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Pirates defeated by Everman, 48-38

January 10, 2015
Pirates defeated by Everman, 48-38

The Granbury Pirates suffered through a span of more than 11-1/2 minutes in the second half without sinking a shot from the field Tuesday night in a 48-38 District 8-5A boys basketball loss to Everman in the James Wann Sports Center.

It was the first district setback for Coach David Breazeale’s Pirates (1-1, 14-3 overall).

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Indians top Bobcats in nondistrict clash

January 10, 2015

Three players scored in double figures to help push the Lipan boys past Newcastle, 62-48, on the road Tuesday night in nondistrict basketball action.

Derrick Cook led the Indians with 17 points, and also in rebounding with 8.

Teammates Tanden Foust and Lance Ferguson added 10 each.

Lipan (5-14) owned only a 1-point lead entering the second quarter, but upped the margin to 23-18 by halftime.

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Roberts hits 41 in Lipan victory

January 10, 2015

Lanie Roberts scored a career-high 41 points and pulled down 8 rebounds as the state-ranked Lipan Lady Indians sailed past Newcastle, 70-43, Tuesday night on the road.

The nondistrict victory improved coach Amber Branson’s Lady Indians to 19-2 on the season. They are second in the state in Class A in both the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and the Texas Girls Coaches Association rankings.

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Scoreboard

January 10, 2015

BASKETBALL

DISTRICT 8-5A

GIRLS

Team District Season

Burleson High 3-1 5-4

Crowley 3-1 15-4

Cleburne 3-1 9-7

B.Centennial 2-2 9-9

Joshua 2-2 4-7

Aledo 2-2 8-13

Granbury 1-3 9-12

Everman 0-4 4-9

Jan. 6 Results

Everman 48, Granbury 38; Burleson High 50, Cleburne 39; Crowley 50, Joshua 32; Aledo 47, Burleson Centennial 35.

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Lady Rattlers stop Santo

January 10, 2015
Lady Rattlers stop Santo

The Tolar Lady Rattlers used a balanced scoring attack to post their second straight win over a state-ranked team Tuesday night on the road, downing Santo, 41-35.

Tolar’s girls continue to lead District 10-2A, now with a 4-0 mark. They are 11-8 on the season.

Santo (1-2 in district) is the No.

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Rattlers hang on to edge Santo

January 10, 2015
Rattlers hang on to edge Santo

The Tolar boys basketball team held off Santo Tuesday night on the road, 54-51, to advance to 2-0 in District 10-2A play.

Bryce Farmer paced the Rattlers in scoring with 22 points. Hunter Ryan added 7 points, plus a team-high 7 rebounds.

Two of the Rattlers fouled out of the game.

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Will sonar spook fish?

January 10, 2015

Many years back I held the belief that the higher-powered sonar units could spook fish.

There are many professionals who still turn off their fish finder when they locate fish. A recent question was raised on this subject and I thought I would share what I found out years back.

So will the sonar spook fish?

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Sports Briefs

January 10, 2015

TOLAR FOOTBALL ACADEMIC

ALL-DISTRICT LIST INCLUDES 19

Nineteen members of the Tolar varsity football team made the District 7-2A academic all-district team for the 2014 season.

They are: seniors Rodie Brister, Wyatt Burdette, Ty Cochrane, Blayne Denton, John Dollins, Dakota Endsley, Clay Foster, Kaleb Gilliam, Nathan Langston, Chad Miller, Tristen Phillips, Aaron Platt, Hunter Ryan, Dalton Shaw and Blake Watson; juniors Tyler Anderson, Cody Huckabee, and Colt Jones; and sophomore Will Bonnell.

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Cornerstone teams split with JCSA

January 10, 2015

Granbury Cornerstone Christian Academy split a pair of basketball games Tuesday night in Cleburne against the Johnson County Sports Association.

Coach Richard Lauer’s CCA Lady Crusaders led off the night but lost, 36-24.

They were led offensively by Taryn Hurst with 10 points. Teammate Haley Merrithew posted a team-high 8 rebounds.

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Sports Briefs

January 7, 2015

BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION NIGHT BETWEEN GHS GAMES

Players from the Granbury Basketball Association (GBA) youth teams will be recognized Friday night at the Granbury High School James Wann Sports Center between the varsity boys and varsity girls basketball games against Cleburne.

GBA players wearing their team jersey will get into the games free, although parents still must buy their own tickets.

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