WHS baseball team enters playoffs Thurs.
The Whitney High School varsity baseball team is headed to the playoffs after ending the regular season with a record of 9-3 to secure the second seed.
The Wildcats will take on third seed Eustace in a series beginning Thursday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Whitney. Game two will be in Eustace at 7 p.m. Friday, May 7.
If needed, game three will be played on Saturday with the details to be determined.
Aquilla golfer earns trip to state contest
Aquilla High School golf team member Elizabeth Lewis is advancing to state after competing at the regional golf tournament at ShadowGlen Country Club in Manor recently.
Lewis shot at 234 over the course of two days and was the second qualifying individual for state. She will play at Lighthouse Country Club in Kingsland on Monday, May 10, and Tuesday, May 11.
Aquilla to send track athletes to state meet
Aquilla High School will send several of its athletes to the University Interscholastic League (UIL) state track and field competition.
The Lady Cougars won the Region IV meet with only four of the team’s girls getting points.
Abigail Huffhines will compete in the 3200-meter run and the 1600-meter run. Makayla Bowman advanced in the 800-meter run and the 400-meter run. Rylee Hennig advanced in the triple jump and high jump.
The Lady Cougar 4×400 meter relay team of Addison Harwell, Hennig, Huffhines and Bowman will compete at the state meet. Kyndall Huffhines will join the relay team as an alternate.
The state meet will be held at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the campus of The University of Texas in Austin.
Class 3A and 4A teams will compete Thursday, May 6. Class 2A and 5A will begin Friday, May 7, and Class 1A and 6A is set for Saturday, May 8.