A two-day meet at Saginaw Rough Rider Stadium March 27-28 was conducted in sunny weather and gave Azle athletes a chance to see local talent.
AHS had plenty of exceptional efforts of its own.
Varsity boy Conrad Reinhard won both hurdling races.
Two varsity Lady Hornets were golden in jumping events – Kaylie Peters in high jump and Kara Moore in the long jump.
Elizabeth Verrett won the 400 in the JV division and Cody Drolet placed in both distance races for the JV boys.
Next up is a meet at Keller April 2.
Simants is 5-5A champ
The Lady Hornet varsity golf team finished third at the District 5-5A golf tournament in Weatherford.
Azle was led by district champion sophomore Jessica Simants; she fired a 164 over 36 holes at Canyon West Golf Course.
AHS’ other scores were Riley Sparks, 211; Miranda Davis, 217; Tristen Rush, 239; and Taylor Smith, 253.
Next up for Simants is the Region I event at Texas Tech in Lubbock April 13-14.… Read the rest
Baseball district play did not start the way Azle High School Coach Anthony Barron would have liked.
He did like the two impressive pitching performance turned in by Hornets Tommy Kay and Blake Hall.
But Barron lamented the lack of hitting that led to a pair of 1-run losses as District 5-5A play began.
“Our hitting and defense came to a stall because of the weather,” the coach said.… Read the rest
The March 20 Bearcat Relays in Aledo fielded some tough competition.
Still, Azle athletes turned in some solid performances.
The girls varsity had all three hurdlers place in the 300.
The boys varsity saw 110 hurdler Conrad Reinhard beat the field for a gold in 15.4 seconds.
The girls JV squad impressed with a second place team finish as, again, hurdlers shone.
The boys JV top effort was a gold for Jamie Stevens in the 400 (54.08).… Read the rest