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Ladycats, Bearcats win in Thursday's first playoff rounds

May 5, 2011 by Randy Keck

Christopher Amos/The Community News: Zack Scott rounds second as he advances on a hit by Bryan Cox in the second inning of Aledo's 9-3 win over Trimble Tech tonight. Both the Bearcats and Ladycats play round two games tomorrow (Friday) in Aledo. Ladycat action begins at 7 p.m. The Bearcats start at 7:30.

For a gallery of photos from tonight's game visit:

Softball - Ladycats win 4-0

The Aledo Ladycats led Stephenville 1-0 after the top of the first inning at Stephenville in game 1 of the Area Championship round.

The score remained 1-0 in the middle of the third. The Ladycats left runners on third base in the second and third inings.

After four innings, Aledo's lead remained 1-0. By that point, pitcher Kacie Brann had struck out 11 batters and allowed only one hit.

Aledo scored another run in the top of the sixth for a 2-0 lead midway through the sixth. Going into the seventh, Aledo's lead remained 2-0.

In the top of the seventh, Aledo's Shelby Stockard hit a booming home run 20 feet over the center field fence on a full-count, two-out pitch to put Aledo ahead 4-0 going into the bottom of the final inning.

Aledo's lead held, as Stephenville got runners on second and third before Brann struck out Rachel DeLeon to end the game.

Brann recorded no runs on two hits and two walks. She had 17 strikeouts.

Aledo and Stephenville play the second game of their three game series Friday, May 6 at the Aledo Softball Field. Game time is 7 p.m.

Baseball - Bearcats win 9-3

Aledo and Trimble Tech were tied 0-0 after one inning.

Trimble Tech picked up a run on a walk, an error and two sacrifices to lead Aledo 1-0 after the bottom of the second. Zack Scott and Bryan Cox had hits for Aledo in the second.

In the top of the third, Rylan Riney scored on a Devin Watts hit. Watts was then driven in by Matt Bishop. Scott and Ross Bronson were driven in by Cox to put Aledo up 4-1. The score remained 4-1 after the bottom of the third behind the pitching of Mason Taylor.

In the top of the fourth, Riney and Watts scored on a Bishop base hit, Sean O'Donell scored on a sacrifice by Cody Smith, and Bishop scored on an error putting Aledo up 8-1 midway through the fourth.

In the bottom of the fifth, Trimble Tech scored two runs, cutting Aledo's lead to 8-3 going into the sixth.

After a scoreless sixth, Aledo remained ahead 8-3.

In the top of the seventh, Scott scored on a Riney bunt to put Aledo up 9-3 going into the bottom of the final inning. Taylor was still on the mound for Aledo.

Game two of the three game series will be Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Aledo.

Stay with for game updates tomorrow night!

Sports Calendar

Thursday, February 26

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Jerry Durant Classic at Aledo, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson Tournament, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Grand Prairie Tournamnet, Time TBA.

Friday, February 27

  • Aledo Varsity at Burleson High Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black at Regional Preview at Rawls Golf Course, Lubbock.

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

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

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

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

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

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

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

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.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

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