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April 25th, 2012
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s 800-meter boys relay ran a season-best time of 1:33.3 for a sixth-place finish at a regional qualifiers meet held April 19 in Brownwood.
Kaleb Hoover, Ryan Linebaugh, Nick Nemir and Sam Nemir were the runners on the relay, which will be in Lubbock starting Friday at the Region I-3A track meet. Nick Nemir will also be competing in the 100-meter run and 300-meter hurdles.
The Sweetwater High School softball teamâ€™s first playoff game in 15 years has been moved up a couple of days.
Its one-game, Class 3A bi-district playoff con-test with Iowa Park will now be played Saturday, April 28 in Graham start-ing at 7:30 p.m. It had originally been set Mon-day, April 30 in Graham.
Sweetwater, which has a 14-9 season record, was the third-place team in District 5-3A with a 4-4 record while Iowa Park was the No. 2 team in District 6-3A.
This is just the third time Sweetwater has made the softball playoffs since it became a UIL sport here.
The Sweetwater High School girls golf team shot 408-409 for an 817 total to place fourth at the recent Region I-3A tournament in San Angelo. Members of the team were, from left, Molly Fincher, Alex Gomez, Haylee Stewart, Elise Lawrence, Amy Witt and Rachel Hunt.
After escaping a bases-loaded jam in the top of the sixth and scoring the go-ahead run in the bottom of the inning, the chances of Sweetwaterâ€™s baseball team getting into the Class 3A playoffs were looking good here Friday night.
But a 3-2 lead evaporated when visiting Big Spring came up with three runs in the top of the seventh, and the Steers held on for a 5-3 win at Newman Park to bring a heartbreaking end to the Mustangsâ€™ season.
FRIDAY, APRIL 20
Sweetwater varsity hosts Big Spring, 7 p.m.
Roscoe hosts regional qualifiers meet.
SATURDAY, APRIL 21
Sweetwater JV at Big Spring, 1 p.m.
Despite a 2-5 record in district play and an 11-0 loss to Snyder here Tuesday, the Sweetwater High School baseball team enters todayâ€™s regular season finale against Big Spring with solid hopes of reaching the playoffs for the first time since 2004.
SAN ANGELO â€” The Sweetwater High School girls golf team shot a 409 in Thursdayâ€™s final round of the Region I-3A tournament to finish in fourth place with a two-day 817 total.
Sweetwater finished well back of the top two teams. Andrews (325-643) and Snyder (370-742) grabbed the two berths and advance to the state tournament in Austin on May 2-3.
The Sweetwater Young Guns baseball team recently went to Wichita Falls to play in a USSSA 10-and-under tournament. In pool games, Sweetwater defeated the Breckenridge Mean Green 9-2 and the Holliday Eagles 12-6. Sweetwater ended up as the No. 2 seed going into bracket play until Mother Nature took over.
After finishing as the No. 3 team in District 5-3A, the Sweetwater softball team will next face Iowa Park in a Class 3A bi-district playoff.
The playoff has been set for Monday, April 30 in Graham at 7:30 p.m.
SHS tennis players fall in quarterfinals
LUBBOCK â€” Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s entries at the Region I-3A tennis tournament were eliminated in the quarterfinals Wednesday.
It was simply no contest when visiting Snyder came to town Tuesday to face Sweetwater in a pair of key District 5-3A contests. The Tigersâ€™ baseball team romped to an 11-0 win to nail down a playoff spot and damage the Mustangsâ€™ hopes, while the Lady Tigersâ€™ softball team rolled to a 14-1 victory to earn the No. 2 playoff seed from the district. Sweetwater, enjoying its best season in years, will still go to the playoffs as the No. 3 seed later this month after finishing 4-4 in district play, while Snyder winds up 5-3. Brownwood, with an 8-0 record, is the district champion.