Weatherford Democrat


October 11, 2012

Hall Middle School gridiron


Hall 7th-grade teams take two from Pirates

Staff Report

Despite a pair of fumble recoveries by Hall defenders Michael Bryant and Thomas McGill, the Black squad ended up on the short end of a match at Granbury Middle School on Tuesday, 20-12. Set D'Angelo and Tyler Clemens had scoring runs for Hall in the loss.

Knotted at 6-6, Mathew Gray stripped the ball loose and ran for a Roo touchdown, providing the margin for a White team victory over Granbury. Adrian Jones added the 2-point conversion on a pass from Jett Good to secure the 14-6 win for Hall. 

The Roo Blue team capped the night in the rubber match with a convincing 26-6 decision. Cody Henderson led the Hall charge, scoring three touchdowns. James McAfee scored the final touchdown for the Roos with six ticks left on the clock. Defensively, Josh Moore had a fumble recovery and Gage Varhola picked off a pass.


Hall Blue salvages night for 8th-grade gridders

Staff Report

After losses by the Black/Silver and White teams, the Hall Blue team ended Tuesday on a good note with a 34-0 victory over Granbury for the Roos.

Tony Rodriguez scored on a 35-yard touchdown pass from QB Lane Gilley. Rodriguez later ran a punt back for a 62-yard score. Rodriguez remained busy, intercepting a Pirate pass in the second half, returning the pick for a score. Lane Gilley scored on a 1-yard sneak and Tyler Gray capped the scoring with a 40- yard touchdown run.

The Black/Silver team started the night by taking an ealry lead when Preston Spivey score on a 11-yard touchdown run. Colten Sorrels caught a pass from Spivey to add the two point coversion. The game ended with Pirates winning by a score of 8-12. 

The White team fell short to the Pirates with a 30-12 loss. Don Stacks scored on runs of 17 and 6 yards, with Caleb Brangham and Mauricio Martinez connecting with quarterbacks Nathan Gay and Stacks on several passes to keep the offense moving.

Defensively the Roos were led by Payton Hetrick and Angel Escobar.

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