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Churchill defeats Sharyland in regional final

By RGV Fútbol/Staff

www.rgvfutbol.com

BROWNSVILLE, 14 Apr. - The Sharyland Lady Rattlers were on the brink of making Rio Grande Valley girls soccer history Saturday, but instead fell just short of their goal when they were defeated 1-0 by San Antonio Churchill in the Class 5A Region IV Final at the Brownsville Sports Park.

Despite the loss, the Lady Rattlers became the Valley’s girls team that has come the closest to advancing to the State Tournament with their valiant performance against Churchill in the Regional Final.

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Sports Highlights

Sharyland:

*The boys golf team took home the Region IV Championship last Tuesday, beating out San Antonio Johnson. The team was led by third-place finisher Juan Rodriguez. Peter Fox came in fifth and Jose Pena finished eighth. The state championships will be held April 30-May 1.

*Standout volleyball player Laura Eberly signed on Wednesday to play volleyball for Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio. Eberly helped the Lady Rattlers win District 30-5A this past Fall and was named the district’s “outstanding blocker”.

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Big Six Sports Schedule April 20-26

Big Six Sports Schedule April 20-26
Mission Eagles
Baseball: April 20 vs. Nikki Rowe 7 p.m.
April 24 BYE BYE
April 27 at Donna 7 p.m.
Softball: April 20 vs. Donna 7 p.m.
April 24 District Certification TBA
Track and Field: April 19-21 Region IV Championships in Kingsville TBA
Veterans Memorial Patriots
Baseball April 20 at Weslaco East 7 p.m.
April 21 vs. Brownsville Veterans Memorial 7 p.m.
April 24 BYE BYE
April 27 vs. Edcouch-Elsa 7 p.m.
Softball: April 20 vs. Edcouch-Elsa 7 p.m.
April 24 District Certification TBA
Track and Field: April 27, 28 Region IV Championships in San Antonio TBA
Sharyland Rattlers
Boys Soccer: TBA TBA TBA
Baseball: April 20 at La Joya 7 p.m.
April 24 BYE BYE
April 27 vs. McHi 7 p.m.
Softball: April 20 vs. McHi 7 p.m.
April 24 District Certification 7 p.m.
Track and Field: April 19-21 Region IV Championships in Kingsville TBA
La Joya Coyotes
Baseball: April 20 vs. Sharyland 7 p.m.
April 24 BYE BYE
April 27 at Nikki Rowe 7 p.m.
Softball: April 20 at Nikki Rowe 7 p.m.
April 24 District Certification TBA
Track and Field: April 19-21 Region IV Championships in Kingsville TBA
April 19-21 Region IV Championships in Kingsville TBA
Palmview Lobos
Baseball: April 20 at McHi 7 p.m.
April 24 BYE BYE
April 27 vs. Memorial 7 p.m.
Softball: April 20 ? 7 p.m.
Track and Field: April 19-21 Region IV Championships in Kingsville TBA
Juarez-Lincoln
Baseball: April 20 vs. Valley View 7 p.m.
April 21 at Roma 7 p.m.
April 24 BYE BYE
April 27 vs. Rio  Grande City 7 p.m.
Track and Field: April 27, 28 Region IV Championships in San Antonio TBA
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April 19th, Baseball Standings

District 30-5A
Overall District
Teams W L W L
Sharyland 23 3 12 0
Palmview 19 5 9 3
Memorial 16 8 7 5
Mission 12 10 6 6
Rowe 6 15 6 6
McHi ? ? 6 6
Donna 5 15 1 11
La Joya 5 20 1 11
District 32-4A
Overall District
Teams W L W L
Hidalgo 17 9 12 3
Rio Grande City 21 5 12 3
Roma 15 8 11 4
Juarez-Lincoln 14 7 11 4
Veterans Memorial 12 9 9 6
Valley View 11 10 8 7
Edcouch-Elsa 9 12 4 11
Weslaco East 4 16 3 11
Brownsville Veterans Memorial 6 15 2 12
Mercedes 5 18 1 14
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Sharyland Boys Soccer Semifinal Game Webcast Today

20120410-Sharyland-v-Bville-Porter-Boys-Playoff-Soccer-027Time Warner Cable will provide live television coverage of the UIL boys and girls state soccer championships this week from Birkelbach Field in Georgetown, while FOXSportsSouthwest.com and FOXSportsHouston.com will offer live webcasts.

The tournament semifinals and finals will be televised on Time Warner Cable’s Texas Channel and will be streamed on FoxSportsSouthwest.com and FoxSportsHouston.com.

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Sharyland Boys Soccer Makes State Final Four

20120410_Sharyland_Bville-Porter-Boys-Playoff-Soccer-014Following back-to-back wins this weekend at the regional semi-finals Friday and the regional finals Saturday, the Sharyland Rattlers are headed to state for the first time in school history.

In Friday’s regional semi-final versus San Antonio Northside Jay, both teams were scoreless at the end of regulation play. In the first overtime Sharyland scored first, but Jay came back to tie things up. The decision came down to a tense, back-and-forth shootout, which Sharyland won 3-2.

The victory advanced the Rattlers to Saturday’s regional finals where the Rattlers defeated Brownsville Lopez 2-1. The win was a history maker for the Rattlers who have never before made the top four at state.. Both tournaments were held this past weekend at the Brownsville Sports Park.

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