The Granbury Lady Pirates’ showdown with Aledo took a detour Tuesday night at they were upset 2-1 in Fort Worth by South Hills.
The loss dropped the Lady Pirates (9-4 overall) to 4-1 in District 7-4A. They fell a game behind defending champion Aledo, at whom they were playing last night.
Granbury pitchers Kristen Money and Destini Lopez combined to throw a one-hitter, but the Lady Pirates were undone by a couple of critical errors in the field.… Read the rest
It’s not where they are used to being once the soccer postseason starts, but the Granbury Pirates are nonetheless again playing beyond the regular season.
Entering as the fourth seed from District 15-4A, the Pirates (7-6-7) drew District 16-4A champion Mansfield Lake Ridge (18-3-2).
The game will be played Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Joshua’s Owl Stadium.
The Pirates tied with Joshua for third in district, but the Owls own the tiebreaker by outscoring their district opponents more than Granbury.… 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
It’s one thing to be 3-0 and another to be 3-0 and dominant.
The Granbury Pirates are the latter in the District 7-4A baseball race.
In their three district wins, the Pirates have outscored their opponents 43-4. This includes a 30-4 walloping of O.D. Wyatt in Granbury’s lone home league contest.
That was sandwiched between a pair of dominating road shutouts, 7-0 over South Hills and 6-0 over Western Hills.… Read the rest
Saturday’s softball game between Stephenville and Granbury was played partly to highlight breast cancer awareness.
As for on the field, the host Lady Pirates are also doing plenty to make folks aware.
The 14-4 nondistrict victory against the Honeybees was the Lady Pirates’ fourth straight win. In that streak they’ve outscored their opponents 71-7.
“Winning a tough game against Stephenville is great for our kids as far as competition as we will see Aledo this week,” said Lady Pirates coach Mallory Smith.… Read the rest
One of the smartest and most prolific 3-point shooters around got a nice farewell honor, while two other Granbury Pirates who will be returning were honored by the league coaches as part of the All-District 7-4A Boys Basketball Team.
Junior guard Clay Brawner was named Co-Defensive Player of the Year, while senior guard Jacob Taylor was picked for the first team and junior post Mitchell May was selected for the second team.… Read the rest
The Granbury Lady Pirates maintained their collision course for a matchup with defending state semifinalist Aledo with a 17-2 District 7-4A softball victory against visiting Trimble Tech Monday.
In four district games the Lady Pirates (8-3, 4-0 in 7-4A) have outscored their opponents 79-6. Aledo, also 4-0 in district, has outscored its foes 65-2.
Whitley Tipton hit two home runs in the same inning for the Lady Pirates, collecting three hits on the day and driving in three runs.… Read the rest
The Granbury Lady Pirates finished third in the Centennial/Burleson Hidden Creek Tournament recently.
Granbury shot 781 (395-386) for two rounds. Tulsa Union won the tournament, shooting 623 (310-313), followed by Jenks with a 685 (347-338).
The Lady Pirates were led by Chelsea Judge, who shot a 185. she improved tom a 96 on the opening day to 89 the second.
Mollee Jo Crain posted a 190 (91-99), followed by Skylar Woodward with a 193 (96-97).… Read the rest
The Granbury Pirates varsity Purple team placed eighth at the Aledo Invitational recently, shooting a 671 (328-343) on the Split Rail course.
Zach Wall led the Pirates, shooting a 156 (73-83), tying for fifth overall medalist.
Brady Wright was next with a 169 (83-86), Luke Elliott shot 173 (89-84), Harrison Knight posted a 175 (86-89), and Baker White shot 176 (86-90).… Read the rest
Kate Bramlett and Elizabeth Morton took first place in Girls A Doubles recently at the Arlington Seguin Tournament.
Also for Granbury, Joel Rodgers was third in Boys A Singles, while Peter Mueller and Beau Pritchard were third in Boys A Doubles.
In Boys B Doubles, Thomas Tigner and Chandler Chiappe were third, while Cadence Chiappe and Bryten Otting won consolation in Mixed B Doubles.… Read the rest