Jackets sting SW with big inning to win series opener

Ron Howell
Sports Editor

ABILENE — One bad inning against Stephenville — a seven-run third — was too much for Sweetwater to overcome Thursday in the opener of the teams’ best-of-three area playoff series.
It led to a 10-5 loss at Abilene Christian Universi-ty’s Crutcher Scott Field. Sweetwater (11-18) needed a win at noon today in order to keep its season alive and force a Game 3 Saturday.
“I didn’t think we played well,” said Mustang coach Roland Herrera. “We left the bases loaded in the first inning. We just didn’t come out to play.”

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