Weatherford Democrat


November 29, 2012

Local sports news - Nov. 29, 2012


WHS wrestlers top Richland, Boswell

Staff Report

With seven pins in the opening matches at the Ninth-grade Center on Tuesday, the Weatherford varsity boys followed up a 68-12 domination of Richland with a 55-27 win over Boswell.

 The Lady Roos began the competition by beating Boswell, 30-15.

Weatherford’s Dakota West and Tyler McDonald paced the boys’ team, pinning both opponents in their matches.


Lady Eagle Showcase set for Thursday start

Staff Report

A contingent of seven teams will converge at Brock High School on Thursday through Saturday as the Lady Eagles host their Showcase tourney. Pool play on Thursday and Friday features six matches per day, to set seeding for the final day of competition.

Liberty Christian, Parkway, Rider, Argyle, Aledo, Stephenville, THESA and Brock comprises the field. THESA and Aledo kick off the first game of pool play on Thursday, with a 10:30 a.m. tip.


Lady Roos edged by Keller in OT

Staff Report

With a 14-0 shutout in the fourth quarter on Tuesday at Keller, the Weatherford Lady Roos forced an overtime period, but fell short down the stretch, losing a non-district match against the Lady Indians, 58-55.

Lou Hawkins led the scoring effort for Weatherford, finishing with 16 points. Abbye Shearmire and Lexi Garner added 11 and 10 points, respectively.

The WHS girls travel to White Settlement to play in the Brewer Invitational Thursday through Saturday.

Powell powers Aledo past Mansfield

Staff Report

Aledo senior Mallory Powell put up 23 points on Tuesday, helping the Ladycats to a 60-53 win over Mansfield’s Lady Tigers.

After Mansfield pulled to within a point entering the final period, the Ladycats pulled away to secure the win. 


Brock pulls away in overtime period

Staff Report

After battling to a 52-all tie in regulation play at Springtown on Tuesday, Brock’s Lady Eagles took control in OT, outscoring the Lady Porcupines, 17-5, to win the intra-county match, 69-57.

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    That coaches will move on, due to advancement of career, life changes or a myriad of other influences, is a given. Aledo is not immune to the turnover, but is year-in and year-out apt to experience very modest changes, due to another myriad of positive factors.

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    When asked what appealed to her most about the opportunity to compete at a high level, given all of the prospects of getting to travel to other athletic venues, meet other kids who have worked toward the same goals and/or walk away with medals draped around her neck, Mach I TC member Sadie Tharp’s answer was brief — and to the point.

    “I just love the running,” Tharp said.

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  • Summer athletic camps — July/August

    Among the most popular of the summer offerings, football camps are just around the corner. 

    Included in the mix is Springtown’s camp for grades seven through nine, which will be conducted by the Porcupines’ new head coach and Athletic Director, Brian Hulett. 

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    Jacob Stone’s stock just keeps rising.

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    Tiger Woods was playing his second shot o the par-5 18th and made a sudden stop in the middle of his swing Thursday at the British Open.

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    Former Weatherford College pitchers Ryan Talley and Dustin Emmons have signed free agent contracts with Major League Baseball organizations. 

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