James Albritton/The Community News: Aledo seniors Cy Wilson (36) and Devin Davis (7) sing the school song moments after the Bearcats defeated Denison to advance to the Class 4A, Division II state championship game. The contest will kickoff at 1 p.m. Saturday (Dec.19) at D.K. Royal Memorial Stadium in Austin.
By Tony Eierdam
Aledo senior football players Devin Davis, Danny Heiss, Cy Wilson, Dillon Hawkins and Trey Ozee were having a blast Tuesday afternoon at “Media Day” at the Aledo High School field house, talking it up with area reporters and television broadcasters about their thoughts leading up to the Class 4A, Division II state championship game.
The Bearcats will face Brenham at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19 at D.K. Royal Memorial Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas.
Tickets will be $10 at the gate, and can be purchased until noon (last lunch period) Friday at Aledo ISD campuses and the administration building.
Aledo junior guard Logan Mittie scored 30 points, grabbed nine rebounds and recorded nine steals to lead the Ladycats to a 56-28 victory over the Mineral Wells Lady Rams Tuesday night in the girls' District 6-4A basketball opener at Mineral Wells.
The win - the seventh in a row for the Ladycats - raises AHS' overall mark to 12-5. The Ladycats will continue district play at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, at home against Birdville.
Aledo head coach Tim Buchanan is all smiles moments after the Bearcats defeated Denison, 40-28, in the Class 4A semifinals. The Bearcats will play Brenham at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at D.K. Royal Memorial Stadium in Austin for the Class 4A, Division II state championship.