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Simpson throws no-hitter to lead Ladycats to 10-0 win over Springtown

April 20, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior pitcher Sarah Simpson threw her first varsity no-hitter to lead the Ladycats to a 10-0 victory over Springtown in a District 6-4A contest Tuesday night on Senior Night at Ladycats Field.

The win - Aledo's ninth in a row - raises the Ladycats' 6-4A mark to 10-2. AHS will continue district play at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at Saginaw.

Simpson allowed no runs on no hits with three walks and nine strikeouts in a game called in the bottom of the sixth on run rule.

After issuing a pair of walks in the first inning, Simpson retired the next 16 batters. She ended three innings with strikeouts, including the final frame.

The Ladycats gave Simpson all the cushion she would need with seven runs in the third inning. The big hit in the frame was a two-RBI triple by Kendall Kizer.

Aledo added a run each in the fourth and fifth innings to take a 9-0 lead. The game ended in the sixth when senior Amanda Swanzy singled to drive in senior Erin McGuire from third base.

Talley fires three-hitter to lead Bearcats to 11-1 victory

Aledo senior pitcher Ryan Talley allowed just three hits to lead the Bearcats to an 11-1 victory over Springtown in a District 6-4A game at Bearcat Field.

The win - which stopped a two-game district losing streak - elevates the Bearcats to 8-3 in 6-4A. Aledo will continue district action at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at Saginaw.

Springtown scored a run in the top of the first inning to take a 1-0 lead.

But the Bearcats came back with six runs in the second and five in the fourth to take an 11-1 lead.

When the Porcupines failed to score in the top of the fifth inning the game was called on run rule.

For the complete story on both games, and for comments by coaches and players, please see the April 23 issue of The Community News.

Sports Calendar

Wednesday, September 17

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

Thursday, September 18

  • AHS JV at Crowley, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall, Weatherford 9th grade center

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Harvest Christian Academy, 5:30 p.m.

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.

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