Weatherford Democrat


February 28, 2013

Weatherford High School Athletics


The varsity boys placed second in the meet as a team, missing out on the top prize by a single point. Standouts for the Roos included Jaakan Norwood, first in the 200-meter sprint  and a member of the second-place 4x400-meter relay team. Fred Brownlee sped to second in the 100-meter race and fourth in the 200-meters. Carson Terrell did well in the hurdles, placing fifth in the 110-meters and second in the 300-meters. Seth Cooke took gold in the 400-meter race, a second in the 800-meters and was part of the team with a second-place finish in the 4x400-meter relay. Jordan Simmons ran on all three WHS relay teams, who all placed for points.

In the field events, Grant Werts topped the field in the discus throw, with Jonathan Mitchell winning the high jump competition and taking fourth in the long jump. Elliott Lancaster also had a busy, and successful day, with a second in long jump, a fifth in triple jump and earned a third-place medal as part of the 4x200-meter relay team.

The junior varsity girls’ team tied for first in the meet, with stellar performances by Connor Mackenzie, Maddie Dorris, Jenna Ford, Jessica Chipelesa, Caroline Langston and Auburn Staples, among others.

The JV boys’ team topped its division, with  contributions from top performers Michael Suttle, Keegan Brangham, Tucker Cargill, Truett Miller and the members of all three relay teams.

Next up for Weatherford track is the Rams relays on Saturday, in Mineral Wells.


Weatherford varsity, JV netters show out at Mansfield meet

Staff Report

The WHS varsity and junior varsity tennis team competed in a 16-team field at the Mansfield High School Tournament last Friday, bringing home an abundance of  medals. 

Gaby de Leon led the Roos with a first-place finish in the varsity B girls singles. Kelsey Buczkowski earned a fifth place in varsity A girls singles. The girls’ varsity doubles teams also did well, with Katie Gremminger and Alia Gammon earning second  among the A girls, with Sarah Rhodes and Alessa Hoerner also taking second in the B-girls group.

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