Jerod Fikac is leaving the Weatherford Kangaroos after being named the head football coach and athletic director at San Saba High School. He takes over a Class 2A program that was 0-10 last season.
Fikac was offensive coordinator for the Kangaroos. He will work to turn around an Armadillos program that is 10-40 over the past five seasons. The last reached the playoffs in 2011, finishing 7-5 and advancing to the area round for a third straight season.
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▪ Aledo (Class 5A): Chuck Filiago, senior, second team OL; Wes Harris, senior, honorable mention DL; James Williams, junior, honorable mention DL; Wyatt Harris, sophomore, honorable mention DB.
▪ Brock (Class 3A): Tyler Gray, senior, first team RB; Bryce Nye, senior, first team K; Skylar Collier, junior, second team DL; Zane Young, senior, second team LB; Mac Harrah, senior, honorable mention OL; Mikey Golden, senior, honorable mention DL; Zakk Young, sophomore, honorable mention LB.
Lone Star Gridiron All-State
▪ Aledo: Filiaga, second-team OL; We. Harris, honorable mention DL; Williams, honorable mention DL; Wy. Harris, honorable mention DB.
▪ Brock: Gray, first team RB; Nye, first team K; Collier, second team DL; Zane Young, second team LB; Harrah, honorable mention OL; Golden, honorable mention DL; Zakk Young, honorable mention LB.
Aledo Freshman Ladycats 48, Saginaw 46
▪ Aledo leading scorers: Hannah Glover 23, Melia Miller 9, Callie Brown 8.
Weatherford Tison Middle School boys vs Stephenville
▪ Eighth grade: A team lost 26-23, B team lost 34-19, C team lost 34-27.
▪ Seventh grade: A team lost 30-18, B team lost 24-10, C team lost 42-15.
Weatherford Hall Middle School boys vs. Aledo
▪ Eighth grade: C team lost 23-5, B team lost 42-17 (Juan Almenderez 9 points), A team lost 30-13 (Brady Caudill 9 points).
▪ Seventh grade: C team lost 45-11, B team lost 19-16 (Gracen Gullian 11 rebounds), A team lost 42-18.
Keller Fossil Ridge 1, Weatherford JV girls 0
▪ Weatherford standouts: Goalkeeper Brailey McGuire, McKenna Buchfink.