Pirates victorious over Javelinas

Lytle is 9-0-1 against Natalia since February of 2018, and they’ll have a chance to extend that success on Tuesday. The Lytle Pirates will be playing in front of their home fans against the Natalia Mustangs at 7:00 p.m. Lytle will be looking to keep their 13-game home win streak dating back to last season alive.
Last Friday, Lytle sure made it a nail-biter, but they managed to escape with a…

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Lady Pirates faced Hondo for a second time

Lytle was the 21-11 winner over Hondo when they last played one another back in March, but their luck changed this time around. The Lytle Pirates’ tough 21-12 defeat to the Hondo Owls on Tuesday might stick with them for a while. Lytle has now taken an ‘L’ in back-to-back games.
Lytle got a massive…

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Pirates 3rd place at Area Track

Rodolfo cepeda, Sebastian Garcia and Brandon Obando run in the 400m run.

Alvarez, Cepeda, Davalos, Garcia, Guevara, Montes-Rodriguez, Obando, & Sanchez are Regional Qualifiers

Jerel Beaty, Staff Writer
Johnny Alvarez, Rudy Cepeda, William Davalos, Sebastian Garcia, Chase Guevara, Bryan Montes-Rodriguez, Brandon Obando, and Abel Sanchez represent Pirate Track and Field at this weekend’s Regional Meet in Seguin at Matador Stadium. At Regional, the top two finishers from each event advance to the State Meet in Austin Thursday, May 2.
The Pirates placed third as a team with 94 points, trailing only champion Jourdanton who posted 134 and Poth who netted 102.
Sanchez and Montes-Rodriguez tied for fourth place as far as total points scored for their team as each raked in 20 points each. Alvarez was right behind those two as he tallied 18 points to tie for…

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Lady Pirates 4th at Area Track

Regional Qualifiers from Lytle and Natalia 4x400m relay proudly stand with medals. The 4x100m relay was won by lytle. Natalia took 4th.

Cook, Lopez, Reveira, Scotello, & Sevier are Regional Qualifiers

Jerel Beaty, Staff Writer
Klayre Cook, Svetlana Lopez, Laleina Reveira, Frances Scotello, and Calyssa Sevier represent Lady Pirate Track at this weekend’s Regional Meet at Matador Stadium in Seguin. At Regional, the top two spots advance to State in Austin Thursday, May 2.
The Lady Pirates placed fourth as a team with 63 points at last week’s Area Meet in Jourdanton as they trailed only champion Poth, runner-up Hondo, and third place Crystal City.
Amazingly, Lytle did this with the lowest number of participants between each of the top four teams.
“We took only six athletes and still managed…

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Lady Pirate Track & Field 3rd Place in District 28-3A

Lady Pirate Calyssa Sevier shows her gold-medal winning effort. She won the 200m and 400m at district, advancing to Area.

Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer
The Lady Pirates had a heckuva showing in Natalia Wednesday, April 3 at the District 28-3A Track and Field Meet as they finished third place with only eight varsity members comprising the team.
Lytle scored 102 points to place behind champion Hondo who tallied 153 and runner-up Crystal City who scored 151 points.
Head Coach Gilbert Ruiz was more than pleased with what he saw from his young team as there was one senior, one junior, four sophomores, and two freshman battling their way to that triple-digit point total.
“The varsity girls…

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Lytle Track- Lady Pirate Addison Criado heads for the finish line.

Pirate track runner-up at District 28-3A Meet

Pirate Dezel Cashion ends the 4x100m relay in 4th place.

Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer
Lytle was oh-so-close to capturing the District 28-3A Track and Field Championship but fell six-points shy as Hondo got the nod 146 points to the Pirates 140.
Mid-distance and distance runners dominated the day as Lytle filled multiple top-spots in the 3200m, 1600m, and 800m as well as some of those runners also scoring high in the 400m and 4x400m Relay.
The 4x400m Relay squad of Rudy Cepeda, Chase…

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JV Pirates runner up, JV Lady Pirates 3rd @ District Meet

Lady Pirate Kimora Sanchez

Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer
An enjoyable day was had by the Lytle JV track teams as they closed out their 2024 seasons with the Pirates placing runner-up and the Lady Pirates third at last Wednesday’s District 28-3A Meet in Natalia.
The Pirates tied Hondo with 113 points to place behind champion Dilley who scored 154 points while the Lady Pirates put up 90 points to fall behind Cotulla and Hondo.
Gold medals for the Pirates included Diego Reyna in 1600m and 800m, Nathan Garza in 3200m, Jonathan Massiate in 200m, and Seth Pierce in Shot Put.
Silver medals went to Garza in 3200m and…

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Lady Pirate Softball Highlights

The Lady Pirates picked up a much needed win in Hondo 21-11.

Danica Martinez produced her most outstanding game to date while leading Lytle to the win on Thursday. Martinez was dynamite, going 3-for-5 with four RBI, two runs, and a stolen base.
Martinez and Lytle will look to defend their home field on Tuesday against Crystal City at 6:00 p.m. Lytle has been struggling at home and they’ll enter the contest having lost three straight home games.