District 5 runnerups

Sweetwater’s Major League (ages 11-12) D’backs finished as the runnerup team after advancing to the championship game of their District 5 Little League tournament. Sweetwater beat the Snyder Braves 9-7 and Jim Ned 5-4, then lost to Dixie’s Mets 5-4. But, they advanced as the wild card team and beat Wylie’s Rangers 11-8 to advance to the District 5 championship game for a rematch with Dixie’s Mets. However, they lost 4-3 to finish as the District 5 runnerup. Pictured are, back row from left, coaches Arthur Arzate, Joe Hall and Randy Melendez; second row, Cameron Stevenson, Andrew Gerold, Luke Williams, Andrew Melendez, Keagan Martinez, Matthew Hernandez; and front row, Jakobee Allred, Cameron Lujan, Dalton Woofter, Tristan Longoria, Kobe Clark and Landon Hartkopf.