Weatherford Democrat

Sports

December 15, 2013

Lady Eagles top Millsap in District 9-2A cager contest

— BY TONY EIERDAM

Lone Star News Group

MILLSAP – Brock shooters Trisha Jacobs and Rachel Harrell combined for 28 points to lead the state-ranked No. 1 Lady Eagles to a convincing 57-28 victory over the Millsap Lady Bulldogs here Friday night in the girls’ District 9-2A basketball opener.

Millsap head coach Ron Berry said he saw some positives from his team defensively, but added that Brock’s defense took his team out of most of what the Lady Bulldogs wanted to do on offense.

“We had some positives defensively,” Berry said. “One of the things that we wanted to do was stop their post (Lexie Ducat), and she only had four points.

“We did a good job there, but in the second half Brock started hitting their outside shots. It was just one of those deals here you had to pick your poison.

“I told our kids that giving up 57 points to Brock is not really bad. We just have to get better at executing offensively, and we have to rebound better.”

Millsap was led offensively by guard Sydney Herbel, who finished with a game-high 17 points.

“We have three players we depend on offensively – Jolee Carswell, Hannah Hobson and Sydney,” Berry said. “Sydney did a good job, and Jolee was a little nervous early on because she plays with the Brock girls in summer leagues, but she settled down and started hitting some shots in the second half.”

Millsap jumped out to a 3-0 lead as Herbel drove the lane twice and drew fouls, converting on three of four charity shots.

But with Millsap turning its attention defensively to Ducet, Brock guard Bailey Ivey was left free on the perimeter. Ivey scored nine consecutive points – including a pair of three-pointers and converting a three-point play – to give the Lady Eagles a 13-5 lead.

Text Only
Sports
  • 0729 MLB ZBritton update Britton getting stronger in reliever role

    Former Roo ballplayer Zach Britton continues to rack up saves as the Baltimore Orioles closer. 

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • This date in baseball - July 30

    July 30

    1917 — Ty Cobb, Bobby Veach and Ossie Vitt each went 5-for-5 in Detroit’s 16-4 win over Washington.

    1933 — Dizzy Dean struck out 17 Cubs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Chicago 8-2.

     

    July 29, 2014

  • 0727 Folse-Joy coach changes Brock head coaches stand pat

    BROCK — After a another successful year of athletic campaigns helped position  Brock in the top ten of the Lone Star Cup, the Brock ISD head coaching staff will enter the new school year with all (familiar) hands on board, much to the joy of its administrators. 

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0727 WaterRoos KLawyer Weatherford Water Roos send 19 swimmers to TAAF meet

    The City of Weatherford Parks and Recreation Swim Team competed in the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s (TAAF) Region 4 Swimming Championship in Keller on July 19 and 20.

    July 25, 2014 4 Photos

  • 0727 YBs Wford 8U Blue tourney winners Blue Roo 8U win at Granbury

    Area all-star teams continue to reap rewards in tournament play, with the latest being the Weatherford Blue 8U All-Star squad. 

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0727 BBs AHS state champs recognized by board Aledo nine honored at Board gathering

    Members of the 2014 Aledo Bearcats state champion baseball team were honored recently at the Aledo ISD board meeting.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Summer athletic camps — July/August

    Staff Report

    Summer athletic camps become a bit more “meaningful” in the late days of July and into  August, at least for some high school and middle school athletes.

    In most cases, the youth football camps include grades 6 through 8, and though there is no contact involved, some of the instructors of he camp may be getting a preview of the talent coming their way in just a few short weeks.

    Team volleyball camps, stretching from grades 4 through 12, provides a segway for many of the campers who will soon be entering workouts for the impending volleyball season.

    July 25, 2014

  • Sports in brief - July 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball says umpires made the correct call when they stopped a game between the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees because tarp trouble left the field too wet.

    July 24, 2014

  • 0725 GSb AHS state champs at AISD board mtg Ladycats recognized by AISD Board

    The Aledo ISD school board honored the Aledo Ladycats 2014 softball team at their last meeting. 

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0724 BBS AHS TMauser TSWA all-state Barry shares top coaching honors

    Apparently being lauded for, among other coaching triumphs during the prep baseball season, Class 4A mentors Chad Barry (Aledo) and  Wes Kolle (Victoria East) shared the honors of Coach of the Year as selected by the Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA)in an announcement released on Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

Latest NASCAR Headlines
Must Read
Top News
House Ads
AP Video
Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando