With Tolar’s football team still in the Class 2A playoffs, most of the members of the varsity boys basketball team haven’t even had a chance to lace up their court shoes.
The Rattlers were playing Lipan last night to open the season with freshmen filling the majority of the roster spots.
Tolar coach Kent Caruthers said he is starting the season with just one certain varsity player.… Read the rest
The Tolar Rattlers are relative newcomers to the Class 2A football postseason world, but their opponent for the area round of the Region II, Division II playoffs – S&S Consolidated – is making only its second playoff appearance in its 53-year school history.
Coach Mike Franklin’s Rattlers repeatedly broke Nocona’s defense with big plays in their 64-12 bidistrict win Friday at Bridgeport to advance to the second round for the second year in a row.… Read the rest
BRIDGEPORT – The Tolar Rattlers may not have shocked the world quite yet, but they definitely left Nocona’s defense shell-shocked.
The District 6-2A Division II runner-up Rattlers scored on all seven possessions in the first half, and got five touchdown passes from quarterback Corbin Wood in their 64-12 bidistrict football playoff victory over 5-2A Division II third-place Nocona (6-5) Friday night at Bull Memorial Stadium.… Read the rest
The Tolar Lady Rattlers overcame a poor third quarter with a strong finish to win 30-27 at Wichita Falls Hirschi Saturday.
With both teams struggling offensively, Hirschi took an 18-14 lead into the fourth quarter. The Lady Rattlers (2-2) ended with a 16-9 run.
Hannah Peregrino led Tolar with 9 points, while Meredith Caudle added 8.
The Lady Rattlers had more steals (13) than rebounds (12).… Read the rest
The Tolar Lady Rattlers let a double-digit lead slip away Tuesday night, falling at home to Strawn, 37-35.
The Lady Greyhounds are ranked eighth in the state in Class A Division II by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.
Hannah Peregrino led Tolar with 14 points and nine rebounds. Carly Knapp added eight boards.
“This was a disappointing loss,” Tolar coach Benita Carlton said.… Read the rest
The Tolar football team forced five turnovers and got four touchdown passes from quarterback Corbin Wood, clinching second place in District 6-2A Division II for the second year in a row with a 42-6 victory over Rio Vista at Rattler Stadium.
The Rattlers’ (8-2, 6-1 in district) bidistrict playoff matchup will be against Nocona (6-4) at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Bridgeport.… Read the rest
The Tolar Lady Rattlers found an opponent for their weekend game after the one with Class 2A Breckenridge was canceled, but their new opponent from the Class 3A ranks proved difficult.
The Class 2A Lady Rattlers got 13 points and four steals from Hannah Peregrino but fell to the Stephenville Honeybees 40-29.
“We played good defense and it was disappointing we didn’t score enough points to win,” Tolar coach Benita Carlton said.… Read the rest
The injury bug bit Cory Solomon early this season, but now the Tolar Rattlers running back is biting back.
Solomon missed one full game and about 98 percent of another with an ankle injury. Despite that, the senior surpassed the 1,000-yard mark for a third consecutive year in last week’s 38-17 victory at Rice to clinch a playoff berth.
The 167 yards he picked up lifted him to 1,084.… Read the rest
The Tolar Lady Rattlers limited Hamilton to six points or less in each of the first three quarters Tuesday on the way to a 48-30 nondistrict victory to open the season.
Marlee Thomas paced the Lady Rattlers in scoring with 9 points, and added three assists.
Michaela Phillips was Tolar’s leading rebounder, with seven. Meredith Caudle anc Carly Knapp had a team-high three steals apiece, and Shelby Nunley led in assists with four.… Read the rest
RICE – The Tolar Rattlers may not have played their best football Friday night, but it was good enough to beat Rice and clinch a playoff spot.
Behind 467 yards of total offense, the Rattlers defeated the Bulldogs 38-17 to advance to the Class 2A Division II playoffs. The victory clinched at least second place in the district.
Tolar (7-2, 5-1 in district) still has a chance to finish tied for first place with 6-0 Scurry-Rosser and 5-1 Mildred.… Read the rest