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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Arabian softball to hostCarrizo this week

Arabian Softball – Natalie Valle hits one to left field.

It was a good run, but Devine unfortunately witnessed the end of their five-game winning streak on Tuesday, April 2. They fell 4-1 to the Floresville Tigers. Having soared to a lofty 15 runs in the game…

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#18 Arabian Maddie Brown fires off another one.

8th Colts Track District Champs, 7th grade places 3rd

Collier Paige competes in the 400m dash.

Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer
The 8th grade Colts ran, jumped, and threw themselves to a District Track Championship last Tuesday in Pearsall. Devine scored 173 points to easily outdistance runner-up and Class 6A Del Rio who finished with 129 points.
The 7th grade had a nice outing as well as they placed third overall with 135 points. Competition was tight amongst these teams as champion Uvalde had 158 points while fourth place Del Rio was only 22 points behind with 133…

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Gold medal performance was from the 4x100m crew of Nathan Valle, Moses Contreras, Israel Casas, and Jaden Cruz.

7th & 8th Fillys District Track Champions

Illiana Settles placed 4th in the 2400m run and 5th in the 800m and 1600m run.

Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer
The 7th and 8th grade Fillys capped off their terrific 2024 track season as District Champions after owning the competition in Pearsall last March 26.
The 7th grade Fillys cruised to a 213-159 advantage over runner-up Del Rio while the 8th grade also topped Del Rio by a final point tally of 170-156.
7th Filly highlights
Scoring over 200 points in a track meet usually means there were several gold medal efforts amongst all events and that was definitely the case for the 7th grade Fillys…

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Dresden Talamantes, Claira Gulley, Brooklyn Hinnant, and Vida Solis teamed up in both the 4x100m Relay and the 4x200m Relay and walked away with two gold medals.

District 29-4A Track & Field in Floresville April 3-4

Jerel Beaty

Staff Writer

The Warhorses and Arabians head to Floresville Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4 as the District 29-4A Track and Field Meet commences at Tiger Stadium.

The top four from each event advances to Area next week to compete against other top four finishers from District 30-4A for the chance to advance to Regional later in April.

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District 28-3A Track & Field Schedule of Events for April 3 in Natalia

Elias Deluna,, Gatling Gun, Jacques Gonzales, Oscar Mendez

Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer
Lytle and Natalia put their best foot forward Wednesday, April 3 as the District 28-3A Track and Field Meet commences at Natalia High School as the Mustangs host this year’s major event.
The top four from each event advances to Area next week to compete against other top four finishers from District 27-3A for the chance to advance to Regional later in April.

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Warhorses close out regular season track with 2nd place

Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer
Devine is more than ready to try to make up 9.5 points on the Jaguars at their home stadium this Wednesday and Thursday as Floresville topped the Warhorses 164 to 154.5 in the final regular season track meet last Thursday in Natalia.
Tanner Davis, Rowdy Esparza, and Donovan Dixon look to repeat gold medal performances as they each won their individual events at Mustang Stadium as Davis took Pole Vault, Esparza Long Jump, and Dixon 400m.
Silver medals went to the 4x200m team of Ismael Torres, Ryan Weinkam…

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Cloud of dust: Arabian track smokes competition

Brooke Thompson finishes the 4x200m relay in 1st for the Arabians.

Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer
The cloud of dust in the air last Thursday in Natalia at Mustang Stadium was what the Arabian track team left in their wake did to their counterparts as Devine won their final regular season meet of the 2024 season. The Arabians, along with the rest of District 29-4A, travel to Floresville April 3-4 for the chance to compete at Area April 10.
The varsity scored 206 points in route to their championship performance. Floresville was a distant second place with 144 points followed by old district foe Crystal City who put up 82 points.
The relay teams scored 56 of those 144 points as the 4x100m team of…

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Arabian Calleigh Schneider placed 4th in the triple jump.

Arabian Softball

Denise Contreras scored two runs and stole a base.

Devine can now show off 14 landslide victories after their most recent contest on Thursday. Everything went their way against the Pearsall Mavericks as the Devine Warhorses made off with a 15-4 win. Winning may never get old, but Devine sure is getting used to it with their fifth in a row.
Hilary Barnett made a big impact no matter where she played. She struck out six batters over five innings while giving up three earned (and one unearned) runs off three hits (and only one walk). Barnett has been consistent…

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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.