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March 7, 2016
Pirate Baseball  
The Granbury Pirates are off to an incredible start with undefeated showings in two tournaments to begin the 2016 season.
The Pirates started off the Judson/North East ISD tourney held March 4-6 with a 3-2 victory over the Judson Rockets, the host team, followed by Day 2 wins over South San Antonio 5-3 and San Antonio Highlands 10-4. The boys wrapped up the invitational by beating San Antonio Roosevelt 11-4 and Antonian Prep 4-1.
At the Granbury Classic Chevrolet Tournament on February 25-27, the Pirates shut out Fort Worth Western Hills 10-0 in five innings on the opening day. They followed up with strong wins over Brewer 12-5 and Stephenville 17-2. On the final day, a split squad beat Stephenville 4-2 before the whole team regrouped to trounce Sweetwater 10-0 and defeat Fort Worth Country Day 4-1.
The varsity team travels to the Northwest ISD tournament on March 10-12 before opening District 8-5A play versus Burleson on Tuesday, March 15 at Tidwell Field.
Pirate varsity players Rustin Beasley, Nash Buescher, Wesley Case, Bryce Foutz, Landon Gray, Tristan Fallin, Corbin Harris, Matthew Hickey, Hunter Jones, Lachlyn McPhie, Chandler Roop, Daniel Tramel, Chance Turney, Andrew Walters, Landon Weatherly, and Kyler Young.
Head coach Brad Eppler is assisted by Trent Phillips, Greg McCarthy, Danny Guidry, and athletic trainer Andy Rankin.

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