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May 8th, 2015
The Sweetwater baseball team is in the playoffs for the third year in a row, and the Mustangs have gone at least two rounds deep in the last two.
In that time theyâ€™ve faced five different schools. Start-ing today, they face a sixth â€” a Borger team that comes in with a .500 record (12-12) but advanced as the No. 3 seed out of District 1-4A with a 5-3 record.
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Sweetwater has made a change to its best-of-3 bi-district baseball playoff series with Borger this weekend.
Head coach Roland Herrera said Wednesday that the games will still be at Lubbock Monterey High School's Moegle Field starting Friday. However, the format has been altered with two games on Friday and the other game, if necessary, on Saturday at the same location.
Hannah Allen is going back to the state meet.
The Highland junior will be going for the third year in a row, this time as a wild card entry in both girls hurdles after finishing third in both at the Region II-1A meet that was held at Angelo State University.
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ABILENE â€” Sweetwaterâ€™s district co-champion baseball team prepared for this weekendâ€™s Class 4A bi-district playoff series by playing a warmup game vs. Class 5A Abilene Cooper at its field on Monday.
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The Sweetwater softball team, which swept Pampa 2-0 in its bi-district playoff, will be playing another best-of-3 series with Fort Stockton this weekend, with all games at Midland Greenwood High School.
The teams have set Game 1 for 6 p.m. Friday. Game 2 will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, and if a third game is necessary, it will start about 30 minutes after Game 2 ends.
Sweetwater (18-9) is in the area playoffs for the second time in three years after its series-clinching 14-4 win over Pampa.
LUBBOCK â€” One down. No. 11-ranked Fort Stockton up next.
Sweetwater completed a 2-0 sweep Saturday of its best-of-3 bi-district softball series against Pampa with a 14-4, five-inning win at Lubbock Coronado High School. The Lady Mustangs now play Fort Stockton in the area round later this week. Details were not yet known at press time.
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Roscoeâ€™s Lyndi Wilkinson recorded a personal-best time of 1:00.93 Saturday in the girls 400-meter dash at the Region I-2A track meet in Odessa to qualify for the state meet in Austin.
Wilkinson placed fourth in the prelims Friday with a time of 1:01.7, but Saturday she trailed only one runner, Canadianâ€™s Haevyn Risley, who ran a 1:00.15.
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Sweetwaterâ€™s baseball team begins the playoffs Friday when the Mustangs play Borger in a best-of-3 bi-district series at Lubbock Monterey High School, according to head coach Roland Herrera. Game 1 is at 6 p.m. Friday, while Game 2 begins Saturday at 2 p.m.
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FRIDAY, MAY 1
Game 1 â€” Sweetwater vs. Pampa at Lubbock Coro-nado High School, 6 p.m.
Sweetwater boys and girls qualifiers at Region I-4A meet, Texas Tech Universityâ€™s Fuller Track, Lubbock.
Roscoe boys and girls qua-lifiers at Region I-2A meet, Ratliff Stadium, Odessa.
Highland and Blackwell boys and girls qualifiers at Region II-1A meet, Angelo State Universityâ€™s LeGrand Stadium, San Angelo.
SATURDAY, MAY 2
Two years ago when a history-making Sweetwater softball team last made it to the playoffs, the Lady Mustangs lost 5-0 to Pampa at Lubbock Coronado High School in the second round in a one-game matchup.
Today, with a lineup that has five players from the 2013 team, Sweetwater returns to the same location to face Pampa in a first-round playoff â€” only this time with a best-of-3 setup. Game 2 â€” and Game 3, if necessary â€” will also be held at Lubbock Coronado. The eventual winner faces Fort Stockton or San Elizar-io in the second round.