A gigantic, final inning comeback kept the Lady Hornet softball team flawless in district play.
Playing at home over Spring Break on March 11, Azle (18-4, 4-0) entered the bottom of the seventh three outs away from a 7-1 defeat at the hands of Denton Guyer.… Read the rest
A district victory buoyed the baseball varsity.
After a 12-2 loss at Wichita Falls March 11, Azle (5-10-1, 1-2) skunked visiting Brewer 11-0 on March 14.
At Old High, Trevor Boiles belted a triple and Trey Ramos doubled. But the Hornets got behind early and did not catch up.… Read the rest
by Mark K. Campbell
The Hornet soccer team has won District 12-4A with a match still remaining.
After an earlier 3-1 win over Brewer and thanks to a 2-2 tie at Saginaw, Azle secured the crown Monday, March 10.
“We are district champs with one game left to play,” coach Ben Buentello said.
The top spot out of the district means the Hornets will face the No. 4 team out of neighboring District 11-4A in the playoffs.… Read the rest
At a tough track meet at Boswell March 6, Azle athletes found themselves competing against some stout schools.
Still, one Lady Hornet continued her gold-winning ways – Sarah Hall.
The pole vaulter, who medaled at state in 2013, won her event again, clearing 12-6.
That was the lone gold medal for the Lady Hornet varsity, coach Melody Dennis said.
The coach said the 4×200 and 4×400 units both set personal bests.… Read the rest
Denton Guyer came to town to open district play for the baseball Hornets.
Azle led 2-1 at one time, but lost 5-2 when the Wildcats tallied 3 runs in the top of the seventh inning.
Tommy Kay took the loss despite a strong outing on the mound, fanning 13 of the 17 outs he recorded.
Blake Hall got the final two outs.
AHS’ Jesse Salisbury plated both Hornet runners in the fifth inning.… Read the rest
What is shaping up to be a memorable softball season got off to a superior start as district play began.
Azle (16-4, 2-0), fresh off a tournament in College Station stuffed with quality teams, came back to North Texas and popped a pair of 5-4A rivals.
District play opened against Byron Nelson in Trophy Club; AHS won 10-5.
The Lady Hornets scored in every inning but the sixth, coach Tracy Tadlock said.… Read the rest
A pair of Azle Competitive Youth Sports teams shone in basketball.
The Under-8 girls won a postseason tournament in White Settlement.
The title capped an undefeated season.
With a second place finish in the Under-12 regional tournament, Azle landed a berth at the state event set for Longview.
The young Hornets got edged in the title game by the No. 1 team in North Texas.… Read the rest