Baseball playoff recaps - May 4, 2013
Weatherford takes early bow from postseason play
Down 1-0 in the Class 5A Region I bi-district best-of-three series and in the Game 2 score at Curtis Field on Saturday, the varsity baseball Roos took advantage of two Richland errors and a passed ball, to take a 3-1 lead.
Baseball-Softball Postseason recaps
Roos fall behind early, drop Game 1 to Richland
Errors and costly free passes dug an early hole for Weatherford on Friday, as the Kangaroos traveled to meet the Richland Rebels in the first game of a Class 5A, Region bi-district best-of-three match. A 5-run deficit after three complete innings proved too much for the Roos to erase as they eventually took the loss, 7-2.
Local athletes ink next level
Kelsie Coplen — Cameron University — Volleyball
PEASTER — Senior Kelsie Coplen had her offer in-hand, so to speak, last fall. And the invite came from the school she eventually chose to further her education and extend her athletic career. But she had to perform a bit more due diligence before deciding to sign a national letter-of-intent for Cameron University.
Parker County athletes warming up for Austin competition
The University Interscholastic League’s 2013 State Track & Field Meet for all classifications is set for Friday and Saturday, May 10-11. The competition will be held at Mike A. Myers Stadium, on the University of Texas campus, in Austin.
WC softball moves to North Region Championship with 11th-inning win over Temple
Luci Ponce's single in the bottom of the 11th inning pushed Sydney Kramer across home plate, providing a dramatic 5-4 win over Temple, in Denton on Saturday at the NJCAA Region 5 North Regional Tournament.
WC roper qualifies for nationals
For the ninth consecutive year, the Weatherford College rodeo team is sending a representative to the College National Finals Rodeo. After a strong finish at the final regular season rodeo in Stephenville this weekend, Landon Williams has qualified for nationals, heading to Casper, Wyoming for the CNFR, June 9-15.
Nasty turn in weather prompts change in playoff dates
A wintry day in mid-spring has crunched some baseball and softball playoff dates into the weekend. Making the call on Thursday morning, with a strong and chilly north wind, and some sideways sprinkling to complete the threat, the Weatherford Kangaroos will hold off on the start of a Class 5A bi-district series against Richland until Friday.
Roos bi-district series rescheduled
To avoid inclimate weather, the Class 5A, Region I bi-district baseball playoff between Weatherford and Richland has been rescheduled. Game 1 of the best-of-three series will be in Richland on Friday at 7 p.m., with the second game set for 3 p.m., Saturday at Raymond E. Curtis Field.
Ladycats blank Guyer in series opener
Hedging their bets against potential wet weather, the Aledo Ladycats hosted Denton Guyer on Wednesday in the first game of a best-of-three set in a Class 4A area match. Aledo scored late in the game, a sixth-inning 2-RBI single off the bat of Ally Gabbert. The lead held, with the Ladycats beating Guyer, 2-0.
Area nines enter postseason fray
In hopes the area weather forecasts are completely off the mark, two of Parker County’s three playoff-bound baseball teams will take the field on Thursday. Weatherford, Aledo and Brock baseball teams are set to begin their respective playoff runs, with the Roos and Bearcats beginning on Thursday and the Eagles drawing a bi-district bye.
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