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Page 2B SPORTS Hays Free COURTESY PHOTO Memodal Day Warriors HC Warriors, a select basketball team made up of boys from the Hays County area, took second place in the 6th grade bracket of the Ira Poole Memorial Day Shootout Basketball Tournament held at Anderson High School in Austin. Team members (left to right) are Ryan Martinez, Caleb Calderon, Jax Kell, Cody Monroe, Hayden Hoekstra, Charles Castaneda, D.J. Peavy and Jake Krafka (with trophy). Not pictured is Hollis Cagle. Hays Baseball: 'Proud o Continued from pg. 1B pitches behind the plate for the Rebs. "Justin was our leader in every conceivable manner," Ragsdale said. "He was the player every- one looked up to." Dylan Salinas was named first-team designated hitter af- ter batting .390 in district, and Dylan Morrow was first-team utility player after posting a 3-0 record in 17-4A, including a stretch in which he struck out five of six San Marcos bat- ters in the game that ultimately clinched a co-district title for the Rebels. "Salinas was the guy we counted on to get on base at the bottom of the order," Ragsdale said. "Morrow did a great job in the role we asked him to play. His pc Mareos crucial I Pitch, ond ba shortstc outfield named Stefen b Press June 2, 2010 f them' formance against San was one of the most ff our season." .r Sam Breyfogle, sec- eman Reuben Miller, p Anthony Pesina and .r Victor Rubio were o the second team, and avarro was named hon- orable mention for the Rebs. Hays finished 24-9 overall and 114 in district play before bowing 0ut in the regional quar- terfinal against No. 5 Brenham. "We ody had a couple of guys returnin, this season that had any van. ity experience," Rags- Rebel Review: Memorable moments from Hays' spring season Continued from pg. 1B PHOTO BY JOEL SAN MI6UEL Hays' PhillJp Abreo had several dramatic game-winning hits for the Rebels this season, including one against San Marcos that helped the Rebs earn the district co-champion- ship on their way to a regional-quarterfinal playoff run. of making the regional tournament, falling 66-63 to Huntsville in double- overtime in the regional quarterfinals. It was a heartbreaking loss for the Lady Rebs, who led by four points in regulation with five seconds left before Huntsville made a miraculous come- back to send the game to overtime. "That will be a tough loss to forget," McDonald said. "The girls fought hard, and this senior class should always be proud of what they accomplished." Hays baseball team earns co-dis- trict title and makes run to regional quarterfinals: Hays unquestionably had one of the best baseball teams statewide in Class 4A in 2009, with seven players that ultimately went on to play at the collegiate level. But a second-round playoffloss to Little Cypress-Mauriceville left the Rebs well short of their goal of making it to state. No one quite knew what to dale sai chance what th was out,  Lobe Baseball: Three on Continued from pg. 1 B Tournament, which garnered him an all-tournament nod. "Cesar improved each and every year he was here at Leh- man," said Robinson. "He was outstanding at the plate this year and he was very consistent for us in the outfield. He deserved a spot on all-district." Cerda will be among five let- ter winners slated to return for Lehman next season, along with expect from this year's team, as few Hays players had any varsity experi- ence. The Rebels proved their might with comeback win after comeback win this season. In all, Hays won 10 games they once trailed, including six in district play alone. The Rebels finished 11-1 in district play, and dramatically beat league favorite San Marcos on the Rattlers' home field in comeback fashion to secure a co-district title. Hays went on to beat Montgomery and Nederland in the playoffs, before running into a brick wail in the regional quarterfinals against No. 5 Brenham. Still, Hays finished the season 24-9 overall as area champs. "The mark of this team was definitely all those comebacks," Hays head coach Doug Ragsdale said. "They honestly never felt like they were ever out of a game. I think they exceeded everyone's expecta- tions except theft own." fellow andlust **Now some su( taste of t they will with a d] inson sa they put that ther for them new disu Hays boys so drought: It had t half-decade sinc team tasted suc( but Rebels' head said all season le a special group proved their hen knocked offLBl: at Shelton Stadit as goalkeeper L every single Jagu out. Hays went o: 2-1 in round two, against Alamo H quarterfinals. It I boys soccer tean: the history of the also reached the l. "I thought we had a :o be pretty good, but se guys accomplished tanding." , , , , , all-district phomores Max Solis Wajgert. hat our guys have had cess and have gotten a ae playoffs I think that come back next year fferent mindset," Rob- d. "They know that if in the work everyday will be a good chance to be successful in the ict." eel" team ends playoff een more than a the Hays boys soccer ess in the postseason, coach Jason Burnett ng he felt he had ] 2010. The Rebels :l coach right. Hays n a dramatic shootout m in the first round, e Adams stopped tr shot in the shoot- to beat Lake Travis before finally falling fights in the regional ed the furthest a Hays had ever advanced in program. The Rebels "egional quarterfi- nais in 2000 and: :003. "These kids still accomplished so aaething very few players ever to pl y soccer here have," Burner said. Thats something you cant take away fr m them. Lobe Review: Despite injuries, they made strides Continued from pg. 1 B record crowd of more than 1,000 screaming Lobo fans turning out to witness history at Bobcat Baseball Field at Texas State University. Even though the Lobos bowed out of the playoffs in two games to state-ranked Brenham, it was awesome to hear the place explode when the Lobos gained early momentum. It had all the makings of a col- lege atmosphere. Lehman boys soccer misses the playoffs for the first time In school history: The season began as normal as ever for head coach Jay Sansom and the perennial area power Leh- man boys soccer team. The Lobos opened the season by winning four straight games to capture the Rebel Cup, in- cluding a 2-0 blanking of rival Hays in the championship game. Surprisingly enough, that turned out to be the high- light of their season. A few nights later in Round Rock, leading scorer and top defender Oscar Garcia went down with one of the scari- est injuries Sansom had ever seen. As Garcia raced down- field on a scoring run, he ran full force into a much bigger Westwood defender and the collision sent Garcia out for the season with a serious knee injury, and the Lobos down for the count. They could never seem to overcome Garcia's injury. When second-leading scorer Oscar Martinez was also lost a couple of weeks into the district campaign, it left the Lobos fighting an uphill battle for the remainder of the sea- son. They finished fifth in the district. It was the first time in Sansom's decorated coaching career that one of his teams failed to reach the playoffs. With both Oscars set to return for their senior seasons next year and the new district be- ing a lot less challenging, to say the least, it's pretty safe to say that Sansom and the Lobos have a great chance to be back in the playoffs next season. PHOTO BY J.P. EDDS A season-ending injury to Lehman's Oscar Garcia (left) was one of the key reasons the Lobo boys soccer team missed the playoffs for the first time in team history this year. COMPUTERWEi:IKS- ADWARE SPYWARE MALWARE VIRUSES On-Site Removal (requires broadband intemet access)  Norton Internet Security and Anti-Virus 2009 Mfr. 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