Veteran Azle High School baseball coach Anthony Barron said, even this early in the season, Hornet pitchers are shining.
“So far, we are doing well on the mound,” he said. “I have been very pleased with our pitchers.”
But, as often happens early in the season, batters trail somewhat.
Barron said, “We are struggling a little at the plate but just have to give our hitters some time to adjust.”… Read the rest
20 athletes advance to regional tournament
by Mark K. Campbell
Two more district team titles.
Eleven 5-5A individual champions.
Azle’s statewide reputation as a wrestling power got enhanced Feb. 7 when AHS won the boys and girls team district crowns at Chisholm Trail High School.… Read the rest
Two more district games, a couple more losses for the Hornet basketball team.
Azle hosted Denton Feb. 3 and was defeated 80-50.
Three Hornets reached double digits: Jamie King with 11 points and Bowen Moyer and Trey Ramos with 10 each.
At Brewer in White Settlement Feb. 6, AHS could not recover from a slow start – trailing 14-3 after one period – and lost 68-32.… Read the rest
The girls JV basketball team lost to Denton 33-30 despite 9 points from Breeona Cannon.
In a 46-33 victory over Brewer, Rachel Wood led the way with 12 points and Miranda Davis added 10.
The freshman Lady Hornets smashed Denton 51-17 as Hannah Kolar (13) and Brooke Phillips (10) led AHS.
In a close 27-24 victory at Brewer, Savannah Johnson’s 9 points was team high for AHS.… Read the rest
And AHS won it.
The Hornets “hung on late,” coach Chris Allen said, to beat Chisholm Trail 187-178 for the team title.
Azle had plenty of impressive performances at the final tourney of the season.
• District champs – Jacob Rich (120 pounds); Hagen Holbrooks (132); Shawn Mackey (145); Eli Guardiolia (152); and Cutter Cox (170)… Read the rest