Weatherford Democrat


March 9, 2014

Area diamond results - Mar. 9, 2014

Roos get big dose at Heights tourney before resuming district play

Staff Report

Weatherford varsity baseball took in another tournament this weekend, its final non-district six-game foray before getting back to the task at hand in District 3-5A play. Thursday and Friday games resulted in a 2-1 record, with WHS’ only loss a 1-0 pitching duel loss to Nolan Catholic. Weatherford had a fine outing from Roo hurler Cory Bynum who allowed just five hits while fanning five.

In other matches, the Roos beat Southlake Carroll in another tight game, 2-1, while breezing past Southwest, 13-0. Andy Swain and Spencer Hynes both picked up complete-game wins on the mound. The Roos were still playing at press time on Saturday.

Weatherford hosts Arlington Martin on Tuesday, 7 p.m., in its district home opener.


WHS closes out Lady Colts in five

Staff Report

Weatherford infielder Ashleigh Erb had three hits, including a home run, resulting in four RBIs on Friday, as the visiting Lady Roos made quick work of Arlington High in a 10-0 victory.

The WHS girls played errorless ball behind pitcher Kelso O’Brien, who provided plenty of front-line defense of her own, striking out nine hitters and scattered three hits.

The Lady Roos improve to 2-1 in district play with the win and will be on the road again on Monday to take on FW Paschal in a 1 p.m. start.


Brock hosting, winning in tourney

Staff Report

Through four games of the Brock Tournament, the Eagles were protecting home turf with all wins. On Thursday, Brock countered Chisholm Trail’s 4-run second inning with four runs of its own in the bottom half, and added more to beat the Rangers, 9-5. Seth Boleman had three hits and Slaten Gough drove in three runs.

In the nightcap, the Eagle hitters figured out Clifton pitching, scoring 3 runs each in the fourth and fifth innings to win, 6-3. Kolbin Mills had five and a third strong innings, with Boleman providing mop up duty.

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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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