Archive - Sports Article
February 29th, 2012
After a season-opening tie at San Angelo Lake View and splitting four games this past weekend at Lake Viewâ€™s tournament, Sweetwater almost overcame two six-run deficits Tuesday against 5A San Angelo Central in the Mustangsâ€™ home open-er. But the Bobcats held off a serious threat in the sixth inning, and held off another potential rally in the seventh for a 10-6 victory.
Sweetwater trailed 10-4 when Stephen May tripled with two outs to score Shawn Campbell and Cole Maxwell in the sixth inning and chase Centralâ€™s starting pitcher Jake Butler.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s softball team is back on the road for a game at Merkel at 4 p.m. today.
Sweetwater is 6-2 overall after winning two of its three games at Sweetwaterâ€™s tournament. The Lady Mus-tangs began their event with a 13-2 win over Perryton this past Friday at the Jerry Collins Complex, lost to Clyde 8-5 later that day and beat Colorado City 6-3 in their final game Saturday.
The Sweetwater High School girls golf team shot a two-day total of 776 at the Sweetwater Classic for a third-place finish this past weekend.
Only Abilene High (707) and Abi-lene Cooper (719) finished ahead of Sweetwater, which was in fourth place after an opening 385 on Friday but moved up one position on Saturday after a finishing 391. Jim Ned (793) and Wylie (801) completed the top five, while Sweetwaterâ€™s No. 2 team shot 866 to place eighth and the No. 3 team shot 951 to place 12th among the 14 teams in the field.
After today, the Sweetwa-ter baseball team finally says goodbye to San Angelo.
Following a season-opening tie at Class 4A San Angelo Lake View and a split of its four games at Lake Viewâ€™s tournament this past week, the Mustangs will host the Class 5A San Angelo Central Bobcats at 7 p.m. today at Newman Park.
A total of 24 high school powerlifters from Sweetwater â€” 10 girls and 14 boys â€” advanced to regional competition when Sweetwater hosted the final qualifying meet on Feb. 18.
The 10 girls qualifiers â€” representing every Sweetwater powerlifters who competed at Sweetwaterâ€™s meet â€” are Joslyn Rosas, Loni Mendez, Lexi Perez, Dana Hohn, Cari Aguilar, Kimmie Lomas, Allie Zavaleta, Bri Painter, Valerie Zavaleta and Alexis Thompson. This yearâ€™s girls regional meet will be held Saturday in Monahans.
MONDAY, FEB. 27
Sweetwater JV at Hawley, 6 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity girls at Brownwood tournament.
Highland junior high teams at Westbrook meet.
TUESDAY, FEB. 28
Sweetwater varsity hosts San Angelo Central, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams host Anson, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
THURSDAY, MARCH 1
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park.
Sweetwater JV at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater varsity at Big Spring tournament.
Sweetwater JV at Eula tournament.
Roscoe junior high teams at Roby meet.
Here are Friday and Saturday scores from the Sweetwater High School softball tournament that was held at Jerry Collins Complex:
Clyde 15, Anson 3
Colorado City 9, Winters 1
Hawley 16, Post 0
Hawley 8, Colorado City 2
Clyde 8, Sweetwater 5
Sweetwater 13, Perryton 2
Post 12, Winters 3
Colorado City JV 8, Clyde JV 2
Sweetwater 6, Colorado City 3
Post 9, Anson 5 (consolation semifinal)
Merkel 15, Hamlin 0 (consolation semifinal)
Hawley 9, Clyde 8 (championship semifinal)
Eula 3, Hawley JV 2 (championship semifinal)
Merkel 15, Post 0 (consolation championship)
Here are Thursday's scores from the Sweetwater High School softball tournament being held at Jerry Collins Complex:
Eula 10, Colorado City JV 6
Roby 25, Hamlin 5
Colorado City JV 16, Hamlin 0
Hawley JV 2, Merkel 1
Clyde 19, Perryton 0
Eula 5, Roby 0
Hawley JV 2, Perryton 1
Merkel 14, Clyde JV 0
THURSDAY, FEB. 23
Sweetwater varsity at San Angelo Lake View tournament.
Sweetwater JV at Big Spring tournament.
Sweetwater varsity hosts tournament (all games played at the Jerry Collins Complex).
Sweetwater JV teams at Midland tournament.
FRIDAY, FEB. 24
Sweetwater varsity at Lake View tournament.
Sweetwater JV at Big Spring tournament.
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls teams host tournament (Sweetwater Golf Classic at Sweetwater Country Club).
Sweetwater varsity boys at Abilene Wylieâ€™s one-day tournament.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s three-day softball tournament begins today at the Jerry Collins Complex with eight games on the schedule. However, the host team â€” off to an impressive 4-1 start after beating Clyde, 4-3, on Tuesday in Clyde â€” will get the day off before playing its first tournament game at 5:30 p.m. Friday.