Weatherford Democrat

Sports

June 9, 2013

Superlative sophs top APC rolls

— By GREG WEBB

A trio of district MVPs was a foretelling of the eventual traffic jam at the top of the All-Parker County Softball Roster for 2013. But with the area’s track record in softball the proclivity of success is apt to produce a challenge each year — and indeed it does.

The county’s schools produced three district champions and sent four teams to postseason. Two of those teams went deep in the brackets, and Aledo’s Ladycats, a formidable presence in the Superlatives roster, followed the playoff trail all the way to Austin.

The sophomores in the 2013 APC class are illustrious of the youth movement evident even at the all-district level. Weatherford’s consistent pitcher and prolific hitter Kelso O’Brien, the 2013 APC Most Valuable Player, is merely the tip of the soph iceberg, with Aledo’s Rhylie Makawe, Alli Ramsey and Lauren Craine named Top Offensive Player, Defensive Player and Pitcher, respectively.

Classes are well-distributed in the top three tiers, with sophs and juniors in a dead heat at 13 each. Eleven seniors and a freshman rounded out the field.         

 

2013 All-Parker County Softball Teams

 

Superlatives

Most Valuable Player

      Kelso O’Brien    Sophomore     Weatherford

 

Offensive Player of the Year

    Rhylie Makawe        Sophomore       Aledo

 

Defensive Player Of The Year

        Alli Ramsey       Sophomore      Aledo

 

Pitcher of the Year

      Lauren Craine    Sophomore       Aledo  

 

Catcher of the Year

          Haley Hardison      Junior       Brock

 

Utility Player of the Year

         Morgan Ashmore       Senior       Brock

 

Newcomer of the Year

        Kadyn Kirkpatrick      Freshman     Aledo

 

Coaching Staff of the Year

               Aledo

                   Head Coach Jeff Lemons

First Team

Pitcher

            Krysten Marr       Junior       Brock

 

Catcher     

               Liz Konig       Junior     Weatherford

 

Infielders  

       Shambry Sanders      Senior      Brock           Jessica Forrester    Senior    Peaster

         Allie Arneson       Sophomore     Aledo

         Ashleigh Erb     Sophomore    Weatherford         Kelsey Horton         Senior    Weatherford

 

      Outfielders

                 Anna Holt      Senior      Peaster

          Jordin Albertson      Junior       Brock

Text Only
Sports
  • 0416 BBs WHS Terry Massey 400 wins Massey records 400th win

    Weatherford High School Head Baseball Coach Terry Massey was recognized by WISD Board Members on Thursday for recently receiving his 400th career win. 

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • WC to send four, or more, to CNFR

    BIG SPRING, Tex. – With one rodeo to go in the regular season, four Weatherford College cowboys have already clinched a berth in the College National Finals Rodeo and the WC men are holding on to a slim lead for a nationals berth as a team.

    April 16, 2014

  • 0413 GSb WHS SrNite Lady Roos top Lamar, celebrate Senior Night

    A very thorough accounting of Weatherford softball’s seniors, who were honored on Friday at Lady Roos Field prior to the final district home game, was followed by an even more thorough pummeling of Arlington Lamar’s Lady Vikings.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 13, 2014

  • 0413 TnF WHS Madison Cooley Aledo sweeps district meet; WHS’ Cooley tops field

    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.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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. 

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 11, 2014

  • 0410 MBs WC KHernandez feature mug Inspired route leads to WC

    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.”

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Area baseball-softball results - Apr. 10, 2014

    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.

    April 10, 2014

  • 0410 GScr AHS UK Elite clinic Aledo soccer scores UK Elite clinic

    Aledo Ladycats head soccer coach Bryan Johnson has a habit of going above and beyond to help his students, both in academics and athletics. With his Ladycat Soccer teams in mind, Johnson applied for, and won, a specialized clinic sponsored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and Soccer.com.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

Latest NASCAR Headlines
Must Read
Top News
House Ads
AP Video