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Rattlers top No. 2 in state

April 1, 2015
Rattlers top No. 2 in state

Any time a game sparks the debate of being the biggest victory in school history, it was indeed one very important game.

The Tolar Rattlers’ game at home against Bosqueville Friday was such a game.

It wasn’t a district game, but it was certainly a way to measure just how good this Rattlers team might be this season.

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Tolar SB remains perfect in district

April 1, 2015

The Tolar Lady Rattlers improved to 4-0 in District 11-2A with a 6-2 home victory against Perrin-Whitt Friday.

Staci Ashley pitched a three-hitter, while Hannah Lee and Kailee Brock each had three hits. Ashley struck out 12, giving her 71 in 52.1 innings pitched this season.

Lee had a double and triple among her hits, while Brock had a double and drove in four runs.

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On to Round 2

April 1, 2015
On to Round 2

Granbury Pirates goalkeeper Josiah Hall makes a clutch stop during his team’s 2-0 Class 5A Region I bidistrict victory against Fort Worth O.D. Wyatt. The win moved the Pirates (12-3-2) into the area (second) round this Friday against Denton (15-1-2) at 7 p.m. at Chisholm Trail High School, 2576 Northwest College Drive in Fort Worth.

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Pirates work extra to give coach birthday win

April 1, 2015

Granbury Pirate baseball coach Brad Eppler celebrated his 38th birthday Monday at Tidwell Field.

For awhile it seemed as though he would also celebrate No. 39 there.

Pinch hitter Nash Beucher’s walkoff single in the 13th inning brought home Chance Turney with the winning run in a 4-3 victory against Burleson Centennial.

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GHS teams prepare for first meet – finally

April 1, 2015

Finally, the Granbury boys and girls are competing in a track meet this week.

Weather forced the cancellation of two meets early in the season. Then, a third one at Joshua was postponed to April 9.

But the ice and snow have cleared, the weather is expected to be warm and sunny Thursday in Burleson, athletes will be running, jumping, throwing, vaulting, and – for Granbury – getting in their first action of the season.

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Defending champs blank Lady Pirates

April 1, 2015

The Granbury Lady Pirates made a trip to defending state champion Aledo Friday and dropped a 17-0 District 8-5A softball contest.

Taelyn Beadle managed the lone hit for the Lady Pirates. In fact, she was the lone baserunner for Granbury, which fell to 1-10 overall and 1-5 in district play.

Aledo (6-0, all district games) is the No.

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GHS tennis in tough Abilene tourney

April 1, 2015

As a final preparation for the District 8-5A Tournament, the Granbury High tennis team competed in the prestigious Abilene Invitational this past weekend.

Topping the A Team finishes for Granbury was the Girls Doubles team of Alex Jenny and Keelyn Taylor, who took 10th. Leading the B group was Mackensie Kindel, who was sixth in Girls Singles.

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Time for sac-a-lait in the spring

April 1, 2015

Many folks focus on slabs, crappie, or as they call them in Louisiana sac-a-lait in the spring. These tasty species can be more difficult at times to locate during other seasons when they are deeper. During the spring spawning season however, these fish are very predictable and relatively easy to catch.

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Sports Briefs

April 1, 2015

GHS POWERLIFTERS COMPETE AT REGIONAL MEETS

Four members of the Granbury High powerlifting team competed at regionals recently.

For the boys, Daniel Valdez placed fourth in the 181-pound weight class, lifting a total of 1,330 pounds. He lifted 505 pounds in the squat, 310 in the bench press, and 515 in the dead lift).

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Indians fall in shutout at De Leon

April 1, 2015

The Lipan Indians struggled in a District 13-2A baseball game at De Leon Friday, falling 10-0.

Brayden Jones collected the lone hit for the Indians, who fell to 0-3, with all three games being district contests.

The Indians were back in action last night at home against Gordon.

Baseball

Lipan 000 000 – 0 1 0

De Leon 310 240 x – 10 14 0

Lipan (0-3, 0-3 in District 13-2A) pitching – Clifton Campbell 4.1 innings, 9 hits, 7 runs (6 earned), 2 walks, 2 strikeouts; Rhyder David 1.2 innings, 5 hits, 3 runs (1 earned), 0 walks, 1 strikeout.

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