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Aledo academic team produces 3 individual, 4 team team championships at Region I meet

April 26, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

One-Act play also advances to state

The Aledo High School UIL academic team had three first-place individual finishes and four teams placing first this past Friday and Saturday (April 23-24) at the Region I UIL academic meet in San Angelo.

Also, AHS had six other individuals and one team qualify for the state meet with second and third place finishes.

AHS' One-Act play (Rimers of Eldritch) advanced to state competition, and Derek Shepherd was selected as the regional meet's 'Best Actor." Earning all-star cast from Aledo were Megan Lyles and Logan Rodgers, with Andrea Millard earning an honorable mention.

First-place individual winners from Aledo at the academic meet were Anna Flinchbaugh (editorial writing), Kiefer O'dell (current issues and events) and Zach Zambreski (literary criticism).

Teams advancing to state from Aledo for first-place finishes include current issues and events (O'dell, Nick Vance, Brett Wilson, Kyle Wilson), social studies (Kent Anderson, Sam Moore, O'dell, Brett Wilson), spelling and vocabulary (Flinchbaugh, Claire Lukeman, Shannon McCown, Vance) and computer science (Eric Elsken, Landen Blackburn, Mudrekh Goderya, Dakota Slay).

Finishing second for Aledo and advancing to state were Keely Self (computer applications), computer science (Elsken) and Flinchbaugh (ready writing). Also, the AHS literary criticism team of Laurel Morrow, Ellen Phillips, Self and Zambreski placed second and will advance to state.

Also advancing to state with third-place finishes from Aledo were Goderya (science), Brett Wilson (social studies) and Blackburn (computer science).
The UIL state academic meet will be Thursday-Saturday, May 6-8, in Austin.

Sports Calendar

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

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