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Regional qualifier

April 23, 2014
Regional qualifier

Brenda Ibarra finished her Lipan High tennis career by advancing in the Class A Region II Tournament at the Rose Park Tennis Center in Abilene. She defeated an opponent from San Saba, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2. That sent her into a second-round matchup against Madison Green from Lindsay, the No. 3 seed, which she dropped, 6-2, 6-4. Ibarra breezed through the District 16-A Tournament to qualify for regionals, winning her three matches 6-0, 6-0; 6-2, 6-1; and 6-2, 6-2.Read the rest

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Subvarsity Roundup

April 23, 2014

TRACK AND FIELD

DISTRICT 7-4A MEET

Granbury JV results

Girls

Long jump – 3. Anna Beckley, 15-2.5.

Triple jump – Beckley, 30-2.5

High jump – 1. Jordyn Musser, 4-8.

Shot put – 6. Ismerelda Balboa, 23-1.5.

3200 – 1. Helena Linzy, 13:46.26; 5. Mikayla Vandergriff, 15:44.08.

400 relay – 5. Gwyn Thomas, Stephanie Garcia, Sarah Jacobs, Ashton Edwards, 56.63.

100 hurdles – 2.Read the rest

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Tolar SB drops finale

April 23, 2014

The Tolar Lady Rattlers’ softball season came to an end recently with a 9-2 loss at Whitney.

The Lady Rattlers (6-14, 2-8 in District 10-2A) led 2-1 after four innings before Whitney scored three runs in the fifth.

Tolar managed a single hit in the contest, a two-run single by Katie Keith. She was also hit by a pitch.

“The season ended too soon,” said Tolar coach Christy Collie.Read the rest

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Baird hurts Lipan playoff hopes

April 23, 2014

The Lipan Indians’ hopes of a second consecutive baseball playoff appearance took a hit Friday with a 4-3 home loss to Baird.

The loss dropped the Indians to 7-5 in District 10-A, a game behind Baird. However, since Baird swept Lipan in league play, the Indians need wins in their final two games and losses by Baird in its final two contests to reach the postseason.Read the rest

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Godley rallies past Rattlers in eight

April 23, 2014

The Tolar Rattlers had their 10th baseball victory of the season in their grasp Friday.

Then they played the seventh – and the eighth – innings.

Godley rallied for a run in the top of the seventh, then scored three in the eighth for a 7-4 win over the Rattlers.

Dakota Endsley doubled for Tolar, while Alec Elder drove in two runs.Read the rest

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Lady Pirates in battle for higher playoff seed

April 23, 2014

The Granbury Lady Pirates’ path to the softball postseason, once clear earlier in the week, became a little murky Friday with a 6-4 upset loss at Western Hills.

It cleared up some Saturday after the Lady Pirates defeated South Hills 4-1 at Chisholm Trail High School.

But whether Granbury will enter bidistrict as the No. 2 or No. seed from District 7-4A was still being decided last night.Read the rest

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Arnett lifts Granbury by Tech

April 23, 2014
Arnett lifts Granbury by Tech

On Senior Night a senior came through with a clutch performance for the Granbury Pirates baseball team in a 12-4 victory against Trimble Tech.

Daniel Arnett said he had been told before the start of Friday’s game to be prepared to come in and pitch.

And when the Granbury Pirates jumped out to an 8-0 lead, he was thinking it was the perfect no-pressure scenario should he be called upon to make his first pitching appearance of the season.Read the rest

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Judge wraps up solid GHS golf career

April 23, 2014
Judge wraps up solid GHS golf career

Chelsea Judge’s memorable Granbury High golf career came to an end recently with a fourth straight appearance at the Class 4A Region I Golf Tournament.

Judge finished 31st with a two-day total of 178 at the Diamondback Golf Course in Abilene. She shot 88 on the first day and a 90 on the second.

“She really hit the ball as well as I have seen her hit it, but not judging the high wind gusts on a couple of holes kept her out of the hunt for a medalist spot at state,” said Granbury coach Becky Addison.Read the rest

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Granbury boys golf ties for 5th at regionals

April 19, 2014

The Granbury Pirates improved by a dozen strokes from the windy first day of the Class 4A Region I Golf Tournament.

Unfortunately, all teams in contention also improved at the Diamondback Golf Course in Abilene.

The Pirates went from a 331 to a 319 for a two-day total of 650. They finished tied for fifth with Cleburne, which improved by 40 strokes from the first day.Read the rest

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Tolar qualifies 14 from Area 9/10 track

April 19, 2014
Tolar qualifies 14 from Area 9/10 track

Even without one of their top performers, the Tolar Rattlers continued their track dominance Wednesday, easily winning the Area 9/-10 2A Meet in Boyd.

The Tolar boys have now gone two years without losing an invitational, district or area meet in which they fielded a complete team. They were second when sending a partial team to the prestigious Texas Relays.

The Rattlers, who scored 121 points Wednesday, qualified 11 athletes for the Region II Meet at Tarleton State University in Stephenville April 25-26.Read the rest

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