Weatherford Democrat


February 12, 2014

Basketball — Girls playoffs: Results, re-schedules

Lady Eagles double up Keene, 66-33

Staff Report

After a 14-1 run through the first quarter of their Class 2A Region II bi-district match against Keene, the Brock Lady Eagles coasted through the final three periods. The Lady Chargers finally got their offense uncorked in the second quarter, but so did Brock, leading by 26 at the half and ultimately rolling to a 66-33 win.

While the Lady Eagles were dispatching Keene on Monday, the Gunter Lady Tigers were also taking care of business, winning their bi-district match against Bells, 73-50. Gunter, the runner-up from District 12-2A, will be Brock’s next opponent.

The Region II Area match will be played on Thursday, at Saginaw’s Chisholm Trail High School. The contest is slated for a 7 p.m. start.


Poolville stages comeback, holds off Hico

Staff Report

Trailing by four at the end of the opening quarter, Poolville’s Lady Monarchs outscored Hico in the three subsequent quarters to win the Class 1A, Division I, Region II bi-district match on Monday. Poolville built a six-point margin in the fourth quarter and held off a late rush by the Lady Tigers for the 40-38 victory.

Kallie Dobbs was the primary force for Poolville, scoring 14 points and ruling the boards with 14 rebounds. Alexia Villa and Tracy Johnson followed up with 12 and 8 points, respectively.

The PHS girls advance to the Area round, facing Windthorst on Friday at Jacksboro High School. Tentative tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m.


Aledo-Burleson playoff rescheduled

Staff Report

The Class 4A Region bi-district playoff between the Aledo Ladycats and Burleson Lady Elks has been pushed to Wednesday, as the area again gets pelted with inclement weather. The boys’ District 7-4A finale at South Hills will be on Wednesday, as well, with a 6 p.m. start.

The venue and time remain the same for the Ladycats, who will play Burleson at Mansfield High School at 6:30 p.m. The winner will meet Byron Nelson in the area round, who eliminated Birdville on Monday, 51-33.


Springtown-Graham set for Wednesday

Staff Report

The Lady Porcupines Class 3A Region I bi-district match against Graham has been moved to Wednesday. Springtown will play the Lady Blues at 7 p.m., at Jacksboro High School.

The winner of the contest will advance to the area round against District 7-3A winner Stephenville, who topped Gatesville handily on Monday, 60-36.

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