Archive - Apr 17, 2013 - Sports Article

Mustangs end playoff drought, grab outright lead with 10-5 win

April 17, 2013

MONAHANS — For the first time since 2004, Sweetwater’s baseball team is in the Class 3A playoffs.
But wait, there’s more.
After Tuesday’s 10-5 win at Monahans — coupled with Snyder’s 7-4 victory over Wylie — the Mustangs find themselves all alone atop District 4-3A.
But it took a late rally for Sweetwater (7-1) to defeat Monahans, which had taken a 5-4 lead in the bottom of the sixth and was just three outs from an upset victory.

Local sports calendar

April 17, 2013

Schedules are
subject to change
WEDNESDAY,
APRIL 17
Track
Blackwell will host area meet (Blackwell, Highland and Roscoe qualifiers will be at this meet) starting at 1 p.m.
FRIDAY, APRIL 19
Track
Sweetwater qualifiers will be competing at area meet in Pecos.
SATURDAY, APRIL 20
Baseball
Sweetwater JV will host Abilene Wylie, 1 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will host Wylie, 4 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and JV host Wylie at 1 and 3 p.m., respectively.

Lady Mustangs rally, but lose on walk-off hit in the 7th

April 17, 2013

MONAHANS — Sweet-water’s softball team came into Monahans on Friday having clinched a playoff berth, but still with a chance to claim at least a share of the District 4-3A title.
And after rallying from an early four-run deficit to tie the game at 4-4, the Lady Mustangs’ dream was still alive. But missed opportunities to take the lead led to a disappointing finish, as Monahans scored the winning run in the seventh inning on a walk-off single to claim a 5-4 victory.

SMS tennis tourney results

April 17, 2013

Here are results from the Sweetwater Middle School tennis tournament:
Draw A girls doubles
Gisela Solano and Serena Flores won their first match before losing to the eventual tournament runnerup.
Draw A boys singles
Blake Armstrong was eliminated in the semifinals of the consolation bracket; Ty Casto reached the semifinals of the winners bracket before losing to the eventual tournament champion.
Draw B boys singles
Josh Browning lost his first match, but won his next three to take the consolation medal.
Draw A girls singles

District 4-3A standings

April 17, 2013

DISTRICT 4-3A BASEBALL
Sweetwater 7-1
Wylie 6-2
Big Spring 4-4
Snyder 4-4
Greenwood 2-6
Monahans 1-7
Tuesday’s results
Sweetwater 10, Monahans 5; Greenwood 5, Big Spring 2; Snyder 7, Wylie 4.
DISTRICT 4-3A
SOFTBALL
Snyder 8-1
Sweetwater 6-3
Big Spring 4-5
Greenwood 4-5
Monahans 3-6
Wylie 2-7
Tuesday’s results
Monahans 5, Sweetwater 4; Greenwood 2, Big Spring 1; Snyder 11, Wylie 2.

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