The Shoemaker boys track team boasts one of the best sprinters in the country and the fastest 4x100-meter relay time in the nation, but it is the Grey Wolves' 4x200 squad that survived the postseason and is headed to Saturday's state meet in Austin as a gold medal favorite.
Ellison simply had to win, but winning was not simple.
Shoemaker scored a run in the top of the eighth inning and Madalyne Martinez won a pitchers' duel against Ellison's Lole Reyes as the Lady Grey Wolves edged the Lady Eagles 2-1 in their regular-season finale Monday at Ellison.
TEMPLE — The wiggle room is no longer there for Temple, which has endured a difficult stretch after a 5-1 start to District 12-6A. So with three games remaining in the regular season, starting with Shoemaker on Tuesday night, the Wildcats’ plan is as cut and dry as can be — win so they can get in.
Brooke Schmidt's sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning sent the Copperas Cove Lady Dawgs to an 8-7 home victory over Harker Heights on Tuesday.
Harker Heights' Evan Fuller hit a bases-loaded triple to cap a 10-run fifth inning that ended the game with the Lady Knights winning 13-3 over Killeen on the mercy rule Monday night at Harker Heights.
Three teams dominated in the standings, and each was rewarded for the showings.
Evan Fuller was at a loss.
Brooke Schmidt tossed a one-hitter and drove in the game's only run as the Copperas Cove Lady Dawgs edged host Shoemaker 1-0 on Tuesday to edge closer to a playoff spot.