Weatherford Democrat


August 28, 2012

local sports briefs - August 28, 2012


WHS volleyball varsity competes in Grandbury tourney 

Staff Report

The WHS varsity competed in the Granbury Tournament over the weekend, splitting contests in pool play before leaving with a loss to Lubbock in a tight match.

The Lady Roos beat Plainview in their tourney opener, 25-19,25-14, as Lexi Cassels leading the offense with eight kills. Cassels also had eight digs, while Hannah Wright and Jordan Harvey led the defense with 10 and 9, respectively. A rough patch in the mid-rounds saw the Lady Roos falling to L.D. Bell and Grace Prep, but the WHS girls ended pool play with a dominating 25-9, 25-9 sweep over Arlington Heights.

Lexi Garner matched kills and digs with seven each in the win. Garner, Emma Murphy and Madison Mullins had two blocks each, while Harvey and Hannah Schwartz recorded three assists apiece.

The Lady Roos continue their pre-district schedule on Tuesday, traveling to Aledo to meet the Ladycats and Stephenville in a dual meet.


Brock aces Brewer Tournament

Staff Report

On Friday, the Brock Lady Eagles traveled to Ft. Worth for the Brewer Lady Bears tourney. In pool play, the Lady Eagles swept all three 4A opponents, beating Fort Worth Trimble Tech, 25-13, 25-14. Brock remained dominant in the second match, topping FW Carter-Riverside, 25-11, 25-11. In the final match of pool play, Corsicana also succumbed to the Lady Eagles, 25-11, 25-11. 

Saturday saw the Lady Eagles beat another 4A school to open bracket play, beating Crowley in straight sets, 25-14, 25-17. In the semifinals, the Lady Eagles faced a tough Wichita Falls Rider team, but prevailed in a very competitive match,25-22, 28-26. The championship match put Brock up against a 5A school, Irving MacArthur. The Lady Eagles capped off their perfect week with a 25-16, 25-20 sweep in the finale. Brock improves to 15-1 on the year. Brock will host Holliday on Tuesday and Maypearl on Friday in a pair of non-district matches. The varsity, JV and freshman will all be in action, with the matches beginning at 4:30 p.m.


Weatherford High runners hit the cross country paths

Staff Report

The WHS varsity cross country teams competed at Southwest Christian on Saturday. The boys runners placed sixth overall, with Tyler Jones bringing home an individual medal for 8th place.  

The girls, who finished third overall, scored individual medals won by Chandler Lacefield, Ronni Middleton and Jessie Opella, who placed 7th, 8th and 9th in the field.

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