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May 2nd, 2011
Sweetwaterâ€™s Kris Mayes will be continuing his baseball career at the next level.
Mayes, a senior and three-year letterman, recently signed a letter of intent to play college baseball with Brookhaven College, an NCAA Division III school in Farmers Branch.
Mayes, who has been used as a pitcher and outfielder at Sweetwater, will be playing for a school that is nationally ranked and plays in the Metro Athletic Conference with Eastfield, Richland, North Lake, Cedar Valley and Mountain View.
Times and events
for local athletes only
Texas Techâ€™s Fuller Track, Lubbock
MONDAY, MAY 2
11:30 a.m. â€” Girls discus (Alicia Finn)
6 p.m. â€” Girls 4 x 100 relay (Kinsey Browning, Kelsi Crosson, Brittany Lashinski, Suede Shirley)
6:40 p.m. â€” Girls 100 hurdles (Jayci Shelton)
8:05 p.m. â€” Girls and boys 300 hurdles (Jayci Shelton, Nick Nemir)
8:45 p.m. â€” Girls 4 x 400 relay (Kelsi Crosson, Kendra Crosson, Jayci Shelton, Suede Shirley)
TUESDAY, MAY 3
9 a.m. â€” Girls high jump (Kathleen Campbell)
Ryan Mercer â€” medalist
(advanced to Class 3A boys state tournament)
Kinsey Browning â€” 400-meter relay
Kathleen Campbell â€” high jump
Kelsi Crosson â€” 400-meter relay, 1600-meter relay
Kendra Crosson â€” 1600-meter relay
Alicia Finn â€” discus
Brittany Lashinski â€” 400-meter relay
Jayci Shelton â€” 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, 1600-meter relay
Suede Shirley â€” 400-meter relay, 1600-meter relay
Nick Nemir â€” 300-meter hurdles
Amber Craig â€” 1600-meter run
Jacinda Morales â€” 800-meter run
These Sweetwater High School athletes will compete in the Region I-3A track meet at Texas Tech Universityâ€™s Fuller Track in Lubbock on Monday and Tuesday. Standing from left are Brittany Lashinski, Kinsey Browning, Kendra Crosson, Kelsi Crosson, Alicia Finn, Suede Shirley and Kathleen Campbell; kneeling, Jayci Shelton and Nick Nemir. The top two finishers in each event will advance to the state meet in Austin on May 13-14.
These Highland High School athletes will compete in the Region II-A track meet at Abilene Christian University on Monday and Tuesday. From left, back row, are Jessica McCain, Callie Sandusky, Sierra Allen, Beth Richburg; front row, Kara Hughey, Lora Stewart, Morgan Monroe and Daniel Nelson.
These Roscoe High School athletes will compete in the Region II-A track meet at Abilene Christian University on Monday and Tuesday. From left are Austin Carrasco, Jacinda Morales, Caden Smith, Amber Craig and Juan Solis. The top two finishers in each event advance to the state meet May 13-14.
The Sweetwater Stam-pede, an Arena League foot-ball team of fourth and fifth graders, defeated Abileneâ€™s Jets 41-6 this past weekend and have a second-round playoff game at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Abilene Expo Center against the Abilene Chargers.
The winner plays either Abileneâ€™s Cowboys or the Jim Ned Indians for the championship at 1:30 p.m.
The public is encouraged to come watch as the Stam-pede (8-0), which has given up just 48 points all season, goes for the title. The team is coached by Sammy Alva-rez Jr., Joe Hall, Randy Melendez, Roger Rudel and Matt Figueroa.
ABILENE â€” Tickets for the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet to be held May 9 at the Abilene Civic Center are on sale through Friday, April 29.
These eight Sweetwater High School seniors played their final game on Friday. From left are Sterling Reeves, Austin Burt, Tanner Crain, Cameron Fox, Connor Stafford, Larry Daniel, Kris Mayes and Brett Rivera. The Mustangs ended their season with a 5-4 win over Big Spring to finish 2-6 in district play.
Kendal Carrillo, a former Sweetwater High School player, is still undefeated as a pitcher for the University of Texas baseball team after a win over Texas-Pan American Tuesday. Carrillo, a senior at UT, pitched a perfect eighth inning to get credit for the victory as the No. 7 Longhorns won 4-2. Carrillo, who is 3-0, has appeared in 20 games to share the team lead with a 1.25 ERA as a middle reliever, and batters are hitting just .195 against him this season.