Mustangs’ season ends

Ron Howell
Sports Editor

ABILENE — Sweetwater had a final chance Friday to extend its season when the Mustangs, trailing 8-6 in the top of the seventh, loaded the bases on a single and two walks with two outs to chase Luke Bullard, Stephenville’s second pitcher of the game, with the potential go-ahead runs on base.
But it was all for naught as the Mustangs’ 2017 season ended with a strikeout.
Instead of extending its season, Sweetwater stranded those three runners — and left a total of 14 runners on base as Stephenville held on to win 8-6 and eliminate Sweetwater from the playoffs in the second round.
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