Sports

Wed
20
Mar

Lady Gobblers 1-1 in district

 

On March 15 the La Grange Leopards came to visit the Lady Gobblers. It was not the Lady Gobblers’ night as they walked away with a loss 0-10.
In the top of the first inning, the girls played solid defense. Chelsea Veit picked up the first out with an infield pop up. Tiffani Shellenbarger was hit a grounder to get the out at first for the second out. La Grange’s third batter hit a pop up foul ball behind the catcher, Coutney Clark, where she caught it with ease. Three up, three down.
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Wed
20
Mar

Lady Gobblers win golf tournament

 

On March 11 the Cuero golf team competed in the San Marcos Invitational held at the Quail Creek golf course in Victoria.
Early in the season Cuero had their struggles. “We did much better this week. Both teams improved greatly,” said coach Colin Toot.
The Lady Gobblers competed against 19 teams and sailed through winning the tournament with 390. 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Wed
20
Mar

Kitty Kats dominate Runge game

 

On March 8 the Kitty Kats traveled to play the Runge Yellow Jackets and removed their stinger winning 9 to 3.
Yorktown dominated the entire game offensively and defensively.
Sam Niemeier tossed a two hitter, had 12 strikeouts with no walks.
Laycee Guerrero and Ashley Fitts each had three hits. Reagan Cunningham had two doubles. Sam Niemeier had two hits with one double. Victoria Pena and Shelby Franke each had one hit.
On March 11 the Kitty Kats traveled to play the Pettus War Eagles.
Read more in this week's edition of the News-View.
Wed
20
Mar

Wildcats baseball team ends preseason, 1-5

 

The Wildcats baseball team were to travel to Hawkins on March 13 for their last preseason game. However, the Hawkins team only had two ball players to play due to spring break so they had to forfeit. Yorktown ended their preseason with 1-5.  
On March 19 the Wildcats played Shiner for their first district game at home and will play away against Weimar on March 22.
Fri
15
Mar

Means participating in all-star game Saturday

 

Austin Means, a senior at Cuero High School, has been selected as one of the top basketball players in Texas and invited to participate in the 14th Texas Roundup All-Star game to be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 in Maypearl, Texas. 
The Texas Roundup, considered one of the state’s most prestigious events, selects the state's top 24 boys and 24 girls from class 1A, 2A and 3A schools. Players selected are chosen from hudreds of nominations statewide. Recruiters across the state participate as advisors in the Texas Roundup selection process. 
Admission to the game is $5. Maypearl is located on FM 66, approximately 10 miles west of Waxahachie and 15 miles north of Hillsboro.
Tue
12
Mar

Vision brings Havard to Wildcats

 

Justin Havard, head baseball coach for  the Yorktown Wildcats, grew up around Round Rock and like most young boys, his summers were filled with little league baseball and dreams of becoming a professional baseball player.
Havard grew up playing shortstop and pitcher. By the time he started playing in high school he threw out his arm during his sophomore year. He resorted to his next love, football, where he played wide receiver.
Read more in this week's edition of the News-View.
Tue
12
Mar

YHS track team participates in Refugio meet

 

Yorktown had three students go to the Refugio track meet on March 7 and made their mark for personal best and for the new school record.
Derek Franke competed in the shot put and discus throw. Franke was a little shy in his shot put throw from his last meet by 4’4 but still manage to take third with a throw of 40’8. However, he made history in the discus as he broke the school record breaking Larry Vasbinder’s with a 143’7.
Tue
12
Mar

Wildcats lose Kenedy game

 

The Wildcats baseball team faced Kenedy away on March 5 for a loss of 19-3.
“Kenedy is the best team we have seen so far. I would even go on a limb to say I will be surprised if you do not see them in the state tournament this year,” said Coach Justin Havard. “Kenedy is well coached and fundamentally sound.”
Read more in this week's edition of the News-View.
Tue
12
Mar

Kitty Kats looking for the win

 

The Kitty Kat softball team came up on the short side of the scoreboard against Three Rivers on the night of March 4 away by an 8 to 1 count.  
Caitlin Seifert and Morgan Campos each had two hits for the Kats, while Lacee Guerrero and Shelby Franke added one hit each.
Read more in this week's edition of the News-View.
Tue
12
Mar

Franke advances to state in powerlifting

 

Derek Franke traveled to Bishop to compete at the boy’s region 5 district 3 championship meet on March 9 and qualified to advance to state competition.
At the regional meet Franke benched 360 lbs., squatted 525 lbs., and dead lift 520 lbs for a total weight of 1,405 lbs. placing him fourth in his 198 lb. weight division.
Read more in this week's edition of the News-View.

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