In addition to three area coaches, a total of 14 area high school senior athletes and cheerleaders will be participating next month in the Big Country Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Festival, a three-day event being held in three West Texas cities.
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After a two-game sweep in Lubbock last Friday against Borger, Sweetwaterâ€™s baseball team will be hoping for another quick series when it starts a best-of-3 area round playoff series with Fort Stockton tonight at Midland Greenwood.
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Sweetwaterâ€™s Hardy Escobar avoids swinging at a low pitch during Game 1 of the Mustangsâ€™ recent best-of-3 bi-district playoff series against Borger that was held in Lubbock. Sweetwater begins its area playoff against Fort Stockton on Friday at Midland Greenwood High School. The best-of-3 series will wrap up on Saturday.
GREENWOOD â€” After being shut out for the first time all season in a 9-0 Game 1 loss on Friday, the Sweetwater softball team roared back to claim a 9-4 win Saturday and force a decisive third game in its Class 4A area playoff series with Fort Stockton.
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Sweetwaterâ€™s baseball team will play Fort Stockton in the Class 4A area playoffs after defeating Borger in bi-district this past weekend.
The teams will play a best-of-3 series at Midland Greenwood High School, said Sweetwater head coach Roland Herrera.
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LUBBOCK â€” It was supposed to be an afternoon-evening doubleheader of high school playoff baseball for Sweetwater and Borger.
But the teamsâ€™ bi-district playoff turned into a night of Mustang domination, as Sweetwater won both ends of the doubleheader for a sweep of the best-of-3 series at Lubbock Monterey High Schoolâ€™s Moegle Field.
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Even though Sweetwaterâ€™s softball team in making its third postseason run in the past four years, last weekâ€™s 2-0 series sweep of Pampa advanced the team past the first round for only the second time in school history.
If the team upsets Fort Stockton â€” 22-3 overall, ranked No. 9 by the Texas Girls Coaches Association and District 4-4A champion with a 10-0 record â€” in a best-of-3 area round series starting today, the Lady Mustangs advance to Round 3 for the first time ever.
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