Archive - Sports Article
April 1st, 2013
Sweetwater is tied for sixth place after shooting a 352 during the first 18-hole leg of the boys district tournament at Snyder.
Sweetwater has two of the 12 teams that teed off at the Western Texas College Course on Thursday. The second leg of the tourna-ment is this Friday at Abi-leneâ€™s Maxwell Course.
Big Spring leads with a 301 total followed by Wylie (309), Snyder (312), Sny-der No. 2 (341) and Wylie No. 2 (342). Greenwood and Sweetwater both shot 352 in the first round.
Members of the Sweetwater Young Guns, a select travel team, are shown posing with their plaques after winning the championship at the Abilene Diamond Classic tournament that was held March 16-17 as part of Texas USSSA Baseball.
Pictured are, front row from left, Darian Carr, Rylan Hayes, Reese Hayes, Jacob Roden; middle row, Rylen Moncada, Daiman Atkins, Antonio Heredia, Blake Andrus, Austin Moreland, Xavier Rodela; and top row, coaches Randall Rea, Tony Roden and Kelly Andrus.
ABILENE â€” After a split decision Thursday at Wylie, Sweetwaterâ€™s softball and baseball teams both share the lead in District 4-3A â€” and nothing will change un-til at least next Friday.
The Lady Mustang soft-ball team (4-1) won 7-3 to remain in a tie for first place with Snyder in the district at the halfway point.
But the Mustang baseball team (3-1) lost, 14-7, to fall out of undisputed first place and into a three-way tie with Big Spring and Wylie.
The next action for Sweet-waterâ€™s teams will be April 5 at Snyder. The district is taking a break due to student testing next week.
THURSDAY, MARCH 28
Sweetwater JV will host Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity and JV boys will play the first of three 18-hole legs of district tournament at Snyder (ori-ginally set for March 26).
Sweetwater varsity and JV at Wylie at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater varsity at Snyder tournament.
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams at Badger Relays in Merkel.
Sweetwater middle school teams will be at Big Spring meet.
Roscoe junior high teams at Roby meet.
Blackwell varsity teams host meet.
Maty Montgomery throws a pitch for Sweetwater during Tuesdayâ€™s district game against Monahans.
Montgomery gave up just four hits and also had an RBI single at the plate as the Lady Mustangs won, 6-2, to move into a three-way tie for the District 4-3A lead with Snyder and Greenwood.
Sweet-water goes at 0-4 Wylie at 4:30 p.m. today to wrap up the first half of district play. Also, Sweetwaterâ€™s baseball team â€” which is off to a 3-0 start in district after beating Monahans 11-1 on Tuesday â€” will be playing at 2-1 Wylie with its game also set for 4:30 p.m.
At Merkel meet
held March 21
7TH GRADE GIRLS
400 relay â€” 4th (Sonora Medellin, Jaelynn Page, Jessica Poe, Angela Blueford)
800 â€” Alexe Alcala 10th
800 relay â€” 4th (Sonora Medellin, Jaelynn Page, Jessica Poe, Angela Blueford)
400 â€” Alexe Alcala 10th; Alex Perez 1st; Katy Nixon 2nd
1600 relay â€” 3rd
8TH GRADE GIRLS
400 relay â€” 1st (Stephanie Castillo, Lauren Jones, Rhylee Meneses, Davina Walker)
800 â€” Kaitlyn Foster 7th; Robbie Hannah 10th; Jennifer Medellin 9th
100 hurdles â€” Lauren Jones 2nd; Stephanie Castillo 3rd
(Highland and Roscoe
girls and boys)
Team totals â€” 2. Highland 97; 10. Roscoe 37.
High jump â€” 3. Hannah Allen, Highland, 5-0.
3200 â€” 3. Amber Craig, Roscoe, 15:21.20.
800 â€” 1. Kelsi Johns, High-land, 2:38.57; 3. Kristen Har-ris, Highland, 2:52.24.
100 hurdles â€” 1. Beth Richburg, Highland, 17.20; 2. Olivia Saddler, Roscoe, 17.21.
800 relay â€” 3. Highland 1:56.99.
400 â€” 2. Lora Stewart, Highland, 1:08.02.
300 hurdles â€” 2. Beth Richburg, Highland, 51.20.
1600 relay â€” 1. Highland 4:36.59; 2. Roscoe 4:41.31.
Team totals â€” 4. Highland 62; 6. Roscoe 53.5.
Richard Linebaugh of Sweetwater was the overall winner when he competed in the Steam-N-Wheels Bike Race and Fun Ride this past Saturday in Abilene.
Linebaugh, 48, completed the 48-mile race in two hours, four minutes and 52.53 seconds.
Another Sweetwater resident, 32-year-old David King, was 16th with a time of two hours, 12 minutes and 2.22 seconds.
More than 200 bikers from Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma participated in the 21st annual event.
The Sweetwater baseball team has been doing a lot of things right since district play began. The Mustangs are now 3-0 after Tuesdayâ€™s 11-1 victory over Monahans.
That, along with a 10-9 Snyder win over Wylie, has vaulted Sweetwater to the top of the 4-3A standings.
Sweetwater leads Big Spring â€” which shut out Greenwood 10-0 â€” Wylie and Snyder by a game as all of those teams are 2-1 in the district while Greenwood and Monahans are 0-3.
But there are still seven games left, and the Mus-tangsâ€™ hold on first place is about to get a severe test.
Sweetwater did its part on Tuesday to remain in the thick of the District 4-3A softball chase, defeating Monahans 6-2 at the Jerry Collins Complex.
And with an assist from Big Spring, the Lady Mus-tangs are now in a three-way tie for the district lead.
Big Spring threw the 4-3A race into chaos by beating Greenwood 3-1, while Sny-der was a 15-0 winner over last-place Wylie. Sweetwa-ter, Greenwood and Snyder are now all 3-1, just ahead of 2-2 Big Spring with six games left to play.