Dylan Bourey hit his second home run of the season to propel the Phillies to a 11-6 victory over the Angels in Denton Boys Baseball 15-and-under action.
Brady Russell’s walk-off RBI double paced the Marlins to a 6-4 victory over the Tigers in Denton Boys Baseball 12-and-under Grapefruit league action.
Four gymnasts with Achievers Gymnastics Center competed last weekend at the USA Gymnastics Level 7 state meet in Frisco. Haley O’Connor of Lewisville won the Senior B-1 all-around and also won the balance beam title. Rachel Warfield, an eighth-grader at Strickland Middle School, placed third in the Senior B-3 all-around after taking first in floor exercise and third in vault. Erin Ashbaugh, a sixth-grader at McMath Middle School, was second in the Senior A-1 all-around with second-place finishes in bars and beam. Claire Willenborg of Lewisville was second in the Junior C-2 all-around after taking third in beam and floor exercise. Pictured, left to right, are Willenborg, O’Connor, Warfield and Ashbaugh.
The Rangers, behind the pitching of Chase Fleming and the offense of Russel Tarver, opened the season with a hard-fought 10-7 victory over the Orioles in Denton Boys Baseball 10-and-under Cactus League action.
The Ponder Junior High eighth-grade boys basketball team wrapped up its season recently and was undefeated in district play for the second year in a row. Over the past two seasons, the group has a 38-1 record. The team was coached by Steve Young in eighth grade and James Holt in seventh grade. Picture on the front row, left to right, are Clayton Hicks, Jonathan Aguilar and Jacob Summerlin. On the back row are coach Steve Young, Trevor Anderson, Ethan Hill, Chase Harris, Peyton Ford, Shane Scott and Foster Ford.
The Red Sox got strong pitching efforts from Tristan Wittau, Jorge Ramirez and Carson Mills as they combined to shut out the Angels 10-0 in the opener for the teams in Denton Boys Baseball’s 10-and-under Grapefruit division.
Ryan Maxwell and Jared Wilson gave strong pitching efforts and got the offensive support they needed as the Phillies opened Denton Boys Baseball’s 15-and-under season with a 6-3 victory over the Cubs.
The Guyer junior varsity Wildcats completed a perfect run through District 5-4A on Tuesday when they defeated Fort Worth Brewer 63-43.
The Navo seventh-grade A-team were on the verge of wrapping up a perfect season Monday night, but Lake Dallas rallied with 20 second-half points to take a 27-23 victory and claim the district title.
The Strickland seventh-grade Vikings, behind a balanced A-team attack, exploded for 33 second-half points to race past the Crownover Cowboys 59-41 on Monday night.
Strickland eighth-grader Javon Sherrill came up big when the Vikings needed it most and the result was a 38-35 A-team victory over McMath on Thursday.
The Navo seventh-grade “A” team broke open a tight game with an eight-point second quarter and held off a Harpool rally to win 24-22 Monday and remain unbeaten.
The Strickland Vikings seventh-grade A-team used a big fourth quarter Monday night to break open a close game en route to a 40-29 victory over Lake Dallas.
The Crownover seventh-graders had to withstand a strong second-half rally by the McMath Tigers to hold on for a 41-38 A-team victory.
The Argyle eighth-grade girls basketball team remained unbeaten and won the Brock tournament last weekend. The Lady Eagles are 16-0 after defeating Bowie 37-15, Brock 42-17, Grandview 61-7 and Alvord by a score of 49-8. Pictured on the front row, left to right, are Ashley Bostick, Brittany Hamilton and Molly Sheridan. Standing and seated in the back are coach Sammye Townsend, Jocelyn Pierce, Madison Ralston, Heather Atkinson, McKayla Haynes, Allison White and Vivian Gray.
The Calhoun foursome of Tyreke Davis, Jason Gulley, Thomas Wilson and Caleb Osuofa was too much for the Navo Panthers to overcome Thursday in a 55-38 Cougar victory.
Lauren Heard scored 24 points — and hit a shot from near midcourt to end the first half — to lead the Harpool Lady Longhorns to a 47-29 victory over the Crownover Lady Cowboys on Thursday night in eighth-grade A-team action.
The Strickland Vikings had three players score in double figure to lead the way for a 47-36 victory over the McMath Tigers on Monday night in seventh grade A-team action.
Tyrus Johnson was more than the Calhoun Cougars could handle Thursday night.
Behind the balanced scoring attack of Gordon Hill, Darrius Russell, Eric Ramon, Kason Kilgore and Bryson Erby, the Guyer junior varsity team rallied in the fourth quarter to take a 52-49 victory over Frisco Wakeland on Tuesday night.
The Navo Panthers used a 21-point fourth quarter to break open a tight game and cruise to a 41-28 victory over the McMath Tigers in eighth-grade A-team action Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.
The Mud Monkeys of the Denton Soccer Association 12-under girls league recently finished third in a field of 54 teams in the North Texas Tournament of Champions. The Mud Monkeys were unbeaten in DSA league play to secure a berth in the tournament. They finished 3-1-1 in the tournament, losing 3-0 to Tyler in the semifinals. Pictured from left, front row are Trinity Knabe, Skylar Washington, Heaven Trolinder, Hannah Wilson, Shelby Seay and Allison Renfro. Back row, Alexis Velazco, Trinity “Cookie” Gardner, Lauren Roblyer, Rachelle Johnson, Roxy Miguel, Hope Espinoza, Maicey Harris, Nicole Lopez and Johanna Drews. The coaches are Brad Roblyer and Josh Harris.
The Harpool Middle School eighth-grade “A” team claimed its district championship by sweeping McMath in the title match. This volleyball team also claimed the district title as seventh-graders. The team members are Kelleigh Anderson, Nicole Ayulo, Mackenzie Bland, Elizabeth Donnelly, Kristen Downey, Lauren Heard, Shelby Heitkamp, Olivia O’Connell, Camryn Reyes, Sydney Swann and Brynn Warnack. The coaches are Greg Meshell and Kayla Keese, with Morgan Wessling and Abby Nicholson serving as team managers.
Two long touchdowns were enough to lift the Calhoun eighth-graders to a 12-8 A-team win over Lake Dallas for the district championship.
The Denton Cardinals of the Denton County Girls Fast Pitch Softball League claimed the fall 10-and-under championship. Pictured on the front row are Kylie Johnson, Grace McKeown, Kinley Thompson, Caitlyn Carter and Kennedy Gravely. On the second row are Kaylin Jackson, Kelsie Wilson, Alyssa De La Sierra, Tabitha Drake, Emily Litchfield and Hannah Black. Coaches Darren Thompson and Shawn Carter are on the back row.
The Mean Green of the 7-8 division of the Denton All-Star Football League kept its perfect record intact Saturday with a 27-0 victory over the Broncos.
The Denton freshmen Gold team saw its record slip to 5-4 for the season Thursday night following a 26-12 loss to Wichita Falls Rider.
The McMath Lady Tigers’ seventh-grade “A” team completed a perfect season Thursday by sweeping Crownover 25-20, 25-11 to claim a district championship.
Paul Hunter had 92 yards rushing on 17 attempts and had 65 passing yards Wednesday night, but it wasn’t enough as the Coppell Cowboys’ junior varsity team scored a 12-7 victory over the Ryan Blue team.
The Navo Panthers used a late goal-line stand to seal a thrilling 26-20 win over McMath in an eighth-grade A-team game.
Quarterback Brenton Broadbent threw three touchdown passes, and the Denton freshmen Gold team got strong defensive play from Aristotle Montgomery and Oscar Aviles in a 19-14 victory over Azle on Thursday night.
Navo got major contributions from several players in registering a 25-18, 25-13 win over Strickland in an eighth-grade A-team game.
Andrew Flores had 104 rushing yards and scored one touchdown in leading the Ryan freshmen to a 22-0 win over Lewisville in an A-team game.
Sparked by Austin Llanes, the McMath Tigers rolled to a 20-0 win over the Crownover Cowboys on Tuesday night at Bronco Field.
Jason Carter and Jordan Laxamana turned in strong performances as the Mean Green ran their record to 7-0 with a 27-0 win over the Raiders in Denton All-Star Youth Football Association action.
Several strong defensive plays helped the Denton Purple freshmen to a 9-6 victory over the Fort Worth Brewer freshman Thursday night.
Harpool turned back Navo 25-13, 25-13 in an eighth-grade A-team game in the first round of the district tournament.
Logien Franklin had 151 yards on five carries and scored two touchdowns in leading Harpool’s eighth-grade “A” team to a 36-12 win over Navo on Tuesday night.
Jaysaun Smith had more than 100 yards both rushing and receiving as the DC Raiders rolled to a 38-0 rout of the South Grand Prairie Rams in 9-10 league action of the DFW Ultimate Select Football Association.
The Calhoun Lady Cougars posted their first win of the season with a 25-6, 25-11 decision against Strickland in an eighth-grade A-team game.
Despite another impressive performance by Paul Hunter, Ryan’s junior varsity Blue team lost to Flower Mound Marcus 19-14 on Thursday night.