JV baseball team wins SA Lake View tourney

March 15, 2011

The Sweetwater High School JV baseball team won all 3 of its games to capture 1st place at the San Angelo Lake View tournament held this past weekend. Members of the team are, standing from left, coach Kelly Tobin, Quentin Wetsel, Dylan Bennett, Stephen May, Brandon Howell, Parker Scott, Anthony Palacios, Jose Garcia, coach Chance Evans; kneeling, Gabriel Melendez, Albert Leija, Shawn Campbell, Colton Belew, Daven Alvarez and Jay Lomas. Not pictured are players Mike McCoy and Brandon Hopkins.

After winning both games in its pool on Thursday, the Sweetwater High School junior varsity baseball team defeated Snyder 10-7 on Saturday to complete a three-game sweep and win the San Angelo Lake View JV tournament.
Sweetwater led 8-1 after a six-run second as Stephen May, Anthony Palacios and Colton Belew all had RBI hits, only to see Snyder rally with a six-run fourth before Sweetwater finally put the game away by scoring its final two runs.
May pitched the first four innings and got the victory, with Albert Leija getting the final three outs. Sweetwater defeated Greenwood 11-2 in Thursday’s opener and beat Sonora 9-4 later in the day to win its pool and advance to the championship game.

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