Area Sports

Baseball ends 1st round of District play, split games

By Jacob Chavarria Slatonite Correspondent The Slaton Tigers split their two games on the week as they ended the first half of District play going 1-1 in a close contest against Abernathy and a run rule win against Childress. The Tigers fell to District leader Abernathy on Tuesday (April 6) evening 8-3. In the first…

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Softball goes .500 in games against Shallowater, Roosevelt

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton softball team split their games last week in their second round of District action. The Tigerettes lost a tough 10-5 game against the Shallowater Fillies Tuesday evening (April 6) but bounced back against the Roosevelt Lady Eagles 9-7 Saturday (April 10). The team is currently 6-3 in District…

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Duo places 3rd in mixed doubles in District tennis

Mykah Lamberson and Jeredan Wallingsford placed third in mixed doubles Monday (April 12) during District tennis in Abernathy. The Tennis team continued District Wednesday (April 14) again in Abernathy with the hope to advance to Regional. Results from Wednesday’s matches will be reported in next week’s edition. (Submitted photo)

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Boys, Girls track sends many runners to Area contest

From Staff Reports The Tiger and Tigerette track teams competed in the District Track meet Wednesday and Thursday (March 31-April 1) in Abernathy. The boys team finished third overall while the girls placed sixth. Multiple athletes from both teams qualified for Area. Elijah Culver set a new school record in the 3200 meter dash with…

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Golf competes in District, 1 advances to Regionals

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton golf teams competed in their District meets March 29 in Childress, and April 5 in Lubbock. JD Hogan qualified to regionals as an individual. Head Coach Lousia Gonzales said while the teams improved their scores significantly, neither team qualified for the next round. She said District this year…

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Baseball, Softball District games

Tigers score 27 total runs as they go 2-0 in District action By Jacob Chavarria Slatonite Correspondent Tiger baseball was able to get their first back-to-back wins of the season during their second week of District play. These wins came with a total of 27 runs being produced by the Slaton offense. They started out…

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Track boys tie for 1st, girls medal in Bold Gold Relays

From Staff Reports The Slaton Varsity track teams competed in the Post Relays Thursday afternoon (March 25) in Post. The boys tied for first place as a team while the girls finished fourth overall. The teams next will compete in District Wednesday and Thursday (March 31 and April 1) in Abernathy. Individual placings are below.…

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Baseball falls short in games against state ranked teams

By Jacob Chavarria Slatonite Correspondent The start of District play is kicking off for the Tigers, but they had one final tune-up last week before opening District play last Saturday (March 27). In both contests they fell short by a few runs to both teams who are ranked highly in the State. Their first close…

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Softball racks up pair of wild wins in District

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM Tigerette softball had a whirlwind of a Spring Break, winning two District games in two unusual ways. They defeated the Lady Eagles of Roosevelt 13-3 in a run-ruled game, but then had to go to extra innings to defeat the Abernathy Lady Lopes 10-9. Head Coach Brandon Langston said both…

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Baseball loses close games, prepares for District play

By Jacob Chavarria Slatonite Correspondent The Slaton Tiger baseball team played two of their last three non-District games last week before the start of District play. In both contests, the Tigers fell short. Coach Dilon Chancellor’s ball club fell to the Littlefield Wildcats on the road by a score of 9-6 on Tuesday evening (March…

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