Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, May 7, 2002
Eight Eagles earn all-district softball honors
By JON FULBRIGHT
Pecos Eagles senior catcher Rebecca Wein was named the Most Valuable
Player for District 2-4A in softball, and pitcher Stephanie Herrera was
named the district's outstanding defensive player in voting by the district's
Three other Pecos starters were named to the first team 2-4A squad and
three more were second team selections for the Eagles, who won the district
title for the fourth consecutive season.
The list was release following this past weekend's playoff losses by
Pecos to San Angelo Lake View and by Fabens to Andrews in the area round
of the Class 4A playoffs.
Wein was the outstanding defensive player on last year's all-district
team and has been name to the team all four seasons on the Eagles' varsity.
This year, she led the team in both batting and extra base hits, as Pecos
went 10-0 in district and 14-5 on the season.
Herrera was 9-0 in district games and 13-3 overall in earning her second
straight first team 2-4A selection. She had three one-hit games in district,
and received the defensive award for her fielding work on both bunts and
balls hit back to the mound during district play.
The other first team selections were first baseman Jessica Rodriguez,
second baseman Danielle Garcia and left fielder Neftali Salgado. Rodriguez,
like Wein and Herrera, was a repeat all-district pick at first base this
season from the 2001 team, while Salgado was an honorable mention selection
a year ago in the outfield, and Garcia made the first team as a freshman
Two of the three honorable mention selections also are freshmen, third
baseman Katie Lee and rightfielder Kelsey Flores. Lee started most of the
Eagles' games at third base this season, though she and Garcia had to spend
time at shortstop late in the season, while Flores played most of her 2-4A
games in the outfield, then was at both second and third base in the final
regular season games.
Sophomore Bre'Ann Windham is the other second team pick for the Eagles,
as centerfielder. She split time in the outfield last year with Salgado,
and took over the centerfield spot this season after starter Kathy Maldonado
Second place San Elizario also had five players chosen to the first-team
all-district squad, including junior Valerie Soto, who was named Outstanding
Pitcher for the second year in a row. Fabens, the third place finisher,
has three players selected along with Clint, with the Lions' senior Marissa
Arnold earning Outstanding Offensive Player honors.
San Eli also had senior catcher Reba Madrid, junior shortstop Vicki
Treviso, junior second baseman April Valencia and freshman outfielder Carla
Garcia named to the first team. Clint's Arnold was joined by two other
seniors, shortstop Jennie Parada and second baseman Yvette Maldonado, while
Fabens put senior pitcher Regina Villalobos, junior outfielder Samantha
Arrellano and sophomore shortstop Nancy Ramirez on the first team.
The other first team selections were Canutillo senior Maria Hurtado
at shortstop and junior Cassandra Cisneros at pitcher, and senior shortstop
Vanessa Sanchez and freshman outfielder Brenda Beltran from El Paso Mountain
The other second team selections were San Eli sophomores Valerie Valencia
and Debbie Ayala at first and third base; Fabens seniors Marisol Maya and
Stephanie Olivas at outfield and shortstop; Clint junior first baseman
Nancy Almanza, Canutillo junior second baseman Janice Marquez and Mountain
View senior catcher Luisa Alvarado.
Snyder girls in 2nd place at state golf
AUSTIN (AP) - Leo Corrigan of Dallas Highland Park and Jeff Gerlich of
Austin Lake Travis each shot 72 Monday to tie for the first-round lead
at the boys' 4A state golf tournament at the Roy Kizer Golf Course.
Highland Park led the team standings after one round with a score of
296. Austin Lake Travis was second at 304, while Southlake Carroll, the
Region I-4A champion, and runner-up Granbury are tied one shot behind in
third place, with 305 scores
In the girls' 4A standings, Lauren Barbir of Montgomery and Brenda Norris
of New Braunfels Canyon each shot 73 for the first-round lead.
Montgomery led the girls' team standings with a 307. Region I-4A runner-up
Snyder was 14 shots back at 321, while Region I-4A champion Andrews is
in fourth place, with a 333 score.
In Class 2A, Jacksboro's Colton Williams set the pace with a 73 at Jimmy
Clay Golf Course. Bobby Hutcherson of Memphis and T.R. Repka of Refugio
both were a shot back at 74.
Memphis' 316 total led the team standings. Archer City shot 320 and
Refugio 323 going into Tuesday's final round.
In 2A girls, a 77 by Idalou's Adi Attaway was good enough to top the
leaders at Morris Williams with Peaster's Cathryn Uselton just shot back
Salado leads the girls 2A team standings at 359. Lago Vista stands at
second at 368.
In 1A boys, Kyle Hernandez of Menard fired a 73 at Morris Williams Golf
Course for a two-stroke lead over Mikel Martinson of Throckmorton.
Throckmorton shot 319 as a team, creating a huge distance over second-place
Farwell at 342.
Mindy McDowell of Baird led the girls standings with a first-round 76,
two shots better than Booker's Tamara Walcher at 78.
Baird also has a huge lead in the team standings with a 334. Throckmorton
is distant second at 363.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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