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GRAFORD – Tyler Wimberly scored 12 points and added three assists and three steals to lead the Graford Lady Rabbits to a 53-14 win over Newcastle here Friday night in a District 11-A game.
“I thought we really came out focused and were able to jump on them early,” Lady Rabbits head coach Jarod Westmoreland said. “Ashley Hay had two big three-pointers early and played a good game overall.
“Glad to be 3-0, but we have a huge game against Throckmorton (today).”
Also scoring for Graford (12-10, 3-0) Ashley Hay with 11 points, Erika Chemello with eight, Sydney Wimberly with seven, Morgan Hendershott with six, Ashly Rogers with five, and Katie Rochelle and Ali Brown, each with two.
Brown led on the boards with seven rebounds, with Sydney Wimberly adding four assists and four steals. Chemello finished with three assists, and Hendershott grabbed three rebounds.
Graford led 19-0 after the first quarter and 33-6 at the half. The Lady Rabbits outscored Newcastle 10-9 in the third period to take a 43-15 lead into the fourth quarter.
Santo 7th ladies fall
GARNER – On Thursday, the Santo seventh-grade Ladycats fell to Garner, 32-22.
Cheyenne Jones led the Ladycats with eight points, with Victoria Gilbreath adding seven.
Also scoring for Santo (5-2) were Jill Johnson with five points and Madi Elliot with two.
Santo led 12-11 at the half, but Garner went on an 11-3 run in the third period to take a 22-15 lead into the fourth quarter.
Brock downs Santo 8th ladies
BROCK – On Thursday, Brock used a 7-1 run in the third quarter to break open a close game as the Lady Eagles defeated the Santo eighth grade Ladycats, 25-16.
Sadie Gann led the Ladycats with seven points, with Sage Sparks adding four.
Also scoring for Santo (5-2) were Makaylee Steiner with three points and Charly Barton with two.
Brock led 5-4 after the first quarter and 16-10 at the half before taking a 23-11 lead into the fourth quarter.
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13 Rams, Lady Rams advance to regionals after solid Area Track Meet
SPRINGTOWN – Track and Field season marches on for the Rams and Lady Rams of Mineral Wells High School, who will send 13 athletes to the Regional Track Meet in Lubbock, April 25-26, after a strong showing at the District 5 and 6-3A Area Track Meet in Springtown, Wednesday.
Get your brooms out
SPRINGTOWN – Nobody said it would be easy. But despite an energized opponent and a rowdy hometown crowd that lived up to its reputation, the Mineral Wells Lady Rams (24-6, 8-1) made the best of their long-awaited final trip to Springtown and beat the rival Lady Porcupines, 16-5, on senior night, Tuesday.
SPRINGTOWN – Three days before a colossal rematch for first place in District 6-3A with Kennedale, the Mineral Wells Rams (15-10, 6-2) got a resounding punch in the gut from their area rivals.
Area baseball, softball: Santo Wildcats begin push for first, Perrin Lady Pirates clinch third place
As the window of the regular season creeps ever closer to an end, teams all across the state are making the final push for the playoffs with a lucky few in hopes of improving their final playoff seed. Locally, the Santo Wildcats (9-6, 8-3) of the baseball diamond and Perrin-Whitt Lady Pirates (12-7, 6-4) softball team are no exception.
Santo, Perrin send 58 to Area Track Meet
SANTO – The Santo Wildcats hosted the District 11-1A Track Meet last Thursday with great results for local thinclads.
It keeps you runnin'
SPRINGTOWN – The Rams and Lady Rams of Mineral Wells High School orchestrated a strong showing at the District 6-3A Track Meet in Springtown's Porcupine Stadium, last Wednesday and Thursday.
Gordon, Strawn finish strong at area track meet, combine to send 32 to regionals
STRAWN – Last Thursday was a good day for the track teams of Gordon and Strawn at the District 17 and 18-1A Area Track Meet, hosted by the Greyhounds on Strawn's campus.
FORT WORTH – The Mineral Wells Lady Rams (23-6, 7-1) took another step toward achieving their ultimate goals this season with an 18-1 shellacking of Diamond Hill-Jarvis to officially clinch a playoff berth, Friday, on the north side of Fort Worth.
Getting their work in
The Mineral Wells Rams (15-9, 6-1) are officially playoff-bound after a breezy 14-6 win over the Diamond Hill-Jarvis Eagles (4-13, 0-7) in a three-hour affair, Friday night, on the north side of Fort Worth.
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