Weatherford High School Athletics

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May 2024


Ryan Rovnyak, Sr


Senior Ryan Rovnyak is a member of the Roo Tennis team.  Ryan was a 1st team all-district performer in the fall with mixed doubles.  He was the #1 player on our squad and was a four-year letterman.  In the spring he finished as the 3rd place mixed doubles team.  He was also the team MVP and TTCA Academic All-State.  Ryan is a four-year starter and letter winner for the Kangaroo Tennis Team.  He has a 3.13 GPA and is ranked in the top third of his class.  Ryan also is the self-proclaimed “best ping pong player” at Weatherford High School.  He plans on getting his basics done at Weatherford College before going to Houston and majoring in Cyber Security. 



Kinley Kemp, Jr

Softball / Volleyball

Junior Kinley Kemp is a member of the Lady Roo Softball Team and the Lady Roo Volleyball Team.  She has started and lettered in both sports for the last two years.  This year Kinley led the team in batting average, hits, doubles, and runs. Kinley’s impressive senior campaign led her to being chosen as the Offensive MVP for District 3-6A.  On the season she had .496 batting average, 6 home runs, 44 runs and 46 RBIs.  Kinley is also a standout volleyball player earning 1st team all-district during her junior season.  She was third on the team in kills and points as an outside hitter.    

Kinley also is involved with the PALS Program at WHS as well as a part of the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce.  Kinley has a 3.8 GPA and is ranked in the top 20% of her class. She has plans to play softball in college and has committed to Weatherford College this past week.  

April 2024


JT Cienega, Sr


Senior JT Cienega is a member of the Roo baseball team.  JT finished the regular season with .472 batting average as the leadoff hitter all season.  JT help to lead the Roos offensively with 51 hits, 25 RBIs, and 15 doubles as well as playing standout defense in centerfield.  JT led the team in runs scored with 36, 16 of which were in district play. His on base percentage of .525 and his on base percentage plus slugging was 1.182.  JT was a second team all-district selection a year ago.  He has a 3.96 GPA and is ranked 48th in his class and has committed to Grayson Junior College to play baseball after graduation.



Kaymie Chandler, Senior


Senior Kaymie Chandler is a member of the Lady Roo Softball Team.  This year Kaymie led the team in home runs, runs batted in offensively and defensively led the team in strikeouts (pitching), and innings pitched.  Kaymie’s impressive senior campaign led her to being chosen  as the District MVP for District 3-6A.  On the season her .496  batting average, 12 home runs and 49 RBIs put her up near the top of anyone in the entire area.  She was a standout pitcher for the Lady Roos going 9-5 (4-0 in district) with 90 strikeouts.  Kaymie has a 3.4 GPA and has plans to play softball at Arkansas Rich Mountain Junior College while majoring in business. 


Emily Caldwell, Senior


Senior Emily Caldwell is a member of the Lady Roo golf team.  She played a key role in helping the Lady Roo golf team end up as District 3-6A runner up this year on their way to a third straight regional tournament appearance and a District 3-6A championship her junior year.  Emily placed 3rd individually at the District 3-6A Tournament and won two consecutive tournaments at Canyon West and Diamond Oaks this spring.  She had an opening round 78 at the Region 1-6A tournament earlier this month.  She is a DECA member and state qualifier in sports and entertainment marketing.  Emily was Honorable Mention Academic All-State with her 3.54 GPA and is ranked in the top 25% of her class.  She has signed to play golf at Weatherford College next year and wants to someday be a pilot.  

March 2024


CJ Thornton, Sr

Football / Baseball

Senior CJ Thornton is a member of both the Roo football and baseball teams.  In football CJ was the quarterback and a three-year letter winner.  In baseball CJ is a pitcher and a two-year letter winner.  In the fall CJ had 706 yards in the air, passing for eight touchdowns to go along with 3 rushing, and no interceptions in just five games(two partial).  This spring he has started six games on the mound and leads the team in wins, ERA, and strikeouts.  In district play he has only given up one earned run in three starts, striking out 23 along the way in 16 innings pitched.  CJ has a 3.63 GPA and is currently ranked in the top 20% of his class.  He has p plans to play baseball in college and to major in business. 



Ava Garrett, Junior

Soccer / Track

Junior Ava Garrett is a two-year letter winner for the Lady Roo Soccer team.  She currently is second on the team and is second in District 3-6A in assists with six to go along with nine goals which is second in the district and second on the team.  She helped to lead the Lady Roos to the District Championship and a playoff appearance.  As a freshman Ava was a starter at forward and was the Offensive MVP of the team but missed her sophomore year due to an ACL tear.  Ava also is a big part of the Lady Roo track team running on all three relays at different points of this season.  Ava has been playing soccer and running track all at the same time over the past two months.  Ava has a 4.0 GPA and is ranked 23rd in her class.  Ava is an active DECA member and  is in National Honor Society.  She plans to play soccer in college and to major in something in the medical field. 


Zoe Tesi, Sr

Wrestling / Powerlifting

Senior Zoe Tesi is a three-year letter winner in both wrestling and powerlifting for Weatherford.  Zoe qualified for the regional meet in wrestling twice and was a captain of the team this year.  In powerlifting Zoe qualified for regionals three times and for the state meet twice.  She placed 4th at the regional meet this year earning a medal and was an automatic qualifier for the state meet.  At the state meet she placed 7th, making her a second team all-state lifter.  This year she broke three of her four records for WHS powerlifting in her weight class.  (315 squat, 205 bench, 310 deadlift, compiling a 815 pound total) Zoe also helps WISD as an event worker and helps coach our middle school wrestling teams.  Zoe has a 3.0 and plans on going to college and becoming a coach.  

February 2024


Deshaun Lewis, Jr

Basketball / Track

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.



Addy McElhaney, Sophomore


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.  

January 2024

Weatherford High School Competition Cheer Team

The 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.

Aaralyn Padilla

Addison Cooper

Amelia Whittle

Ashjyn Woody

Atley Appleton

Brailee Eckenrode

Brooklynn Hernandez

Cemie Franz

Dahlia Nance

Elyse Hanson

Emma Brown

Grace Kechnie - Captain

Gracie Lemons

J'Lea Harrison

Karmyn Taylor

Lauren Schweiss

Liliana Lopez

Maddie Seago

Madison Lawrence - Captain

Mallorie Gann - Captain

Elyse Hanson

Marianne Navas

Marissa Hattox

Olivia Whittle

Preslee Blum

Presley Aguirre

Rennah Tuttle

Ryder Jensen

Samantha Vice

Sierra Jennings

Sophia Salas

Tommi Pearson

Victor Martin

Zoe Todd

Zuri Boles

Mallory Marshall

Riley Clark

December 2023


Kane Chandler, Sr


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. 



Landrie Polk, Jr

Basketball / Track

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.  

November 2023


Keats Bohannan, Sr

Football / Basketball

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.   


Kaylie Perez, Sr

Basketball / Track


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.  

October 2023


Will Jordan, Sr

Football / Baseball

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 Tech University. 

Rayla Castillo, Sr

Cross 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

September 2023

Jojo Polk, Sr

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 Psychology.  

August 2023

Josh Gal, Sr

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.