Living up to her name, Granbury Lady Pirate softball pitcher Kristen was, well, right on the money this past weekend.
Money, a freshman, was nothing short of dominant as the Lady Pirates defeated visiting Arlington Heights 11-0 at home Friday and won 16-0 at O.D. Wyatt Saturday.
In the win over Heights, Money pitched a one-hitter. The game was called after five innings because of the University Interscholastic League’s mercy rule that states if a team is ahead by 10 or more runs after innings, the game is over.… Read the rest
The formula has worked for ages.
Give a team a star player and a cast of good, solid teammates and championships are there for the taking.
Such is the case with the Granbury Pirates baseball team this season.
Entering last night’s game at O.D. Wyatt in Fort Worth, the Pirates (13-7 overall, 7-1) were tied for first place in District 7-4A with Arlington Heights (11-7, 7-1).… Read the rest
In what has become a rite of spring, the Granbury Pirates qualified for their sixth consecutive trip to regionals by finishing second in the District 7-4A Tournament Wednesday and Thursday at Pecan Valley’s River Course.
Granbury Purple shot a two-day total of 618 (308-310) to take the runner-up spot by 13 shots over Aledo Orange. Aledo Black won district with a 607 (298-309).… Read the rest
When the rain from the sky finally subsided Thursday, Tidwell Field was raining runs as the Granbury Pirates routed visiting South Hills 12-2 Thursday.
The victory kept the Pirates (13-7 overall) tied atop the District 7-4A standings. Aledo, No. 4 in the state, and Arlington Heights were playing last night, with the winner moving into that tie.
So, for a 24-hour period, coach Brad Eppler’s team actually had sole possession of first place in district.… Read the rest
A little time off can be nice.
But in the case of the Granbury Pirates softball team, it can also be quite trying.
The Lady Pirates, who are chasing a high finish in the District 7-4A standings, were scheduled to play at O.D. Wyatt Tuesday.
The game was bumped back to Thursday because of a scheduling confusion with the Fort Worth school district.… Read the rest
Nothing wrong with a short night as long as you get the win.
The Lady Pirates did just that Friday as they easily disposed of visiting Southwest 15-0 in a District 7-4A softball game.
“It was a short night,” said Granbury coach Mallory Smith with a smile.
The Lady Pirates, improving to 11-5 overall and 6-2 in District 7-4A, dominated every phase of the contest.… Read the rest
Before the District 7-4A baseball race got under way, it was widely expected to be a three-team race between Granbury, Arlington Heights and Aledo.
Midway through district, nothing is settled. After seven games, the Pirates, Bearcats and Yellowjackets are deadlocked, each at 6-1 in league play.
Granbury created the tie with a 5-2 home victory against Heights Friday.
“That’s as big a win as it gets,” said Granbury coach Brad Eppler.… Read the rest
WEATHERFORD – The Granbury Pirates and North Side Steers are both synonymous with postseason soccer success.
This season, however, it is the Steers who are still playing after eliminating the Pirates 5-2 in their Class 4A area (second round) match Friday at Kangaroo Stadium.
North Side (21-5-1), the District 13-4A runners-up, got a hat trick (three goals) from freshman Jose Hernandez.… Read the rest