The Aledo Racquet Cats' team tennis season came to an end recently with a 10-2 loss to two-time defending state champion Grapevine in the Class 5A Region I Tournament in Wichita Falls.
Aledo (11-5) advanced to regional for an 11th straight season. The Racquet Cats were a perfect 7-0 in District 6-5A.
Posting wins for Aledo were the girls doubles duo of Courtney Andrews and Carly Siddons, 7-5, 6-4, along with Ben Colvin and James Young in boys doubles, 7-6, 6-1.
"I'm proud of our team for winning an 11th consecutive district title and achieving all our goals except one," coach Karl Richter said.
The Racquet Cats will now focus on the spring season, which begins in January.
EAGLES TOP GODLEY IN TENNIS
The Brock Eagles posted a 19-4 victory against Godley in team tennis. The Eagles improved to 4-2 this fall, with four matches rained out.
Winning for Brock were:
▪ Girls doubles: Katy Redder/Ericka O’Bannon, Macie Dehnisch/Kylee Laverty,
Odanette Tighe/Athena Talley.
▪ Boys doubles: Dylan Davis/Will Paschal, Rayce Mitchell/Garrett Davis, Zach Kursteiner/Zach Randall, Jakob Becker/Kyle Randall, Landon Moon/Colin O’Grady.
▪ Mixed Doubles: Kyle Randall/Odanette Tighe.
▪ Girls Singles: Redder, Laverty.
▪ Boys Singles: Davis, Paschal, Mitchell, Kursteiner, Randall, Randall, Moon.
JUNIOR LEAGUE BASKETBALL REGISTRATION
Tryouts for Junior League Basketball in Weatherford will be Nov. 3 from 6-8 p.m. at North Side Baptist Church.
The league is also looking for experienced officials. Games are on Saturday beginning Jan. 14 and running through March 4.
Fee is $70 for players. For more information, contact www.jrleague.org. For officials, contact Shannon Scoggins at firstname.lastname@example.org or Derek Atwood at email@example.com.
NTHSRA AREA LEADERS
Aledo's Kaitlyn Kasterke is atop the Rookie Cowgirl leaders in the North Texas High School Rodeo Association through seven rodeos. She has 229 points for a six-point lead over Gracie Henderson of Decatur. Peaster's Rylee Wells is fifth with 204 points.
Maggie Pytlik of Weatherford leads pole bending with 292 points and Kaelee Brown of Aledo is third with 209. Pytlik has 191 points and is fifth in barrel racing, and Brown has 214 points for fifth in ride-up goat tying.
In chute dogging, Lukas Loran of Weatherford is second with 243 points, 50 back of Ryan Schulz of Alvarado.
PCTA JUNIOR CLINIC
The next Parker County Tennis Association Junior Clinic is scheduled for Nov. 12 from 9-10:30 a.m. The courts are on Charles Street, near the Weatherford Little League fields.
For more information, contact Rocky Walker at 817-999-9959 or Pedro Ibarra at 940-399-7226.
COYOTE CHASE RACE
The 23rd annual Coyote Chase Race is scheduled for Nov. 19, at Weatherford College, and this year’s 5K/1-mile run has an upgraded shirt for preregistered participants.
“Because of the generosity of a local donor, we’re able to offer long sleeve tech/microfiber shirts for our preregistered runners this year,” said Brent Baker, WC Vice President of Institutional Advancement. “You’ll want to get registered before race day to make sure you get one of these.”
Online registration is available at www.coyotechaserace.com. RunTime Racing Services will handle the event’s timing and course layout, and those who opt in will be able to use RunTime’s chip timing technology.
The top three finishers in more than 40 age categories will receive medals. Categories include all ages for the 5K and up to age 12 for the 1-mile.
Registration is $20 per adult runner through Nov. 18, with race day registration for $25. Children 12 and under are $15. Both races begin at 9 a.m.
For more information, visit the event website at www.coyotechaserace.com.