Rallying from an early scoring deficit, the Uvalde Lobos downed the Southside Lady Cardinals, 9-3, in softball action Monday night at Southside. Down 2-0, the Lobos scored five times in the fourth inning to take the scoring lead. They never relinquished the lead as they went on to post a six-run victory. Adriana “Wicky” Estrada and Gloria Perez led things off for the Lobos in the fourth inning with back-to-back singles. Denise Longoria reached base when a ground ball hit to the shortstop was juggled for a defensive error. With the bases loaded and no outs, Ale Garza ripped a double to left center field.
The Uvalde Coyotes will play their final home baseball game of the regular season tomorrow when they take on the Laredo Nixon Mustangs. Action in the District 29-5A baseball game at Marvin Kolinek Field will get underway at 7 p.m. Tomorrow will be Uvalde High School Senior Night as the five UHS Seniors on the varsity baseball team will be honored, including Adlai Koepp, Jerry Almaraz, Isaac Barboza, Noah Contreras, and Manza Hale.
The Uvalde Lobos won first place in four events and finished second in the team standings of the District 29-5A track-and-field meet. Coach Tammy Coggins’ Lobos ended meet action at Southside High School with 156 points to finish runner-up to Medina Valley in the girls team standings. Medina Valley totaled 167 points. Southside and Eagle Pass Winn finished tied third with 86 points. Rounding out the district standings were: Somerset, 52 points; Martin, 48 points; Nixon 23 points; and Cigarroa, 20 points.
The Uvalde Lobos will play their third softball game of the season against the Somerset Lady Bulldogs Tuesday night. Action in the District 29-5A contest will get underway at 7 p.m. Somerset’s girls have beaten the Lobos in two previous meetings this softball season. Back in February, the Lady Bulldogs topped the Lobos, 7-2, in the championship game of the Uvalde Softball Classic.
District 29-5A tennis tournament competition will get underway at the Uvalde High School Tennis Complex tomorrow at 9 a.m. Play will continue throughout the day and will wind up Saturday. Coach Terri Rambie’s Lobos and Coyotes are ready to begin district play. “We are looking forwardto another opportunity to win a district title for boththe boys and the girls,” said Rambie. “Our goal is for everyone to get out of district and advance to postseason play. We have all the tools we need to do the job. “Not all teams in our district have depth. We need o be patient and play our
style of game. We want to force our opponents to play at our level,” said Rambie.
Sabinal High School varsity cheerleaders for 2015-2016 include (left to right) Emma Pace, Kammi Rihn, Tatum Story, Sarah Alejandro, Amber Silvas, Iliana Medina, Karina Davis, Mckayla Albarado, Baylee Rubio, Karysma Mitchell and Ashley Rubio.