Archive - Mar 2013 - Sports Article

March 21st

SHS girls 4th at Lamesa

March 21, 2013

Elise Lawrence and Amy Witt recorded top-10 medalist finishes in leading the Sweetwater High School girls golf team to a fourth-place finish at the Lamesa Invitational tournament that was held Monday.
Lawrence (83) tied for fifth place among medalists and Witt (85) was seventh for Sweetwater, which shot a one-day 369 total. Corynn Martin (100), Kala Wofford (101) and Alexis Castillo (111) also played for the Lady Mustangs.

Reds win Abilene tourney

March 21, 2013

The Sweetwater Reds baseball team recently won a 13-and-under tournament held in Abilene. The team includes, back row from left are Kiante McCoy, Jordan McGee, Chris Thompson, Mason Maxwell, Andrew Melendez; front row, Tristan Longoria, Ky Hoover, Taiden Smith, Kobe Clark and Nicholas Figueroa.

March 20th

Local sports calendar

March 20, 2013

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20
Golf
Sweetwater JV and varsi-ty girls will play at Lamesa tournament.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams at Maverick Relays in Eastland.
Sweetwater middle school teams are at Badger Relays, Merkel.
Roscoe junior high teams at Roby meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Big Spring, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and JV at Big Spring at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Monahans tournament.
Track
Highland and Blackwell varsity and junior high teams at meets in Trent.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Mustangs hold off Rangers to pick up win in 4-3A opener

March 20, 2013

The home field has been kind to Sweetwater’s base-ball team this year, and the Mustangs took advantage of those familiar surroundings to win their District 4-3A opener on Tuesday against Midland Greenwood.
Despite being out-hit 7-6, Sweetwater prevailed 4-3 as the Mustangs (9-10 overall) scratched out a 4-1 lead through five innings and held on in improving their home record to 7-1.
Sweetwater, which never trailed, used its small-ball abilities to take a 2-0 lead in the second inning and added single tallies in the fourth and fifth innings.

SW falls victim to GW rally in 5-2 defeat

March 20, 2013

After a district-opening win over Snyder four days earlier, the Sweetwater softball team had another chance to make a big statement in the early 4-3A race when it hosted Midland Greenwood on Tuesday.
And the Lady Mustangs looked ready to do that over the first five innings as senior pitcher Maty Montgomery pitched a shutout while Sweetwater opened a 2-0 lead at the Jerry Collins Complex.

March 19th

Lady Mustangs honored

March 19, 2013

The 2011-12 Sweetwater High School softball team was honored prior to Friday’s District 4-3A opener against Snyder for becoming the first team to make the playoffs in 15 years.
Returning lettermen posed with this flag that honored the team for bringing back the Lady Mustang softball program’s winning tradition. Pictured here standing from left are Kendra Crosson, Kelsi Crosson, Maty Montgomery, Angela Garza, Megan Holsey, Jerren Villa, Keyli Turner and Suede Shirley.

SHS girls compete at state meet in C-Christi

March 19, 2013

Sweetwater High School athletes Ashley Lara and Alexis Thompson competed at the Class 3A girls state powerlifting meet that was held in Corpus Christi this past weekend. Both were making their first state ap-pearance.
Lara lifted a total of 620 pounds in the three categories — squat, bench press and dead lift — to place 14th in the 198-pound division while Thompson lifted a total of 520 pounds in the 114-pound weight division to place 19th.

March 18th

Weekly sports calendar

March 18, 2013

MONDAY, MARCH 18
Baseball
Sweetwater JV at Midland Greenwood (district opener), 6 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 19
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Midland Greenwood (district opener), 7 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater varsity boys at Lamesa tournament.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams will host Midland Greenwood at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20
Golf
Sweetwater JV and varsi-ty girls will play at Lamesa tournament.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams at Maverick Relays in Eastland.
Sweetwater middle school teams are at Badger Relays, Merkel.

SW uses big inning to to win district opener

March 18, 2013

A flag honoring the 2012 Sweetwater softball team for making the playoffs was unveiled in a brief pre-game ceremony on Friday at the Jerry Collins Complex.
Then it was the 2013 Lady Mustangs’ turn to make a impression, and they were up to the challenge in their District 4-3A opener against Snyder.
After falling behind 2-0, Sweetwater sent 14 batters to the plate in the bottom of the second inning against three pitchers and scored 10 runs to take a commanding 10-2 lead. After that, it was just a matter of bringing it home as the Lady Mustangs held on for an 11-8 victory.

Mustangs defeat ex-district foe in final tuneup for 4-3A

March 18, 2013

After a lackluster effort one day earlier at Lubbock Estacado, the Sweetwater baseball team got back into the win column at home Friday when it faced former district rival Brownwood.
The Mustangs got an ex-cellent pitching effort from sophomore J.P. Poe in their final non-district game in beating the Lions, 5-3, at Newman Park. They also overcame a shaky defensive outing as they had six errors in the contest.

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