Pirates stumble, need win

February 18, 2015
Pirates stumble, need win

The scoring woes – and a failure to grab two key rebounds on missed free throws late in the game – came back to bite the Granbury Pirates Friday as they dropped an important District 8-5A basketball contest at home against Aledo, 43-39.

Granbury made just 14 field goals and 7 free throws as coach David Breazeale’s Pirates slipped to 8-5 in league play entering their regular-season finale.

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Pirates top Aledo, 3-0

February 18, 2015

The Granbury Pirates shut out Aledo, 3-0, Friday night on the road, for their fifth win in six District 8-5A soccer outings.

Goal keeper Josiah Hall recorded his second consecutive shutout for coach Doug Kissinger’s Pirates.

The Pirates (5-1, 7-1 on the season) are still in second place, 3 points behind district leader Cleburne.

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Lady Pirates close with road victory

February 14, 2015

It may not have been little consolation, but the Granbury Lady Pirates put a big exclamation point on the end of their 2014-2015 basketball season.

Amber Strange recorded 24 points and 9 rebounds as the Lady Pirates downed Burleson Centennial on the road Tuesday night, 63-55.

The Lady Pirates, in their first season guided by Steve Schmidt after the retirement of all-time winningest basketball coach Leta Andrews, closed their season with a 4-10 district mark.

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Granbury Basketball Association

February 14, 2015

Note: All GBA commissioners are requested to email their game scores and leading scorers to: [email protected]


5th Grade

Heat 28, Magic 5

Top scorers: Heat, Alex Mark 10; Magic, Zach Payne 3

Rockets 31, Suns 8

Top scorers: Rockets, Sawyer Shenewark 18; Suns, Jayce Robinson, Knox Walker, Dakota Grimm 2

Spurs 30, Pistons 13

Top scorers: Spurs, Andi Halili 22; Pistons, Rody Rhodes 6

Mavs 22, Bulls 17

Top scorers: Mavs, Ashton Sanders, Austin McGowen, Harley Johnson, Wyatt Walters 4; Bulls, Crash Davis 5

Suns 18, Magic 6

Top scorers: Suns, Rudy Revilla, Jayce Robinson, Luke Settler Yates 4; Magic, Peyton Raines 4

Bulls 18, Spurs 14

Top scorers: Bulls, Dylan Ellis 8; Spurs, Andi Halili, Alex Call 4

Rockets 24, Heat 21

Top scorers: Rockets, Sawyer Shenewark 12; Heat, Trent Gray 10

Mavs 36, Pistons 12

Top scorers: Mavs, Tyler McGowen 10; Pistons, Daniel Hinijosa 5

Bulls 33, Pistons 10

Top scorers: Bulls, Quinton Pena 12; Pistons, Hudson Wilson, Rody Rhodes 4

Heat 10, Suns 6

Top scorers: Heat, Trent Gray, Alex Mark, Dalton Hart, Elliott Hall, Ricky Laylar 2; Suns, Luke Settler-Yates 3

Rockets 27, Magic 8

Top scorers: Rockets, Colton Tuggle 6; Magic, Peyton Raines 6

Mavs 38, Spurs 33

Top scorers: Mavs, Ashton Anderson 13; Spurs, Andi Halili 18

Spurs 21, Magic 4

Top scorers: Spurs, Corbin King 6; Magic, Elijah Riggio, Zach Payne 2

Heat 31, Pistons 4

Top scorers: Heat, Trent Gray 10; Pistons, TJ Michaels, Daniel Hinijosa 2

Bulls 20, Suns 10

Top scorers: Bulls, Crash Davis 8; Suns, Carter McKay 6

Rockets 27, Mavs 26

Top scorers: Rockets, Sawyer Shenewark 22; Mavs, Ashton Sanders, Harley Johnson 6.

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Lady Pirates prevail in shootout

February 14, 2015
Lady Pirates prevail in shootout

Marissa Baird scored the deciding goal in a shootout and goal keeper Lauren Wood came through with a save to clinch a 3-2 girls soccer victory over Burleson Centennial Tuesday night at Pirate Stadium.

Sophomore Lady Pirate Coral Evans scored twice, including once during the shootout after regulation play ended with the two teams tied at 2.

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GHS JV girls undefeated in district

February 14, 2015
GHS JV girls undefeated in district

Granbury High School’s junior varsity girls basketball team completed a perfect 14-0 record against the other District 8-5A JV squads, finishing the season with Tuesday night’s 43-38 road win over Burleson Centennial. Team members are (front, from left) Avery Villa, Bailey Andres, Kylee Sparks, Ashton Edwards, (back row) coach Kristen Treppa, Ashley Joyner, Kaylee Keating, Gabbie Nunn, Sydnie Knowles and Baylie Martin.

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Pirates shut down Centennial, 3-0

February 14, 2015

Granbury Pirates’ boys soccer coach Doug Kissinger felt like a few breaks came their way Tuesday in a 3-0 District 8-5A victory over Burleson Centennial at Pirate Stadium.

Junior goal keeper Josiah Hall recorded the shutout in goal for the Pirates, and three different players scored for Granbury.

“It was an aggressive game,” Kissinger said.

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Lady Indians wait for foe after winning coin flip

February 14, 2015

Lipan’s Lady Indians finished their District 18-A slate as co-champions with Strawn after their 71-36 basketball victory over Gordon at home Tuesday night.

Coach Amber Branson’s second-ranked squad improved to 9-1 in district and 28-3 on the season.

School officials from Lipan and third-ranked Strawn had a coin flip via a FaceTime video call on Wednesday to determine which team will be the No.

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Pioneers warming up

February 14, 2015

Coach Kirby Rasco’s North Central Texas Academy boys basketball team may be starting to peak at the right time – just before the start of the playoffs.

The 16-3 Pioneers destroyed Dallas Inspired Vision Tuesday night at home, 69-37.

It was a practice game for Rasco’s defending state champion Pioneers, who had already locked up the district championship in Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Class A District 2 with an 8-0 record.

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Lipan boys scorch Gordon, 83-21

February 14, 2015

TheLipan boys basketball squad evened its District 18-A record at 4-4 with a resounding 83-21 home victory over Gordon Tuesday night.

Coach Brent Gaylor’s Indians (9-18 on the season) remained in contention for a potential playoff spot. However, only three teams qualify for the postseason from each Class A district.

The Indians picked up 16 points, 9 rebounds and 4 blocked shots from Derrick Cook in Tuesday’s win.

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