Archive - Mar 9, 2012 - Sports Article
Note: Some of the events listed may have been cancelled after the newspaper went to press today due to bad weather.
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
Sweetwater varsity at Abilene tournament has been cancelled due to rain and cold weather.
Sweetwater boys qual-ifiers will compete at Region I, Division 2 meet in Sundown.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Vernon, 4 p.m. (cancelled due to rain and cold weather).
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys at Big Spring Invitational meet (cancelled due to rain and cold weather).
Highlandâ€™s Sierra Allen has been named the all-District 11-1A, Division II MVP, while teammate Kara Hughey also was named to the all-district team and three other Highland players â€” Beth Richburg, Lora Stewart and Megan Thompson â€” got all-district honorable mention.
In addition, Allen received an even bigger honor as she was named first team all-state by the Texas Six-Man Coaches Association. Allen and Hughey have also both been named first team all-region by the Texas Six-Man Coaches Association.
Four girls will be repre-senting Sweetwater High School on March 17 at the state powerlifting meet in Corpus Christi after top-two finishes at regionals.
Loni Mendez, Joslyn Rosas, Cari Aguilar and Lexie Perez will go to state after qualifying at the regional meet held in Monahans, while Alexis Thompson qualified as a state alternate after garnering a third-place regional finish.
A total of 17 powerlifters â€” 14 from Sweetwater and another three from Roscoe â€” will represent Nolan County at Region I boys meets that are being held in Sundown this weekend.
Here are Sweetwater JV boys and girlsâ€™ track results from their season-opening meet at Snyder this past Friday:
100 â€“ Jay Lomas 4th (11.72)
200 â€” Jay Lomas 5th (24.90)
400 â€” Marquees Jenkins 4th (58.07); Quentin Wet-sel 5th (59.95)
800 â€” Zach Carrasco 6th (2:26.62)
1600 â€” Colton Scott 4th (5:53.30)
400 relay â€” 6th (51.13)
Shot put â€” Keagan Jef-frey 4th (30-7 1/2); Angel Caballero 5th (29-1 1/2)
100 â€“ Christen Gutierrez 6th (15.49)
200 â€” Christen Gutierrez 4th (32.32)
Shot put â€” Zanesha Col-lins 2nd (25-5); Sage Nelson 4th (24-3)
Discus â€” Zanesha Collins 2nd (77-8 1/2)