Last Updated on May 26, 2022 – 7:34 PM CDT
DUMAS, TX – From impressive individual achievements to stellar team accomplishments, 2021-22 was filled with heroic sports moments at Dumas High School.
An impressive 75 Demons and Demonettes were selected All-District honorees, and the Dumas athletic program tallied 13 playoff wins.
Now, let’s take a look at the best sports moments from this past year.
• Football Posts Another Undefeated District Mark
For the fifth consecutive season, Dumas captured the district championship with an undefeated card against conference foes. The Demons opened the season with a lopsided setback to Wichita Falls Rider before reeling off nine wins in their next 10 games to reach the regional playoffs.
• Volleyball Advances to Regional Semi-Finals
Dumas overcame a stout non-district schedule and an ultra-competitive district slate to knock off Levelland (bi-district), Pecos (area), and Canyon (regional quarterfinals) before falling to Argyle in the regional semi-finals.
• Girls Cross Country Makes History
The Demonettes became the first girl’s cross-country team in program history to advance to the state meet. Sarai Chavez (12:24.8) and Mia Lujan (12:31.2) both finished in the Top 10 to help Dumas place fourth at the Region I-4A individual cross-country championship.
• Boys Basketball Reaches Regional Quarterfinals
The Demons opened the 2021-22 campaign with 17 consecutive wins and finished second in District 4-4A. Dumas ousted Levelland (bi-district) and San Elizario (area) from the playoffs before losing to district rival Hereford in the regional quarterfinals.
• Girls Basketball Advances to Area Playoffs
The No. 3 seed in District 4-4A, the Demonettes won 21 games and stunned Lubbock Estacado in the bi-district playoffs to advance to the area round. Dumas bowed out of the UIL playoffs with a loss to the state-ranked Seminole Lady Maidens.
• Girls Wrestling Earns District Crown
The Demonettes cruised to the district title and placed fourth in the regional tournament. Serese Guillen became the first Demonette to reach the state wrestling finals since the program started in 2019.
• Boys Wrestling Finish Second at State
The Demons captured both the district and regional titles before finishing runner-up at the state meet. Bronson Baxter and Hunter Bogner were crowned individual state champions, while Carlos Magallanes placed fifth in the 106-pound division, and Andre Garbalena finished sixth in the 285-pound weight class.
• Demon Soccer Team Reached Bi-District Playoffs
Dumas finished third in District 2-4A, including a three-game sweep over district rival Canyon. The Demons fell to the Clint Lions on penalty kicks in bi-district playoff action.
• Girls Soccer Advance to Area Playoffs
A win and a pair of ties in their final four district matches propelled the Demonettes into the playoffs. Dumas blanked El Paso Riverside, 5-0, in the bi-district playoffs before falling to the Lake View Maidens in the area round.
• Powerlifters Qualify for State Meet
A whopping 11 Dumas powerlifters – eight girls and three boys – advanced to the state championship. Sabien Perry won the bronze medal at state in the 181-pound weight class, while Hector Panda and Lucas Martinez earned fourth-place and fifth-place medals, respectively.
• Demonette Golfers Advance to Regionals
Dumas finished the 2021-22 golf season with a 10th place finish at the Class 4A Region 1 Golf Championship. Lauren Skipworth, Jacey Armstrong, Brooke Brown, Jill Shockey, and Kylee Parks finished second at District Meet #2 to advance to the regional tournament.
• Boys Tennis Duo Reaches State Tourney
Frances Kaing and Eh Ku Soe claimed the bronze medal at the UIL Class 4A State Tennis Championship. The dynamic duo rallied from a set down in the quarterfinals against Kaufman High School to advance to the semifinal round.
• Demons Baseball Advance to Bi-District Playoffs
Dumas ended the regular season riding a three-game winning streak to advance to the UIL playoffs. The Demons fell to the Snyder Tigers, 11-1 and 8-4, in a best-of-three bi-district playoff series.
• Softball Reaches Area Playoffs
The Demonettes swept District 3-4A champion Big Spring in two games in the bi-district playoffs to advance to the area round. Dumas’s season came to an end against the Andrews Lady Mustangs in an exciting three-game series.
• Boys Relay Team Win Silver Medals at State
The 4×400 Relay team of Oliver Ortiz, Emmanuel Ibanez, Brayden Boggs-Rushing, and Juan Romero – which captured the gold medals at the Region I-4A Track and Field Meet – took home the silver medals at the UIL Class 4A State Track and Field Championship.