Archive - Mar 2013 - Sports Article
Schedules are subject to change
MONDAY, MARCH 4
Sweetwater JV hosts Abilene High sophomores, 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity vs. Ranger Junior College JV at Ranger, 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater middle school teams will host Greenwood starting at 4 p.m.
Highland junior high teams at season-opening meet in Westbrook.
TUESDAY, MARCH 5
Sweetwater varsity at Andrews, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity boys at Seminole tournament.
Sweetwater JV boys at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater JV girls at Abilene tournament.
BY RON HOWELL
AUSTIN â€” A week earlier, they ruled the court at the Region II-A, Division II basketball tournament in Abilene, winning both of their games by 18 points.
But Highlandâ€™s Lady Hornets met their match Friday in Austin when they faced Saltillo, whose Lady Lions lived up to their No. 1 ranking â€” winning 41-19 in the Class 1A, Division II semifinals to end the greatest Highland girls basketball season ever.
Subject to change
FRIDAY, MARCH 1
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wood Bat Classic at New-man Park high school field.
Sweetwater JV plays at Abilene tournament.
UIL STATE TOURNAMENT
Class 1A, Division II girls state semifinal playoff: Highland vs. Saltillo, 1:30 p.m., University of Texasâ€™ Frank Erwin Center, Austin. Winner will play for title Saturday, March 2 at 7 p.m. at the same location.
Sweetwater varsity boys at Andrews tournament.
Sweetwater varsity girls at regional preview tourna-ment at Lubbockâ€™s Shadow Hills course.
After alternating between blowout wins and close los-ses in its first six games this season, Sweetwaterâ€™s baseball team proved it could win a close game in its Wood Bat Classic opener Thursday against Clyde.
In their 8-7 win at New-man Park, the Mustangs also proved that they could win with eight players.
Letâ€™s get to the first point first.
Sweetwater Little League will have final tryouts on Saturday for those in Farm League (ages 7-8), Minor League (9-10) and Major League (11-12).
Tryouts will be at the Minor League and Farm League fields located just east of the Nolan County Coliseum stock barns.
Tryouts on Saturday for Minor and Farm League will be held from 1-3 p.m. on their respective fields, while Major League will also have its tryouts on Saturday rom 3-5 p.m. on the Minor League field.