Weatherford Democrat


October 5, 2012

Middle school football news


Tison takes two at Stephenville

Staff Report

Tison C-team quarterback Chandler Ware bounced a pass off a Stephenville Yellowjackets defender into the arms of  Ethan Griffin who made his way to the end zone Tuesday for one of the Roos touchdowns Mason Mullins ran in another TD as Tison beat Stephenville, 12-6.  

The B-team game held plenty of excitement, with Tison’s late surge just falling short as Stephenville won, 20-16. Tison scoring came from runs by Tim Kuritz, Defensively, Maberry picked an interception. 

Tison’s A-team gave Weatherford its second win of the night and began with a fumble recovery on the opening kickoff. Corban Campbell scored four touchdowns, with another TD added by Ethan Irsik. Rushing for 2-point conversions were London Williams, Irsik and Israel Pulido, with a nice pass for another conversion from Dallas Gailey to Blake Burrows. Recording interceptions on the night were Evan Griffin and Blake Burrows. The final score was not available.


Two wins and a stalemate for Hall seventh grade teams

Staff Report

The Hall 7th-grade Black team came from behind with a fourth-quarter, fourth-down touchdown toss from QB Roberts to Thomas Magill, and with Roberts 2-point conversion tied Acton Middle school 28-28, which ended as the final score. The Roos also had scores from Tyler Clemens in the game.

The White team won 20-0, with Mathew Gray drawing first blood with a TD for the Roos. Jett Good added the 2-point conversion. On a defensive score, Ray Mendoza stripped the ball and ran 20 yards to the end zone.  James McAfee scored six later in the game and Austin Christmas recovered a fumble to seal the shutout for the Roos.

Falling behind early and staying there for much of the game, despite Dominic Davi’s answering TD run, the Hall Blue team scored late for a 12-7 victory. At the end of a productive drive in the final period Stinson finished the march with a 1-yard plunge for the winning score with 40 seconds left. Yanez picked off an Acton pass as time expired.

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  • Summer athletic camps — July/August

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  • Baylor QB Petty, TCU DE Fields top Big 12 players

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  • 0716 WHS ath 2014-15 season passes WISD passes available for Roo sporting events

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