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I Page 2B SPORTS Hays Free Press November L2011 + BYJASON GORDON I freepressspoRs@yahoo.com Representatives from both Hays' and Lehman's boys and girls cross-coumry teams ad- vanced past the district level and will compete in San Antonio at the regional meet at the NSC Complex on Saturday. Lehman's girls team and Hays' boys team finished third at the District 27-4A race in Locldaart last Thursday to advance to re- gionals. In addition, Lady Rebel Mariana Sigala and Lobo runner Ramon Martinez both finished fourth overall to advance as in- dividuals. The top three teams and top 10 individuals at the regional race will advance to the UIL State Cross Country Champi- onships at Old Settlers Park In Round Rock on Nov. 12. "District wasn't exactly what I expected, but that's what makes these races really tim to watch," Hays head coach Cliff Buckley said. "Everything worked out perfectly for our boys. Any other day our girls would have ad- vanced as a team, but they just didn't run theft race. I'm very happy for our boys team and for Miriana. who has obviously been strong all year. Begionals should be interesting." Hays boys advancIng to re- The Hays boys cross-country team (I-r) Michael Normand, Ryan padden, Logan Lindsey, Anthony Lewis. Heath Agnew, Tom Ayers qualified for this weekend's regional race in with teammate Mariana Sigala, who qualified as an individual. gifts team also qualified, as did Lobo star runner Ramon Martinez. gionals are: Ryan McSpadden, They are a group of Michael Normand Heath Ag- letes that work very hard." new. Tom Ayers, Logan Lindsey, Lehman boys head Jason Peed andAnthony Lewis. Sansom Lady Lobos advancing to re- cornea gionals are:AshleyMorgan, Am- ~[onals. ara Smith. Pressley Barley, Ofelia "He made it as a Negrete, Ashley Martinez, Bian- ca Meza and Cora Johnston. "Some of the girls on varsity Sansom said. "To have been striving for an op- to this level as a senior portunity to go to regionals about his work ethic. You since freshman year," said Leh- know what's going to man girls coach Monica Tovar. "I in these races, and we knewwe were In a tough district and needed to work from start to state would be a to finish and we did exactly that. he can get there." LOOKING AHEAD tN HAYS (;IS# FOOTBALL Smithson Valley at Hays Lehman at Lockhart When: Friday 7:30 p.m When: Friday 7:30 p.m. Where: Shelton Stadium Where: Lions Stadium Records: Hays'6-3 (4-1 27-4A), Records: Lehman 5-4 (1-4 27-4A), Smithson Valley 9-0 (5-0) Lockhart 2-7 (0-5) Last Meeting: Smithson Valley 41, Hays 0 (2010) Last Meeting: Lockhart 28, Lehman 14 (201(3 Last Week: Hays 21, Canyon 17; Last Week: Lehman 13, Clemens 9; Smithson Valley 35, Lockhart 6 Smithson Valley 35, Lockhart 6 What they're saying: "We've worked What they're saying: "Our seniors can hang since two-a-days to have a shot at the their hats on having the first winning season hq district title. Now we have that opportunity." and the underclassmen can lay another brick i Hays quarterback Caleb Kimbro the foundation toward building this program." Hays Offense: Spread Lehman head coach Steve Davis Hays Defense: 3-4 Lehman Offense: Multiple Smithson Valley Offense: Multiple Lehman Defense: 4-3 Smithson Valley Defense: 4-3 Lockhart Offense: Slot T Players To Watch: Hayes - QB Caleb Kimbro, Slot Lockhart Defense: 4-3 Receiver Michael Rom ero. Slot receiver Tave~ Players To Watch: Lehman - RB Levi Mayberry, WR Mason Cervenka, WR Granger Stud- QB Matt Anguiano, WR/DE Matt Riojas, LB ( dard. WR Trevor Ragsdale, C Boone Feldt, LB Dalton Williams, WR Jaylon Hardaway, OL Kenny Hig. Johnson. LB Mark Oldham. DE Kyle Cox, NG Kyle gins, OI_/LB Ethan Martin TE Julio Besa, RB Williams, CB Christian Rodfiguez. CB Jared Rodriguez Zamora, DL Kris Hernandez, DL Edwin Players To Watch: Smithson Valley - CB Bradley Braxton, CB Kyron Morrisette, QB Parker McKenzie. RB Lawrence Mattison FS Lawrence Romero. WR Easton Mclntesh, WR Baron Hill. DT George Players to Watch: Lockhart - QB Charles Schwanenberg, DB Aaron Potter, LB Joey Bochat, RB Marcos Rodriguez, RB Chris Jackson, DB Ryan Griffith. RB Levi Malt. WR Trent Till, Intangibles: Hays proved it could beat a team that DE Adrian Lopez, LB Junior Garcia. wants to pummel you at the line of scrimmage all Intangibles: Lehman's players came up with game long with a solid road win at Canyon last comeback victory in their final reg= Friday night. Now the Rebels witl get by far their game of the year last Friday night. Now toughest test of the season against a Smithson if that mole can carry over to the BBQ capital ( Valley team that's built to beat you by any means Central Texas, The Lobos should have no trout necessary - through the air with a passing game getting up to play Lockhart, a team they've paced by Parker McKenzie's 1,554 yards passing beaten. Not only is a shot at their first winning with 16 touchdowns and only two interceptions, son on the line, and a chance to earn running with Lawrence Mattison's 1,324 yards rush- wins in the same year for the first tin mg and 21 touchdowns, or with a defense that's Lobos can gain a measure of revenge on allowing less than 10 points per district game. The who earned their only win of the Rangers are ranked as high as No. 2 in the state in against Lehman at Shelton Stadium. The call one Class 4A poll. Hays must play its first error free is Lehman gets its football game of the season to win and earn a share another 27-4A victory and gains some valuable of the District 27-4A title, momentum heading into the offseason. Free Press Prediction: Smithson Valley 35, Hays 20 Free Press Prediction: Lehman 26, Lockhart Hays Volleyball Continued from pg. 1B Cedar Park in the area round at a site to be determined on Friday or Saturday. ' This victorywas something that needed to be done," Hays middle blocker Emily Clark said. "It's an amazing feeling." After three straight Natalie Va]dez kills in game two gave the Lady Rebels a 15-11 lead, the Chargers rallied and Hays {ound itself trailing 23-22. It looked like Boeme Champion (29-12), District 28-4A~ top seed, was going to pull even. But Beck and Clark had con- secutive kills to give Hays game point. Beck followed by tipping kill across using her touch. The ball rolled tantalizingly along the top of the net and fell in just before going out of bounds on Champions' side of the court, giving the Lady Rebs a second straight 25-23 win. "When I see a shot I go for it," said Beck, who led Hays (27-193 with 15 kills. "I saw an opening and I was definitely relieved to see it fall in." Hays fell behind early in game three 1-9 and never could recover, Two Sydney Paradeaux kills and two Hannah Ramsey aces helped give the Lady Rebs a 14-7 advantage in game four. Emily Clark's block of Champion's top hitter, Claire Kreuz, and another Pa- radeaux kill gave the Lady Rehs a 19-12 lead, but Cham- pion rallied to cut the gap to 22-20 and it looked like the two teams might be headed to a game five. ~ Thafs when Beck pulled off me more magic with a tip ldll that again landed barely in- bounds to steal back momen- tum for Hays. Pmndeau~ who finished with 11 kills, pounded home the kill that sealed the match moments later. "Being the fourth seed play- ing a number one seed you're ~Oaysing to be the underdog," head coach EricaWalther said. "But we came in feeling very confident and it showed i0 the waywe played tonight." Buda, Texas (512) 262-3388 aca Rd. y ) Amid recent market volatility, we've seen upswings and downturns. But when the market reacts on way, it doesn't mean you should, too. The actions, today can significantly impact your financial future. So before you alter your investment strategy, schedule financial review. We can help you stay focused despite market's recent disappointments and find opportunities for the long term. Call todav to schedule your financial review. + Lobo Football: Hopes for winning season Continued from pg. 1B Less than a yard out from "I'm so happy that the seniors the end zone, Anguiano tried got to ~n their last game on a quarterback keeper but was this field." Davis said. "Penalties stuffed by the Buffaloes. On the and fumbles really hurt us. I feel next play he pitched the ball to like we should have two more Medley, and Medley followed scores, but we found a way to htllback Christian Melendrez wintonight.andhatsofftothose across the end zone to reclaim seniors for sticking in there and the lead for the Lobos. the tmderclassmen picking up Clemens took possession with their level of play." a final chance to score, but blitz- Medley paced the Lobos with ing senior linebacker Charles 113 yards on 23 cmxies, While W'flliams caught Matthews in the sophomore Paul Brown added backfield just as he was fielding a 45 yards on eight rnns.Angulano pitch for a 7-yard loss. On fourth completed four of six passes for down and 17 yards to go, Clemens 38 yards and an interception. wide receiver Andrew Tate made A week after learning they a spectacular diving grab on the would not achieve their season sidelines, but his reception fell just goal of a trip to the playoffs, se- shortoftheflrst-downmarker, glv- nior linebacker Ethan Martin ing the ballto the Lobos to run out said Friday's win was special. the clock and claim the victol~. "It's awesome," he said. With postseason no longer fine, he added, "the off, and we Followingthe: home game as Lehman seniors Anguiano and lingered at Bob Shelton after their Janet Ross Shirley C Malone Financial Advisor Financial Advisor 251 N FM 1626 Bldg 2 Ste B 203 Railroad Street Suite Bud& TX 78610 Bud& TX 78610 512-312-2840 512-312-2332 plucked a blade of ley did the same. "Soak it in, guys," Davis them. 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