Weatherford Democrat


February 27, 2014

Sports in Brief - Feb. 27, 2014

Area boys basketball — Regional Tournaments


Class 2A, Region II semifinal

Brock vs. Life Red Oak

Tarleton State University

Friday, 8 p.m.


Class 1A, Div. I, Reg. II semifinal

Poolville vs. Muenster

Abilene Christian University

Friday, 3 p.m.


WC baseball sweeps New Mexico in three games

Staff Report 

HOBBS, New Mex. – The Weatherford College baseball team swept New Mexico Junior College in three weekend games, winning 4-3 on Friday and 9-2 and 14-9 Saturday.

WC (8-6) and NMJC started Friday with a 12-inning affair. Quinton Rohrbaugh’s double in the top of the 12th scored Valente Canada for the game-winner. Trooper Reynolds went 3-for-5 with two singles and a homer.

The Coyotes blew out the Thunderbirds in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader. Chaz Fowler racked up seven strikeouts over seven innings, allowing just two earned runs and five hits on the mound. The Coyotes had a big fourth inning, scoring four runs on an RBI double by Rohrbaugh, a two-run single by Reynolds and a groundout RBI by Zac Michener.

In the final game Saturday, the two teams combined for 35 hits, including 10 extra-base hits. Colton Turner led WC with three RBIs on four hits, including a home run in the fifth inning and a double in the sixth.


Ladycats run-rule Western Hills

Staff Report

Aledo had a short and sweet outing on Tuesday, taking care of Western Hills in its District 7-4A opener, 17-2.

Lauren Crain handled the pitching duties for the Ladycats, who improved to 5-2 on the season.

Allie Arneson and Chickie Cook stroked doubles, while Cook also had a triple. Riley Sartain cleared the base paths with a home run.

With a 5-2 lead entering the bottom of the third, Aledo scored 12 runs, ending the contest. The Ladycats travel to play Trimble Tech on Tuesday.

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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