FRIDAY SPORT SHORTS 04/19/2013

Written by Glenn Edwards. Posted in Local Sports, Sports

SPORTS SHORTS

Published on April 19, 2013 by Glenn Edwards

THE HUNTSVILLE HORNET BOYS’ GOLF TEAM HAD NO PROBLEM WINNING THE CLASS 4A REGION 3 CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT ON THURSDAY. THE HORNETS RAN AWAY FROM THE FIELD AT RAVEN NEST WITH A 2-ROUND TEAM SCORE OF 606 – 34 STROKES BETTER THAN THE 2ND-PLACE TEAM FROM PORT NECHES-GROVES. HUNTSVILLE’S CHANDLER PHILLIPS CAPTURED THE INDIVIDUAL MEDALIST TITLE WITH A SCORE OF 142, WHILE HIS TEAMMATE CORY SAMMONS FINISHED 3RD. THE HORNET BOYS WILL HEAD TO AUSTINĀ  LATER THIS MONTH WHERE THEY WILL JOIN THE HUNTSVILLE GIRLS TEAM IN THE 4A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT AT ONION CREEK. IT WILL MARK THE 1ST TIME THAT BOTH HUNTSVILLE TEAMS HAVE QUALIFIED FOR THE STATE TOURNAMENT IN THE SAME YEAR.

THERE’S A KEY SOUTHLAND CONFERNCE BASEBALL SERIES ON TAP AT DON SANDERS STADIUM THIS WEEKEND. THE DEFENDING CHAMPION SAM HOUSTON BEARKATS – CURRENTLY IN A 4-WAY TIE FOR 1ST PLACE IN THE LEAGUE – WILL HOST PERENNIALLY STRONG CONFERENCE NEWCOMER ORAL ROBERTS UNIVERSITY IN A 3-GAME SERIES. THE 1ST GAME IS SET FOR 6:30 TODAY AT “THE DON.” GAME 2 IS SCHEDULED FOR 4PM SATURDAY, FOLLOWED BY A 1PM START SUNDAY FOR GAME 3.

MEANWHILE, THE HUNTSVILLE HORNET BASEBALL TEAM WILL VISIT WALLER TODAY AT 7PM, WHILE THE NEW WAVERLY BULLDOGS WILL HOST TRINITY AT 7 IN THE ‘DOGS’ REGULAR-SEASON HOME FINALE.

IN SOFTBALL, THE HUNTSVILLE LADY HORNETS WILL TAKE THE FIELD TODAY FOR THEIR REGULAR-SEASON FINALE WHEN THEY VISIT WILLIS AT 7PM.

THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN WILL HOST NICHOLLS STATE IN SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE SOFTBALL ACTION THIS WEEKEND AT THE BEARKAT SOFTBALL COMPLEX – THERE’S A DOUBLEHEADER AT 1PM SATURDAY, FOLLOWED BY A SINGLE GAME SUNDAY AT NOON.

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