As the recruiting trail fades for the Fourth of July holiday, Needville senior running back Ashton Stredick got one more offer this weekend.

Stredick got an scholarship opportunity from the United States Military Academy, the second military academy to offer him a scholarship. Stredick also has offers from Air Force, Southern Mississippi and Incarnate Word.

Fulshear, George Ranch players unite to win club national title

Three Fulshear volleyball players and two from George Ranch joined up to win the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship for the 15-and-under open division on Monday at Indianapolis.

Fulshear’s Ava Underwood, Alexis Dacosta and Chandler Lee joined up with George Ranch’s Allie Sczech and Avery Shimaitis on the Houston Skyline 15 Royal team and beat Arizona Storm 15 Thunder 25-15, 25-15 to win the championship.

Arrangements set for Robert Platt

Final arrangements are set for Robert Platt, the University of Houston athlete and George Ranch product, who died in a boat crash last Wednesday near the Austin area.

A visitation will be held 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at Earthman Southwest Funeral Home at 12555 South Kirkwood in Stafford.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday at River Pointe Church, 5000 Ransom Road in Richmond, with a reception following at the church.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital on behalf of TKE/Robert Platt.

Fulshear’s Williams ranked in Rivals Top 50 in Texas for 2021

Fulshear junior guard Demari Williams is ranked among the top 50 basketball prospects in Texas for the Class of 2021, according to Rivals.

At 6-foot-3, Williams is the 41st best prospect in the state after his sophomore year performance of 16.1 points and 4.7 rebounds per game.

Also, George Ranch junior guard Ori Limbrick is ranked No. 104 on the list after averaging 2.7 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists last season.

Other notes

Lamar Consolidated product Randal Grichuk went 4-for-4 with four RBIs for the Toronto Blue Jays in an 11-4 win over Kansas City on Monday… Foster runner Macie Ellis is heading to the AAU Junior Olympics in Romania after posting a time of 11 minutes and 28.23 seconds in the 3,000-meter run… Foster senior Chancellor White participated at the Texas Longhorn Basketball Camp at Austin this past weekend… Former Lamar Consolidated pitcher Brady Rodgers came off of the seven-day injured list to pitch a couple of innings in relief for the Round Rock Express on Friday at San Antonio.

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