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July 3, 2014

LONE STAR CUP: Solid finish

Eustace High School finishes in Top 35 in the annual Lone Star Cup standings

Eustace — The University Interscholastic League announced the winners of the 2013-14 Lone Star Cup and one county school finished in the top 35 in the state.

In Class 2A, Eustace High School finished tied for 32nd place with a total of 28 points. Eustace had a state championship in track this past season.

The top school in Conference 2A was Salado with 82 points as they captured their second consecutive and third overall Conference 2A UIL Lone Star Cup win.

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.

According to the UIL website, the standings include state and area marching band, team tennis, cross country, volleyball, football, swimming and diving, wrestling, girls basketball, boys basketball, soccer, golf, track and field, academics, one-act play, softball and baseball.

In Conference 3A, Athens High School finished tied for 87th place with 20 total points, while Mabank finished tied for 101st place with 18 points. Brownsboro High School wrapped up conference 3A tied for 115th place with 16 total points.

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.

In Conference 2A, Malakoff High School finished tied for 91st place with 16 total points, while Kemp was tied for 176th place with six total points.

Argyle High School’s dominated the Conference 3A Lone Star Cup with excellence in academic, athletic and music competitions 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.

Argyle finished with 102 points, while College Station was second with 86 points.

In Conference 1A, Cross Roads High School finished tied for 278th place with four total points.

Weimar won the Conference A Lone Star Cup with 78 points, while Shiner had 64 points.

All UIL member high schools in good standing are included for contention for the UIL Lone Star Cup.

The UIL Lone Star Cup program began during the 1997-98 school year.

Lone Star Cup Results

Athens — 20 total points (Tied for 87th place in 3A)

Brownsboro — 16 total points (Tied for 115th place in 3A)

Mabank — 18 total points (Tied for 101st place in 3A)

Kemp — 6 total points (Tied for 176th place in 2A)

Eustace — 28 total points (Tied for 32nd in 2A)

Malakoff — 16 total points (Tied for 91st in 2A)

Cross Roads — 4 total points (Tied for 278th place in 1A)

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