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April 12th, 2012

SHS athletes excel in district tennis

April 12, 2012

Chris Hernandez and Madison Meneses won a second place medal and will advance to the Region I-3A tournament in Lubbock that will be held April 18-19.
Heidi Taylor also won a second place medal in girls singles at the district tournament and will advance to the regional tournament in Lubbock.
Jenny Medellin and Addisyn Cleckler teamed up to bring home a third place medal in girls doubles at the district tournament. They will be regional alternates. The district tournament was played in Brownwood.

April 11th

Weekly sports calendar

April 11, 2012

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams begin district meet at Wylie.
THURSDAY, APRIL 12
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams complete district meet at Wylie.
Roscoe qualifers compete at area meet in Garden City.
Highland qualifiers compete at area meet in Trent.
Blackwell qualifiers compete at area meet in Trent.
FRIDAY, APRIL 13
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Brownwood, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams host Brown-wood, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, APRIL 14
Baseball
Sweetwater JV at Brownwood (doubleheader) starting at 1 p.m.
Track

Castillo is regional medalist for SW but team bid falls short

April 11, 2012

Sweetwater will be repre-sented by Alex Castillo at the Region 1-3A boys golf tournament next week.
But Castillo’s teammates won’t be joining him at San Angelo’s Bentwood Country Club. While Castillo shot 73-229 to place fourth among district medalists, the team’s fourth-place finish after a 314-958 wasn’t good enough in Tuesday’s final round — which was held at Abilene’s Maxwell Municipal Golf Course — to advance the Mustangs to the regional tourney.

Snyder win ends playoff drought for Lady ‘Stangs

April 11, 2012

Tuesday’s 9-7 Snyder win over Wylie ended a 16-year playoff drought for Sweet-water’s softball team dating all the way back to the pro-gram’s very first year.

Highland JV boys district track results

April 11, 2012

Here are Highland’s JV boys results from last week’s season-ending district track meet held in Blackwell.
The JV boys scored 41 points to place fourth in the division.
At Blackwell
200 — Kaden Nachlinger 3rd (27.24); Laramie Thompson 6th (29.43)
400 relay — 3rd (54.62 — Zack Cornett, Kaden Nachlinger, Kevin Pantoja, Laramie Thompson)
800 relay — 3rd (1:59.40 — Zack Cornett, Kaden Nachlinger, Kevin Pantoja, Laramie Thompson)
Long jump — Laramie Thomp-son 6th (13-3 3/4)
Shot put — Zack Cornett 4th (31-2); Kevin Pantoja 6th (25-3 1/2)
Discus — Zack Cornett 5th (71-5)

April 10th

SHS girls golfers head to regionals

April 10, 2012

BROWNWOOD — The Sweetwater High School girls golf team held on to second place Monday in the final round of the District 5-3A tournament at Brownwood Country Club.
As a result, the team will advance to the Region I-3A tournament on April 18-19 in San Angelo.
Sweetwater carded a 374 over the last 18 holes to end with a 54-hole total of 1,106 strokes and finish behind only Snyder, which shot 339 and wound up at 1,038. The top two teams and top two individuals not from a qualifying team advance to the regional tournament.

Several track athletes qualify for area meets

April 10, 2012

Track athletes from Ros-coe, Blackwell and High-land recently had top-four finishes in district events to qualify for area track meets scheduled this Thursday.
Roscoe’s athletes went to Albany for District 9-1A competition. Boys qualifiers were Jesus Leanos, who was first in both the 1600 run (5:04.64) and the 3200 (10:54.94); Dillon Freeman, first in the 300 hurdles (43.81); Devon Freeman, second in the pole vault (12-6); and Eduardo Galle-gos, fourth in the 400 dash (52.66).

April 9th

Weekly sports calendar

April 9, 2012

MONDAY, APRIL 9
Baseball
Sweetwater JV hosts Wall, 4:30 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater JV and varsity girls play final leg of district tournament at Brownwood.
Blackwell teams play final leg of district tournament at Baird.
Tennis
Sweetwater JV teams play district tournament at Big Spring.
TUESDAY, APRIL 10
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity vs. Ranger Junior College JV at Ranger, 4:30 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys play final leg of district tournament at Abilene Wylie.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams begin district meet at Wylie.
THURSDAY, APRIL 12
Track

District events resume Monday

April 9, 2012

Another very busy week of district competition for Nolan County high school athletes resumes Monday, when the Sweetwater girls golf team plays the final leg of its 5-3A tournament at Brownwood. Blackwell’s golf teams also wrap up their tournament Monday as they play in Baird.
The Sweetwater boys golf team goes to Wylie to play the third and final leg of its 5-3A tournament Tuesday. Both Sweetwater teams are in second place and need a top-two finish to advance to regional tournaments.

Lady Mustangs on verge of postseason after defeating Wylie

April 9, 2012

ABILENE — After scor-ing a season-high 15 runs in a key win at Big Spring three days earlier, Sweet-water again brought out the big lumber on Friday when it traveled to Wylie for the last of four straight road games in District 5-3A softball play.
And after a 10-6 win, the Lady Mustangs are on the verge of making history as just the second team to advance to postseason play since Sweetwater began playing UIL softball.

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