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April 14, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 14
Baseball
Sweetwater JV will play at Monahans, 5:30 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater’s Michael Hunt at Region I-3A tournament in Lubbock.
TUESDAY, APRIL 15
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Monahans, 7 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater’s Michael Hunt at Region I-3A tournament in Lubbock.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and junior varsity teams will host Monahans at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.
FRIDAY, APRIL 18
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Track
Sweetwater qualifiers will compete at 3-3A/4-3A area meet in Pecos.

SHS track athletes to advance to area meet

April 14, 2014

Nine track athletes from Sweetwater High School are going to area competition after top-four finishes at the District 4-3A track meet that wrapped up Thursday in Big Spring.
The SHS boys qualified six athletes in a total of seven events, including two relays, and scored 81 points as a team to place third.
Both Isaiah McGee and Johnathan Browning are going to the area meet in four boys events. McGee, who scored an individual meet-high 26 points, qualified in the long jump, 200 dash and as a member of the 400 and 800 relays, which both had second-place finishes.

All-district golfers

April 14, 2014

Michael Hunt (left) and Mason Andrews placed fourth and eighth, respectively, among all medalists to earn all-district honors at the District 4-3A boys golf tour-nament.
Hunt will be competing as a medalist Monday and Tuesday at the Region I-3A tournament being held in Lubbock’s Shadow Hills Golf Course.
Also earning all-district honors at the District 4-3A girls golf tourney was Sweetwater’s Corynn Martin (10th place).

Mustangs fall back to 4th-place tie

April 14, 2014

BIG SPRING — Falling behind early has been common for Sweetwater’s baseball team since district play began. It happened again Friday as Big Spring led 3-0 after two innings and 4-0 after three. The Mustangs got one run back in the fifth and scored two more runs to make it 4-3 in the sixth, but couldn’t get any closer as Big Spring held on for a 5-3 victory over Sweetwater.
The Mustangs fell to 3-4 in district, with a more im-pressive 16-7 overall record, and are now tied for fourth place with Monahans with only three games left in the regular season.

7-run inning defeats Lady Mustangs

April 14, 2014

BIG SPRING — Despite out-hitting Big Spring 7-5 on Friday, Sweetwater fell to the Lady Steers, 7-1 ­— all of the runs scoring with two outs in the fourth inning.
Sweetwater scored its run in the fifth inning on two-out singles by Abby Garcia and Megan Holsey, but was unable to do more damage on the scoreboard. Garcia stole second before Holsey’s hit, then beat the throw to the plate to make it 7-1.

SW teams pay visit to B-Spring

April 11, 2014

The Sweetwater baseball team ended its losing streak with a 5-1 win here Tuesday over Greenwood, while the Sweetwater softball team had its best offensive effort in district play despite falling to 0-7 in a 15-11 loss to Greenwood.

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April 10, 2014

THURSDAY, APRIL 10
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams complete district meet at Big Spring (top four in each event advance to area meet in Pecos on April 18).
Highland varsity teams host district meet (top four in each event advance to area meet to also be held in Highland on April 18).
Roscoe varsity teams at Highland for district meet (same as above).
Blackwell varsity teams at Robert Lee for district meet (top four in each event advance to area meet to be held in Highland on April 18).
FRIDAY, APRIL 11
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity will play at Big Spring, 7 p.m.
Softball

4-3A track to wrap up today

April 10, 2014

Advancing to area competition will be the goal for Sweetwater athletes today as the District 4-3A track meet, which began Monday, ends its two-day run in Big Spring. A top-four finish is needed to qualify for the area meet in Pecos, which will be held April 18.
Sweetwater’s Cierra Knox qualified for area Monday with a fourth-place finish in the girls shot put (30-9), and Sweetwater’s De’andre Gatson was fifth in the boys triple jump (40-0 3/4).

Regional golf qualifier

April 10, 2014

Michael Hunt of Sweetwater watches his tee shot on the No. 1 hole at Sweetwater Country Club during the final round of the District 4-3A boys golf tournament on Tuesday.
Hunt shot a 228 total for his three rounds to qualify for Region I-3A tournament, which will be held April 14-15 at Lubbock’s Shadow Hills course.

Hunt is RQ

April 9, 2014

Michael Hunt of Sweet-water will make his first trip to regionals next week after shooting his best round of the District 4-3A golf tour-nament Tuesday while play-ing on his home course.
After shooting 77s in the first two rounds of the tour-nament, Hunt carded a 74 in his final round — which was played at Sweetwater Country Club — to finish fourth among district medalists with a 228 total.

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