Archive - Sports Article
March 5th, 2012
MONDAY, MARCH 5
Sweetwater JV and varsity at Midland Greenwood, 4:30 and 7 p.m. (Games moved up from Tuesday, March 6 due to TAKS testing for Sweetwater students on Wednesday, March 7).
TUESDAY, MARCH 6
Sweetwater varsity boys at Seminole tournament.
Sweetwater JV girls at Abilene tournament (Max-well Golf Course).
Sweetwater varsity plays at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater JV boys at Breckenridge tournament.
Sweetwater middle school teams compete at Clyde meet.
Roscoe junior high teams host meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
After being the last school to make an appearance in its Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park, the host Sweetwater baseball team quickly made a strong im-pression Friday with back-to-back shutout wins.
The Mustangs opened by crushing Post 14-0 in their first game, then held off Wall 2-0 to complete the sweep. The victories pushed Sweetwater (4-3-1) over the .500 mark for the first time this season, though they still had two more games on Saturday to wrap up their annual three-day event.
The Sweetwater girls golf team placed second at the Brownwood tournament that was held last week. Pictured from left are team members Molly Fincher, Elise Lawrence, Amy Witt, Haylee Stewart, Rachel Hunt, Alex Gomez and Alexis Castillo.
The Sweetwater High School girls golf team won second place after firing a one-day 374 total this past Monday at the Brownwood Bluebonnet Invitational.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Alex Gomez took second place medalist honors after winning a play-off with Snyderâ€™s Faith Wil-liams and Sabrina Castillo. All three shot 87s at the end of regulation, finishing just two shots behind Kayla Johnson of Wylie.
FRIDAY, MARCH 2
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park (Sportsmanâ€™s Field).
Sweetwater JV at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater varsity boys at Andrews tournament.
Sweetwater varsity at Big Spring tournament.
Sweetwater JV at Eula tournament.
Sweetwater varsity boys and girls at regional team tournament in Odessa.
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams at Canyon Reef Relays, Snyder.
Blackwell varsity teams will host meet.
Highland varsity teams compete at Sands meet.
SATURDAY, MARCH 3
at Newman Park
Wall 8, Clyde 4
San Angelo Lake View 9, Post 2
Wall 12, San Angelo Lake View 2
Post 17, Clyde 13
11 a.m. â€” Ranger Junior College JV vs. Post
1:30 p.m. â€” Wall vs. Ranger Junior College JV
4 p.m. â€” Sweetwater vs. Post
6:30 p.m. â€” Wall vs. Sweetwater
9 a.m. â€” San Angelo Lake View vs. Clyde
11:30 a.m. â€” San Angelo Lake View vs. Ranger Junior College JV
2 p.m. â€” Sweetwater vs. Clyde
4:30 p.m. â€” Sweet-water vs. Ranger Junior College JV
Former Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox pitcher amd current TBS sportscaster John Smoltz will make an appearance at Hermleigh High School on Saturday.
Smoltz will appear for the inauguration of the baseball field, and to speak to the Hermleigh Cardinals baseball and softball athletes and sign autographs.
Gates will open at 1:45 p.m. for the public to view the facilities.
At 2 p.m., Hermleigh ISD superintendent Gary Rotan will welcome and introduce Smoltz, who will sign auto-graphs from 2:15-2:45.
After taking a break from tournament action Tuesday and losing at Merkel 9-5, the Sweetwater High School softball team began play this morning at a tournament held in Big Spring.
Sweetwater has pool play games today against Clyde, Lubbock Cooper and San Angelo Central before the tournament switches to bracket play Friday. Sweet-waterâ€™s first game is against Big Springâ€™s JV at 9:30 a.m., followed by a game against either Odessa or Midland Christian that afternoon.
Sweetwater High School is sending 10 girls powerlifters to Monahans on Saturday to compete in the Region I meet. Top row from left are Joslyn Rosas, Cari Aguilar, Allie Zavaleta, SHS coach Liz Miller, Loni Mendez, Lexie Perez; and bottom row, Bri Painter, Valeria Zavaleta, Kimmie Lomas, Dana Hohn and Alexis Thompson.
THURSDAY, MARCH 1
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park through Saturday, March 3.
Sweetwater JV at Abil-ene tournament through Saturday, March 3.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Big Spring tournament through Saturday, March 3.
Sweetwater JV plays at Eula tournament through Saturday, March 3.
Roscoe junior high teams at Roby meet.
Blackwell junior high teams at Roby meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 2
Sweetwater varsity boys will play at Andrews tournament through Saturday, March 3.