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April 17th, 2012

Weekly sports calendar

April 17, 2012

TUESDAY, APRIL 17
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Snyder, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams host Snyder, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
Golf
Sweetwater girls team (Alex Gomez, Rachel Hunt, Elise Lawrence, Haylee Stewart and Amy Witt) competes at Region I-3A tournament in San Angelo (San Angelo Country Club) through Thursday, April 19.
Tennis
Sweetwater’s Chris Hernandez and Madison Meneses (mixed doubles) and Heidi Taylor (girls singles) at Region I-3A tournament in Lubbock (Texas Tech’s McLeod Tennis Center) through Thursday, April 19.
FRIDAY, APRIL 20

SW-Snyder games to have playoff feel

April 17, 2012

Today will be Sweetwater vs. Snyder day at both the baseball game at Newman Park at 7 p.m. and at the softball game that starts at 6:30 p.m. at Jerry Collins Complex, and the stakes are pretty high in both.
The baseball team’s situ-ation is the most critical as the Mustangs, with a 2-4 district record, may not be able to afford another loss to get into the playoffs.
A Sweetwater win would leave both teams 3-4 in district play with a game left.

Regional events are under way

April 17, 2012

Nolan County athletes of-ficially began their partici-pation in high school regio-nal competition Monday, though only one athlete — Sweetwater’s Alex Castillo — saw action.

April 16th

SMS 7th grade girls track results

April 16, 2012

Final track results for the Sweetwater Middle School seventh grade girls are listed below for their meets that were held March 22 at Wall, March 30 at Colorado City and April 5 at Big Spring.
The team also competed on April 14 at their district meet held in Brownwood. This meet was the final one of the 2011-12 school year for all of the girls and boys track teams at SMS. Results will appear in a later edition as soon as they are reported.
AT WALL MEET
69 points (5th place)
High jump — Lauren Jones 4th (4-2)
Long jump — Davina Walker 1st (13-10 1/2)

SMS 8th grade girls track results

April 16, 2012

Final track results for the Sweetwater Middle School eighth grade girls are listed below for their meets that were held March 22 at Wall, March 30 at Colorado City and April 5 at Big Spring.
The team also competed on April 14 at their district meet held in Brownwood. This meet was the final one of the 2011-12 school year for all of the girls and boys track teams at SMS.
The Sweetwater Reporter will give the results for the seventh and eighth grade girls and boys at the district meet in a later edition as soon as the results are reported to the paper.
AT WALL MEET
35 points (6th place)

Shelton receives LSC track honor

April 16, 2012

Morgan Shelton, a former Sweetwater High School athlete, has been named the Lone Star Conference Track Athlete of the Week follow-ing her outstanding performance for West Texas A&M University at the ASU/David Noble Relays in San Angelo, the league office announced on Thursday.
Shelton, who is a junior at WTAM, finished first in the women’s 100 hurdles with a school-record time of 14.08.

Boys all-district golfers

April 16, 2012

Sweetwater’s Alex Castil-lo, left, and Ryan Mercer won all-district honors at the District 5-3A golf tournament. Castillo shot 229 to place fourth among all district medalists and Mercer shot 237 to place ninth. Castillo advanced to the Region I-3A golf tournament that will be held Monday and Tuesday at San Angelo’s Bentwood Country Club.

SW track athletes will advance to regional meet

April 16, 2012

Sweetwater had track athletes with top-three finishes in five events at the District 5-3A meet which ended Thursday in Abilene. As a result, those athletes be heading to Lubbock later this month for regional competition.
On the boys side, Sweetwater’s Nick Nemir qualified in three events as he placed third in the 100 dash (10.88) and the 300 hurdles (40.31) and also ran a leg on the 4 x 200 relay that placed third (1:33.70). The other relay runners were Sam Nemir, who is Nick’s brother, along with Kaleb Hoover and Ryan Linebaugh.

Lady Lions cool off the Lady Stangs

April 16, 2012

After a thrilling start to the week that saw Sweetwater’s softball team clinch its first playoff berth in 16 years, the Lady Mustangs hosted first-place Brownwood Friday and pounded out 10 hits off ace pitcher Sydney Laws — including solo homers by Suede Shirley and Claire Williams. It was not enough, however, as Brownwood (7-0) won, 15-3, to clinch its third straight district title.

Mustangs still have playoff hopes after defeating Lions 4-3

April 16, 2012

With its playoff hopes on the brink of extinction, Sweetwater’s baseball team finally found the winning formula against Brownwood here Friday.
Playing the first game of a season-ending three-game homestand at Newman Park, the Mustangs (2-4) held off the Lions 4-3 to end a three-game skid and keep their postseason chances alive in District 5-3A.

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