Uvalde High School’s Class of 2016 girls got off to a quick start and then finished strong to win Powder Puff MMXVI Wednesday night. Playing before a large, enthusiastic crowd in the Honey Bowl, the UHS Seniors scored twice in the first half of the flag
Uvalde High School junior and running back Valerie Salazar (left) tries to elude two seniors defensive players during first-half action in UHS’ Powder Puff MMXVI flag football game. The seniors won, 20-6.
Three of District 30-5A’s baseball teams won their regional second-round playoff matchups last weekend. Two of those teams will do battle in regional quarter-final action as the Flour Bluff Hornets will take on the Corpus Christi Moody Trojans.
One of the biggest sports events of the spring season will take place in Uvalde’s Honey Bowl Wednesday night as Powder Puff MMXVI will be conducted. Uvalde High School’s Class of 2016 girls will take on the UHS Class of 2017 girls in flag football competition scheduled for a 7 p.m.
Today at Austin, Uvaldean Sara Ramos will take part in the Class 5A high school shot put competition. The action in Mike A. Myers Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas will get underway at 6:30 p.m. “I am so excited to represent Uvalde High School in the state track meet,” said Ramos. “I hope to throw a new personal best at the meet.
Good pitching, stellar defensive play, and timely hitting gave the Corpus Christi Moody Trojans a 6-0 victory over the Uvalde Coyotes in the opening game of the Bi-District playoff series last Friday at Southwest High School. Moody pitching ace Marcus Cantu scattered four Uvalde hits. He walked one batter and recorded 10 strikeouts. The Trojans played error-free baseball and they came up with several outstanding defensive plays, including a backhanded grab by second baseman Angel De La Paz in the fifth inning that denied Connor Kimball a single.
Uvalde High School’s Sara Ramos will be at Austin on Thursday to vie in the state Class 5A shot put competition. Action in Mike A. Myers Stadium on the University of Texas campus will get underway at 6:30 p.m.