The Granbury Pirates rallied for three runs in the fifth inning to edge Joshua 4-3 in a District 8-5A baseball game at Joshua Friday. The Pirates (8-3-2 overall, 3-1 in district) won when Landon Gray scored on an error. Gray had two hits in the game. Saturday, the Pirates traveled to Stephenville and came home with an 8-4 victory as Wesley Case had two hits, including a double
The Granbury Pirates and Denton Broncos will meet in their Class 5A area (second) round soccer playoff Friday night at 6 p.m. at Chisholm Trail High School, 2576 Northwest College Dr. in Fort Worth. The Pirates (12-3-2) advanced with a 2-0 bidistrict victory against O.D. Wyatt, while the Broncos (15-1-2) defeated Carter Riverside 4-1. The match should feature great defense. Granbury is 5-0-1 in its past six games, outscoring their opponents 11-3 and securing the runner-up spot in tough District 8-5A. Denton has outscored its opponents 44-8, with three of those goals coming in the lone loss to Wichita Falls Rider. Tickets for the match are $6 for adults and $4 for students.
Tolar pole vaulter Rodie Brister posted a pair of person-best vaults to finish seventh in his division at the prestigious Texas Relays at the University of Texas in Austin this weekend. His best vault of the day was 15 feet 1 inch, after he had earlier cleared 14-7.
The Tolar Rattlers (8-1-1) defeated Bosqueville 8-4 at home Friday night in a nondistrict baseball game. Bosqueville, the No. 2 team in the state in Class 2A by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association, entered the game with a 10-0 record. They had won 33 of their past 34 games.
The Tolar Lady Rattlers improved to 4-0 in District 11-2A softball (8-9 overall) with a 6-2 victory against Perrin Whitt at home Friday. The Lady Rattlers have outscored their past six opponents 95-18.
The Granbury Lady Pirates traveled to defending state champion Aledo and lost 17-0 Friday in a District 8-5A softball game. The loss dropped the Lady Pirates to 1-10 overall and 1-5 in district.