Weatherford Democrat


January 12, 2014

Area basketball results - Jan. 12, 2014

— Aledo girls hold serve vs. Lady Bulldogs

Staff Report

The Aledo Ladycats’ defense took over in the second half on Friday in Fort Worth, trimming Trimble Tech’s offensive production to 16 points after the Lady Bulldogs had put up 28 before the break, good enough for a 6-point Tech advantage going into the locker room.

Guard Alyssa Dry developed a hot hand for the Ladycats, recording a game-high 21 points to lead Aledo in a 48-44 come-from-behind victory. Both teams were undefeated coming into the District 7-4A match.

Justis Sczcepanski-Beavers scored 12 points, while creating havoc for the Trimble Tech inside game down the stretch, while Kaylee Black added eight points for Aledo.

Aledo (7-0) begins its second round the district slate on Tuesday, hosting Arlington Heights at 7:30 p.m.


Bearcats claw back, fall short in district match with Trimble Tech

 Staff Report

The Trimble Tech Bulldogs put the first eight points on the board before Aledo could answer on Friday, then spent the rest of the night trying to maintain its lead at Bearcat gym. Aledo closed, had the ball and a 3-point deficit with eight seconds left, but fell short to the Bulldogs in a 48-46 loss. 

 As was the case with the Aledo and Tech girls’ squads, both teams came into the district match undefeated The Bearcats remained high energy for the balance of the night in trying to make up the early deficit.

Aledo’s Carl Williams led the Bearcats’ scoring with nine points in a game that saw most of the lineup contributing in the effort. Dakota Fisher and Braxton McCoy recorded seven each, Matt Dunn and Nicholas Losos has six apiece, and Dawson Gates had a handful, as did Alex Stockdale.

Aledo (4-1) travels to play Arlington Heights on Tuesday, with a 7:30 p.m. tipoff.


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    Staff Report

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