Weatherford Democrat


September 16, 2012

Local briefs - September 16, 2012


WHS runs at FW Invitational meet

Staff Report

Boys and girls head cross country coach Debra Wood reported improving times for the Weatherford team as they prepare for the district meet. On Friday, the varsity boys placed 11th overall at the Fort Worth Invitational Meet at Trinity Park. Points in the 182-runners field came from Tyler Jones (34th), Brandon Cashion (48th), Jordan Simmons (56th), Quinn Wright (67th) and Seth Cooke (76th).

The JV boys placed fifth overall, with three runners — Conner Paschall (3rd), Caleb Carroll (24th) and  Truett Miller (28th) — bringing medals home. Other point-getters were Bryce Petty (48th) and Tucker Cargill (51st).

The varsity girls had just two runners available for the meet, with Cheyenne Barfield (47th) and Jessie Opella (50th) finishing in the top half of the field.


Poolville CC runs at Hico meet

Staff Report

Poolville’s cross country teams braved the loose footing and steep hills to win eight medals at the Bluebonnet Invitational Meet held in Hico on Wednesday. Varsity, JV and junior high athletes competed at the meet.

Medal winners included Alex Rodriguez (7th place) for Poolville’s varsity boys,  and Brady Miller (9th),  Oscar Suarez (15th), Dylan Brawley (19th) and Daniel Lopez (20th) for the JV team.

For the junior high boys, Alan Tarango (2nd) and Ruben Rodriguez (12th) finished among the medalists.

The top finisher for the day was Tracy Johnson, who dominated the JV girls’ field with a first-place finish.

Read head coach Steven Stegall’s full account of the Poolville finishers in the Sports Section at

The Monarchs are set to run in the Range Run at Lipan on Wednesday.


WYA to repeat scholarship tourney

Staff Report

The Weatherford Youth Association will hold its Second Annual WYA Scholarship Benefit Golf Tournament on Friday. Taking advantage of the Roos football varsity off week, lunch and registration will begin at noon, with a shotgun start for the 4-person scramble set for 1 p.m. at Sugartree Golf Course.

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