TABC/Tex Preps Basketball Magazine HS Basketball Rankings - Jan. 10, 2011
1. Canyon (22-0)
2. Frisco Wakeland (25-2)
3. Cedar Park (24-3)
4. Plainview (21-2)
5. Aledo (20-2)
6. Floresville (21-3)
7. Mansfield Summit (21-6)
8. Beaumont Ozen (20-2)
9. Beaumont Central (19-3)
10. Livingston (16-1)
Fourteen Aledo Bearcat players made the first team all-district team for District 5-4A. Johnathan Gray was named the Most Valuable Player in the district. Rylan Riney was voted Defensive Player of the Year and Coach Tim Buchanan was voted Coach of the Year.
MVP -- Johnathan Gray, Aledo, Jr.
Off. Player of the Year -- Jacob Stone, Sr. Boswell
Def. Player of the Year -- Rylan Riney, Aledo, Sr.
Off. Newcomer of the Year -- CJ Washington, Brewer, Soph.
Co-Def. Newcomers of the Year -- Andrew Miller, Birdville, Soph. and Josh Alderete, Trophy Club Nelson, Soph.
Coach of the Year -- Tim Buchanan, Aledo
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
Aledo beats Lake Travis again! Fifteen Bearcats make the Class 4A All-State Academic team. Read all about it in the January 7, 2011 issue of The Community News.
Aledo Bearcats All-State Academics:
CONNOR BRADHAM 1st Team
JUSTIN BRESHEAR 1st Team
ROB BLOWERS 2nd Team
AUSTIN DORCHESTER 2nd Team
SEAN O'DONNELL 2nd Team
HUNTER POWELL 2nd Team
CLAY WOOTEN 2nd Team
NATHAN AYCOCK Honorable Mention
CAMERON CUNNINGHAM Honorable Mention
FREDERICK DAVIS Honorable Mention
DANIEL EDWARDS Honorable Mention
BRADLEY EVETTS Honorable Mention
TANNER LINN Honorable Mention
RYLAN RINEY Honorable Mention
THOMAS SMITH Honorable Mention
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55 minutes to kick-off and Aledo has taken the field for their pre-game warm-ups. The Division II 3A State Championship just ended with Carthage beating Cold Springs 47-22. The Bearcat nation is starting to file in.
They have pushed tonight's kick-off to 8:15.
Aledo wins the toss and elects to recieve. Gray and Cunningham are deep.
A three play 73 yard drive ends in a 52 yard pitch and catch from Matthew Bishop to Michael Mann. Frantz PAT is good and Aledo leads 7-0 with 11:07 left in the first quarter.
Our annual Good News Issue doesn't come out until the end of the month, but that doesn't mean you have to wait to catch a good story. Here's a feature video of Haley and Hannah Loftin, twin athletes at Aledo High School.
The Good News Issue will be loaded with features from around the community.
Aledo (15-0) and La Marque (12-3) are mirror images in a lot of respects. Both teams have a rich tradition of going deep into the playoffs. Aledo is seeking its third state title and second Class 4-A Division II title in a row.
La Marque has not advanced to the championship game since 2006, but is making its tenth trip overall seeking its sixth state crown. It wasn’t easy for the Cougars to get into the playoffs in tough District 24-4A. La Marque was the final playoff team in Division II to make the playoffs, and the only team still standing. Schools from District 24-4A have combined for a 14-3 record during the Class 4-A playoffs. Friendswood was knocked out by Lake Travis in the state semi-finals in Division I.
We are almost under way. The anthem has been played and the Bearcats are set to recieve...the path to State has been paved!
Aledo punts it away after 1 first down. Poteet takes over at their own 20.
The defense stops Poteet on their first possesion. Cunningham muffs the punt but he does recover. Aledo takes over at their own 22 yard line.
Poteet forces another punt as Aledo's offense has yet to get going. The Pirates take over at their own 28.
Poteet missed a 37 yard field goal to give the ball to Aledo on their own 20 yard line.
As the 1st quarter turns to the 2nd, Aledo is forced to punt again. The ball does land inside the 5, so if Aledo holds here they will have great field position.
Aledo Bearcats See what the basketball coaches have to say about their latest victories and their upcoming games. Both the boys and girls teams have tournaments this weekend.
You can also see a clip from the video feature that will be available over the Christmas holidays.
Aledo star running back Johnathan Gray can now associate his name with the great Tom Landry. Gray was presented with the Tom Landry Award for being the best high school football player in North Texas. The award, in its first year of presentation, is awarded to players that excell on and off the field.
Gray and Aledo head coach Tim Buchanan were handed the bronze award live on TXA 21 Thursday night. The award is a replica of Landry's signature fedora.