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.
The Uvalde Lobos will play their third softball game of the season against the Somerset Lady Bulldogs Tuesday night. Action in the District 29-5A contest will get underway at 7 p.m. Somerset’s girls have beaten the Lobos in two previous meetings this softball season. Back in February, the Lady Bulldogs topped the Lobos, 7-2, in the championship game of the Uvalde Softball Classic.