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Ladycats clinch District 5-4A championship

October 19, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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.

Ladycats can clinch District 5-4A championship with win today

October 19, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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.

No. 10 Ladycats defeat Boswell in four games in 5-4A volleyball match

October 16, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Jim Sharratt/Special to The Community NewsJim Sharratt/Special to The Community News

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.

Gray rushes 303 yards, 5 TDs to lead Aledo over Boswell

October 15, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Bearcat StadiumBearcat 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 vs. Boswell: Halftime HIghlights

October 15, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

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.

Aledo vs. Boswell: Pregame warmups

October 15, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Freshman B volleyball team takes tournament title

October 15, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Special to The Community NewsSpecial to The Community News

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 vs. Boswell: Pregame Show

October 14, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

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.

No. 10 Ladycats sweep Brewer

October 12, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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.

Ladycats reach No. 10 in new Class 4A TGCA volleyball poll

October 12, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Jim Sharratt/Special to The Community NewsJim Sharratt/Special to The Community News

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.

Sports Calendar

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

  • AHS at Cleburne;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Harvest Christian Academy at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Crowley;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game