The Uvalde Coyotes upped their District 29-5A baseball record to 5-0 Thursday as they recorded a 9-0 shutout over the Laredo Nixon Mustangs at Marvin Kolinek Field. They scored five runs in the first inning and cruised to victory behind the four-hit pitching performance of Elias Garza, who walked one batter, hit one batter, and struck out six batters.
The Uvalde Lobos lost a narrow 4-3 decision to the Gregory-Portland Lady Wildcats Thursday evening at the Uvalde High School soccer field. G-P scored two goals in the first half and then held off a late surge by the Uvalde girls to win the Bi-District playoff game.
The Uvalde Lobos will host the Gregory-Portland Lady Wildcats in Bi-District soccer competition tonight. Kick-off time for this match has been moved up from the original time of 6 p.m. to 5 p.m. The time was changed to accommodate game referees for the match.
Nico Santos celebrates after striking out the last two Laredo Martin batters to nail down Uvalde’s 8-7 district baseball victory over the Tigers last Friday night. Santos, the winning pitcher, went the distance (seven innings) on the mound, striking out seven batters.
The Uvalde Coyotes will make their 2016 baseball season home debut tomorrow when they host the Laredo Martin Tigers. Action in the District 29-5A game at Marvin Kolinek Field is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.
The Uvalde Lobos will play the defending District 29-5A softball champion Medina Valley Panthers in action at the Uvalde High School softball field next Tuesday night. Play in that game will begin at 7 p.m.