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Tie keeps GHS girls out of playoffs

March 22, 2014
Tie keeps GHS girls out of playoffs

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.

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Pirates stay perfect in 7-4A play

March 22, 2014
Pirates stay perfect in 7-4A play

Landon Gray continued his torrid streak at the plate, and the Granbury Pirates remained perfect in District 7-4A with a 9-1 home baseball win over Southwest Tuesday.

Gray went 3-for-4 and drove in a run. That makes him 12-for-16 over the past five games.

Gray was named the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association Hitter of the Week for March 10-16.

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South Hills slows down Granbury run

March 22, 2014

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.

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Lady Pirates run by rival

March 19, 2014

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.

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Pirates dominant in 7-4A

March 19, 2014

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.

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Granbury girls third at Burleson tourney

March 15, 2014

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.

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Pirates golf at Aledo

March 15, 2014

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).

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GHS tennis duo top field

March 15, 2014

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.

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Pirates score 30 runs – that’s right, 30

March 15, 2014
Pirates score 30 runs – that’s right, 30

To some, there’s nothing better than afternoon baseball.

Probably not for the folks at O.D. Wyatt High School, however.

On a sunny afternoon at Tidwell Field, the Granbury Pirates scored, and scored, and scored…

And when all of the scoring was done – and there was plenty – the Pirates came away with a 30-4 victory in a District 7-4A contest.

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GHS trio honored by coaches

March 15, 2014

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.

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