Archive - Apr 22, 2011 - Sports Article

Mustangs finish year at B-Spring

April 22, 2011

Two teams who haven’t had much go right for them since the start of district play — Sweetwater and Big Spring — wrap up their seasons at 7 p.m. today in Big Spring with little more than pride at stake.
Sweetwater brings a 1-6 record into today’s finale, but the win came over Big Spring, which has yet to claim a victory in its seven district games.
The Mustangs won, 3-2, in Sweetwater on April 5 as Kris Mayes threw his second career no-hitter.

SW’s Mercer going to state

April 22, 2011

LUBBOCK — After failing to make it to state in his two previous oppor-tunities, the third time was finally a charm for Sweetwater’s Ryan Mercer at the Region I-3A golf tournament.
On Thursday, Mercer claimed a state berth as he shot 75 for a 147 total, finishing second among all medalists — just three behind Hunter Wade of Perryton — but with the best two-day score of any medalist not on one of the top two teams.
This year’s Class 3A boys state tournament will be held May 12-13 at Austin’s Roy Kizer Golf Course.

Four area players, one coach are All-Big Country

April 22, 2011

Four Nolan County area high school basketball play-ers and one Nolan County coach have been given All-Big Country recognition by the Abilene Reporter-News.
Highland’s Ryan Dollar was named the Class 1A, Division II girls coach of the year, and Roscoe’s Caden Smith was a second-team pick for the All-Big Country boys Super Team.
Highland’s Callie Sand-usky and Sweetwater’s Alicia Finn were named to the girls second team in Class 1A, Division II and Class 3A, respectively. Also, Highland’s Sierra Allen received girls honorable mention in Class 1A, D-II.

Roscoe qualifies four for regionals

April 22, 2011

HAMLIN — Roscoe’s four regional track qualifiers in early May will include a pair of athletes who will compete in mul-tiple events after earning top-four finishes at the recent area track meet.
Caden Smith will com-pete in the Class 1A boys discus and shot put as well as in the 110 hurdles, while Jacinda Morales is going to regionals in the girls 800 and 1600.

Blackwell sends trio to area meet

April 22, 2011

Blackwell had three ath-letes who recently qualified for the area track meet held in Trent.
They were Mason Mag-ness in the boys pole vault, Mark Monroe in the boys 110 hurdles and Kaitlyn Gaston in the girls long jump and 100 dash.
However, none of the three athletes was able to advance to the regional track meet, which is scheduled for May 2-3 at Abilene Christian University.

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