Midway through the second set of their Region I finals girls doubles match in Abilene Tuesday, Granbury’s Elizabeth Morton turned to partner Kate Bramlett.
“I said, we’re doing everything we can to NOT go to a third set, and she said ‘Absolutely,’” said Morton.
At the time, the Granbury duo were behind 4-2 after having won the first set 6-2. … Read the rest
Last year when Travis Benson finished third at the Class 4A State Golf Tournament in Austin, he said he wished he could have brought his entire team.
That’s happening this year.
Not only did Benson successfully defend his Region I individual championship, the Pirates finished second in the team standings and earned their first state tournament berth since 2002. … Read the rest
The Granbury Pirates are almost in the baseball playoffs.
They clinched a tie for third in District 7-4A Tuesday with a 14-0 thumping of Trimble Tech in Fort Worth and need just one more win to secure the spot outright.
The Pirates (14-11, 8-4 in 7-4A) were playing at district-leading Aledo last night and host runner-up Fort Worth Arlington Heights next Friday.… Read the rest
The Granbury Pirates were going to get their most important victory of the baseball season even if they had to work all night.
Which they almost did.
The Pirates needed 11 innings, but they finally defeated Fort Worth Southwest 8-6 at Tidwell Field Friday.
Tristan Fallin’s two-run walk-off home run ended the game after the teams had spent previous innings taking a lead and giving it away.… Read the rest
For the first time since 2010 the Granbury Lady Pirates are preparing for the softball playoffs.
But there’s still a critical regular-season game to be played Friday at home against Fort Worth Western Hills.
The Lady Pirates (14-13, 10-2 in 7-4A) secured their place in the postseason with a 20-5 thumping of South Hills in Fort Worth Friday. They can finish no worse than third in district, but still have hopes of claiming the runner-up spot behind Aledo (12-0).… Read the rest
If today turns out as he expects, Nick Doughty will be jumping for joy.
In the meantime, he’s jumping for regionals.
Doughty is competing in the long jump and triple jump at today’s Class 4A Area 7-8 Track Meet at Joshua. He is one of 14 from Granbury (10 boys, 4 girls) seeking a spot in the Region I Meet at McMurry University in Abilene April 26-27.… Read the rest
The District 7-4A Boys Golf Tournament was everything Granbury coach Steve Ward thought it would be.
Well, he’d hoped his team would come out on top – and they were in position to do just that – but they still qualified for regionals again by finishing second Tuesday. … Read the rest
Neither district foes or even nature could end the streak.
For a sixth consecutive season coach Becky Addison has players competing in a regional golf tournament.
Chelsea Judge, a junior, will be joined by freshman Alexis Gapinski next Wednesday and Thursday at the Diamondback Golf Course in Abilene. The duo were the top two individuals not on a qualifying team at the 7-4A Tournament this past Wednesday and Thursday at Pecan Valley’s River Course near Lake Benbrook.… Read the rest
The Granbury Pirates were surprised 2-1 by Western Hills in a road baseball game Tuesday, damaging their chances of grabbing one of the district’s top two spots.
The loss dropped the Pirates (12-11 overall) to 6-4 in District 7-4A.
It also spoiled a fine pitching performance by Miles Wagner. He scattered five hits, walked none and only one of the two runs against him was earned.… Read the rest