The high school soccer playoffs don’t begin for a couple of weeks, but don’t tell that to the Granbury Lady Pirates.
They played their first elimination game Friday, winning 4-0 at Alvarado in a District 15-4A contest.
And, after taking this week off for spring break, they will have their second win-or-pack-it-in game Tuesday when they travel to Cleburne for a 7:15 p.m.… Read the rest
It wasn’t a pair of team victories in the standings, but Granbury track coaches Amber Ward and Jodie Scott liked what they saw from their respective squads at the Johnny Perkins Relays late last week.
For the girls, five runners reduced their times from seed times entering their events. The boys had three reduced times and also had three increased distances in field events.… Read the rest
The Granbury Pirates celebrated two things Friday night.
They clinched a soccer playoff berth, and they enjoyed their most explosive offensive of the season in a 4-0 victory against visiting Alvarado on Johnny Perkins Field.
But they’re not celebrating too much. There is still some work to be done, said head coach Doug Kissinger.
“We’re relieved that we’re in, but we’re working on getting the best seed possible,” he said.… Read the rest
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
The Granbury Pirates bounced back from a rough start to win their final two games in the Crowley Baseball Tournament over the weekend.
The Pirates (7-6-3) started with a 6-1 loss to Arlington Seguin, followed by a 7-7 tie with Crowley in which they let a 6-0 lead slip away, and an 11-5 loss to Everman.
They came back with a pair of come-from-behind wins of 7-2 over North Crowley as Kasey Hubbard pitched a three-hitter, and 5-4 over Big Spring as they overcame a 3-0 deficit.… Read the rest
The Granbury Lady Pirates continued their dominance over District 7-4A opponents Friday, rolling to an 18-0 victory at Arlington Heights.
After scoring seven runs in the second inning, the Lady Pirates (7-3, 3-0 in 7-4A) put the game away with 10 runs in the third.
Pitcher Destini Lopez surrendered a single hit to the Lady Jackets.
Granbury banged out 18 hits, including three each by Lopez, Maci Samuelson, and Rayla Helci.… Read the rest
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
Tolar girls basketball player Hannah Peregrino was voted first-team all-District 10-2A and teammate Shelby Nunley earned second-team status in voting by the coaches.
Peregrino, a junior, averaged 11 points and seven rebounds during the 2013-2014 season. That led the Lady Rattlers in both categories. She also averaged two steals and hit 46 percent of her shots from the field overall.
Nunley (4.0 points, 2.0 steals, 2.0 assists) is also a junior.… Read the rest