MILANO — The Thrall Tigerettes (6-13 overall, 1-0 District 25-2A) went on a 16-3 run over the final 1:49 of the game Friday night and rallied to top the Milano Lady Eagles (6-13, 0-1) 43-35 in both teams district opener.
Following one of the more successful football seasons in the past decade, the Thrall Tigers landed four players on the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 All-State team. The Tigers finished 7-4 this past season, earning a second-place district finish and a second straight playoff berth.
THRALL — The Thrall Tigers (3-9) came up short Tuesday night against the Austin Royals (14-7) despite one of their best offensive games of the season. Denton Meiske led three Tigers in double-digit scoring with 22 points in the 75-62 loss.
JARRELL — A tough loss Thursday to one of the top 3A teams in the state did not deter the Ducks at the Jarrell Tournament, as they responded with a thrilling 58-55 win over Groesbeck and a second-place finish in the competition.
THRALL — Rockdale tallied 21 points in the final period and pulled away from a scrappy Thrall Tigerettes team Tuesday night for a 57-38 win. Thrall (3-5) kept it close through much of the first three quarters before succumbing to the Lady Tigers (4-2).
WEATHERFORD — For the third time in as many seasons, the Thrall Tigerettes earned a trip to the Region 2 tournament in Weatherford and unfortunately for the third time, that’s where their season ended.
MARBLE FALLS — Junction's Asa Plumley returned an interception 70 yards for a score in the fourth quarter and the Eagles held on to edge the Thrall Tigers (7-4) 21-20 in bi-district playoff action Thursday night.
BREMOND — For the third straight year, the Thrall Tigerettes will be advancing to the Class 2A, Region 4 tournament in Weatherford after sweeping the Dawson Lady Bulldogs 25-11, 25-13, 25-10 Tuesday night in Bremond.
TROY — The Thrall Tigerettes (36-7) captured the area championship Saturday in Troy as they swept past the Mart Pantherettes 25-13, 25-5, 25-9. The win earned them a spot in the regional quarterfinals against the Dawson Lady Bulldogs.
CAMERON — The Thrall Tigerettes (35-7) made short work of the Bremond Lady Tigers 25-3, 25-5, 25-8 on Monday night, marking the fourth straight bi-district title for Thrall under head coach Bethany Grissom.
MILANO — Saturday’s matchup between the Thrall Tigerettes (33-7 overall, 14-0 District 16-2A) and Milano Lady Eagles (27-6, 12-2) promised excitement. When all was said and done, the match easily lived up to expectations as the Tigerettes clinched the district title with a 12-25, 25-15, 25-13, 23-25, 17-15 win.
GRANGER — For the second year in a row, the Thrall Tigerettes (32-7 overall, 13-0 District 16-2A) are looking to close out the regular season with a perfect district record. All that stands in their way is the final match of the season on Saturday against Milano (27-5, 12-1).
THRALL — Having already clinched a playoff spot, the Thrall Tigerettes (31-7 overall, 12-0 District 16-2A) are now gearing up for the playoffs as the regular season comes to an end. The Tigerettes continued their run through district play Saturday afternoon by sweeping the Bartlett Lassies 25-7, 25-4, 25-8.
LIBERTY HILL — Finesse by design, the Taylor Ducks were simply unfit to handle the physicality of Liberty Hill's ground game Friday night. Stampeding for 613 yards and seven touchdowns, the Panthers rode Jon Shannon and their stable of fullbacks to a 51-21 beatdown of the Ducks.
THRALL — Fresh off their win over Milano Tuesday, the Thrall Tigerettes (27-7 overall, 8-0 District 16-2A) continued their roll through district play, sweeping Thorndale 25-7, 25-14, 25-19 Friday night.