1st Place in Doubles
  • Maddy Inman -  3rd Place in Singles
  • Gillian Childs & Carina Alwell - 2nd Place in Consolation Doubles
  • Colten Lane - 2nd Place in Consolation Singles


  • AJ Stobb - 2nd Place in Singles
  • Ryan Oliver and Kayd Houston - 2nd Place in Doubles
  • Juan Pablo - 4th in Boys Singles
  • Alena Hernandez - 4th in Girls Singles

What a great day to be a Viking!

The Valkyries competed in 4 categories. The competition at this level is extremely tough - considering we competed against some very established 5A and 6A schools. We may be a little biased, but the girls did amazing! 

Team Sweepstakes

  • Team Gussie Nell Davis
  • Team Best Overall Bronze
  • Team Military—1st Place
  • Team Kick—2nd Runner Up
  • Team Hip Hop—2nd Runner Up
  • Team Pom—3rd Runner Up

Officer Sweepstakes

  • Officer Gussie Nell Davis
  • Officer Best Overall Bronze


Abiageal Cantwell, Jocelyn Hargrove, Faith Lee, Ava Loucks, Emery Neider, Jessica Noack, and Addison Walker—all received Division I ratings

Duet Awards

  • Abiageal Cantwell and Emery Neider—1st Runner Up
  • Ellie Greenlee and Haley Hooks—2nd Runner Up

Boys Powerlifting Qualifying Meet February 25, 2023

Four LVHS boys attended the final qualifying meet of the year and brought home 3 medals.

  • Wesley Denning - 3rd
  • Dominic García - 2nd
  • Amos Sizer - 1st
  • Grayden Burke - set 2 PR in lifting

Knox Knox...Who's There February 2023

Congratulations goes out to Knox Renfro as he signed to play golf at Blinn!
We are so proud of you - almost as much as your parents!

A Day on the Golf Course, is Better Than... February 24, 2023

Six Lady Vikings traveled to Bastrop to play a modified Colovista course and returned with 3rd place and two members placing in the top 10—Bailey Burlew & Reagan Phariss. Teammates were Lily Olson, Olivia Caston, Ripley Sinclair, and Alexa Smith. These young ladies just picked up a golf club for the first time a month ago and it is exciting watching how they progress!

V.A.S.E. February 18, 2023

We had 20 students compete in VASE (Visual Art Scholastic Event), held at Lake Travis High School in the Region 13 North. They were up against more than 1,200 students from every school - 1A to 6A - in our area. Students were judged with a one-on-one interview and the artwork they created. Every one of our students left a Regional Medalist! Three are Area Medalists and will be competing at the state event in April.

Please Congratulate:

Zach Bridges
Meagan Estill
Anna Kinslow
Kate Magierski
Anabella Martinez
Tieler Musule
Sadie Nash
Emanuel Perez Rangel
Lotta Quisbrock
Lily Shasky
Hailey Shirley
Ripley Sinclair
Ivy Skipper (Denson)
Emily Taylor
Ki (Trinity) Unbehaun
Leah Valles
Lilly Wisdom

And our 3 state advancers: David Hoofnagle, Lucy Rees, and Lindsay Sanders

  • State Qualifier Lucy Rees

  • State Qualifier Lindsay Sanders

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That's Some Power!
February 18, 2023

Rafael Medina brought home a 1st Place Medal from the Bulldawg Classic, successfully squatting 610 lbs - and making it look easy!
Viking team also brought home two 3rd place finishes.

Tennis at Weiss February 17, 2023

Viking Varsity Tennis Team competed in the Weiss 6A Tournament with 18 other schools and the were outstanding!

  • Lily Shasky got 1st Place in B Girls Singles
  • Makaila Monauni got 3rd Place in A Girls Singles
  • Nick Sosa and Zac Zaleski got 3rd Place in A Boys Doubles
  • Luca Saldana and Colten Lane got 3rd Place in B Boys Doubles
  • Naidelyn Orozco and Apolo Mercado got 3rd Place in A Mixed Doubles

Lady Viking Basketball All District February 21, 2023

Congratulations to the following Lady Viking basketball players! Your hard work and perseverance did not go unnoticed.

1ST TEAM Sophia Read (SR)
2ND TEAM Brooke Snyder (SR) HONORABLE MENTION Addison Lockhart (JR)
Mia Kinslow (FR)
Addison Lockhart (JR)
Madison Kassell (Soph)
Whitney Vaughan (SR)
Sophia Read (SR)
Saydie Kassell (SR)
Brooke Snyder (SR)

Classic Lago Vista February 15, 2023

Today we had 2 teams compete in our own Lago Vista Spring Classic Tournament. Congratulate these young ladies when you see them, all but the first 3 are new golfers and this was their first official tournament.

  • 1st Place Medalist - Savannah Lantz (Sr.)
  • 1st Place Team - Lago Vista Blue
    • Savannah Lantz, Morgan Burke (4th), Brighton Taylor (7th), Bailey Burlew, Ripley Sinclair
  • 5th Place Team - Lago Vista Gold
    • Olivia Caston, Reagan Phariss, Emily Wilson, Alexa Smith
Lady Viking Golfers! Savannah Lantz - 1st Place LV Girls Blue Team - 1st Place


UIL Young Filmmakers February, 2023

Two LVHS students submitted entries for UIL State Film this year. David Hoofnagle submitted in the Digital Animation category, and Bck Press submitted a Narrative film. David's film, Prisoner, made it all the way to the semi-finals and fell just short of making it to the State Film Festival. Beck's film, Help, has qualified for the State Film Festival and will be shown alongside the other state qualifiers at the UT LBJ Auditorium on Wednesday February 22nd. Both students have worked extremely hard on their films.  


STATE Film Festival
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Beck placed 5th in STATE!


Bringing Home the Gold February 11, 2023

The Vikings and Lady Vikings collected 10 medals, with Lilly Medina taking home gold, at the Buda Johnson Powerlifting Meet. Great job!
Good luck in Copperas Cove this weekend (Feb 18)

Winter Dance Classic February 4, 2023

When the Lago Vista High School Drill Team showed up on Friday, no one knew who the Valkyries were. By mid-day Saturday…the ladies were well known! The ladies had two full days of dancing and some pretty tough competition.


The Valkyries brought 4 Team Dances, 3 Officer Routines, 3 Duets, 8 Solos, and 2 auditioned for Miss High Kick. Needless to say, the Valkyries came home winners! That’s impressive for our first competition this season. Amazing job by our Valkyries and we so appreciative of our entire Valkyrie Family!

  • Abby Cantwell—3rd Runner Up 10th grade soloist
  • Officer Jazz—3rd Place
  • Officer Novelty—2nd Place
  • Officer Lyrical—1st Place
  • Team Hip-Hop—2nd Place
  • Team Pom—1st Place
  • Team Military—1st Place
  • Team Kick—1st Place Wow!

DECA Qualifies for State! January 28, 2023

On Saturday, eight LVHS DECA students competed in the District 5 Career Development Conference competition at Cedar Ridge HS (Round Rock). Seven of the 8 students received medals and qualified to advance to State CDC in March (Dallas). When you see these students, please congratulate them on their academic success.  

State Qualifiers

  • Sydnie Crim & Rylee Bing (Marketing Management Team Decision Making)
  • Emily Caperton & Reagan Phariss (Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making)
  • Jayden Escalona (Sports & Entertainment Marketing Series)
  • Trey Crim (Quick Service Restaurant Management Series)
  • Chirag Gulati (Entrepreneurship Series)

Powerlifting Power! January 28, 2023

Congratulations to the Powerlifters who attended the Austin Navarro Invitational. This was their first meet of the season and they collected 3 gold medals and 2 silver medals. Power on lifters!

Padilla Poll January 24, 2023

Congratulations to the following LVHS Padilla Poll All State Players:

  • Davin Zurovetz (2nd Team OL)
  • Berend Kahlden (2nd Team WR)
  • David Garcia (2nd Team DL)
  • Bowen Stobb (2nd Team DB)

Lily takes 2nd! January 20, 2023

Lily Shasky takes 2nd Place at the McNeil/Round Rock 6A Varsity Tennis Tournament

KVUE Athlete of the Week January 19, 2023

Our very own Saydie Kassell was presented with the Abacus Athlete of the Week by KVUE when they came out to do a story on our AMAZING State Champion Cheer Team! Story set to air Sunday, Jan. 22 so set a reminder to watch the news then!

Super Elite January 17, 2023

We are super elated to say that Brooke Everett & Amelia Robinson were recently selected by the Texas High School Coaches Association for the 4A Volleyball Super Elite Team (12 total team members). This award recognizes "student athletes across the state for their exemplary athletic achievement in their respective sport."

Travis County Youth Show January 2023

FFA students recently competed in the Travis County Youth Show on Jan 12th.
Congratulations to:

Grand Champion

  • Wyatt Herring and Cormyn Mosser - Game Equipment with a deer blind
  • Kaytlen Rutledge - Apple Pie

Reserve Champion

  • Reese Cromwell - Bread

Blue Ribbon

  • Emma Clark - Cookies, Photo
  • Ryan Duty - Pies
  • Kira Federoff - Cakes
  • Rylie Greenless - Vine
  • Tyler Harms - Photo
  • Meredith Haylee - Cakes
  • Lonna Miller - Cookies
  • Madi Salazar-Velazquez - Cookies
  • Emma Seewald - Bread

Red Ribbon

  • Ari Biniak - Cake, Pickles
  • Colton Lane - Cactus
  • Victoria Lee - Photo
  • Anna Piedra - Pie
  • Alexa Smith - Cake
  • Reese Cromwell - Jam
  • Carmen Ridgeway - Cake, Cactus
  • Sabrina Vaughan - Photo

Carmen Ridgeway - 6th Place - Pig

Faith Lee - 11th Place - Goat

LVHS Cheer January 13, 2023

We are SO PROUD of our cheer team! The team competed against 50 other teams in their division on Friday, January 13th at the Fort Worth Convention Center in the UIL Spirit State Championships. After their flawless performances, they were announced as the 4A Division II State Champions with a clean sweep of all preliminary categories!

1000 Points January 14, 2023

Sophia Read hit a milestone in the girls’ Varsity game against the Lady Cougars with her 3- pointer shot! 1,000 POINTS scored in her HS career!

Sophia Signs! January 2023


It is always a great day to be Viking - and it's even better when we get to watch one of our Viking athletes progress to the next level. We are proud of Sophia, who committed to play basketball for Mary-Hardin Baylor on Thursday. Way to go, Sophia!

All District Football Awards December 19, 2022

What a great group of athletes who deserve the recognition - we could not be more proud of you and the entire team!

District 13 MVP: Bowen Stobb
Defensive Lineman of the Year: David Garcia
All District Kick Returner: Decker Sims
All District Kicker: Marlon Gavarette

1st Team Offense:
Helton - WR
Kahlden - WR
Zurovetz - OL

2nd Team Offense:
Arietta - OL
Herring - RB
Medina - OL

1st Team Defense:
Stojanik - DE
Shipp - DE
Karg - ILB

2nd Team Defense:
Topo - OLB
Helton - DB
Zurovetz - DT

Honorable Mention Offense:
Garcia, Mayhew, Shipp, Sims, Stojanik

Honorable Mention Defense:
Kahlden, Sims, Smith

Volleyball Honors

Volleyball team recognition at the December 2022 board meeting

The Lady Viking Volleyball team were recognized at the December 12, 2022 board meeting. Coach Tara Domel introduced the team and noted that the entire team made Academic All-District! 
District Awards
Newcomer/Co-Newcomer of the Year - Paige Holloway
Co-Defensive Player of the Year - San Felix
Co-MVP - Amelia Robinson
Honorable Mention - Sophia Berg
2nd Team All District - Stella Robinson
1st Team All District - Brooke Everett, Jada Clements and Peyton Stoner

Regional All Tournament Team - Amelia Robinson

Academic All-State from Texas Girls Coaches Association - Stella Robinson & Peyton Stoner

4A All-State Team - Amelia Robinson & Brooke Everett

Texas High School Coaches Association - 4A Volleyball Super Elite Team (12 total team members) Brooke Everett & Amelia Robinson

North Shore Classic Champions! December 8-10, 2022

Lady Vikings are the North Shore Classic Champions! With great defensive effort, the Lady Vikings Beat Mason 33-32!

Sophia Read was the Tournament MVP and Amelia Robinson was All-Tournament! (jpg)

Cheer Champions! December 3, 2022

LVHS Cheerleaders know how to Bring It On! The first weekend of December, after a late night of cheering for the football team, they made their way to the Crandall Invitational cheer competition and came home with nothing less than the best!

Best Band Chant - CHECK
Best Fight Song - CHECK
Best Crowd Leading - CHECK

December 11, 2022

Another early morning to get to Dallas to compete at NCA State of Texas for the first time. Hard work is paying off and they walked away with a win in a very tough 4A Game Day division. HUGE thanks to Viking Nation for showing up and rowing with us…we had the best crowd in the building!

State is one month away and we can’t wait!




State Bound November 15, 2022

Congratulations Braydn Taylor! Braydn placed 3rd at UIL Regional Congress and is headed to STATE!

Speech & Debate November 11, 2022



  • 1st place - De'Andre Holcomb (also named Best Overall LD Speaker)
  • 2nd Place - Adelynn Barron

Informative Speaking

  • 1st Place - Sadie Stark

Persuasive Speaking

  • 5th place - Jonah Farrington


  • 3rd Place - Hyrum Benefield

Regional Quarterfinal Champions November 8, 2022

The Lady Vikings just can't quit! Bi-District, Area, and Quarterfinal wins bring them to Regional Semifinals. Take a drive on Friday, November 11 to Bryan High School where the Lady Vikings will face the Spring Hill Panthers for the bragging rites to Regional Semifinals! Show your Viking Pride, wear some blue & gold and let's watch this team continue bumping along!

4A Region 3 Semifinal Volleyball Playoff
Friday, November 11, 2022
Lago Vista vs Spring Hill
8pm @ Bryan High School

Cross Country State ChampionshipNovember 4, 2022

Aly Wray was up bright and early to head to the 4A State Cross Country meet in Round Rock. Aly placed 18th out of 150 runners - we are SO PROUD OF YOU!

Though she was the only LV runner, she had an awesome team there to support her!

Bi-District Champions October 31, 2022

There only thing spooky about the Lady Viking Volleyball win last night to China Springs was maybe the fans nails after 5 game (23-25, 25-18, 23-25, 25-15, 16-14)! Congratulations Lady Vikings - we will follow you in the 4A Playoffs wherever you go! The Lady's will take on Giddings next for the Area title - time and location TBD. 

Regional Cross Country October 24, 2022

Lady Viking Cross Country team traveled to Huntsville to compete in the 4A Regional Cross Country. The Girls placed 8th as a team (out of 26 teams) and Aly Wray placed 3rd over all and will advance to the state meet Friday,November 4, 2022 @ Old Settler's Park in Round Rock, TX.


District Cross Country October 10, 2022

Lady Viking Cross Country team had a stellar day at the District Meet on Monday in Marble Falls. The Girls placed 2nd as a team at District and qualified to regionals. Aly wray placed 1st over all!


UIL Statistical Leaders

CONGRATS BROOKE AND AMELIA for making the Texas high school volleyball: UIL statistical leaders list! Lone Star State's volleyball leaders in kills, assists, digs, blocks, aces and hitting percentage

Fall Team TennisOctober 4, 2022

Congrats Varsity Viking Tennis - 4A District 19 Team Tennis District Champs!

Way to go Vikings - good luck Tuesday 10/11, when they will face off against Taylor for Bi-District at 3:00pm on the Glenn HS courts.


Watching and winning!




Cross CountyOctober 1, 2022-Leo Manzano invitational

Lady Vikings placed 1st of 10 teams at the Leo Manzano invitational in Marble Falls!
Aly Wray brought home 2nd place individually.

Cross CountySeptember 22, 2022-Round Rock XC Meet

Girls place 11th of 29 teams in the 2 mile gold division.
Ally placed 9th of 224 runners with a PR of 11:54.

Cross CountyAugust 27, 2022-Thrall XC Meet

Ladies placed 1st of 8 teams at Thrall. There were a total of 72 runners with the following ladies in the top 10, bringing home some hardware. Needless to say, we are thrilled you are Vikings!

  • Aly Wray - 1st
  • Sophie Seewald - 7th
  • Hanna Simmons  - 8th

Lady Viking Cross Country

The Lady Vikings Cross Country hit the trail and started the season off placing 2nd out of 14 as a team at Temple Invitation and Aly Wray placed first!

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