Weatherford Democrat


April 25, 2013

All area districts represented as UIL state playoffs begin


The close of the 2013 prep softball district season has again met with pre-season expectations — at the very least. Of the six area high school varsity softball teams, four will enter postseason, and three of those have already captured district kudos.

The Aledo Ladycats clinched their District 7-4A championship a few games back, rolling into the Class 4A brackets with a 3-game cushion over Fort Worth’s Western  Hills and Granbury, who played a seed match to determine the No. 2 slot.

Weatherford’s Lady Roos and the Lady Eagles of Brock wrapped up a share of the District 3-5A and District 9-2A titles, respectively, and both own top seeds.

WHS earned its bracket slot with a 7-6 win over Arlington Martin, Friday. Brock secured the winner’s seeding, and a first-round bye, with a 5-0 win over Ponder, on Monday.

The Springtown Lady Porcupines’ post-district game was a bit more crucial, as Pojo had to win to be included in the postseason competition. Springtown manhandled Castleberry, 9-1, to capture the remaining playoff spot from District 6-3A.

Bi-district must be completed by Tuesday for the winners to be certified for the area round. Weatherford, Aledo and Springtown are getting a jump on the UIL deadline and will compete starting Friday.


Class 5A, Region I Bi-district

Weatherford vs. Justin Northwest

Friday, 7 p.m. (1-game playoff)

Workman Park (Field 1), Arlington


Class 4A, Region I Bi-district

Aledo vs. Waco University

Best-of-three series

Game 1: Friday, 7 p.m., at Aledo

Game 2: Saturday, 3 p.m. at Waco ISD

Game 3 (if needed): 30 minutes after G2


Class 3A, Region I, Bi-district

Springtown vs. Iowa Park

Friday, 7 p.m., (1-game playoff)

Mineral Wells - Lady Rams Field


Class 2A, Region II, Bi-district

Brock - Bye




Final District Standings

     Team                   W      L   Win%

District 3-5A

 *Weatherford          13     1   .929

Arlington Martin       13     1   .929     

 Arlington Bowie       9      5   .643

 North Crowley          8      6   .571

Arlington Lamar        5      9   .357

FW Paschal               5      9   .357

Arlington High           3     11   .214

Arlington Houston     0     14   .000


District 7-4A

Aledo                          14      0 1.000

**FW Western Hills  11      3   .786

Granbury                     11      3   .786

***FW Arl. Heights       6       8   .429

FW South Hills              6       8   .429

FW Trimble Tech          6       8   .429

FW O.D. Wyatt               2      12   .143

FW Southwest               0      14   .000


District 6-3A

Kennedale            10       0 1.000

Mineral Wells         8        2   .800

***Springtown        5        5   .500

Castleberry              5        5   .500

Diamond Hill           2        8   .200

Lake Worth              0       10  .000


District 9-2A

*Brock              11        1   .917

Ponder            11        1   .917

Boyd                 8        4   .667

Alvord               5        7   .417

Paradise           4        8   .333

Peaster              3        9   .250

Millsap              0       12  .000


* Won top-seed playoff

** Won 2nd-seed playoff

*** Won 3rd-seed play-in game


Text Only
  • 0727 Folse-Joy coach changes Brock head coaches stand pat

    BROCK — After a another successful year of athletic campaigns helped position  Brock in the top ten of the Lone Star Cup, the Brock ISD head coaching staff will enter the new school year with all (familiar) hands on board, much to the joy of its administrators. 

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

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

    The City of Weatherford Parks and Recreation Swim Team competed in the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s (TAAF) Region 4 Swimming Championship in Keller on July 19 and 20.

    July 25, 2014 4 Photos

  • 0727 YBs Wford 8U Blue tourney winners Blue Roo 8U win at Granbury

    Area all-star teams continue to reap rewards in tournament play, with the latest being the Weatherford Blue 8U All-Star squad. 

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0727 BBs AHS state champs recognized by board Aledo nine honored at Board gathering

    Members of the 2014 Aledo Bearcats state champion baseball team were honored recently at the Aledo ISD board meeting.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Summer athletic camps — July/August

    Staff Report

    Summer athletic camps become a bit more “meaningful” in the late days of July and into  August, at least for some high school and middle school athletes.

    In most cases, the youth football camps include grades 6 through 8, and though there is no contact involved, some of the instructors of he camp may be getting a preview of the talent coming their way in just a few short weeks.

    Team volleyball camps, stretching from grades 4 through 12, provides a segway for many of the campers who will soon be entering workouts for the impending volleyball season.

    July 25, 2014

  • Sports in brief - July 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball says umpires made the correct call when they stopped a game between the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees because tarp trouble left the field too wet.

    July 24, 2014

  • 0725 GSb AHS state champs at AISD board mtg Ladycats recognized by AISD Board

    The Aledo ISD school board honored the Aledo Ladycats 2014 softball team at their last meeting. 

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0724 BBS AHS TMauser TSWA all-state Barry shares top coaching honors

    Apparently being lauded for, among other coaching triumphs during the prep baseball season, Class 4A mentors Chad Barry (Aledo) and  Wes Kolle (Victoria East) shared the honors of Coach of the Year as selected by the Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA)in an announcement released on Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • This date in baseball - July 24

    1909 — Nap Rucker of the Brooklyn Dodgers struck out 16 batters in a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    July 23, 2014

  • 0723 BBs TSWA Colby Fowler Sports writers tag Gough First Team

    The Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA) chose Brock’s Slaten Gough as First Team shortstop on the Class 2A All-State Baseball Team, released on Tuesday. 

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

Latest NASCAR Headlines
Must Read
Top News
House Ads
AP Video
Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground