AUSTIN, Texas - The five winners of the 2013-14 UIL Lone Star Cup were announced.
In Conference 5A, Southlake Carroll High School won its fifth overall and third consecutive UIL Lone Star Cup earning 115 total points. The Dragon boys and girls cross country and boys swimming and diving teams each took home state championships while the volleyball team advanced to the state semifinals. Southlake Carroll placed fourth overall at the Academic State Meet and had two boys golf teams finish in the top four at state.
With state semifinalist teams in girls soccer and volleyball and a state runner-up finish in boys swimming and diving, Friendswood High School secured its third overall Conference 4A Lone Star Cup victory. In addition to regional semifinalist finishes in boys and girls basketball and baseball, the Mustangs also placed fifth overall at state in academics and marching band.
Argyle High School's excellence in academic, athletic and music competitions propelled the Eagles to the top of the UIL Lone Star Cup standings for the third year in a row and fifth time overall. The reigning Conference 3A marching band state champions also captured football and academic state championships and were state runners-up in girls basketball, boys golf and baseball.
After a late season rise in the standings, Salado High School captured its second consecutive and third overall Conference 2A UIL Lone Star Cup win. The Eagles excelled in the spring winning state championships in academics and boys golf and placed second overall in girls golf and one-act play.
With state championships in softball and boys and girls golf, Weimar High School ascended to the top of Conference 1A winning the second consecutive and third overall UIL Lone Star Cup in school history. The Wildcats also advanced to the state semifinals in girls basketball and regional finals in baseball.
The UIL Lone Star Cup recognizes five high schools (one in each of the five UIL classifications) based on their overall team achievement in a variety of sanctioned athletic and academic championships. All UIL member high schools in good standing are included for contention for the UIL Lone Star Cup. Trophy presentations will take place in the fall at events chosen by the winning schools.
The UIL Lone Star Cup program began during the 1997-98 school year.
Below are the Top Ten schools in each classification for this year's Lone Star Cup Standings:
Conference 5A Place School Points 1. Southlake Carroll 115 2. Conroe The Woodlands 78 3. Allen 74 4. Lewisville Hebron 70 5. San Antonio Reagan 68 6. Plano West 63 7. Lewisville Flower Mound 62 Lewisville Marcus 62 9. Arlington Martin 58 Coppell 58 Pearland 58
Conference 4A Place School Points 1. Friendswood 89 2. Dallas Highland Park 86 3. Aledo 82 Amarillo 82 5. Northwest Nelson 78 6. Montgomery 68 7. Northside Brennan 66 8. Hallsville 64 Pearland Dawson 64 10. Canyon 60 Georgetown 60
Conference 3A Place School Points 1. Argyle 102 2. College Station 86 3. Kennedale 78 4. Abilene Wylie 66 5. Stephenville 62 6. Decatur 59 7. Liberty Hill 58 8. Paris North Lamar 56 9. La Vernia 52 10. Kilgore 50 La Grange 50 Lubbock Cooper 50
Conference 2A Place School Points 1. Salado 82 2. East Bernard 74 3. Wall 70 4. Bushland 66 5. Holliday 56 6. Brock 54 Crawford 54 8. Hallettsville 52 White Oak 52 10. Franklin 50 Mount Vernon