Two more wins and more love from statewide basketball polling groups.
Azle (17-2, 3-1) bashed visiting Saginaw Chisholm Trail then won on the road in Denton.
Azle is now ranked No. 16 in the Texas Girls Coaches Association and No. 17 in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches polls.… Read the rest
Azle (1-2 in district) won the first two quarters against the Rangers, but the visitors had pulled even as regulation ended.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
Over the Christmas Break, the Hornet hoops team picked up two more victories.
But a trip to Wichita Falls in the 5-5A opener did not end victoriously.
Once again, Azle played in the Castleberry holiday tournament.
In the River Oaks gym, AHS opened with a 40-31 win over Calvary Christian Academy.
While the Hornets shot just 29 percent from the field and 50 from the free throw stripe, Azle still built a 21-13 halftime lead and that stood up.… Read the rest
Weather permitting – even soccer has its elements limits – the Azle High School boys and girls squads will play two touranments in January.
The defending district champion Hornets, again led by Coach Ben Buentello, will, with the Lady Hornets under new coach Jason Beck, once more host the Azle Invitational.
That event runs Jan. 8-10 on the AHS campus.
Boys teams coming here: Lake Dallas, Weatherford, Cleburne, Mansfield Timberview, and three Fort Worth schools, North Side, Eastern Hills, and Diamond Hill-Jarvis.… Read the rest
Victories propel Azle back into state basketball rankings
by Mark K. Campbell
The Lady Hornet varsity hoops team continues to thrill.
After a 5-5A opening loss at Boswell, Azle (15-2, 2-1) not only put up a pair of district wins – both very close contests – but repeated as the champions of the Castleberry tournament for the third year in a row.
On Dec. 19, AHS evened its 5-5A mark with an overtime victory at home against Saginaw. Azle won, 63-60, with every point but 2 coming from four players – all of whom reached double digits.… Read the rest