Weatherford Democrat

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December 12, 2012

Local sports news - Dec. 12, 2012

WEATHERFORD —  

Weatherford girls outlast Lamar in district opener

Staff Report

Down by a handful of points at the half, the Weatherford Lady Roos varsity fought back to tie their District 3-5A opener with Arlington Lamar at the end of regulation, on Tuesday in Arlington. The WHS girls remained competitive down the stretch in the overtime period, pulling out a 69-68 win over the Lady Vikings.

Abbye Shearmire led all scorers with 25 points, with Lou Hawkins and Faith Woodring also tossing in double digits, with 18 and 13 points, respectively.

At 1-0 in district play, the Lady Roos will play there district home opener  on Friday, hosting Arlington Sam Houston at 7 p.m.

 

Lady Roo wrestlers take third at Colleyville meet

Staff Report

Weatherford wrestlers Taylor Marsh and Jazmin Balderas took first place in their respective weight classes over the weekend, leading the Lady Roos to a third-place overall finish in a 12-team field at the Colleyville Heritage meet. Also in the girls division, Haley Robinson, Bodie Wylie and Cheryl Luna took second for WHS, while Callie Harwood,Taylar White and Brook Luecke each earned third-place finishes.

For the boys’ varsity,Tyler McDonald extended his undefeated streak to a 15-0 mark on the season and took first place for the Roos. Teacum Payne finished the meet in second place.

The WHS junior varsity had several top finishers, as well, with Tanner Davis and Wyatt Eckstrom taking firsts. Third-place finishers were David Santiago, Austin Cox, Dakota West, Chase Warren, Austin Foster, Branden Strand, Jacob Fetterolf and Sam Mason.

The Roo wrestling team returns to home mats on Dec. 21, hosting a dual meet with South Grand Prairie , and Dallas’ W.T. White. The event at the Ninth-Grade Center will start at 4 p.m.

 

Weatherford freshmen win Kangaroo Klassic

Staff Report

Coach Clint Coffman led the Roo freshman team to the 2012 New Car Dealers’ Kangaroo Klassic basketball tournament championship over the weekend. After advancing to the title match with wins over Aledo, then Haltom, the freshmen topped Little Elm on Saturday to take the top trophy.

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