It is always difficult when all the competition ends abruptly and all of a sudden there are no more practices to prepare for the next game. This is especially true when everyone had aspirations of going further in the competition until someone throws a curveball and ends that aspiration.
The BHS 7 on 7 football squad earned a spot in the state tournament by winning the recent qualifier event held in Graham going a perfect 4 -0 on the day. This makes only the second time BHS has made it to the state tournament and it has been 22 years since the first time in 1999. The coaching staff and players look forward to their opportunity and continue to work hard leading up to the statewide event.
After the first game in the Bi-District shootout, the Bucks led winning the first game, (15-5). The Bucks led all the way with Camden Escalon as the winning pitcher with 7 strikeouts and gave up 4 hits for 5 runs. The Early Longhorns challenged the Bucks in the fifth inning with 5 runs, but the Bucks prevailed, (15-5).
The Breckenridge Bucks varsity baseball squad needed a non-conference challenging game and the 4A Graham Steers were also looking for a seasoned opponent to help them prepare for their Bi-District showdown game against Gatesville. Both Breckenridge and Graham were slated to play their first Bi-District games on Friday, May 7.
Breckenridge High School will send two athletes to the Texas State Track Meet in Austin on May 7-8. Kylee Willis placed 2nd in the High Jump at 5’ 4,” which qualified her to compete at the Texas State Track Meet in Austin. Additionally, she placed 4th in the Long Jump at 17’ 9.25”. Unfortunately, she had jumped over 18’ in prior competition in Area to qualify for the Regional Meet. Willis placed 5th in the 200 Meter Dash in 26.04 seconds. Willis was also on the 4x100 Meter Relay team which placed 9th and included Shayli Harrison, Haylie Mendoza and Jessi Warren. The alternate for that team was Zaea Ragle.