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Lady Mustangs shut out in finale

April 21, 2014

ABILENE — An 11-0, six-inning loss at Abilene Wylie ended the Sweetwater soft-ball team’s season Friday.
Sweetwater, which was 0-10 in district (9-16 overall), got singles by Cierra Knox, Shaneeee Brown and Maddie Berry in the game.
Wylie broke things open with a seven-run second inning, and used a three-run homer to get a 10-run mercy rule win in the sixth.
Wylie (6-4, 18-11) finished as the No. 3 team in district with Snyder (10-0) first and Greenwood (7-3) second. Snyder beat Greenwood 8-7 in eight innings at Green-wood in the season finale for both teams on Friday.

JV track teams at district meet

April 21, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s junior varsity track teams competed recently at their season-ending district meet in Big Spring.
The JV boys scored 138 points for a third-place fin-ish. Michael Green was the top overall athlete with 30 points. Michael Lawrence was the third best with 24 points and Brandon Gutier-rez and Jacoby Hunt (16 points) tied for ninth place.

Young Guns win Abilene, San Angelo tourneys

April 21, 2014

The Sweetwater Young Guns, a 12-under travel team, won first place at an Abilene tournament that was held recently.
Sweetwater compiled a record of 3-1.
After losing 9-6 in their first pool game to Lubbock’s Rivercats, the team defeated the West Texas Wranglers 9-8 in their final pool game and defeated the West Texas Bombers 7-2 in the semifinals the following day, then beat the Wranglers 8-6 for the championship.
The team also traveled to San Angelo one week earlier, where the Young Guns won the silver bracket championship.

Pitch, Hit and Run contest set for ML field this Saturday

April 21, 2014

The Sweetwater Youth Baseball League will have a Pitch, Hit and Run contest on Saturday, April 26 at 9 a.m. at Sweetwater’s Major League field. The event is free to all contestants, but participants must have their birth certificate to register. There will be four age groups for boys: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14. The girls softball league has chosen not to participate this year.
If you would like to make a contribution to this event/project, please call Mickey Hayes at (325) 236-4464 or email at mdhayes1101@gmail.com.
The event is sponsored by Major League Baseball and Scott’s.

All Sports Banquet to be held Monday at coliseum annex

April 21, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s All Sports Banquet will be held Monday, April 21 starting at 6 p.m. at the Nolan County Coliseum annex.

Seven going to regionals

April 18, 2014

PECOS — Five boys and two girls will advance to the Region I-3A track meet after top-four finishes on Thursday at the 3-3A/4-3A area meet for Sweetwater.
The boys qualified in six events at the area meet, including a pair of relays.
Pacing the Mustangs’ effort was Johnathan Browning, who was a winner in the long jump (20-11 1/2) while also qualifying for regional competition in three other events.

Local sports calendar

April 17, 2014

THURSDAY, APRIL 17
Track
Sweetwater qualifiers will compete at 3-3A/4-3A area meet in Pecos (top four in each event will advance to the Region I-3A meet at Lubbock’s Texas Tech University on April 25-26).
FRIDAY, APRIL 18
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Track
Highland, Blackwell and Roscoe qualifiers will compete at 13-1A/14-1A meet in Highland (top four in each event will advance to the Region II-1A, Division II meet at Angelo State Univ-ersity on April 25-26).

Area track starts today

April 17, 2014

Nine Sweetwater track athletes will be the first from Nolan County to try for regional berths today by going to the District 3-3A/4-3A area meet in Pecos.
The 2014 contingent from Sweetwater includes six boys and three girls — all of whom had top-four finishes at the district meet in Big Spring and need a similar showing to go to Lubbock for the Region I-3A meet set for April 25-26 at Texas Tech University.
Highland will be hosting the District 13-1A/14-1A area track meet on Friday.

SHS teams at Wylie Friday

April 17, 2014

A 15-1 win over Monahans Tuesday broke Sweetwater out of its recent tailspin and got the team back on track entering the final two games of the regular season. The Mustangs (4-4 district) may need to win one of those two games to reach the Class 3A playoffs for the second straight year. First, the Mustangs will play at first-place (7-1) Wylie begin-ning at 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Hunt’s bid falls short

April 16, 2014

LUBBOCK — Despite a solid 77 in Tuesday’s final round, Sweetwater’s Michael Hunt just missed reaching the Class 3A state golf tournament in Austin.
Hunt’s two-day 152 score at the District 4-3A tournament (75-77) garnered him an overall 11th place medalist finish.

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