The Granbury Lady Pirates ran to a fourth-place finish at the Marshall Young Invitational track meet at Cleburne this past weekend.
The Lady Pirates scored 59 points. Waco Midway won with 115, followed by Everman with 106.
The Pirates were eighth among the boys, scoring 32 points. Midway also won that division with 153.5 points, well ahead of Everman with 82.… Read the rest
As Granbury boys head soccer coach Doug Kissinger knows from experience, it’s how a team is playing NOW that counts most.
The Granbury Pirates, the fourth seed from District 15-4A, proved that again Tuesday night as they defeated 16-4A champion Mansfield Lake Ridge 2-0 in a bidistrict match at Pirate Stadium.
“Definitely, without a doubt it was our best game of the year,” said Kissinger, who knows a thing or two about great games, having played on the Pirates’ 1999 4A state championship team.… Read the rest
The Granbury Pirates were so close to being 6-0 in district.
Despite having given up two runs in the bottom of the seventh to allow Aledo to close within a run, if the Pirates could have gotten the final out they would have escaped with a road upset of the state’s No. 7 team.
They didn’t and they didn’t.
Aledo scored twice with two outs for a 4-3 victory in a District 7-4A baseball game Tuesday night.… Read the rest
The Granbury Lady Pirates got a much-needed victory at home Tuesday, coming from behind to top Fort Worth Western Hills 10-6 in a District 7-4A contest.
With the win, the Lady Pirates (10-5 overall) moved into sole possession of third place in District 7-4A with a 5-2 league record. They trail Aledo (7-0) and South Hills (6-1), to whom their two losses have come.… Read the rest
The Granbury Lady Pirates golf team posted its best two-day total since the 2010-11 season this past weekend.
The Lady Pirates put together back-to-back rounds of 375 for a 750 total at Tangle Ridge golf course in Grand Prairie at the Lady Panther Spring Cup. They were 10th overall.
Freshman Mollee-Jo Crain led Granbury with a 179 (90-89). Senior Chelsea Judge followed close behind with rounds of 87-93 for a 180.… Read the rest
So far, so good.
Now comes the really hard part of the District 7-4A baseball schedule for the Granbury Pirates.
The Pirates (11-6 overall) ran their league record to 5-0 Friday with a 4-3 victory at Trimble Tech in Fort Worth. They entered last night’s game at Aledo, No. 7 in the state, tied for first place with Arlington Heights, with Aledo one game behind.… Read the rest
That didn’t take long to change.
The Granbury Lady Pirates entered last week sharing the District 7-4A softball lead with Aledo. They had outscored five straight opponents, including rival Stephenville in a nondistrict game, by a combined score of 93-10.
Last night they found themselves playing Western Hills at home to avoid being in fourth place.
That’s what happens when a team goes on the road twice and loses 2-1 despite throwing a one-hitter against South Hills, and 10-0 to the defending state semifinalists in Aledo.… Read the rest
Led by the girls doubles team of Kate Bramlett and Elizabeth Morton, the Granbury High tennis team placed third in the Arlington Lamar Tournament Friday.
Bramlett and Morton took first place in their division. The duo are seeking a return to state after becoming the first GHS players to qualify in 50 years in 2013.
Arlington Lamar Tournament
Team score – 37 points, third place.… Read the rest
The Granbury Pirates posted a fifth-place finish at the Joshua Owl Relays this past weekend.
The Lady Pirates were11th.
The top finisher for Granbury was Lady Pirate Jettin Murphy. She tied for first in the high jump, clearing 5 feet.
Brendan King (100-meter dash), Dilon Graham (high jump), and Eugene Geis (pole vault) captured silver medals fo the Pirates.
Joshua Owl Relays
Granbury varsity results
Team score – 10 points, 11th place.… Read the rest
The Granbury Lady Pirates had not tied a soccer match all season.
Ironically, when they did in Tuesday’s season finale at Cleburne, the 1-1 deadlock cost them a playoff berth.
The Lady Jackets, on the other hand, had played to four previous ties. The fifth kept them one standings point ahead of the Lady Pirates, locking up fourth place and the final postseason berth from District 15-4A.… Read the rest