Archive - Sports Article
June 2nd, 2014
Sweetwaterâ€™s Greg Aiken has been chosen by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association to play in an upcoming all-star game this summer.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Abby Garcia has been named to the all-District 4-3A second team in softball as an outfielder. She is a sophomore. Also, junior Cierra Knox and sophomore Naomi Gonzales both received all-district honora-ble mention.
Five senior boys athletes from Sweetwater High School were nominees for the title of â€śMr. Mustang.â€ť Pictured (from left) are Marquees Jenkins, Stephen May, Kaleb Hoover, Dylan Bennett and Andrew Davis.
Hoover (center) won the honor. He was an all-district performer in three sports â€” baseball, basketball and football â€” this past year.
Several Blackwell High School athletes were given top awards at a year-end sports banquet that was held May 22.
Jayden Jones and Matthew Lowry were the co-recipients for outstanding boys athlete at Blackwell this past school year and Brooklyn Harris was outstanding girls athlete.
Mason Magness was the top male scholar athlete and also received the boys Fighting Hornet award. Receiving the girls Fighting Hornet award was Shianne Solis, while Halee Sanderson was the top female scholar athlete.
Front row seated from left, Jadyn Forbes, Zachary Flores, Roman Lopez; middle row kneeling, Ezra Martinez, Brendin Atkins, Corbin Gomez, Tucker Adkins; back row standing, manager James Flores, Christian Reid, Chase Soles, Tayton Thompson, Ethan Mendoza, coach Toby Forbes. Not pictured are coach Ron Atkins and player Wayland Smith.
Front row seated from left, Logan Thompson, Matthew Pena, Trey Jimenez; middle row, Hector Leyva, Blade Wood, Hunter Zientek, Brennan Faucett, Reese Kiser; back row, coach Bandera Wood, Jacob Stegge, Leo Holsey, Jacob Rosas, Jose (Angel) Vasquez, coach Tommy Wood. Not pictured is manager Tim Holsey.
Front row kneeling from left, Antonio Ramirez, Rylan Hayes, Reese Hayes, Seth Garcia, Ethan Boswell; back row, coach Kelly Andrus, Blake Andrus, Jacob Cunningham, Antonio Heredia, manager Randall Rea, Gavin Reyes, Austin Moreland, coach Ramon Granado. Not pictured is player Xavier Frith.
Front row seated from left, Ayden Rosas, Brady Faucett, Hector Medina; middle row kneeling, Jarren Hernandez, Darian Carr, Andres Neri, Elijah Kent; back row standing, manager Derek Carr, Brett Buckner, Markus Meneses, Carl Settle, coach Harry Rotan, Sam Spaulding, Daiman Atkins, coach Mark Meneses.
Front row seated from left, Ethan Cortez, Junior Martinez, Jacob Roden; middle row kneeling, Thomas Hernandez, Andy Hermosillio, Marquess Jones, Skyler Painter; back row, manager Benny Hernandez, Jonathan Sanchez, Ector Martinez, Rylen Moncada, coach Tony Roden. Not pictured is coach Roman Moncada.
Sweetwater Little League had a total of nine teams playing at single-elimination District 5 tournaments that got under way Saturday at Abilene, Clyde or Snyder with four age divisions.
Sweetwater will be repre-sented by three teams each in Minor League (ages 9-10) and Major League (ages 11-12), plus two Junior League teams (ages 13-14) and one Senior League team (ages 15-16). All of the teams will be trying to reach the district championship games that will be played later this week to end the regular season, with all-star action still to come.