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March 5th

‘Stangs travel after going 3-1 at Classic

March 5, 2012

After compiling a 3-1 record during the team’s first homestand of the 2012 baseball season while hosting its Wood Bat Classic, Sweetwater hits the road today for a 7 p.m. game at Midland Greenwood.
After picking up three straight wins at the Classic held at Newman Park by an aggregate score of 28-2, Sweetwater lost in its final game Saturday to the Ran-ger Junior College JV, 12-8.
The Mustangs (5-4-1) started out their tournament Friday with shutout wins over both Post (14-0) and Wall (2-0), then routed Clyde 12-2 Saturday before losing to Ranger’s JV team.

Wood Bat Classic results

March 5, 2012

THURSDAY
Wall 8, Clyde 4
San Angelo Lake View 9, Post 2
Wall 12, San Angelo Lake View 2
Post 17, Clyde 13
FRIDAY
Ranger Junior College JV 13, Post 0
Ranger Junior College JV 6, Wall 3
Sweetwater 14, Post 0
Sweetwater 2, Wall 0
SATURDAY
San Angelo Lake View 13, Clyde 4
Ranger Junior College JV 6, San Angelo Lake View 0
Sweetwater 12 Clyde 2
Ranger Junior College JV 12, Sweetwater 8

Weekly sports calendar

March 5, 2012

MONDAY, MARCH 5
Baseball
Sweetwater JV and varsity at Midland Greenwood, 4:30 and 7 p.m. (Games moved up from Tuesday, March 6 due to TAKS testing for Sweetwater students on Wednesday, March 7).
TUESDAY, MARCH 6
Golf
Sweetwater varsity boys at Seminole tournament.
Sweetwater JV girls at Abilene tournament (Max-well Golf Course).
THURSDAY,
MARCH 8
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity plays at Abilene tournament.
Golf
Sweetwater JV boys at Breckenridge tournament.
Track
Sweetwater middle school teams compete at Clyde meet.
Roscoe junior high teams host meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
Baseball

Mustangs open with two shutouts

March 5, 2012

After being the last school to make an appearance in its Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park, the host Sweetwater baseball team quickly made a strong im-pression Friday with back-to-back shutout wins.
The Mustangs opened by crushing Post 14-0 in their first game, then held off Wall 2-0 to complete the sweep. The victories pushed Sweetwater (4-3-1) over the .500 mark for the first time this season, though they still had two more games on Saturday to wrap up their annual three-day event.

Second place linksters

March 5, 2012

The Sweetwater girls golf team placed second at the Brownwood tournament that was held last week. Pictured from left are team members Molly Fincher, Elise Lawrence, Amy Witt, Haylee Stewart, Rachel Hunt, Alex Gomez and Alexis Castillo.

Lady ‘Stangs 2nd at B’wood tourney

March 5, 2012

The Sweetwater High School girls golf team won second place after firing a one-day 374 total this past Monday at the Brownwood Bluebonnet Invitational.
Sweetwater’s Alex Gomez took second place medalist honors after winning a play-off with Snyder’s Faith Wil-liams and Sabrina Castillo. All three shot 87s at the end of regulation, finishing just two shots behind Kayla Johnson of Wylie.

March 2nd

Local sports calendar

March 2, 2012

FRIDAY, MARCH 2
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park (Sportsman’s Field).
Sweetwater JV at Abilene tournament.
Golf
Sweetwater varsity boys at Andrews tournament.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity at Big Spring tournament.
Sweetwater JV at Eula tournament.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity boys and girls at regional team tournament in Odessa.
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams at Canyon Reef Relays, Snyder.
Blackwell varsity teams will host meet.
Highland varsity teams compete at Sands meet.
SATURDAY, MARCH 3
Baseball

Wood Bat Classic results, schedule

March 2, 2012

at Newman Park
(Sportsman’s Field)
THURSDAY
Wall 8, Clyde 4
San Angelo Lake View 9, Post 2
Wall 12, San Angelo Lake View 2
Post 17, Clyde 13
TODAY
11 a.m. — Ranger Junior College JV vs. Post
1:30 p.m. — Wall vs. Ranger Junior College JV
4 p.m. — Sweetwater vs. Post
6:30 p.m. — Wall vs. Sweetwater
SATURDAY
9 a.m. — San Angelo Lake View vs. Clyde
11:30 a.m. — San Angelo Lake View vs. Ranger Junior College JV
2 p.m. — Sweetwater vs. Clyde
4:30 p.m. — Sweet-water vs. Ranger Junior College JV

Smoltz to be in Hermleigh at baseball field dedication

March 2, 2012

Former Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox pitcher amd current TBS sportscaster John Smoltz will make an appearance at Hermleigh High School on Saturday.
Smoltz will appear for the inauguration of the baseball field, and to speak to the Hermleigh Cardinals baseball and softball athletes and sign autographs.
Gates will open at 1:45 p.m. for the public to view the facilities.
At 2 p.m., Hermleigh ISD superintendent Gary Rotan will welcome and introduce Smoltz, who will sign auto-graphs from 2:15-2:45.

March 1st

Lady ‘Stangs fall at Merkel

March 1, 2012

After taking a break from tournament action Tuesday and losing at Merkel 9-5, the Sweetwater High School softball team began play this morning at a tournament held in Big Spring.
Sweetwater has pool play games today against Clyde, Lubbock Cooper and San Angelo Central before the tournament switches to bracket play Friday. Sweet-water’s first game is against Big Spring’s JV at 9:30 a.m., followed by a game against either Odessa or Midland Christian that afternoon.

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