Aledo High School
Mark Goodson/Special to The Community News: Aledo team captain Jeffrey Merrell watches his shot during the first round of the district golf tournament on Tuesday, April 12. Merrell shot a 71 in the first round, followed closely by teammate Riley Shyroc with a 72.
The district tournament will conclude today. Check the April 15 issue of The Community News for tournament results.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo catcher Shelby Stockard slides into third base for a triple in softball action against Byron Nelson tonight.
The Ladycats won their contest 6-5 to remain undefeated in district. The Bearcats also stayed untouched in baseball by defeating Nelson 12-2.
In JV action, the Bearcats 10-run ruled Byron Nelson 14-1; the Ladycats fell 6-2.
More photos and a complete story can be found in the April 15 issue of The Community News.
Special to The Community News: Left to Right: Coach Colt Power, Alex Brunson, Haley Gann, Jenny France, Savannah Moody, Jesse Bearden and Head Coach Greg Nelson following the Aledo Black's second-place finish at the district golf tournament.
The Aledo girls Black golf team took second place at the district tournament which concluded yesterday at Pecan Valley. They now advance to the Regional Tournament at Diamondback Golf Club in Abilene on April 18.
Overall, the team shot a combined score of 737 strokes behind Byron Nelson High School’s 674. The Aledo Orange team came in sixth with 880.
Individually, Aledo’s Savannah Moody finished in third place (84-90=174). Haley Gann was sixth (94-90=184).
Will Beeson and Amanda Richter finished the district tournament as district champions in mixed doubles today at TCU. They won their first match yesterday 6-0, 6-1 and won today 6-0, 6-0.
More information from the district tournament will follow, and full details will be in the April 8 issue of The Community News.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Cameron Butterfield jumps into a serve during the district tennis tournament at TCU today. Butterfield and his doubles partner Brian Trussell won their opening match but lost in the second round. The tournament continues tomorrow.
For a photo gallery of images from the tournament, click on the photo above.
Check the April 8 issue of The Community News for full results of the meet.
The Aledo Bearcat soccer team fell in the sectional championship contest tonight against Argyle, 4-1. Check the April 8 issue of The Community News for a full write up and game details.
Tonight's baseball games between Aledo and Timber creek have been relocated to Aledo High School. The games were originally scheduled to be played at Timber Creek, but thieves stole the copper wiring from the lighting standards at the school, necessitating a change in location.
The JV will play at 4:30 p.m. and the Varsity will play at 7:30 p.m.
The softball games will be played at Timber Creek as scheduled, with the JV game starting at 5 p.m. and the Varsity game starting at 7 p.m.
James Albritton / saltforkimages.com: Junior midfielder Kyle Underwood goes airborne in the area championship soccer game against Argyle Friday, March 25.The Sectional Championship soccer game between Aledo and Argyle will be 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1 at Saginaw High School.
The Aledo Bearcats took the Area Championship tonight after winning a shootout following two scoreless overtime periods against Wichita Falls High School at Collins Stadium in Denton.
The regular game ended in a 1-1 tie. After the overtime failed to settle the game, it went to a shootout, where goalie Justin Breshears stopped shot after shot. One of five got past Breshears, but two of Aledo's five shots ended up in the WF net, giving Aledo the victory.
The Ladycats fell 5-1 in their area championship game, also against Wichita Falls High School.
The Bearcats will next face Argyle at a time and place to be determined.
For more on the soccer playoffs, see the April 1 issue of The Community News.
Double-header set Tuesday, March 29
On the strength of a penalty kick by junior Kyle Underwood and a goal by junior Tyler Sacre, the Aledo Bearcats advanced in soccer playoffs against Lake Dallas with a 2-1 win Saturday afternoon.
The win sets up a double-header, with both the Aledo Ladycats and the Aledo Bearcats playing Wichita Falls High School at Collins Stadium in Denton. their respective area championships.
The Ladycats will play at 5:30 p.m. followed by the Bearcats.
For more on the story, see the April 1 issue of The Community News.