Weatherford Democrat


March 20, 2013

Sports briefs - March 20, 2013


Coyotes blank Eastfield College in non-conference clash, 3-0

Staff Report

Pitchers Trevor Simms, Calvin Loftis and Seth Henry combined for a Coyote shutout performance on Monday, as Weatherford College traveled to Mesquite on Monday for a 9-inning non-conference match against Eastfield. The trio of hurlers scattered six hits in the game, and starter Simms notched four strikeouts over six frames, as WC won, 3-0.

WC, also blanked for five innings, figured out Eastfield pitching in the top of the sixth when Cody Semler’s single broke the stalemate. The Coyotes finished the frame with two runs, and Semler added another RBI in the eighth, boosting a sac fly to score Colton Hall.

Weatherford resumes conference play on Wednesday, hosting a double header with Vernon College, with the first game at 3 p.m.


Roos notch another District 3-5A win, beat Paschal, 5-0

Staff Report

Beau Burrows climbed the mound for the Weatherford Kangaroos on Tuesday in a home game against Paschal, pitching a complete-game shutout and throwing a double play ball to end the contest. Burrows fanned nine batters in the stint, yielding just three hits to the Panther batters.

Weatherford cranked up its offense in the second frame. With the first two batters resulting in two outs, Mitchell Dworsky drew a walk and was pushed to second on a Cory Bynum single to left. Beau Burrows filled the bases with a walk, and Brock Riebe forced home a run after being hit by a pitch. Andrew Healy made Paschal pay for the free passes when his single pushed two runs across.

WHS increased its lead three innings later, taking advantage of a string of Paschal errors after Dustin Williams led off frame with a single. Will Young also scored when Dworsky hit into a fielder’s choice.

The Roos improve to 3-1 in district play and will travel to play North Crowley on Friday.

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  • Roo football’s Lift-A-Thon dual-purpose event

    The Weatherford Football Booster Club is touting an up coming event in hopes of generating excitement as the spring football practice sessions loom nearer, and to raise funds to benefit Weatherford ISD athletics.

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    Aledo track & field dominated the District 7-4A meet held on Wednesday and Thursday at Aledo  High School, sweeping all four divisions in the process.

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  • 0413 TnF WCS state qualifiers WCS sends athletes to state meet

    The Weatherford Christian School track team sent nearly a dozen qualifiers to the TCAF state meet this weekend as a result of a stellar showing at the district meet. 

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  • Sports in brief

    Rangers mark 20 years in ballpark 

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have been to consecutive World Series, had a perfect game and hosted Major League Baseball’s first regular-season interleague game since moving into their ballpark 20 years ago.

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    Keaton Hernandez has a pretty simple philosophy about life.

    “My life is just a chill life with many blessings,” said the Weatherford College sophomore pitcher. “I just live for the Lord every day and listen for where he wants me to go.”

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    Roos first-inning lead fades in loss to Arlington High

    The Weatherford Kangaroo hitters got to Arlington High pitcher Omar Salinas early in a District 3-5A match on Tuesday, but not often, as the Colts bested WHS, 3-1.

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