Junior Deshaun Lewis is an impact player on the Kangaroo
Basketball team and helped lead the Roos to their first playoff appearance
since 2016. Deshaun led the team in
points and was second on the team in rebounds and blocks. Deshaun’s hard work and dedication in the
past year has led him to an Academic All-District nomination along with being
name the District 3-6A Newcomer of the Year.
He has a 3.8 GPA and is ranked 77th
in the Junior class. He is also heavily
involved in culinary projects at WHS.
Deshaun plans on playing basketball in college and pursue a career as a
video game animation developer/designer.
Sophomore Addy McElhaney is a two-year letter winner
for the Lady Roo Soccer team. She
currently leads both the team and District 3-6A in goals with eleven in 11
district games. Addy also has four
assists which is second on the team for the highest scoring team in the
district. Currently she has more goals
scored in district than four other teams.
The Lady Roos are currently in first place in the district with three
games left. As a freshman Addy was a
starter at forward and was the Offensive MVP of the team. Addy has a 4.0 GPA and is ranked 47th
in her sophomore class. She plans on
playing soccer in college and studying physical therapy.
High School Competition Cheer Team
Weatherford High School Competition Cheer Team just wrapped up a remarkable
season. They earned first place both at regional competition and at the NCA
State of Texas Championship. The team also brought home a third-place bronze
medal at the UIL State Spirit Championships out of seventy teams along with a third-place
finish at the NCA High School Nationals. This team is comprised of our WHS
Varsity sideline team and seven members of our Junior Varsity sideline team.
Kechnie - Captain
Lawrence - Captain
Gann - Captain
Senior Kane Chandler is a four-year starter for the Kangaroo
Basketball team and has been one of the team leaders over those four years in both
scoring and assists. This season Kane is
leading the team offensively in assists and is second in scoring surpassing the
1,000th career point threshold during a tournament over the holidays.
Defensively he leads the team in charges
taken this season and now owns the school record. Kane has been named to the All-Parker County
team three times (one second team and two first team nominations). He has a 3.0 GPA and attends First Baptist
Church here in Weatherford. Kane has
plans to play basketball in college while pursuing a degree in Education.
Junior Landrie Polk is a three-year varsity starter
for the Lady Roo Basketball team. She
currently leads the team in scoring, averaging 12.5 points per game and also
leads the team in assists, minutes played, and steals. She celebrated her 1,000th career
point in a district game against Trinity earlier this season. Landrie also plans to run track this spring, specializing
as a sprinter. She has a 3.98 GPA and is
ranked 35th in her class of 660 students. She is also an active member of PALS and DECA. Landrie is currently undecided on where to go
to college but has plans on pursuing a career as a Dermatologist Physician Assistant.
Senior Keats Bohannan is a member of the Kangaroo football
and basketball teams. As a two-year
starter in football Keats was a utility player who lined up at wide receiver, H
back, running back, and on special teams during his time as a Roo. Keats finished off the year playing
quarterback, a position he hasn’t played in over two years, and got a victory against
Paschal going 21/22 with 222 passing yards and a touchdown. In basketball Keats is a major contributor
for the 4-1 start the team is off to this season and was an honorable mention
all-district performer last year. He is
among the team leaders in rebounds, assists, and shooting percentage. Keats has a 3.6 GPA and was a DECA state
qualifier in 2023 and is also in the school musical Grease. He has plans to play college football and
major in Mechanical Engineering.
Senior Kaylie Perez is a member of the Lady Roo basketball
and track teams. She has been on varsity
basketball the last two years and has started both years. As a junior Kaylie was named to the 2nd
team all-district team and led the team in steals. This year she is leading the team again in
steals and minutes and is second in rebounds and third in points scored. Kaylie also runs track for the Lady Roos and
has been on the varsity team since her freshmen year running the 4x100 and
4x200 relays as well as a long jumper. She
is also part of FCCLA and PALS and is ranked in the top 30% of her class. Kaylie has a 3.8 GPA and plans on attending
the University of Arkansas to major in exercise science.
Will Jordan is the starting tight end on Roo Football
team and a member of the Roo Baseball team. Will is a second-year starter
and two time letter winner for the Roos.
On the season he has rushed 6 times for 169 yards and two touchdowns and
has 14 receptions for 146 yards and two receiving touchdowns. In addition to this Will has been a standout
blocker for the Kangaroo offensive attack which has averaged more than 350
yards per game and over 30 points per game.
Will also is a starting pitcher for the Roos baseball team and last year
was a 1st team all-district selection and a 2nd team
all-state selection with the sportswriters.
Will is committed to pitch after graduation for the Red Raiders at Texas
Country / Track
Rayla Castillo has anchored the Lady Roo Cross Country
team all season. She placed second overall at the District 3-6A meet
earlier this month and lead the team to a second-place team finish overall
helping the Lady Roos advance to te
regional meet for the fourth year in a row. At the regional meet Rayla
then placed 9th overall at the and qualified for the UIL 6A State Meet
in Round Rock. She has been on varsity since her freshmen year in cross country
and track. Rayla is committed to Southeastern Oklahoma State University
and plans to pursue a career in aviation as a pilot.
Athletes of the Month
Football / Track
Senior JoJo Polk is a member of the
Varsity Football and Track Teams. He is
the starting running back and a returning all-district performer. This season through five games Jojo leads the
Roo’s in rushing with 87 carries for 489 yards and five touchdowns. This coming off his Junior year where Jojo led
the team with over 1,300 yards of total offense and 16 touchdowns. He has a 3.1 GPA and has been a three-year
letter winner. During track Jojo
competes on the 4x100 and 4x200 meter relays.
He has plans to play football in college and major in business.
Claire Conner, Soph
Sophomore Claire Conner is a member
of the Lady Roo Varsity Volleyball Team.
She is a two-time letter winner and starter for the Lady Roos. She is
also a returning first team all-district performer and an academic all-district
selection. Claire leads the team in
kills, passing, digs, and points. She is
second in aces and third in assists. Her
passing is an incredible 2.3 rating which is second best on the team. With 304 kills thus far she is making her way
up the all-time list of kills in a season for a Lady Roo. Claire’s has a 3.86 GPA and is in the top 10
% of her class and has plans to play volleyball in college while majoring in
Cross Country / Soccer / Track
Senior Josh Gal is a member of the cross
country, soccer, and track teams. He has
been a letter winner for cross country and soccer all four years of his high
school career. Josh was named first team
all-district in cross country and honorable mention in soccer as a junior. He also qualified for the USATF nationals in
the 2K steeplechase. Josh has a 3.8 GPA
and is ranked 68th in his class.
Josh is also involved with student government, UIL social studies, UIL
current events, and Rooted in Christ. He
plans to attend Trinity University to run cross country and dual major in international
economics and international studies.
Emma Melven, Sr
Tennis / Basketball
Senior Emma Melven is a member of the
Lady Roo tennis and basketball teams.
She has been a letter winner all four years in tennis and was a first
team all-district performer in singles her freshman and sophomore year. She was named second team all-district in
doubles her sophomore year and advanced to regionals both her freshman and
sophomore seasons. In basketball Emma
has been on varsity both her junior and senior seasons fighting through three
surgeries on her knee in a 10-month period and is still recovering fully. She has
a 3.9 GPA and is ranked 38th in her class all while being a part of
NHS, HOSA, DECA, and STUCO. Emma plans to
attend BYU or Utah State and major in kinesiology to pursue a career in
physical therapy for athletes.