Sports

Thu
07
Apr

Goat Golf finish first at Normangee

The Groesbeck girls golf team recently finished first at the Normangee Invitational. The Lady Goats were led by senior Sarah Jones, who was third medalist. The team shot a one-day total of 449. Jones shot a 108 and was followed closely by freshman MacKenzie Erskine (109). Freshmen Kealan Beevers (110), and Madison Masters (122), and senior Skye Loper (123) round out the team. Participating as individual medalists were freshman Rylee Goodman (132) and senior Kylee Masters (149).  

 

Thu
07
Apr

First Annual Battin’ for Bradley

Last Sunday, friends, family and lovers of softball and baseball gathered to compete in the First Annual Battin’ for Bradley event. The day proved to be eventful and successful as the young and not so young participated in the hit-a-thon and home run derby competition to honor the late Bradley J. Swick.    

 

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Thu
07
Apr

Lady Goats come back to crush Mexia 12-7

The Lady Goats got off to a slow start Saturday morning, but it didn’t take long for the offense to get going despite Mexia holding on to a 7-4 lead heading into the bottom of the fifth. That’s when Groesbeck took charge and scored six runs to move out on top, 10-5, and added two more runs in the sixth to defeat the Ladycats 12-7, picking up their third district win of the season.  

 

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Thu
31
Mar

7th Grade Boys Track Results

Journal Staff Report
The seventh grade Goats track team won first place at the Cougar Relays held in Leon last week. The boy’s team finished with an overall total of 108 points.
Highlights from the meet for Groesbeck showed Jordan Dawes finishing first in the shot put, while teammate Jessie Salinas took first place in the long jump.
The 4x100 and 4x200 meter relay teams of John Reed, Zach Wilson, Salinas and Dawes finished first in both races, while the team of Reed, Wilson, Salinas and Christian Thomas also placed first in the 4x400 meter relay.
Here are the results for the seventh grade team.

Thu
31
Mar

Lady Goats fall to Madisonville last week

Journal Staff Report
After starting the district season 2-0, hard times fell upon the Groesbeck Lady Goats in Week 2 as they fell to Madisonville at home last Tuesday, 16-1, and lost a one-run game to Fairfield on the road Thursday, 4-3.
Madison Waddle and Ashley Ramirez both went 2-2 at the plate in the game with Madisonville, with Waddle scoring the run and Ramirez picking up the RBI.
Macie Berry had one hit in the game, a double and Katie Reeves also had one hit for the Lady Goats.
Reeves and Dani Morgan split pitching duties for Groesbeck Tuesday night.
In Fairfield, the Lady Eagles jumped out to a 2-0 lead at the end of the first inning of play, but Groesbeck bounced back in the fifth to score three runs and move ahead by one, 3-2.

Thu
31
Mar

Jr. High girls bring back fi rst and second place trophies

Journal Staff Report

Thu
31
Mar

Goats battle Eagles last week, face Blackcats Friday night

By Todd Boyd
Special to the Journal

Thu
31
Mar

Goat Track Results

Journal Staff Report

Great outing for the Groesbeck boy’s track team this past Thursday as the varsity Goats captured second place at the Leon Track Meet and the junior varsity team finished in fourth.
Some of the highlights from the varsity team showed Jarrius Washington coming away with two first place finishes in both the high jump and triple jump. Carter Devrow placed first in both the 1600 meter run and 3200 meter run.
Groesbeck’s 4x100 meter relay and 4x200 meter relay teams of Branden Canady, Mike Jones, Jacoby Fortson and Jarrius Washington took second place in both races. Traeton Turrubiarte finished second in the 800 meter run.
In JV action, Mason Carpenter also placed second in the 800 meter run.
Here are the results for the Goats from the meet.

Thu
31
Mar

Baseball/Softball Standings

Journal Staff Report

Current 18-4A baseball and softball standings (as of 3-24-16)
Baseball
Madisonville (2-0, 9-10-1)
Palestine (1-0, 6-7)
Groesbeck (1-1, 10-8)
Fairfield (0-1, 1-12)
Mexia (0-2, 10-5)

District schedule
April 1
Palestine at Fairfield, 7 p.m.
Mexia at Groesbeck, 7 p.m.
Madisonville (Bye)

April 5
Fairfield at Madisonville, 7 p.m.
Groesbeck at Palestine, 7 p.m.
Mexia (Bye)

Softball
Madisonville (3-0, 18-6-1)
Fairfield (2-1, 6-11)
Groesbeck (2-2, 5-18-1)
Mexia (1-2, 9-11-2)
Palestine (0-3, 3-12)

District schedule
April 1
Mexia at Groesbeck, 7 p.m.
Palestine at Fairfield, 7 p.m.
Madisonville (Bye)

April 5
Fairfield at Madisonville, 7 p.m.
Groesbeck at Palestine, 7 p.m.
Mexia (Bye)

Thu
31
Mar

Groesbeck held Invitational at GISD courts

Journal Staff Report
Groesbeck’s tennis team had several outstanding performances during last week’s Invitational held here at the high school tennis courts, taking first place in a number of matches.
In girl’s doubles, the team of Jennifer Abshire and Josie Wells finished the day in first place.
Mixed doubles partners Sarah Thompson and Noah Santa Cruz also captured first place by tournament’s end.
The boy’s doubles team of brother duo Jason and Michael Loyd remained undefeated on the season after knocking off their competition to take the first place prize.
Adalia Brixen finished second in girl’s singles, Shelby Sanders placed second in girl’s singles, along with teammate Kaytlin Cox finishing in fourth in singles play and Keenan Zhao took second place in boy’s singles.

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