Zayne Willems hit a home run in the bottom of the sixth to cap off a third-game win against Wichita Falls tonight, 2-0. Carter Cammack was the winning pitcher, with Dakota Durant, who pitched the last three innings, getting the save.
Aledo will play Birdville in the Regional Quarterfinal at a date to be determined.
Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo left fielder Connor Duer dives to make a catch for the final out Saturday afternoon during the Bearcats 5-3 win over Wichita Falls. The win ties the best-of-3 area playoff series at a game apiece. The series-deciding game three will be at 7 p.m. tonight (Saturday, may 10) at Mineral Wells High School.
Dakota Durant drove in three runs and relief pitcher Shane Mosiello retired all four batters he faced to collect the save as the Aledo Bearcats defeated Wichita Falls, 5-3, in game two of a Class 4A, Region I best-of-3 area championship series.
The series-deciding game three will be tonight (Saturday, May 10) at 7 p.m. at Mineral Wells High School.
Aledo starting pitcher Taco Anderson earned the win, allowing three runs on three hits with four walks and seven strikeouts.
Durant smashed a two-RBI single in the second inning and added a sacrifice fly in the sixth.
Photo by Kaylee Jensen
Join the conversation as the Aledo Ladycats face Denton Guyer in softball playoff action.
As reported earlier today, Carl Williams won the state 4A boys state championship in high jump, clearing 7'.
The Aledo girls' 4x100 meter relay team of Danielle Trought, Peyton Lambert, Mikia Jordan and Brittney Trought came in 6th.
Brittney Trought placed sixth and her sister Danielle placed eighth in girls 100 meter hurdles.
Ryan Newsome placed second in the 100 meter dash.
Brittney Trought placed sixth in girls' 300 meter hurdles.
Check for photos and full coverage in the May 16 issue of The Community News.
Aledo senior Carl Williams jumped a season-best 7 feet to win the boys' Class 4A state high jump competition this morning (Friday, May 9) at Mike Myers Stadium in Austin.
Williams won the event by six inches over second-place finisher Kene Nwangwu of Frisco Heritage.
Tonight's (Thursday) softball game between Aledo and Denton Guyer has been postponed. Game one will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 9 at L.D. Bell High School. Game two will be Saturday, 1 p.m. at the same location, followed by Game three, if necessary.
Photo by Kaylee Jensen
Join the conversation Friday night as the Aledo Ladycats face Denton Guyer in softball playoff action.
Tonight's (May 8) area playoff baseball series opener between the Aledo Bearcats and Wichita Falls High School at Wichita Falls has been postponed, and a new best-of-3 series schedule has been announced.
Game 1 will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday (May 9) at Hoskins Field in Wichita Falls, with Game 2 at 1 p.m. Saturday (May 10) at Aledo.
If a Game 3 is necessary it will be played at 7 p.m. Saturday (May 10) at Mineral Wells.
Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo pitchers Chris Reed (shown above) and Taco Anderson each threw shutouts in playoff wins last week. The Bearcats will face Wichita Falls in an area series, while the Aledo Ladycats will face Denton Guyer in a regional quarterfinal series. Both series begin Thursday.
Both the Aledo Ladycats softball team and Bearcats baseball team will continue Class 4A, Region I playoff action on Thursday.
The Ladycats and Guyer will square off in a best-of-3 regional quarterfinals series that begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at L.D. Bell High School. Game two will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at L.D. Bell, with game three, if necessary, to be played at 2 p.m. Saturday at L.D. Bell.
The Bearcats have yet to allow a run in the playoffs and will face Wichita Falls High School in a best-of-3 area playoff series.
Game one will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Hoskins Field in Wichita Falls, with game two set for 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Aledo High School baseball field. Game three, if necessary, will be played at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mineral Wells High School.
Ladycats head coach Jeff Lemons expects a close series between two good teams.
“Guyer is solid all around,” he said “They are well coached by Keith Medford, a coach I really respect, and he does a good job with them. They have a good pitcher (Shayne Starkey) and they play good defense.
Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo pitcher Taco Anderson fires a pitch during the Bearcats series-clinching win May 2 at Aledo.
Playoff dates, times and locations are set for the Aledo Bearcats baseball team and the Ladycats softball squad.
The Bearcats will face Wichita Falls High School in a Class 4A, Region I area championship series.
Game one will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Wichita Falls with game two set for 7:30 p.m. Friday at Aledo. Game three is "tentatively" set for 3 p.m. Saturday at Mineral Wells. Check back here later in the week for more details on game three.
The Ladycats will face Denton Guyer in a Class 4A, regional quarterfinal series. All games in the series will be played at L.D. Bell High School.
Game one will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday with game two set for 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
Game three, if necessary, will be played at 2 p.m. on Saturday.