Aledo head coach Kathy Goings one win away from 400th career victory
Paced by a match-high nine kills from middle hitter Breana Sharratt and 10 digs by libero Taylor Brown, the state-ranked No. 10 Aledo Ladycats clinched the outright District 5-4A title with a convincing 25-11, 25-9, 25-13 victory over Keller Timber Creek Tuesday night at Timber Creek.
The win raises the Ladycats overall record to 30-8 and 12-0 in district play. Aledo continues district action at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Azle. A win would give Ladycats head coach Kathy Goings her 400th career victory.
Although the Ladycats clinched the district title, the team walked off the floor in unemotional fashion. Senior captain Jordan Jacobs explained why.
No. 10 Aledo travels to Keller Timber Creek for 6:30 p.m. first serve
Needing just one win in their final three District 5-4A volleyball matches to wrap up the undisputed district championship, the state-ranked No. 10 Aledo Ladycats will travel to Keller Timber Creek today with a 6:30 p.m. start in hopes of securing the title.
The freshman and junior varsity games will begin at 5:30 p.m.
A win today for the Ladycats (29-8, 11-0 in 5-4A) combined with a victory at Azle on Friday will give Aledo head coach Kathy Goings her 400th career win.
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Aledo defensive specialist Shannon Taylor stretches for a dig in a recent district match as Christa Daniel (13), Taylor Brown (2) and Hannah Loftin (1) get into position. The state-ranked No. 10 Ladycats defeated Boswell, 3-1, to stay undefeated in 5-4A with an 11-0 mark.
Ladycats can clinch district championship with win on Tuesday
The state-ranked No. 10 Aledo Ladycats broke a 1-1 tie in games with consecutive victories to down Boswell, 25-9, 24-26, 25-12, 25-20, in District 5-4A volleyball action Friday night at the Aledo High School gym.
Bearcat Stadium (Video By Dominic Genetti)
Aledo junior running back Johnathan Gray rushed for a career-high 303 yards and scored five touchdowns to lead the Class 4A No. 1 Bearcats to a 63-17 victory over Boswell Friday night in a District 5-4A contest at Bearcat Stadium.
The win raises the Bearcats record to 7-0, and 4-0 in 5-4A, while Boswell drops to 3-1 in district play.
Aledo BearcatsThe Bearcats lead Boswell 43-10 at the half. At that time, Johnathan Gray had 13 carries for 179 yards and 3 touchdowns. Bishop was 9 for 12 for 173 yards and two touchdowns. Rushing, Bishop had four carries for 59 yards and one touchdown.
At the half the Bearcats rushed for 238 yards and passed 173 for a total of 411 yards. Click below to watch halftime highlights.
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The Aledo freshman B volleyball team recently won the Weatherford tournament. The A team also came home with the first-place trophy from the tournament. Shown above is B team Ladycats (from left) Reagan Cooper, Ally Gabbert, Caitie Huddleston, Kylie Bailey, Morgan Farnham, Sarah Swink, Tiffany Mann and coach Jeff Lemons. For more, please see the Oct. 22 issue of The Community News.
Aledo BearcatsHow do the Bearcats fair against Boswell? Which Aledo coach is approaching 400 wins? How will the Texas Rangers finish? Click below to watch The Community News Pregame show and find out.
Paced by a combined 23 kills from middle hitters Breana Sharratt and Jordan Jacobs, the state-ranked No. 10 Aledo Ladycats cruised past Brewer, 25-12, 25-8, 25-9, Tuesday night in District 5-4A volleyball action at the AHS gym.
The win raises the Ladycats district mark to 10-0 and 28-8 overall. Aledo will continue 5-4A play at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at home against Boswell.
Sharratt led all hitters with 14 kills, with Jacobs adding nine to go along with a match-high four blocks. Outside hitter Christa Daniel added seven stoppers.
Defensively, libero Taylor Brown led the Ladycats with 13 digs, while Daniel added 10. Setter Mallory Powell finished with a match-high 29 assists.
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Aledo senior Jordan Jacobs (15) slams a kill in a recent district match as Mallory Powell (20), Hannah Lofton (1), Taylor Brown (2), Lindsey Baird (8) and Christa Daniel (13) get into position. The state-ranked No. 10 Ladycats wil host Brewer today (Tuesday, Oct. 12) in a District 5-4A match that begins at 6:30 p.m. at the AHS gym.
First-place Ladycats continue District 5-4A play at home today
For the first time in 2010, the Aledo Ladycats have cracked the Top 10 in the Texas Girls Coaches Association volleyball poll.