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High School Softball: Lady Rattlers to play bi-district tilt in SA

The San Marcos Lady Rattler softball team turns its attention to the Class 5A Playoffs later this week.

San Marcos (25-5, 15-1 District 27-5A) opens the postseason with a bi-district round tilt against San Antonio Edison at 7 p.m. on Thursday night at the SAISD Spring Sports Complex.

The Golden Bears (15-9, 10-6), who finished fourth in District 28-5A, dropped a third-place tiebreaker game to San Antonio Harlandale on Monday.


Texas State head coach Ty Harrington smiles as he is greeted by an umpire before Tuesday’s game at UT (Gerald Castillo).

Featured Interview: Harrington gains new perspective during battle with cancer

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

Ty Harrington isn’t sure what triggered it.

He doesn’t even know why it struck him at the time that it did.

The head baseball coach at Texas State — who recently finished his final chemotherapy treatment for stage three rectal cancer — recalls peering out at the south Texas landscape last December on top of a deer blind when reality hit him.

College Baseball: Texas State slides into College Station for midweek tilt

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

The Bobcats probably won’t mind seeing April come to a close.

After a perfect start to the month when Texas State swept a home-and-home weekend series against Baylor, Jeremy Fikac’s club has yet to find the right gear ever since; the Bobcats have compiled a 2-10 record.

Texas State might have reached its low point of the season on Sunday as Troy extended the former’s losing streak to five games following a weekend sweep in Alabama.


Texas State sophomore Danielle Warne slides into second base ahead of the tag during Saturday's first contest against Appalachian State inside Bobcat Softball Stadium (Gerald Castillo).

College Softball: Texas State remains hot at home, sweeps Appalachian State

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

The Bobcats are peaking at the right time.

On Sunday, Texas State completed a three-game sweep of Appalachian State,  with a 9-1 triumph on Senior Day.

Senior Courtney Harris made the most of her final regular season home game with a grand slam in second inning to push the lead to five runs after Sara Rupp’s RBI single drove in Taylor Webb for the first run.

Fittingly, another senior capped off the game for good.


San Marcos sophomore Luis Hernandez slides into second base ahead of tag during a home district game against Seguin (Gerald Castillo).

High School Baseball: Rattlers host Lockhart in district finale

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

After locking up a postseason berth, the Rattlers are only looking at themselves through the final two games of the regular season.

San Marcos (17-6, 9-6 District 27-5A) dropped its final road game of the regular campaign by a score of 2-1 to Boerne-Champion Saturday after inclement weather forced the game to be rescheduled from Friday night.

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