San Angelo Central baseball player Rance Rosas signed a letter of intent to play baseball in the Big 12 conference at Baylor University. Last year as a junior, Rosas was first-team all-district and batted .351. He had 30 RBIs, nine doubles, four triples and four home runs. He also had 23 steals. Wall track and field star Jayden Fiebiger signed a letter of intent to run track at Oklahoma State. Fiebiger finished second in the nation in the 800 at the AAU Junior Olympics Track and Field Championships at Drake University in Iowa. Addison Bonaventure signed a letter of intent to play college soccer at Abilene Christian University.
Here’s some of the first round playoff games we will watching this Friday: the Central Bobcats travel to Arlington to play Lamar at their campus stadium, Craven Field, at 7pm on Friday. Lamar is 9-1 and Central is 7-3. The Lake View Chiefs go to Fort Stockton for a second time this season, this time to face Clint Mountain View at 7pm on Friday. Wall and Pilot Point meet in a battle of two teams with seven wins. Wall will play in Early for the second week in a row at 7:30 on Friday. Ballinger will face 9-1 Childress on Thursday from Frenship HS. Eldorado will play at San Angelo Stadium versus Haskell on Friday at 7:30. Christoval will battle Cross Plains on Friday at 7:30 from Roscoe. Miles will take on the Pied Pipers of Hamlin who are 9-1, on Friday from the Mustang Bowl in Sweetwater.
In HS girls basketball, the Central Lady Cats improved to 8-0 this season after a 40-32 win over Lubbock Monterrey last night from Central HS. Morgan Walker led Central with 14 points. Next up for Central girls hoops is a road trip to Del Rio on Friday…..the #3 ranked team in the state in 3A girls basketball, the Wall Lady Hawks, beat a 6A program, Midland Lee, 40-30. Sam Rocha had 15 points and Wall improves to 3-0…..2A Christoval got a big win on the road against a solid 3A team, Ballinger, 41-32. Grape Creek earned their first win of the young season with a 49-41 win over Rocksprings…..the Central Bobcats basketball team opened their season last night at Del Rio and lost to the Rams 64-62.
For the second straight season, the Angelo State football team will play in bowl game. The Rams are headed back to the Heart of Texas Bowl on Saturday, December 1st at the Waco I.S.D. Stadium. Kickoff at 4pm. The Rams will take on Central Oklahoma who went 7-4 playing in the MIAA. The Rams went 6-5 this season, tied for fourth place in the Lone Star Conference. Angelo State last played Central Oklahoma in 2011 when the Bronchos were in the LSC. Last season, the Rams lost in the Heart of Texas Bowl to Washburn and the game was played in Copperas Cove instead of Waco. It is the seventh bowl game in school history.
For the 8th consecutive season, Angelo State volleyball is going to the NCAA tournament. The Belles received an at-large bid and were seeded seventh and will play the #2 seed, Texas A&M-Commerce on Thursday. The games will be at Tarleton State in Stephenville because Tarleton is the #1 seed in the South Central region……Angelo State women’s soccer lost in the first round of the NCAA tournament in a heartbreaking double overtime loss to UC-Colorado Springs 3-2. Also, ASU Belles basketball won their exhibition opener over Sul Ross State 99-62. The Belles basketball team tips off their season on Saturday at a tournament in Denton.