Rain has forced the postponement of the Granbury Pirates’ home game against Aledo has been rescheduled for Wednesday night at 7:30. The JV Purple game has been moved to Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Tidwell Field, and the JV Gold game at Aledo has also been postponed until Thursday at 6 p.m.
Also, Tolar’s home baseball game against De Leon is in limbo as the Rattlers’ field is saturated. They are looking for an alternative turf field or possibly postponing the game.
The Tolar Rattlers won 11-1 at Ranger Monday, clinching their first district championship and playoff berth since 2010. Tolar (14-2-1 overall) is 10-0 in District 13-2A.
The Burleson Centennial Spartans defeated the Granbury Pirates 3-1 in a District 8-5A baseball game Monday night at Southwest Christian School in Fort Worth. The game was moved from Burleson because of rain. The loss dropped the Pirates (13-6-2 overall) to 8-4 in district and into fourth place. Centennial (14-7-1, 9-3) moved into a second-place tie with Aledo, which visits Granbury Tuesday at 7 p.m.
The Tolar Lady Rattlers defeated Graford 17-0 Friday to finish a perfect 14-0 in District 11-2A softball. Tolar (18-9 overall) has won 16 straight games, outscoring their opponents 218-24 in the streak.
The Tolar Lady Rattlers and Rattlers each won their division in the Area 9/10-2A Track Meet Thursday in Jacksboro. The Rattlers won easily, scoring 201 points, while the Lady Rattlers rallied from 25 points down to win by two points. Among the highlights, Rodie Brister won pole vault with a 14-6 effort and ran a 15.87 to win the 110 hurdles, while Dalton Shaw qualified in five events. Tristyn Klein qualified in four events for the girls. The Region II Meet is May 1-2 at Jesse Owens Stadium in Dallas.
Five athletes from Granbury have qualified for the Region I Track Meet in Lubbock May 1-2 after their performances in the Area 7/8-5A Meet in Joshua Wednesday and Thursday. For the Lady Pirates, Gabbie Nunn won the high jump with a 5-0 effort, and Jettin Murphy was third. Tiffany Henney took fourth in the triple jump and 800. Jarod Adcock was third in the long jump and Dillon Graham took fourth in the high jump for the Pirates.