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Bearcats and Ladycats De-quill Porcupines….Another sweep at Home

January 29, 2011 by Steve Keck

Capacity Crowd Cheers on Ladycats and Bearcats
Next Home Game Tuesday, February 1st vs. Byron Nelson
Ladycats 6 PM …….Bearcats 7:30 PM

Both varsity basketball programs swept their opponents for the fourth straight time. Two were on the road and two were at home. The latest sweep was against the Springtown Porcupines in front of a capacity crowd at Aledo High School gym.

The Ladycats (25-2, 11-0) clinched the District 5-4A championship with a steady performance from start to finish beating Springtown 53-42. Logan Mittie and Mallory Powell were the leading Ladycats with 18 points each. The victory against the second place Porcupines clinched the district with an 11-0 record and three games remaining.

The Bearcats won their fourth in a row 64-44 over Springtown. It was the most convincing win of the year for Aledo. The victory broke a tie for the fourth playoff spot with the Porcupines. Combined with a Birdville loss to Azle, the Bearcats are now alone in third place in District 5-4A with a 5-4 record.

Bearcats 64 Springtown 44

Leading Scorers Pts
Robbie Spreier 17
Matthew Bishop 14
Taylor Johnson 12
Danny Glass 9
Michael Wilson 6
Pierce Gentry 4
Drew Wright 2

Ladycats 53 Springtown 42

Leading Scorers Pts
Logan Mittie 18
Mallory Powell 18
Hannah Loftin 6
Alanna Martin 5
Shelby Stockard 4
Megan Wood 2

Bearcat Standings
Azle 9 0
Trophy Club Nelson 8 1
Aledo 5 4
Birdville 4 5
Springtown 4 5
Brewer 3 6
Saginaw Boswell 3 6
Keller Timber Creek 0 9

Ladycat Standings
Aledo 11 0

Timber Creek 8 3
Springtown 8 3
Saginaw Boswell 7 4
Birdville 4 7
Azle 4 7
Nelson 2 9
Brewer 0 11

Bearcat JV 73 Springtown 45

Leading Scorers Pts
Alex Riner 16
Kyle Gromann 15
Travis Gough 12
Austin Sarver 11
Matt Walker 9
Dylan Bush 4
Matt Ogden 2
Collin Riney 2

Freshman Ladycats 73 Springtown 45

Leading Scorers Pts
Rylee Rowe 22
Savannah Moody 19
Sophia Bush 14
Breanne Forbes 10
Caroline Klingenberg 7
Savannah Stone 1

Freshman "A" Boys 85 Springtown 25

By Julie Howell

The Aledo Boys 9th Grade A Team defeated Springtown 85-25. They improved their record to 15-11 overall and 6-3 in district play.

Carl Williams - 23 points/10 rebounds/2 assists
Austin Keag - 15 points/2 rebounds/3 assists
Alex Stockdale - 14 points/5 rebounds
Brock Parker - 12 points/1 rebound/9 assists
Matthew Hawkins - 10 points/4 rebounds/4 assists
Sean Church - 7 points/3 rebounds
Chandler Dean - 4 points/3 rebounds/1 assist
Ryan Howell - 2 points/2 rebounds/4 assists

Sports Calendar

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

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

Monday, March 9

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

Thursday, March 12

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Abilene Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Boswell Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Richland Tournament, Times TBA.

Monday, March 16

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Orange at Brock High School Tournament at Canyon West Golf Course.

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

Tuesday, March 17

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Lake Ridge JV Tournament at Mansfield National Golf Course.

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

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Granbury at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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

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