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Off to the Crescent City

April 25, 2015
Off to the Crescent City

Madison Miller (seated center) signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for the University of New Orleans next season. Miller helped GHS reach the 5A Region I final the past two seasons. Also pictured are her parents Stacy and Neil Miller, (standing, from left) Granbury assistant A.J. Watlington, head coach Tammy Clark, and assistant Mallory Smith.

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Lady Indians rout Santo

April 25, 2015

The Lipan Lady Indians defeated Santo in a wild District 13-2A softball contest Monday, 24-14.

Both teams scored in every inning of the contest that was called after five innings.

They combined for 22 hits (Lipan 13,Santo 9), 19 errors (Santo 10, Lipan 9), 17 walks (Lipan 13, Santo 4) and left a dozen runners on base (Santo 7, Lipan 5).

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GHS drops home final

April 25, 2015
GHS drops home final

The Granbury Lady Pirates played their final home softball game of the season Tuesday. They dropped a 13-0 decision to Aledo, being no-hit by Ladycats pitcher Ashton Adkins.

The Lady Pirates’ lone baserunner was Jessi Sanders, who reached on an error. The game was called after five innings.

The Lady Pirates (3-15, 3-10 in District 8-5A) were scheduled to finish the season last night at Crowley.

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Lady Rattlers clinch 11-2A, win 15th in row

April 25, 2015

The Tolar Lady Rattlers ran their winning streak to 15 games, along with clinching the District 11-2A championship in the process by sweeping a doubleheader in Perrin Tuesday night.

It is their first playoff berth since 2010.

The Lady Rattlers first had little difficulty defeating Bryson handily, 18-3. Then, they had a much tougher challenge before they won 6-1 over Perrin-Whitt behind a 16-strikeout performance from pitcher Staci Ashley.

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Bosqueville pays back Tolar in state-ranked rematch

April 25, 2015

In a rematch of state-ranked teams, this time it was Bosqueville who came out on top, defeating visiting Tolar 11-0 Tuesday in a nondistrict baseball game.

The Rattlers (13-2-1) are ranked 12th in the state by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association. Bosqueville (18-1) is ranked third.

The Rattlers defeated Bosqueville 8-4 when the teams met in Tolar earlier in the season.

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Tolar sending 24 to regionals

April 25, 2015

In its usual dominant fashion, the Tolar High track program qualified 24 for regionals from Thursday’s Area 9/10-2A Meet in Jacksboro.

However, they did so in distinctively different fashion. While the Rattlers easily outran runner-up De Leon 201-57 for the team title, the Lady Rattlers needed a late surge to edge Seymour 108-106.

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Subvarsity Roundup

April 25, 2015

TRACK AND FIELD

DISTRICT 8-5A MEET

Granbury results

Juniior varsity boys

Team score – 16 points, seventh place.

Top Granbury finishes

Pole vault – 3. Hunter Poimbeauf, 10-6 (fewer misses); 4. Hayden Rudd, 10-6.

110 hurdles – 6. Christopher Head, 19.08.

400 relay – 5. Michael Mulholland, Caden Davis, Isaiah Evans, Jorden Wilkerson, 46.16.

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Scoreboard

April 25, 2015

GOLF

NUTCRACKER LGA PLAYDAY

First Flight:Gross – 1. Anita New, 2. Wynette Burns, 3. Beverly Cabrera. Net – Bonnie Beatty, 2. Madeline Longmire, 3. Joyce Kerin.

Second Flight:Gross – 1. Dorothy Still, 2. Clara Garcia, 3. Bunny Earley. Net – 1. Betty Morgan, 2. Chris Mershon, 3. Jeri Killingsworth.

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Another close call for Pirates as wild finish looms

April 25, 2015
Another close call for Pirates as wild finish looms

And, just like that, the Granbury Pirates find themselves again in a tie for second place in District 8-5A baseball.

Well, not exactly just like that. Actually, it took a lot of work, but they escaped with a 6-5 win over upset-minded Joshua Tuesday night at Tidwell Field and, voila, they are tied with Aledo and Burleson Centennial.

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Jiu-jitsu champion

April 25, 2015
Jiu-jitsu champion

Granbury’s Josh Poland has his arm raised as he is announced the winner of a bout on his way to a championship in the White Belt Medium Heavyweight division at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classic in Burleson recently. He also took second in the White Belt Absolute division.

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