Five members of the Uvalde Lobos track-andfield team will be in San Antonio tomorrow and Saturday to compete in the Class 5A Region IV meet. Gabby Gonzales, Mabel Fowler, Sarah Ramos, Mandy Garza, and Payton Redfearn were among the top finishers in the District29-5A/District 30-5A Area meet conducted last Saturday at Alice. The Lobos totaled 57 points to place fifth. “Our kids did an amazing job. The majority of our athletes ran their fastest times of of the season,” said Uvalde High School head track coach Tammy Coggins. “Our girls went out there and did exactly what I asked them to do, which was to give it all they had.” Flour Bluff won the meet with 124 points, followed by:
Six members of the Uvalde Coyotes trackand- field team will be in San Antonio tomorrow and Saturday to vie in the Class 5A Region IV trackand- field meet. Drew Kirkpatrick, Jerry Almaraz, Rhea Guidry, Manuel De La Garza, McCrae Rutledge, andDamien Mendoza will represent Uvalde High School in the regional meet. The six UHS athletes qualified for the regional meet based on their performance at the District 29-5A/District 30-5A Area meet last Saturday at Alice. As a team, the Coyotes posted 54 points to finish third in the boys team standings of the Areameet.
Nico Santos took up Monday afternoon right where he left off last Friday night. The end result was a big 7-4 district baseball victory by the Uvalde Coyotes over the Laredo Nixon Mustangs. Down 3-0, the Coyotes cut the Nixon lead to one run when Santos ripped a two-run double to deep left centerfield with one out in Uvalde's part of first inningFriday night. At that point, the game was halted by the umpires because of lightning from thunderstorms in the area. Following an hour-long delay, the umpires suspended play for the remainder of the evening because of wet grounds at Marvin Kolinek Field.
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.