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March 4th, 2011
Most people who follow baseball would agree that an inside-the-park home run and a no-hitter are two of the most exciting things in the sport.
Sweetwater fans got to see their team pull off both feats against Post in Thursdayâ€™s opening day of the Wood Bat Classic.
Cameron Foxâ€™s inside-the-park homer capped a three-run outburst in the first inning off Postâ€™s Chess Postell. And that was more than enough cushion for Sweetwaterâ€™s freshman hurler Kaleb Hoover, who pitched a no-hitter in his five-inning stint and struck out six in a 7-0 win.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s softball team posed with its plaque after a third-place finish at its tournament this past weekend at Jerry Collins Complex. Pictured are, top row, head coach Steve Roberts; middle row from left, Keyli Turner, Jackie Carey, Taylor McKoy, Morgan Runge, Alicia Finn, Maty Montgomery, Loni Mendez; front row, Kelsi Crosson, Kendra Crosson, Angela Garza, Jerren Villa, Kinsey Browning, Suede Shirley. The Lady Mustangs are 6-3 this season and play at San Angelo Lake View at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
These Sweetwater High School girls have qualified for the Region I powerlifting meet that will be held Saturday at Permian High School in Odessa. From left are Cari Aguilar, Kelsey Painter, Loni Mendez, Lexie Perez, Bri Munoz, Alexis Thompson and Allie Zavaleta.
THURSDAY, MARCH 3
8:30 a.m. â€” Slaton vs. San Angelo Lake View
10:30 a.m. â€” Wall vs. Lamesa
12:30 p.m. â€” Ozona vs. Post
2:30 p.m. â€” Clyde vs. Slaton
4:30 p.m. â€” San Angelo Lake View vs. Wall
6:30 p.m. â€” Lamesa vs. Ozona
8:30 p.m. â€” Post vs. Sweetwater
FRIDAY, MARCH 4
8:30 a.m. â€” Clyde vs. Wall
10:30 a.m. â€” Post vs. San Angelo Lake View
12:30 p.m. â€” Slaton vs. Wall
2:30 p.m. â€” San Angelo Lake View vs. Clyde
4:30 p.m. â€” Lamesa vs. Sweetwater
6:30 p.m. â€” Ozona vs. Slaton
8:30 p.m. â€” Ozona vs. Sweetwater
SATURDAY, MARCH 5
9 a.m. â€” San Angelo Lake View vs. Lamesa
The 2011 season is just five games old. However, the Sweetwater varsity baseball team is already halfway to matching its win total for all of 2010.
Sweetwater (4-1) â€” which will be hosting its three-day Wood Bat Classic tournament starting Thursday at Newman Park â€” captured the championship at San Angelo Lake Viewâ€™s tournament before losing at San Angelo Central by a score of 10-4 on Monday.
THURSDAY, MARCH 3
Sweetwater varsity hosts SHS Wood Bat Classic tournament through Saturday, March 5.
Sweetwater JV plays at Abilene tournament through Saturday, March 5.
Sweetwater JV plays at Eula tournament through Saturday, March 5.
Roscoe junior high teams at Rotan meet.
Highland junior high teams at Sands meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 4
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys play at Andrews tournament through Saturday, March 5.
Sweetwater varsity girls play at regional preview tournament in Lubbock through Saturday, March 5.
Viv Littleton of Sweetwa-ter had her first career ace while playing at the Canyon Springs Golf Course in San Antonio. She used a 7-wood to ace the 120-yard No. 7 hole. Her witnesses were Ann Popejoy, Rosemary Watts and LaGena Weaver.
The Sweetwater girls golf team shot a 693 total this past Friday and Saturday for a second-place finish at the Sweetwater Golf Classic.
One bad inning â€” thatâ€™s all that kept the Sweetwa-ter High School softball team from first-place honors at its own tournament held this past weekend.
Still, it was a pretty good three days as the Lady Mustangs finished third at their event and suffered only one defeat at the Jerry Collins Complex.
A pair of Sweetwaterâ€™ athletes, Paxton Kelley and Taylor Jones, have received all-District 5-3A basketball honors for their outstanding play this past season.
Kelley, a 6-8 senior post, was named to the first team and received all-district honors for the second straight year. He averaged a team-high 15.3 points in district play and also led the Mustangs in rebounds and blocks.
Jones, a 5-9 junior guard, was named to the second team. Jones averaged 14.6 points in district play and was the teamâ€™s floor leader.