Weatherford Democrat


January 30, 2014

Area basketball recaps, news - Jan. 30, 2014

— Boswell paces Roos to win over Arlington

Staff Report

The Weatherford Kangaroo cagers proved resilient on Tuesday, in a District 3-5A match at home against Arlington High. After seeing its first-quarter lead dissolve to an eight-point halftime deficit, Weatherford came storming back after the break and held on for a 61-58 win.

The Roos were knotted with the Colts at 38-each entering the final period, when both teams turned up the offensive heat, scoring a combined 43 points in the quarter. 

Collin Boswell had the hottest hand on the night for WHS, leading all scorers with 26 points. The Roos also received considerable boosts from Sam Couch and Lane Guest, who added 17 and 12 points, respectively. 

The victory was the second for the Roos in district play. Weatherford will look to keep the offensive fires burning on Friday, when it hosts Paschal.


Aledo rally falls short in loss to Southwest

Staff Report

The Aledo Bearcats closed on a nine-point deficit to Fort Worth Southwest in the final period Tuesday, in a district contest at the Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center, but fell short and took a 66-62 loss to the Raiders.

Despite three Bearcats scoring in double figures, Aledo dropped out of sole possession of second place into a three-way  tie with Southwest and Arlington Heights. The three teams are four games behind District 7-4A-leading Trimble Tech with four games left.

Carl Williams led the Bearcats with 14 points, followed by Dawson Gates (13) and Braxton McCoy (11). Matt Dunn and Nicholas Losos each score nine.

Aledo travels to face Granbury on Friday.


Springtown tops Bulldogs, sets up encounter with Rams

Staff Report

Caleb Brown and Dawson Meeks provided most of the Porcupines’ offense on Tuesday in a District 6-3A basketball tilt at Lake Worth. Although Springtown led throughout the game, the Bullfrogs managed to stay within striking distance for most of the match.

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    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.


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    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

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

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