The Uvalde Coyotes will be trying to avenge an earlier season loss when they face the Harlandale Indians in a District 29-4A baseball rematch Tuesday. Action at Frank Tejeda Field is scheduled to get under way at 6:30 p.m. Last month at Uvalde’s Marvin Kolinek Field, the Indians posted a 6-4 win over the Coyotes.
Seven Uvalde High School track-and-field athletes will vie in the Class 4A Region IV meet Friday and Saturday at San Antonio. Uvaldeans Aaron Whitehead, Payton Redfearn, Gabby Gonzales, Drew Kirkpatrick, Corbin Cargil, Mackenzie Coates, and Mandy Garza gained a berth at the regional meet as they were among the top finishers in the District 29-4A and 30-4A Area track-and-field meet at Portland Wednesday.
Adlai Koepp lined a double down the left field foul line for a three-run double Friday night. Koepp’s double topped off a five-run seventh inning for the Uvalde Coyotes, who recorded a 6-2 district road baseball win over the San Antonio McCollum Cowboys. Going into the seventh inning, McCollum only needed three outs to chalk up a win over the Coyotes, but the Uvaldeans scored five times before the Cowboys recorded those three outs.
Nataly Hernandez hit a run-scoring single in the eighth inning to end the Uvalde-Floresville softball game Tuesday night. Hernandez’s hit gave the Uvalde Lobos a 4-3 win over the Floresville Jaguars. With the win, the Lobos pulled into a two-way tie with the Jaguars for third place in the District 29-4A softball standings.
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.