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April 15th, 2011

Lady Mustangs Sending Eight To Regional Track Meet

April 15, 2011

The Lady Mustangs competed Wednesday in Snyder at their district track meet.
Sweetwater finished fourth with 80 points.
A very strong day from senior Jayci Shelton. Shelton, a surprise state qualifier in the 300 hurdles a year ago, took gold in the 100 and 300 hurdles Wednesday and helped the Lady Mustangs to a second-place finish in the mile relay.
“It wasn’t my best, but it was a very good time,” Shelton said of her 300 hurdles race. “It was one of the better times that I’ve ever run, so it was very good for me today. I felt very confident in it.

April 14th

Lady Hornets Advance to Regional Track Meet

April 14, 2011

The Highland Lady Hornets recently competed at the area track meet in Trent with chances to advance to the regional meet.
Those that will be representing Highland in the regional track meet are, Callie Sandusky in the high jump and 1600 meter relay. Jessica McCain will be going as well in the high jump and the 800 meter relay.
Sierra Allen will be competing in the Pole Vault, and both the 800 and 1600 meter relays.
Beth Richburg will be competing in both the 100 and 300 meter hurdles and with 1600 meter relay team.

Mustangs Sending One to Regionals

April 14, 2011

Sweetwater competed Wednesday at the District track meet in Snyder.
Nick Nemir competed in both the 110 and 300 meter Hurdles, finishing 5th and 3rd respectfully. Nemir’s 3rd place finish will advance him to the Regional meet.
Coach Slaughter said the boys competed hard and all their times improved greatly.
110 Meter Hurdles – Nick Nemir 15.42 (5th).
300 Meter Hurdles – Nick Nemir 40.48 (3rd).
High Jump – Kyle McSherry 5’8” (7th).
4x100 Relay – Nick Nemir, Taylor Jones, Bobby Soto, Ryan Linebaugh 44.56 (4th).

April 13th

Lady Mustang Golf Team Finishes 2nd, Advance to Regional Tournament

April 13, 2011

The Lady Mustang golf team qualified for the regional tournament with a 2nd place finish, in Tuesday's third round district tournament.
The girls 1st team shot a total of 386 for a three round of 1,119.
Sweetwater’s Sarah Witt earned all District Honors with an eight place medalist finish, by shooting a 91 for a 270 three round total.
Sweetwater’s other individual scores on the team came from Jodie May 94 for 280 total. Alex Gomez (110 - 301), Katie High (105 - 287), Elise Lawrence (96 - 282).
Sweetwater’s 2nd girls team finished the day with 414 team total for an eighth place finish.

Highland Varsity Boys District Track Results

April 13, 2011

Highland boys varsity tract team recently competed in their district track meet in Bronte.
The team finished 9th with a total of 22 points.
1600 Relay – Daniel Nelson, Sheldon Hall, Ethan Wilson, Brenden Huckabee, 3:57.17 (5th).
800 Meters – Sheldon Hall, 2:14.59 (3rd)
100 Meters – Ron Covington, (p) 12.95; Kaden Nachlinger, (p) 14.60
400 Meters – Daniel Nelson, (p) 57.47, (f) 56.19 (3rd); Brenden Huckabee (p) 64.12
200 Meters – Sheldon Hall (p) 25.20, (f) 24.68 (4th); Daniel Nelson (p) 26.21, (f) 26.81 (8th); Ethan Wilson (p) 28.76.

April 12th

District track starts today at Snyder

April 12, 2011

Sweetwater High School track athletes will be competing at the District 5-3A meet in Snyder today and Wednesday with the goal of earning a top-three finish, which will qualify them for the Region I-3A meet at Lubbock that is scheduled for May 2-3.
The top three in each event advance to regionals.
Jayci Shelton, who was a state qualifier last year, will be among Sweetwater’s top hopefuls at regionals.
The top three at regionals advance to Austin, where the state meet will be held at the University of Texas’ Mike A. Myers Stadium.

Mercer earns 3rd regional golf berth

April 12, 2011

Ryan Mercer qualified for the third straight year, but Sweetwater as a team fell short Monday in its bid to advance to the Region I-3A boys golf tournament in Lubbock.

SHS netters at district

April 12, 2011

Sweetwater High School’s tennis players competed at their District 5-3A tourna-ment in Big Spring this past Thursday and Friday, but none will advance to the regional tournament at Lubbock. Results follow:
BOYS SINGLES
Stephen Shipp lost to Logan Tabor of Snyder 4-6, 3-6.
BOYS DOUBLES
Michael Foust-Austin Coth-erman beat Snyder 6-3, 6-0; lost to Brownwood 4-6, 3-6 in the quarterfinals; Javier Solano-Isaiah Hernandez lost to Velasques-Yruegas 2-6, 0-6 in the quarterfinals.
GIRLS SINGLES

April 11th

Weekly Sports Calendar

April 11, 2011

MONDAY, APRIL 11
Golf
Sweetwater varsity and JV boys host final leg of district tournament at Sweetwater Country Club.
Blackwell varsity teams play at district tournament at Baird’s Shady Oaks Golf Course.
TUESDAY, APRIL 12
Golf
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls play final leg of district tournament at Snyder (Western Texas course).
Track
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams compete at district meet, Snyder.
Highland and Blackwell qualifiers compete at area meet, Trent.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13
Track
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams compete at district meet, Snyder.
THURSDAY, APRIL 14

Lady Mustangs lose to Wylie

April 11, 2011

The Lady Mustangs entered Friday's game in a three-way tie, for second place in district, with Big Spring and Snyder. Sweetwater went in 2-3 and Wylie was 1-3. Sweetwater went in tied for second in district with Snyder and Big Spring and beat Wylie 7-6 the first time they played. Snyder beat Big Spring 3-0 on Friday.
Friday's match up started as a hitter's dream when both teams opened up with two run homers.
Cassie Cummings staked Wylie (9-14 overall, 2-3 district) to a two-run lead in the first with her two-run shot that hit a truck just beyond the fence in left.

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