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March 5th, 2013
The Sweetwater softball team was 4-3 at Big Springâ€™s recent tournament. Sweetwater (13-8) was third in the Silver bracket, beating Colorado City and Lamesa, plus Westbrook and Jim Ned in pool play.
Against Colorado City, both Suede Shirley and Abby Garcia hit inside-the-park home runs to highlight an 11-6 win, while pitcher Maty Montgomery allowed just one hit in the teamâ€™s 6-1 win over Lamesa.
Sweetwaterâ€™s girls golf team shot scores of 377 and 368 for a 745 total this past weekend at the Region I-3A preview tournament held at Lubbockâ€™s Shadow Hills Golf Course to place fifth out of 11 teams.
Sweetwater barely beat out Seminole and Pecos, who shot 746 and 747, re-spectively.
Andrews shot 612 to place first among all teams at the event followed by Snyder (654), Monahans (679), Wolfforth Frenship (682) and Sweetwater.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s tennis team played teams from Fabens, Shallowater and Midland Greenwood at the Region I-3A team tournament that was held this past weekend in the Midland-Odessa area.
Sweetwater lost all three matches as it fell to Fabens 10-4, lost to Shallowater 10-6 and was defeated by Midland Greenwood 10-3.
The next action for Sweetwater will be at Brownwoodâ€™s one-day tour-nament this Thursday.
Sweetwater will then be idle until March 22, when it plays at Monahansâ€™ one-day tournament.
FABENS 10,SWEETWATER 4
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s track teams competed at Snyder this past week.The varsity girls had 55 points for a third-place finish, while the varsity boys had 44 points and placed fifth.
The boysâ€™ 800 relay of Bobby Soto, Kaleb Hoover, Isaiah McGee and Nick Nemir was second (1:34.4); the 400 relay of Nemir, McGee, Kris Duran and Marquees Jenkins was fourth (45.5); the sprint medley of Soto, Duran, Hoover and Quentin Wetsel was fifth; and the mile relay of Jenkins, McGee, Soto and Hoover placed fourth.
Here are top-three results for Roscoeâ€™s varsity track athletes at their recent meet in Rotan.
More complete results for Roscoe at the meet will run as soon they become available.
Discus â€” Perez 3rd (84-9)
3200 â€” Solis 3rd (15:08)
400 relay â€” Roscoe 3rd (55.65)
100 hurdles â€” Olivia Saddler 1st (17.73); Torrey Willman 3rd (18.03)
300 hurdles â€” Saddler 3rd (56.0)
1600 relay â€” Roscoe 3rd (4:43.34)
High jump â€” Shelton Tolliver 2nd (5-10)
3200 â€” Leanos 1st (11:18.63); Luis Villa 2nd (11:29.31)
The Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park which ended Saturday produced both good news and bad news for the host team.
The good news: Sweet-water went 3-1, equalling the best record among the six teams in the event. Wall and Ranger Junior Collegeâ€™s JV were also 3-1. However, a total of three players were injured at the Classic during the weekend as well.
After an 8-7 win Thurs-day over Clyde, Sweetwater (7-4) beat Wall 9-4 Friday. On Saturday, it defeated Pampa 6-2 in the morning before losing 7-4 in its final game to Ranger Junior Col-legeâ€™s JV team.
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.