Weatherford Democrat


December 16, 2012

Local basketball recaps - 12/16/2012


Undefeated Nolan tops Kangaroos in 

pre-district finale

Staff Report

Weatherford’s Tony Rodriguez led the Roos in scoring with 11 points on Friday, but did not get enough help to overcome a trio of double-digit scorers for Nolan, as the Roos fell to the Vikings, 61-41. Down just four points at the end of the opening period, the 15-0 Vikes poured on its offense through the middle quarters to put the game away.

Weatherford returns home  Tuesday to begin its district schedule, hosting Arlington Bowie at 7:30 p.m.


Bearcats score 

via committee to top Bears

Staff Report

Ten Aledo cagers contributed to the effort at Brewer High School on Friday, as the Bearcats pinned another ‘W’ on its pre-district schedule. Luke Bishop, Kyle Gromann and Alex Riner had eight points each, and 10 Aledo players scored in the 49-36 non-district tilt.

With a contentious non-district and tourney schedule behind them, Aledo will enter into District 7-4A competition on Tuesday, traveling to Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center to play O.D. Wyatt. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m.


Ladycats move to 2-0 in 89-4 laugher

Staff Report

Aledo met little resistance on Friday, as they pitched a second-half shutout in a District 7-4A tilt at FW South Hills on Friday. Madison Mittie and Mallory Powell poured in 15 points each, leading a contingent of 10 Ladycats scorers, with Aledo crushing the Lady Scorpions, 89-4.

Kwameisha Darden was to only Hills player to find the hoop, scoring her four points in the first half. Aledo’s Kaylee Black and Bronte Frank scored 12 and 11 points, respectively, with   Bryce Frank and Sarah Rogers chipping in eight apiece.

Aledo returns to its home court on Monday, continuing District 7-4A play against O.D. Wyatt with a  7:30 p.m. tip.


Lady Porcupines succumb to Lipan

Staff Report

Springtown’s high-scoring sisters, Becca and Brooklyn Dauenhauer, put up 16 each on Friday, but the points were not enough to keep pace with Lipan, as Pojo fell to the Lady Indians in a non-district varsity contest, 57-47. 

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    Staff Report

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