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.
Christopher Amos/The Community News: Mallory and Katie Lester pose with the Aledo Bearcat mascot at "Meet the Bearcats and Ladycats" night on Monday, March 28. The event, sponsored by the Aledo Athletic Booster Club, provided an opportunity for young Bearcats and Ladycats to meet their high school counterparts.
Click on the photo for a photo gallery from the event. Check out the April 1 issue of The Community News for more photos.
The Aledo Ladycats took a two game lead in district by defeating Brewer 7-4 last night at Brewer. Brewer came into the game one game behind the Ladycats, who remain undefeated in district. A full story and game photos will be available in the April 1 issue of The Community News.
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.
Randy Keck/The Community News: The Ladycats celebrate following an overtime goal that broke a scoreless tie with Byron Nelson High School in bi-district action Thursday night, March 24.
A header into the net almost three minutes into the first overtime period gave the Aledo Ladycats a 1-0 bi-district soccer win over Byron Nelson tonight (Thursday, March 24) at Bearcat Stadium in Aledo.
With 7:10 remaining in the first of two 10-minute overtime periods, junior midfielder Ally Swift, on an assist from Stephanie Neeley, headed the ball into the upper portion of the Byron Nelson goal to break a scoring drought on the part of both teams in an intense defensive battle.
Both the Aledo Ladycats and Aledo Bearcats won district in soccer, and the initial round of playoff action has been scheduled.
The Ladycats, 16-4-1, 9-0-1 in district, will host Byron Nelson at Bearcat Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 24.
The Bearcats, 12-4-4, 9-1-0 in district, will travel to Lake Dallas and play at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26.
Weatherford's varsity baseball team is currently ranked No. 13 in the nation thanks in part to a 13-0 record as well as knocking off nationally-ranked Rockwall Heath last week in a tournament in Burleson.[img_assist|nid=1803|title=Varsity Roo Baseball Team|desc=Members of the 2011 varsity Roo baseball team include (in order of jersey numbers) Hunter Ray, Kevin Cornelius, Braeden Butler, Ty Hanson, Tyler Davis, Jacob Dorris, Jered Rhodes, Zach Lade, Collin Sefcik, Taylor Johnson, Alex Winburn, Austin Lee, Jake Davis, Jansen Hinkle, Cecil Rhodes, Grayson Huffman, Thomas Gonzales, Colton Peacock, Trooper Reynolds, Tanner White, Austin Hilton, Ty Riebe, and Dustin Williams. Spencer Smith is the trainer, and statisticians include Emily Seals and Molly Winstead.
Senior Logan Mittie and sophomore Mallory Powell were named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State basketball team. The All-State teams are selected by the TGCA Basketball All-State Committee, comprised of member coaches from corresponding conferences. For more, see the March 18 issue of The Community News.
The Aledo Bearcat baseball team is playing at the Ballpark in Arlington today at 6 p.m. Admission to the game is free.