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Ladycats, Bearcats sweep playoff series

May 6, 2011 by Randy Keck

Ladycats vs. Stephenville - Bearcats vs. Trimble Tech Game II
Christopher Amos/The Community News: Lauren Durham puts down a sacrifice bunt advancing two runners for the Ladycats in their 6-1 win over Stephenville Friday night. The win gave the Ladycats a sweep in their three game Area Championship series.

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Softball - Ladycats win 6-1

Kacie Brann struck out the side to end the first inning in a scoreless tie.

At the end of the second inning, the Ladycats led 1-0. McKalee Rouse scored on a Stephenville error on a connection by Ally Gabbert.

The score remained 1-0 after three innings.

Stephenville got a run in the top of the fourth, but Aledo responded with three more runs. Megan Mason and Ally Gabbert scored on a double by Haylee Bowden. Tori Gore then scored on a fielder's choicew to put the Ladycats up 4-1 after four innings.

Aledo added two more runs in the fifth when Stephenville mis-handled a ball but in play by Bowden. Lauren Durham and Kori Kizer crossed the plate to put Aledo up 6-1 after five innings.

The score remained 6-1 after six innings, at which time Brann had 10 strikeouts.

Brann struck out the side in the top of the seventh, giving her 13 K's for the seven innings pitched. The Ladycats will play the winner of the Burleson/Azle playoff at a date and time to be announced.

Baseball - Bearcats

Bearcats led 2-0 after the first inning on scores by Devin Watts and Matt Bishop. Matt Walker is on the mound for the Bearcats.

In the second, Caleb Frysinger and Watts scored to put Aledo up 4-0. The score remained 4-0 halfway through the third. Aledo could not add to the lead in the bottom of the third.

Halfway through the fourth the score remained Aledo 4, Trimble Tech 0.

Aledo added to it's lead in the bottom of the fifth. Ross Bronson scored on a Lawton Rinker double. Matthew Barron then crossed the plate when Sean O'Donnell hit a double. O'Donnell scored on a Trimble Tech error on a ball put in play by Frysinger. After five, Aledo led 7-0.

Aledo ended up winning on the ten-run rule after Frysinger scored on a Watts single, Rylan Riney scored on a single by Bryan Cox, and Watts and Cox crossed the plate on an error that Bishop put into play.

Aledo will face the winner of the Stephenville/Burleson playoff at a date and time to be announced.

Stay with for game updates. Get complete game reports in the May 13 issue of The Community News.

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.

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

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

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

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