Weatherford Democrat


January 5, 2014

Area basketball results - Jan. 3, 2014

— Roos fall to Arlington High

Staff Report

A slow start out of the halftime locker room on Friday figured into the ultimate outcome for the Weatherford varsity boys, despite three players putting up double-digit scoring numbers. Leading by four at the break over Arlington, the Colts outpaced WHS with a 20-11 third-period performance, and the Roos could not cover the deficit in the final quarter, dropping the district contest, 54-40.

Ryan Merrill led Weatherford with a dozen points, with Collin Boswell and Sam Couch following with 11 points apiece. Jason Kuritz added six for the Roos. Arlington’s Xavier Dobbins was the games high scorer, pouring in 22 points.

The Kangaroos, looking for its first District 3-5A win, plays at Fort Worth Paschal on Tuesday before returning home on Friday to host North Crowley.


Aledo’s early pressure rocks Raiders

Staff Report

Aledo head coach Steve Smith deployed an active substitution regimen on Friday at Bearcat gym, which netted scoring from nine different AHS cagers and a 50-42 district victory. After leading by a basket at the end of the first quarter, the Bearcats stretched the margin to double digits by halftime.

Aledo’s Matt Dunn led all scorers with 10 points, with Nicholas Losos taking good command in the paint and finishing with nine. Alex Stockdale and Carl Williams added eight, each, while five more Bearcats contributed.

Improving to a District 7-4A mark of 3-0 with the win, Aledo will host Granbury on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.


First-period drought drops Porcupines

Staff Report

Sanger poured in 22 points to start a non-district match with Springtown on Friday, while the Porcupines labored to find the basket, scoring only seven points. Though Pojo heated up later in the match, the deficit proved too sizable as it fell to the Indians, 61-46.

Dawson Meek and Dylan Ray led Springtown with 11 points each, while Ramiro Dominguez also hit double digits, adding 10 points.

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