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+ Page 2B SPORTS Hays Free Press = June 15, 2011 + COURTESY PHOTO Tejanos remain undefeated The 13u Telanos weat undefeated in the 13u Super Series State Championship in Round Rock in early June. The team is comprised of players from Kyle, San Marc(m, South Austin and Lake Travis. Coaching staff consists of to right) Coach Mark Juarez, Coach David Cianeros, Manager Ruben Sendejo, Coach Freddie Fernandez, Coach Ricky Gaitan; players are (top row) Michael Gonzales, Adam Ivey, Zachary Sendejo, Chris Alanis, JD Phillips, Chris Barrera; (bottom row) Austan Jones, Parker Dees, Jarred Triolo, Tyler Wilkinson, Brandon Tobias and Ryan Mejia. Lehman Football: Ready for the record books Continued from pg. 1B with our program that it's time to earn a playoff spot," Davis said. "There's no doubt I feel if we didn't make the playoffs it would be a disappointing season." Lehman will start summer workouts along with the rest of the teams in the state on August 1. The Lobos will have their annual blue and silver scrim- mage at home on August 6. On August 13, the Lobos will compete in a tri-scrim- mage at W'lmberley with Marble Falls and the Texans. "That will be a great chance to see some different looks and get a lot of players in," Davis said. "Whnberley has some very talented athletes year in and year out." The Lobos will cap their sc "nmmage season against Canyon Lake High at Shelton Stadium on August 18. "If you're contemplating putting younger kids in start- hag roles this gives you a good chance to see ffthey are l'g{K[y to play at that level," Davis said. "This is the scrimmage we want everything to come together so we're ready for the start of the season." Lehman will open the season at Ausfln-St. Michael's on August 26. Last year St. Michael's, which had two Division- 1 siguees, beat the L0bos 35-13. "They had some really good players last year," Davis said. "This will be a good test to see how much we've improved." The Lobos will next play Edison at Shelton Stadium September 2. Lehman beat EdisOn 28-21 last Season. "Each year has been a close game in the five years we've played them," Davis said. Lehman knocked off its next opponent, Crockett, who the Lobos will play at Shelton Stadium on September 9, 32-16 last year. "Crockett will be much tougher this year," Davis said. "They have a lot of kids returning." The Lobos will play their fi- nal non-district game against Jefferson at San Antonio's Alamo Stadium September 16. All five of Lehman's non- di ct were playoff teams in 2010. "You definitely want to look sharp in your last game before district," Davis said. "You also want to make sure everyone stays healthy." The Lobos will be the home team when they open the District 27-4A season against Hays on September 23. Lehman led the Rebels 14-7 at halftime last year but could not hold on for their first win against Hays as the Rebs ral- lied for a 27-14 victory. '~mytirne you have two schools this close the kids and parents all know each other, and it makes for a fun rivalry in the communi~," Davis said. "It will be an important game for us because you always want to start out the district season well." The Lobos will then play at Canyon on September 30 be- fore hosting SmithsonValley October 7. Lehman will have its open date October 14. "We'll know where we stand heading into our open date," Davis said. "We will know what we have to do to make play0ff ," Lehman finishes the district season at Alamo Heights October 21, hosting Clemens October 26, and will wrap up the regular season November 4 at Lockhart. COURTESY PHOTO Twins am championship title The Hays Twins took top honors as HYBSA South Division championships. Team memers include (back row, left to right) Coach Matt Owens, Hunter Harrington, Coach Nathan Harrington, Miguel Trujillo, Josh Valdez, Blake Knedlik, Devon Knedlik, Chris Boaker, Coby Brown, Clay Parham, Manager Steve Gray; (front row) Conner Owens, Kaden Gray, Cole Haas, Not pictured: Adam Jones Lobes live up to their name The Lobo Elite 9th grade team has been nearly un- stoppable this spring. Here are a few of their more recent tournament results: 1st Place - Austin Lady Magic Shoot- Out (Georgetown) South- westam University. 1st Place - Game -time Summer Slam- Fest in Austin. 2nd Place - 360 Elite Summer Kick Off (Manor,). Pictured are (back row, I-r) Kayla Johnson, Kayla Martinez, Christina Ramirsz, Rachel Peace, HaJey Vaughn and Kallie Peace. Front Row: Katrina Benjamin, Olivia Mar- zullo, FJexus Para and Ashley Miranda. Not pictured: Haley Rohde and trainer Kris Johnson. ) Hays Football: Let the games begin ~RTESY~ Continued from P9.1B a player and coach at Midland 14, have its open date October Feldt said he thinks Hays HighwhenwewouldplayLee," 21, play at Canyon October will make a repeat trip to the Feldt said. "Rivalry games like 28 and round out the district playoffs. that are very special. Obvious- season hosting 2010's league "Whether it's my first year ly it's a huge game to start the championSmithsonValley, here or my 20% I'll always season between two schools "You have to come ready to be disappointed if we don't that are just across the high- play each and eve~ game in playoffC he ~id. WA'y from each other? district," Feldt said. "Being in "Our goal is to win the district Hays will then host Alamo a tough district like ours will championship every year and Heights on September 30, give you lots of grey hairs. If to compete for state champi- play at Clemens on October you aren't ready on any given onships once we get into the 7, host Lockhart on October night you will get beat." playoffs." Texas State Baseball: Making 'history Continued from pg. 1B triples tied the single-season record. Kubitza also walked 54 times during the season, the second highest total in the team's history. Recently named to the Aus- tin Regional AU-Toumament Team, Kubitza was named to the All-Southland Confer- ence First Team for the second straight season this year. For his career, Kubitza ranks as the Bobcat leader in walks with 125 and is second in Texas State history in both home runs (27) and RBIs (145). He has also established himself in the top- 10 in triples (fled for third, 10), hits (seventh, 181), runs scored (seventh, 142) and doubles (fled for ninth, 33). This season, Smith was the ace of the Texas State pitching staff, finishingwith a 9-3 record, 1.99 ERA and 129 strikeouts in a team-high 113 1/3 innings on the mound. Smith held oppo- nents to a .216 batting average collectively and allowed just two home runs during the sea- son. The 6-foot-5 right-hander's ERA and strikeouts this season were both single-season bests for the Texas State baseball pro- gram. Smith has already collected Louisville Slugger All-America Second Team honors this sea- son in addition to being named the Southland Conference Pitcher of the Year for the sec- ond consecutive season. Three national publications dubbed Smith their national player of the week after a career-high 14 strikeout performance earlier this season against UTSA, and he was named the Southland Conference Pitcher of theWeek on three different occasions. During his two-year career, Smith has already climbed into the top-10 in career ERA (second, 2.52), shutouts (fled for third, 3) strikeouts (fourth, 223), wins (fled for seventh, 19) and innings pitched (seventh, 218). Kaienkosky joined the Bob- cats this season after spending two years at Cisco lunior Col- lege. He made an immediate impact for Texas State, leading the team in home runs (21), doubles (17) and RBIs (69) while alSO posting a .327 batting aver- age with 59 rtms scored and six stolen bases from the middle of the order. His 21 home runs were the sixth most in the ha- tion leading up to the NCAA Regionals and set a Texas State single-season record, surpass- ~nug~ethe previous mark set by Cannon in 2006 and tied by Paul Goldschmidt in 2009. Kalenkoslofs 160 total bases were also the second most in a single season, while his 69 RBIs rank fled for third on the s'mgle- season chart. 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