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Local team wins state tournament

July 4, 2012

The 10 and under all stars from Sweetwater Fastpitch recently competed in the state tournament in McKinney Texas. The team ended up being state champions. The girls are Zoe Cornett, Alicia Gomez, Madison Hernandez, Zoee Jeffrey, Elli Lehnert, Kendale Orozco, Liberty Saenz, Mia Valdez, Rose Vera, Jazi Villa and Kaci Webb. Coaches are Ryan Jeffrey, Adrian Gomez, Samantha Webb and Chris Gomez.

Two all-star squads play in District 5 semis today

July 3, 2012

Two Sweetwater Little League all-star teams have advanced to the District 5 elimination round and will play semifinal games in Abilene today, while a third local team narrowly missed joining them.
Sweetwater’s 11-12 year-olds advanced by shutting out Merkel 6-0 in their final pool game to finish with a 2-1 record, and join the three pool winners as as a wild card entry after having the lowest runs-allowed per inning ratio of the pool runnerups.

SW team 2nd at sectional

July 3, 2012

A Sweetwater team com-prised of 16-18 year-olds, all of whom played for Sweet-water High School’s varsity baseball team this past year, represented District 5 this past weekend when it played at a Big League Section 2 tournament in Garland.
Sweetwater won its first two games to reach Sunday’s championship game before losing twice to Arlington, which advanced to play in a Big League state tournament at All Saints High School in Fort Worth starting this Friday.

9-10 year-old all-stars

July 2, 2012

Players:
Darian Carr
A.J. Ramirez
Blake Andrus
Reese Hayes
Rylan Hayes
Daiman Atkins
Jacob Roden
Junior Martinez
Cooper Hrbacek
Ty Fullwood
Rylen Moncada
Ricky Delapaz

Manager:
Larry Ramirez
Coaches:
Danny Fullwood
Tony Roden

Two more teams try for semis

July 2, 2012

The Sweetwater Junior Leaguers are in the District 5 semifinals, and two more local all-star teams have a chance to do the same by winning their final pool games tonight.
The 9-10 year-old stars play Jim Ned at 6 p.m. at Abilene’s Cal Young Park while the 11-12 year-olds play Merkel, also at 6 p.m., in Snyder. The Junior Leaguers (13-14 year-olds) play their semifinal at 6 p.m. Tuesday against Abilene North at Abilene North’s field, where a win will send them to Thursday’s championship game at Wylie.
Semifinal play for both the 9-10 and 11-12 year-olds begins Tuesday.

Junior League all-stars

June 30, 2012

Players:
J’Corey Amos
John Clift
Hardy Escobar
Max Gomez
Junior Lawhon
Corey Mendez
Rocky Perez
Joe Ruiz
Matt Figueroa
Christian Martinez
Javier Olguin
Scott Warner
Manager:
Danny Escobar
Coach:
Kris Warner

11-12 year-old all-stars

June 30, 2012

Players:
Mason Maxwell
Taylor Turney
Ky Hoover
Kobe Clark
Kiante McCoy
Jordan McGee
Tristan Longoria
Isak Alvarez
Chris Thompson
Taiden Smith
Noah Martinez
Andrew Melendez

Manager:
Kenny Maxwell
Coaches:
Neal Hoover
Joe Hall

10-11 year-old all-stars

June 30, 2012

Players:
Nick Figueroa
Matthew Hernandez
Cameron Stevenson
Markus Meneses
Justen Gomez
Justin Castereno
Jackson Foster
Logan Wedin
Tayton Burnett
Jose Sanchez
Not pictured:
Clay Burkham
Jeremiah Martinez
Manager:
Johnny Castereno
Coaches:
Mark Meneses Stephen Presley
Lennie Burnett

District 5 all-star results, schedules

June 30, 2012

POOL PLAY GAMES
(Sweetwater results only)
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27
9-10 YEAR-OLDS
Sweetwater 8, Snyder 7
10-11 YEAR-OLDS
Sweetwater 13, Clyde 3
11-12 YEAR-OLDS
Snyder 5, Sweetwater 0
THURSDAY, JUNE 28
10-11 YEAR-OLDS
Snyder 11, Sweetwater 9
JUNIOR LEAGUE
(13-14 YEAR-OLDS)
Sweetwater 15, Abilene Eastern 9
FRIDAY, JUNE 29
9-10 YEAR-OLDS
Jim Ned vs. Snyder
Abilene Eastern vs. Sweet-water
Abilene Southern vs. Abilene Northern
Abilene Dixie vs. Wylie
Breckenridge vs. Cisco
10-11 YEAR-OLDS
Sweetwater vs. Abilene Eastern
Wylie vs. Merkel
Snyder vs. Clyde
11-12 YEAR-OLDS

Ticket renewal set for July 9-Aug. 3

June 30, 2012

Reserved season tickets for the 2012 football season will be up for renewal to current option holders beginning Monday, July 9 through Friday, Aug. 3.
Tickets are $30 for five home games and may be purchased at the Sweetwater ISD administration office. Reserved ticket sales for the general public go on sale on Monday, Aug. 6 during regular business hours and continue through Friday, Aug. 24. Summer hours are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon Friday. For more information, call the administration office at 235-8601, ext. 116.

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