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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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Sharyland boys and girls, Juarez boys advance on to regional semifinals

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The field is narrowing down more and more as the postseason tournament for boys and girls soccer continues. Down to 16 teams each for the boys and girls 5A and 4A tournament, three Big Six schools have managed to remain in the hunt for a regional championship and perhaps more.

First, the Sharyland Lady Rattlers officially became the program’s most decorated team after they took down Edinburg North, 4-2, on Monday night. Though they have reached this point in the postseason before in 2005, they did not do it as district champions.

“I told the girls tonight that they had become the most successful team that Sharyland has ever had,” said Head Coach JJ Lopez, following the team’s win.

That unofficial title of being the most decorated team ever didn’t come easy for Shary as North put up a fight. Benefitting from two successful penalty kicks, the Lady Cougars went into the half tied at 2-2.

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Shary, Juarez-Lincoln boys & girls advance

20120402-Sharyland-v-Laredo-Martin-Girls-Playoff-Soccer-dy-152For the boys and girls soccer teams of Juarez-Lincoln, bi-district was an ease – purely because they were given a first round bye. For others, like the boys and girls squad of Sharyland, bi-district was an ease – purely because they were that much better than the competition. All four teams are playing this week in the next playoff round.

Yes, the two teams from Shary took down their first-round opponents by a combined score of 8-0. The Lady Rattlers scored five goals against Laredo Martin while their male counterparts scored three in their shutout over Laredo LBJ. Victoria Valadez led the Lady Rattlers with the team’s first two goals.

The win by Head Coach JJ Lopez’s ladies’squad, set them up for a rematch with Harlingen South. That area game was played last night after press time. The Lady Hawks have eliminated Sharyland in the past three area rounds, including last year’s 3-2 decision. Watch for the game results online at www.progresstimes.net.

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Juarez Lincoln Soccer Playoff Schedule

Juarez Lincoln’s Lady Huskies soccer team will have a sectional play-off game on Thursday, April 5, at Juarez Lincoln High School field vs. ValleyView Lady Tigers at 7 p.m.

Juarez Lincoln Huskies boys soccer team will have their sectional play-off game on Saturday, April 7, at LJISD Football Stadium vs Weslaco East Wildcats at 7 p.m.

Congratulations and good luck to all of our local soccer teams in the playoffs.

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