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Lady Rattlers keep postseason hopes alive

January 25, 2014

The basketball playoff hopes for the Tolar Lady Rattlers improved Tuesday night with their 59-46 District 10-2A home victory over Whitney.

Hannah Peregrino was the top scorer for Tolar (11-10, 4-5 in district) with 16 points, and added seven steals. Shelby Nunley contributed 12 points – including a pair of 3-point buckets.

The Tolar girls were scheduled to take on Maypearl, the No.Read the rest

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Tolar quintet academic all-state

January 22, 2014

Five members of the Tolar Lady Rattlers volleyball team were recently honored for their skills in the classroom as well as their abilities on the court.

Seniors Cheyenne Clark, Carson King, Madison Prichard Warren, Reagan Mabery and Meg Gilliam were named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 2A Academic All-State Team.

In addition, Gilliam was second-team Texas High School Coaches Association Academic All-State, while Clark, King and Prichard Warren were honorable mentions.Read the rest

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Shooting woes hurt Rattlers

January 22, 2014

The Godley Wilcats kept the middle locked down and Tolar’s shooting woes continued as the Rattlers fell 50-43 in a District 10-2A road game Friday night.

The Rattlers (1-12 overall, 1-5 in district) made 17 of their 54 field goal attempts (31 percent) on the night for Tolar, which never led.

Tolar fell behind 9-5 by the close of the first quarter, and couldn’t make up any ground along the way against the Wildcats, who are currently second in the district standings.Read the rest

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Turnovers cost Tolar

January 22, 2014

The Tolar girls had a decent start in the opening stanza, but scored only nine points in the final three quarters in a 42-23 District 10-2A basketball loss to Godley on the road Friday night.

The Lady Wildcats led 19-14 at the end of the first quarter, but Tolar (10-10 overall, 3-4 in district) was outscored 23-9 the rest of the way.Read the rest

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Loss has Lady Rattlers scrambling in 10-2A

January 18, 2014

Liz Bonnell and Hannah Peregrino combined to score 27 points, but it wasn’t enough Tuesday night as the Tolar Lady Rattlers lost a tight District 10-2A contest to visiting Keene, 49-44.

While Bonnell led scoring with 15 points, Peregrino led in rebounding, with 12, and steals, with three.

The Lady Rattlers hit just seven of their 22 free throw attempts, and were 0-for-6 from 3-point range.Read the rest

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Rattlers drop another in series of close losses

January 18, 2014

The Tolar boys had a shooting slump in the fourth quarter Tuesday that led to a 55-50 District 10-2A loss to Keene.

Tolar coach Kent Caruthers said that his Rattlers (1-11, 1-4 in district) missed 22 of their 30 shots from the field in the second half

“We played hard,” Caruthers said. “We made some mistakes on defense, which hurt us and then down the stretch we missed some easy shots.Read the rest

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Win slips by Rattlers late

January 11, 2014
Win slips by Rattlers late

The Tolar Rattlers had their second District 10-2A victory of the season within their sights Tuesday night.

Instead, they dropped a 53-52 home contest to Grandview when what would have been the winning shot bounced away as the final buzzer sounded.

Grandview had taken the lead with a dozen seconds left.

“We set up an inbounds play and had a good look at the final shot, but that’s the way it goes sometimes,” said Tolar coach Kent Caruthers.Read the rest

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Tolar girls don’t catch Grandview

January 11, 2014
Tolar girls don’t catch Grandview

At the midway point of their District 10-2A basketball slate, the Tolar Lady Rattlers are in the playoff mix.

But they could have been a lot better off in the standings had they not dropped a 42-35 home contest to league-leading Grandview Tuesday.

The Lady Rattlers (10-8 overall) fell to 3-3 in district. Grandview, meanwhile, maintained its hold on first place by improving to 5-0.Read the rest

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Lady Rattlers remain in hunt for playoffs

January 8, 2014

The Tolar Lady Rattlers took advantage of 22 trips to the free throw line, making 18, in Friday’s 43-29 victory at Rio Vista.

The win improved the Lady Rattlers (10-7 overall) to 3-2 in District 10-2A, keeping them in the thick of the playoff race.

Hannah Peregrino led Tolar, coming within one rebound of a double-double. She scored 11 points and pulled down nine boards.Read the rest

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Rattlers pull away for first hoops victory

January 4, 2014
Rattlers pull away for first hoops victory

The Tolar Rattlers picked a good time to get their first basketball win of the season, topping visiting Maypearl 57-47 Tuesday in a District 10-2A game.

The Rattlers (1-8, 1-1 in district) finished with a 17-7 run. They were aided by a technical against Maypearl, followed by an intentional foul.

“They started pressing and we were able to get some baskets,” said Tolar coach Kent Caruthers.Read the rest

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