Weatherford Democrat


March 24, 2013

Baseball/Softball results - Mar. 24, 2013


Weatherford’s Riney no-hits North Crowley

Staff Report

Kangaroos hurler Matt Riney threw a no-hitter on Tuesday, picking up his fifth win of the season on the mound, in grand fashion. The senior right-hander had four strikeouts and a lone walk on the night, letting the defense behind take care of the balls put into play. Playing on the road, the Roos beat North Crowley, 10-0.

Weatherford was led on offense by a stellar game from Andrew Healy. The catcher had three hits, including a double and a home run en route to four RBIs. Mitchell Dworsky also had a 3-hit game, driving home two runners. 

Weatherford also benefitted from hits by Dustin Williams, Andy Rogers, Will Young, Grayson Huffman, Beau Burrows, Chris Pohl and Cory Bynum (a double, two RBIs). The Roos, who will host Arlington Lamar in a District 3-5A match on Tuesday at 7 p.m., improved to 4-1 in district play, and are 18-2-1 on the season.


Bearcats bust out in fourth inning, record District 7-4A win over Southwest

Staff Report

In a game otherwise controlled by pitching and defense at Bearcat Field on Friday, the fourth frame was an anomaly — but a very good departure for Aledo. Down two runs after Fort Worth Southwest added a score in the top of the fourth, the Bearcats went on a two-out rampage, scoring nine runs en route to a 10-2 district victory over the Raiders. Aledo took advantage of five walks, three hits and a Southwest error during the rally.

Chris Reed started on the mound for Aledo, striking out seven Raider batters while giving up a single earned run, and was spelled in the fifth frame by Mark Swift, who held Southwest scoreless over the last three innings. Both pitchers scattered six hits in the contest.

Also banging out a half dozen hits, the opportunistic Aledo offense was led by  Caleb Frysinger’s two hits, who scored a run and had an RBI. Tyson Mauser crossed the plate twice and was credited with a pair of runs batted in.

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    Former Roo ballplayer Zach Britton continues to rack up saves as the Baltimore Orioles closer. 

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    1917 — Ty Cobb, Bobby Veach and Ossie Vitt each went 5-for-5 in Detroit’s 16-4 win over Washington.

    1933 — Dizzy Dean struck out 17 Cubs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Chicago 8-2.


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    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0727 WaterRoos KLawyer Weatherford Water Roos send 19 swimmers to TAAF meet

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    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0727 BBs AHS state champs recognized by board Aledo nine honored at Board gathering

    Members of the 2014 Aledo Bearcats state champion baseball team were honored recently at the Aledo ISD board meeting.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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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