A perfect card was not nearly enough to win the weekly football contest – seven entrants went 12-for-12.
So the tie-breaker of Oklahoma 52, TCU 46 (98) determined the victors.
Closest to that big number was John Hagerman at 79; he won $20.
Second place and $10 went to Eddy Swanzy for his guess of 78.
Third and $5 was claimed by Linda Roof with her guess of 73.
Too far off on their tie-breakers were Kinny Pack (70); Margaret Swanzy (68); Roddy Murr (61); and Geraldine Daniels (56).
Perfect was just not enough.… Read the rest
The Azle freshman Green football team improved to 3-2 with a 28-12 win over Chisholm Trail.
The Green scored 3 TDs when Jacob Edwardes bolted in from the Ranger 30, Nicholas Quevedo caught a 34-yard pass from Cullen Furr, and Hayden Davidson scored on a 10-yard run. Azle’s final score came in the fourth quarter when Joe Dunkerly returned an interception for 6 points.
Also standing out: Jonathan Lester, Tristin Geffert, Wesley Speck, Hayden Davidson, Braxton Thomason, Slade Simpson, Jason Lund, and Canaan Revelle.
The 9th White (0-3-1) fell to Granbury 38-8.
The Azle score came when Shawn Attard caught an 11-yard TD pass.… Read the rest
The Azle Swim Team competed at the Jacket Sprint Invitational to start the season in Fort Worth.
AHS finished 9th out of 15 teams, coach Steve Griffin noted.
The top finishes came from Taylor Bresnahan who was second in the 25 freestyle and third in the 50 free.
Ty Gordy took fourth in the 25 free.
The 100 free relay team of Bao Tu Pham, Stella Yanda, Emma Ritchmond, and Bresnahan finished fifth.
Other top 10 finishes included Brian Hasler in the 100 IM (6th) and 200 free (7th); Tyler Brown, Jack Kortokrax, Hasler, and Gordy in the 100 medley relay (8th); and Gordy, Brown, Kortokrax, and Hasler in the 200 free relay (8th).… Read the rest
With big blocks from Andrew Swan (54), Chase Slack (72), and Roni Lopez (70), Davion Jones (34) and Jordan McNeely (26) had strong rushing nights. The Azle running game collected 261 total yards; both Jones and McNeely scored in the Chisholm Trail victory. Photos courtesy Azle Sports Photography… Read the rest
Once again, the Hornet football team was in position to win a game – and again it got away.
This time, not only was it the Take the Lake contest to Boswell but the first District 6-5A game as well.
Azle (0-4, 0-1) sent the host Pioneers reeling early when Kole Taylor intercepted a pass and ran it back 27 yards for a TD.
Alex Quevedo put Azle ahead 7-0 while some fans were still filing into Pioneer Stadium.… Read the rest
The Hornet JV and freshman teams tangled with their Boswell counterparts
The JV White fell behind early, coaches recalled, before playing a more cohesive second half.
Azle got on the board when Cody Weisensale threw a TD pass to Dawson Slack.
Two more points were tallied when Matt Collins snagged a Weisensale aerial. The offensive line improved as the game went on, coaches noted, and the efforts of runner Artavian Harrell were lauded.
Shining defensively were Cullen McAllister and Kevin Robles.
The 9th Green (2-2, 1-0) clubbed Boswell 36-0, scoring in every quarter. Cullen Furr got Azle on the board with an 8-yard first quarter run.… Read the rest
The boys finished second and were once more led by Cody Drolet.
The girls got a third place finish from top Lady Hornet Hadassah Marquart.
All five JV girls finished consecutively – placing 10-14 – to lock up second place in that division.
The boys JV had the first place finisher in Angel Montes. A transfer from the Saginaw varsity who is ineligible to run on the AHS varsity, Montes might be available for the spring track season, coach Keith Boenisch said.… Read the rest
In a week with multiple upsets, the top contest entries missed three games each.
Four prognosticators landed there, so the tie-breaker of Boswell 17, Azle 14 (31) settled the matter.
Taking the big $20 check was Bobby Boyd whose tie-breaker guess was 38.
Second place and $10 went to Tim Bevan for a guess of 49 points.
The final $5 was claimed by a regular winner, Eddy Swanzy of Springtown; he guessed 50 on the tie-breaker.
Too far off was Geraldine Daniels at 64.
Three of the four top guessers missed the Azle-Boswell game and the Saginaw-Brewer contest. The Steelers losing also was trouble for many.… Read the rest