Archive - Mar 14, 2013 - Sports Article
Sweetwater High School tennis player Zac Bax makes a face while hitting a return.
Bax and Bryan Vause teamed up for a second-place finish in boys â€˜Aâ€™ doubles at Brownwood while Michael Redondo and Brandon Howell teamed up to win consolation in boys â€˜Bâ€™ doubles.
Also, Tyler Stacy was second in boys â€˜Câ€™ singles at Brownwood and Victoria Carly was second in girls â€˜Câ€™ singles.
Alexis Thompson and Ashley Lara of Sweetwater will compete at the girls state powerlifting meet on Saturday after both of them placed second at regionals. The state meet will be in Corpus Christi.
Thompson lifted a total of 515 pounds to finish second in the 114-pound class at the regional meet in Fort Stockton. Lara lifted a total of 630 pounds in the 198-pound class.
Both are making their first trip to the state meet for Sweetwater.
Donald Baker of Sweet-water will compete at the boys state meet to be held March 23 in Abilene. He will be competing in the 148-pound weight class.
Sweetwater had a number of JV athletes compete at its Rattlesnake Relays meet this past Thursday.
The JV boys scored 139 points to finish second to San Angelo Centralâ€™s 234.
Jonathan Browning won three events as he placed first in the 100 dash (11.16), triple jump (38-5 1/2) and and high jump (6-0), while Deshaun Williams won the long jump (18-8 1/2).
Browning and Williams were also on the Mustangsâ€™ first-place 400 relay (47.16), as were Marquees Jenkins and Austin Kamer.
The Sweetwater boys golf team shot a one-day 339 total to place fifth out of 20 teams at Seminoleâ€™s tourn-ament.
Alex Castillo (80) was 12th among medalists. Also on Sweetwaterâ€™s team were Michael Hunt (85), Mason Andrews (86), Mic-hael Hazard (88) and Mark Lawrence (112).
The next tournament for Sweetwater will be held in Lamesa on March 19.