Aledo High School
Aledo won't get to defend its regional crown. Cleburne defeated the Lady Cats 52-49 Tuesday night in the third round of the state basketball playoffs. Aledo trailed the entire game but had a chance to tie it in the final minute.
Aledo's basketball playoff season was short-lived as the Bearcats fell to Everman in bidistrict Tuesday night, 74-40.
Photo Credit: Ben RegaladoAledo and Cleburne girls will square off Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in a third-round state playoff game at Mansfield Lake Ridge. Cleburne edged Denton Guyer 62-60 Friday night.
Aledo boys will face Everman Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Brewer HS for bidistrict.
Aledo girls defeated Byron Nelson 53-45 in Friday's area playoff game to advance to the third round, which will be played Tuesday. Details to be posted as they become available.
If the Aledo Bearcats are to continue their basketball season, they must beat Fort Worth South Hills Tuesday night in the final regular season game. The two are tied at 6-7 for the final playoff spot in District 7-4A, after Aledo's 52-43 loss to Arlington Heights Saturday, coupled with South Hills' 47-45 win over Granbury.
Tip is set for 7:30 p.m. at the Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center. Aledo won the first match 56-44.
Aledo boys basketball games are canceled for tonight.
Games will be played Saturday, Feb. 8 as follows:
9thB at Burleson 12:00 and 1:30 p.m.
The games at AHS are:
9thA at 4:30 p.m.
JV at 6:00
Varsity at 7:30
Aledo Lady Cats edged Trimble Tech 60-57 to complete an undefeated 14-0 district season Tuesday.
The University Interscholastic League announced new alignments at 9 a.m., and Aledo has been moved out of a district dominated by Fort Worth schools.
The new district, 8-5A, includes Burleson, Burleson Centennial, Crowley, Cleburne, Everman, Joshua and Granbury with Aledo. The old District 7 includes seven Fort Worth schools.
The new alignment is for football and basketball.
Aledo High School soccer games with Azle have been canceled tonight (Tuesday) due to extreme cold temperatures
The JV game will not be made up per District 12-4A policy.
The varsity game will be played tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Azle stadium. The game will be played on the new turf in the stadium, not the grass fields that were used in the past.
The latest word we have is that the Aledo-Wichita Falls game will be played tomorrow (Friday) at 5 p.m. at Northwest. If that game can't be played, the next option will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Springtown.