Going into the final week of the high school softball regular season, four District 29-4A teams have clinched a post-season playoff berth. All that remains to be determined is the order of finish for the four teams. Those four teams will do battle in district games set for Tuesday night.
Uvalde High School won third place in both the team standings of the boys division and the girls division of the District 29-4A track-and-field meet Wednesday and and Thursday at San Antonio. The Coyotes totaled 100 points to finish behind Medina Valley, 172 points, and Floresville, 141 points, in their division, while the Lobos rolled up 108 points to finish behind Floresville, 189 points and Medina Valley, 158 points, in their division.
Uvalde High School captured first place in girls’ singles and girls’ doubles competition in the District 29-4A tennis tournament last weekend at the UHS tennis complex. Kendall Walker won top honors in girls’ singles as she defeated Ashlee Aicher of Floresville, 6-2 and 6-4, in the title match.
Today at San Antonio, Uvalde High School track-and-field athletes will complete their competition in the District 29-4A meet. The running-event finals will begin at 5 p.m. at San Antonio’s Harlandale Stadium. Yesterday, the two-day meet got under way.
The Uvalde Lobos will play their next to the last home softball game of the 2014 regular season Tuesday night when they take on the Southside Lady Cardinals. Play at the Uvalde High School softball field will get under way at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday’s game will feature a rematch between District 29-4A teams that played at Southside High School last month.
Tuesday night at Uvalde’s Marvin Kolinek Field, the Uvalde Coyotes will host the Southside Cardinals in District 29-4A baseball competition. Play in the contest will begin at 6:30 p.m. Last month, the Coyotes scored two runs in the seventh inning and went on to record a 5-3 district decision over the Cardinals in action at Southside High School.
Elias Garza winds up and delivers a pitch during the seventh inning of the Uvalde-Medina Valley baseball game held Friday night. Garza, a Uvalde High School sophomore, was the winning pitcher. He tossed a shutout in Uvalde’s 2-0 victory.
The Uvalde Coyotes beat the Medina Valley Panthers, 2-0, in District 29-4A baseball competition last Friday night at Castroville. Playing before a large crowd of fans at Medina Valley’s Jerry Kempf Field, the Coyotes handed the Panthers their first district loss of the season.
Tomorrow night at San Antonio, the Uvalde Lobos will resume their District 29-4A softball schedule when they go up against the Kennedy Rockets at San Antonio. Play at Edgewood ISD’s Tiger Field will get under way at 6:30 p.m. The Lobos downed the Kennedy girls, 12-1, in district competition at the Uvalde High School softball field last month.
Friday night in Uvalde’s Honey Bowl, the Uvalde Lobos were scheduled to play the Alamo Heights Mules in regional second-round soccer competition. Results from that game will be reported in Thursday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. For the score of the game, see the Leader-News Facebook page.