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Maypearl comes back to upend Rattlers

March 29, 2014

The Tolar Rattlers had their first District 10-2A baseball victory in their grasp.

Well, before Maypearl came to bat in the bottom of the seventh inning.

The Rattlers took a one-run lead in the top of the inning, but then surrendered two runs in the bottom to fall 5-4.

Lance Smith singled to lead off the seventh, and went to second on Stevie Morphew’s sacrifice bunt.Read the rest

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Rattlers drop 10-2A opener

March 26, 2014

The Tolar Rattlers’ District 10-2A baseball opener was spoiled with an 8-1 loss at home to Grandview.

The Rattlers managed five hits and committed six errors.

Corbin Wood drove in the lone run for Tolar (7-4 overall).

“Grandview is tough, and to beat them we needed to have production, which we didn’t,” said Tolar coach Darrell Hogan.


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Tolar pitching – Cade Brown 6 innings, 6 runs (3 earned), 2 walks, 3 strikeouts; Lance Smith 1 inning, 2 runs (1 earned), 1 walk, 1 strikeout.Read the rest

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Tolar falls at home

March 26, 2014

The Tolar Lady Rattlers suffered from a lack of offense and defense in a 10-0 loss to Graford Friday.

The Lady Rattlers (5-8 overall) fell to 1-2 in District 10-2A.

Tolar hurt itself with four errors that led to seven unearned runs. They also managed just five singles offensively.

“Not what I envisioned our score to be in this game. We were flat on offense and defense,” said Tolar coach Christy Collie.Read the rest

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Tolar teams top strong area showing at meet

March 26, 2014

The Tolar Rattlers made it a perfect 4-for-4 this track season, capturing the championship of their own Rattler Relays Saturday.

The Lady Rattlers also won for a second straight meet.

The Rattlers scored 216 points to easily outdistance runner-up Comanche with 151. North Central Texas Academy was third with 105.

The Lady Rattlers had a much closer victory, edging Comanche 190-183.Read the rest

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Rattlers ready selves for district with rout

March 22, 2014

Proving that baseball is indeed a team sport, the Tolar Rattlers had 14 players post a statistic in Tuesday’s 18-5 road rout of Itasca.

Five pitchers threw in the six-inning game that was called because of the University Interscholastic League mercy rule. They gave up just two hits and two earned runs.

Four of those five, along with nine others, had a base hit and/or drove in a run.Read the rest

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Lady Rattlers blast Rio Vista in 10-2A win

March 22, 2014

The Tolar Lady Rattlers spotted visiting Rio Vista an early one-run lead, and stormed back for a 14-4 District 10-2A softball victory Tuesday.

The victory evened the Lady Rattlers’ district record at 1-1 (5-7 overall).

“Every win is extremely important, and it feels good to have a win,” said Tolar coach Christy Collie.

“I’m pleased with the way the girls are playing.Read the rest

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Tolar boys third in golf tournament

March 22, 2014

The Tolar boys golf team finished third at the Iredell Invitational at Squaw Valley Monday.

The Rattlers shot 391.

Two members of the squad finished in the top 10 individually. Corbin Wood shot an 87 for fifth place among medalists, and Walker Shelton’s 94 placed him ninth.

Hayden Sorrells, with a 104, was 24th individually. Jose Becerra shot 107 for 28th.Read the rest

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Rattlers take two

March 15, 2014

The Tolar Rattlers have a few days off for spring break, but before they got their holiday started they won a couple of baseball games, defeating Hico 6-5 and Jacksboro 14-11.

In the win at Hico, the Rattlers (6-3) won with a pair of runs in the top of the seventh.

Lance Smith walked, Cade Brown singled, and both advanced on a ground out.Read the rest

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Rattlers take two of three at Ranger

March 12, 2014
Rattlers take two of three at Ranger

In recent years the Tolar Rattlers baseball team has had a good showing in the Ranger Tournament, and this season was no exception.

The Rattlers won two of their three games, scoring an eye-popping 35 in their two victories.

Tolar (4-3) opened with an 11-4 victory against Gorman and followed with a 24-7 thumping of Ranger. They wrapped up with a 6-4 loss to Hico, a game in which they had a 4-1 lead.Read the rest

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Lady Rattlers storm back at Lake Worth

March 12, 2014

The Tolar Lady Rattlers overcame an early four-run deficit to run away from the Lady Bullfrogs in a 19-8 softball victory Friday at Lake Worth.

The Lady Rattlers (4-6) pounded out 24 hits, including four each from haley Webb and Katie Keith. Carson King, Tatum Newton, Caitlyn Hall and Kayla Bonnell had three each.

The Lady Rattlers fell behind 4-0 after the first inning, but came right back with eight runs of their own in the top of the second and six in the third for a 14-8 advantage.Read the rest

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