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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, August 24, 1999
Eagles face Tigers, Rebs in Midland
PECOS, Aug. 24, 1999 -- Three teams that would have liked to have done
better this past weekend in their first tournaments of the season will
get a chance to get a couple of wins tonight in Midland, when the Pecos
Eagles take on the Lee Rebels and Snyder Tigers at Midland Lee High School.
Pecos will face Snyder first, starting about 5:45 p.m., and then will
face the Rebels, at about 7 p.m. The Eagles' junior varsity team is also
scheduled to face the Tigers and Rebels at those same times, while Pecos'
ninth graders are home tonight, hosting Crane at 5 p.m.
The Eagles' rhythm was thrown off by Denver City's Jennifer Boyd, whose
serves they had trouble handling in the semifinals of the Monahans Sandhills
Tournament. Pecos lost to the Mustangs, who in turn were beaten in the
finals by El Paso Americas, the team the Eagles swept in pool round play
the previous morning.
"Our girls have got to learn when you run into a team that gives you
competition you've got to learn to adjust when that happens," said Eagles'
coach Becky Granado, whose team did come back to beat district rival Clint,
15-4, 15-9, in the third place game, as the Lions had problems both hitting
and receiving serves.
Like Pecos, Lee also came away with the third place trophy this past
Saturday, at the Ector County ISD Tournament. The Rebels went through their
pool undefeated but lost to eventual tournament champion San Angelo Lake
View in the semifinals, before beating Big Spring, 15-5, 15-13 for third
place. Snyder didn't fare as well, placing second to Abilene Cooper in
their pool at the Bev Ball Classic in Abilene and ending up in fifth place
in the tournament.
Last season, the Eagles were swept by Snyder and Lee during a stretch
that saw them drop seven of 10 matches before bouncing back to win 13 of
their final 15 matches of the season, with the last loss to eventual Class
4A state champion Dumas in the playoffs.
Following this evening's action, the Eagles will get to play their only
home matches over the first five weeks of the season, when they host the
14th Annual Pecos Cantaloupe Classic Volleyball Tournament. Freshmen play
will begin Thursday, with the varsity and JV teams starting on Friday.
The varsity has El Paso Parkland, Greenwood and Wink as their scheduled
pool round opponents.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
Division of Buckner News Alliance, Inc.
324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
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