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January 9, 2014

Area boys basketball - Jan. 9, 2014

Paschal’s fourth-quarter charge seals win over Kangaroos

Staff Report

The Weatherford varsity boys were down by 10 points entering the final period Tuesday, in a District 3-5A contest in Fort Worth, but Paschal ramped up its offense with a 21-point barrage down the stretch. The Roos failed to match the Panther’s rush and fell to Paschal, 60-39.

Connor Turin led the WHS boys’ effort with nine points. Tony Banks and Ryan Merrill added eight each.

Weatherford returns to Roo gym for its next district tilt, hosting North Crowley at 7:30 p.m.

 

Bearcats’ second-half comeback keeps district mark unblemished

Staff Report

By the end of the third quarter on Tuesday at Aledo High School, the Bearcats had erased a 4-point halftime deficit and were up by a point in a tight District 7-4A contest against Granbury’s Pirates. Aledo outlasted the Pirates in the final eight minutes, padding the tenuous lead by three more points for a 41-37 win.

Aledo guard Carl Williams and post Nicholas Losos led the Bearcat offense with double-digit scoring, recording 11 and 10  points, respectively. Aledo’s other big man, Alex Stockdale, added seven points.

The Bearcats enjoy home court advantage again on Friday in another district match, meeting Fort Worth’s Trimble Tech at 7:30 p.m.

 

Springtown records win, begins District 6-3A campaign on Friday

Staff Report

Pojo senior Caleb Brown had the hot hand for Springtown on Monday, scoring 26 points to help the Porcupines beat Krum in a non-district road game, 55-45. Classmate Dylan Ray added 10 points in the win. 

The match closed out Springtown’s pre-district slate for their 2013-14 campaign. The Porcupines will host Lake Worth on Friday, at 8 p.m.

 

Peaster tops Millsap in district tilt

Staff Report

After their win over Brock last week, the Peaster Greyhounds held service at Millsap on Tuesday. The Bulldogs could not keep pace with Ty Ballard and company as Peaster rolled to a 71-49 win. 

The Hounds improved to 4-0 in District 9-2A play. They will return to home court on Friday, hosting the Paradise Panthers. 

Millsap will play at Boyd on Friday. Both starts are slated for 8 p.m.

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