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Page 2B SPORTS Hays Free Press March 13, 2013 PHOTO BY CYNDY SLOVAK-BARTON Rebel first baseman Justin Diaz nearly takes out a Clemens runner early in the game on Tuesday. Diaz was part of the crew who started the comeback in the sixth inning with back to back singles from Diaz, Adrian Acosta and Justin Montana. The final score was 6-5, moving the Rebs to 2-0 in district. Rebs earn 6-5 come-from-behind victory BY CHARLES DEE to the right side of the infield to the fourth. With Reb's ace, Tyler score the tying run. Montana Woodinansee in trouble, Hays sports@haysfreepress.com moved from first to third on the head coach David Null went to play, which allowed him to score reliever, Adrian Acosta, to shut Trailing 5-3 in the sixth in- the winning run on a wild pitch down the Buffs for the last three ning, the Rebels used back to a couple of pitches later. The 6-5 innings, capitalizing on a game back to back singles from Justin victory moves the Rebs to 10-3 endingdouble play from Robles, Diaz, Adrian Acosta and Justin on the year and 2-0 in district, to Montana to Diaz to end the Montana to pull within one of The Rebs scored first with game. The Rebs were paced at the Schertz Clemens Buffs.With two runs in the second and one the plate by Granger Studdard's pinch runner Gibson Hatch bar- in the third. Clemens answered andAcosta's two hits apiece. The reling home on the pitch, Alex both times with two in the third Rebels continue district play at 2 Robles pushed a perfect bunt and moved ahead with three in p.m. Thursday, in Seguin. PHOTO BY CYNDY SLOVAK-BARTON She's OUT! OUT was all Clarissa Gonzalez had to hear as she stretched to catch a throw to first base. The Lady Rebels beat Lockhart 8-2. Maddy Shannon and Brayden Pinckard each scored twice, while Addie Vayas, Michelle Pesina, Des'ree Wainright and Traci Green each added a run. On Tuesday, Hays also beat Clemens 8-2, maintaining their unbeaten season at 4-0. Lady Lobos Soccer Continued from pg. 1B aided many of Lehman's coun- ter attacks. But despite the myriad of shots, the Lady Lobos could not find the back of the net early in the game. Persistence by Lehman paid off, as Bailey scored the first goal with one minute left in the first half, giv- ing the Lady Lobos a 1-0 half- time lead. In the second half, the Lehman offense's constant forward movement provided ample scoring opportunities. From the 38-28 minute in the second half, Tamayo, Bai- ley and Soto found the back of the net, with all of the shots occurring from long range, or off set pieces. Before anyone could blink, the Lady Lobos' lead ballooned to 4-0. "Mariah (Tamayo) and Pressley (Bailey) see the field really well," said Soto, who ap- plauded the gameplay of her teammates. "They are both an asset to our midfield. Both players play great on the offen- sive and defensive side." Giddings concocted two late goals, but the Lady Lobos' lead proved to be too much. Tamayo and Soto capped off the night with stellar goals from long range, allowing Leh- man to cruise to a big win. "(This victory) was an effori from all 11 players on the field tonight," Bailey said. "We all did a great job on offense and defense." The Lobos' win was also in- strumental for Soto, who now has 21 goals this season, tying the Lady Lobo single season goal mark. "This (game) was a big one for me. It tied Domin- ique (laquez) season scoring record," said Soto. "Soccer is about taking risk. I took that risk, as did Mariah (Tamayo) and Pressley (Bailey). We took many long shots and succeed- ed on them." Lehman's win also marked the final home game for five graduating seniors. For Leh- man head coach Nauri Garica, the evening was bittersweet. "It is a beautiful memory when you share a moment like that with athletes you spend so much time with. I saw those girls every day for four years," he said, adding, "We do nt think of senior night as a good~ bye. Rather, we think of it as a celebration." Making Memories g Securing Futures! A frafernol benefit for members ages %] 3 ! Riverside Comic) for Girls i CALL AN AGENT TODAY! Richard & Susan Skanse 512-312-2431 www.hermannsons.org Continued from pg. 1B midfielder and key contributor this year, said after the game,"l sawEli cross the ball from the comer, then it bounced over a defender. I had time to trap it and then strike it with my left foot, luckily it hit off the post and into the goal." The Lobos and Lions both had scoring chances come up empty until inside the two-minute mark of the Saturday Mornings Call 512-268-8000 www.kyletkd.com L first half. Junior midfielder Fabian Mantilla was fouled just outside the penalty box, and freshman Diego Garcia stepped up and blasted a free kick over three Lockhart defenders into the"upper 90" of the goal to give the Lobos a 2-0 lead. In the second half, Lehman's stifling defense made it difficult for Lockhart to mount any offensive threats. The Lobos' backline did what they have done all year - frustrate and outnumber the opponents' m best players, causing them I to settle for long shots which usually did not find the ]It goal. Senior Victor Bravo, and jtmiors Chris Piedra and Michael Diers were all Abol3! I standouts on the defensive side for the Lobos. .ocus ow sto I postseason for Lehman as me matchtheypreparefrann-districtwith a skilled Akins fill squad on March 19. A warm- up for postseason since Lehman has already finished lecture this Sunday at 2 p.m,:: [ its district schedule, theAkins HoWto choose the best native Texas perennials ~nd match will be a test for a team looking to make a deep nm in the playoffs. The Lobos will not know for sure who their first round opponent is until the final district games haw been played. But whoever the Lehman Lobos face will be battle tested since several highly ranked teams reside in District 50-4A. low-maintenance e~re~ns for your g'arden CTMC Hays County's Largest Health Screening & Fair Thursday, April 18 7 a.m.- 3 p,m, Embassy Suites-San Marcos 70 health-related exhibitors offering more than 20 additional FREE services and screenings. PRE-EVENT BLOOD DRAWS Kyle - March 19 & 20 Lockhart - March 18 San Marcos - March 8, 15, 22, 29 Brought to you in partnership with: To register, call 512.753.3818. For more info, visit www.ctmc.org. SE HABLA ESPAflOL ?