Tuesday, May 24, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoMISSING TORTOISE from S. Palo Alto Dr. in Estates of Eagle Creek on May 17th. If you see him, please contact us @ (210) 913-4558 or (830) 393-4030.

VideoLost: German mix, male, tip of one ear missing, micro chipped, last seen with blue collar and blue bone tag with name and house number. Call if found, 830-779-2512.
*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

The City of Poth is currently accepting applications for the position of Chief of Police. The Chief is responsible for all operational and administrative aspects of the police department, provide patrol, criminal investigations, crime prevention, enforce all laws and ordinances and be responsible for public health and safety. Must be community oriented, have strong public relations skills, strong work ethics, must be physically fit and maintain a professional image while in uniform. A High School Diploma or GED is required. Must have a valid Class C or higher Texas Driver’s License. Must be TCLEOSE Master Peace Officer certified and have at least 5 years of experience with law enforcement agency; SWAT, Gang Unit, Narcotics or Detective experience a plus, pass a thorough background check investigation with drug screen and credit check. The City offers benefit package with retirement plan and medical insurance. Salary dependent on qualifications. EOE. Applications/resume will be accepted until June 3, 2016, 5:00 P.M. at the Poth City Hall, 200 N. Carroll St, P O Box 579, Poth TX 78147; email: cityhall@cityofpoth.org.   
*Fair Housing notice. All help wanted advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference limitation or discrimination." This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for help wanted ads, which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Sports


Pirettes remain perfect in district play


Pirettes remain perfect in district play
Poth’s Kaylee Lyssy catches a breather during the Pirettes’ 14-0 win over Luling. Lyssy went 4-4 during the game with a single, a double, two triples, and a total of 3 RBIs.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Lance Malcher
Sports Correspondent
March 29, 2011
2,301 views
Post a comment

POTH -- The Poth Pirette softball team continued to roll in District 29-2A play last week, as it dispatched the Stockdale Lady Brahmas and the Luling Lady Eagles.

On Tuesday, March 22, Poth Head Coach Carilee Robbins and the Pirettes welcomed Ashley West and Wilson County rival -- the Stockdale Lady Brahmas. The first inning looked promising for the Lady Brahmas, with shortstop Ashley Valdez’s leadoff walk, followed by a stolen second base. A sacrifice bunt by catcher Andye Romero then moved Valdez to third base with only one out. However, when Valdez tried to beat out a hard ground ball to Pirette shortstop Kayla Boening, the Lady Brahmas’ scoring opportunity was halted. Boening fired the ball to freshman catcher Charity Fuller, who blocked the plate and tagged Valdez for the second out.

For the Lady Brahmas, that was as close to scoring as they would come. Pirette senior pitcher Monica Cavazos found her mark from there and overwhelmed a very formidable Lady Brahma lineup. Following the play at the plate, Cavazos struck out 13 of the next 20 batters and only allowed two to reach base.

Lady Brahma pitcher Kristy Vela had a very solid performance. In six innings, Vela gave up only four hits, struck out five batters, and gave up only 2 earned runs. Six walks were also issued, though, and the Pirette offense, led by senior Kayla Boening, was able to take advantage of solid hitting and timely Lady Brahma errors to give Cavazos more than enough support. Boening, who had three of those hits, going 3 for 3 with 4 RBIs and 2 runs scored, continued to display her familiar leadership role -- keeping her teammates focused and producing runs. Kelsey Garcia and Destiny Rodriguez also each scored 2 runs, and Lindsey Lyssy added 1 run, giving the Pirettes a 7-0 victory.

Later that week, on Friday, March 25, a very late venue change had the Pirette fans, fortunate enough to be informed, scrambling to get to Luling, as the Lady Eagles had originally been scheduled to travel to Poth.

An unexpected bus ride did nothing to rattle the poise of the Pirettes, though, including star pitcher Monica Cavazos. Cavazos, who had only given up 2 runs in the past five games, continued to dominate opposing batters in Luling. She gave up only two hits, walked one, and struck out 11 batters en route to her third straight District 29-2A shutout. The Pirette offense was equally as impressive, as the bats were hot, allowing Poth to tee off for 15 hits in five innings.

A scoring onslaught began when Heather Rocha was driven in by fellow senior Kaylee Lyssy, and her stand-up triple to right-centerfield in the top of the first inning. Although Cavazos only needed that 1 run, Lyssy and the Pirettes were far from through at the plate. Lyssy would continue to hammer the ball, as she went 4 for 4 with two triples and 3 RBIs. Sophomore third baseman Ryann Boening emerged as a threat, striking the ball hard with two hits and 2 RBIs.

The lopsided 14-0 five-inning victory had the Pirettes on top of the district standings. This week, the Pirettes were scheduled to travel to Marion and Nixon to take on the Bulldogs and Lady Mustangs, while the Stockdale Lady Brahmas face Nixon and the Brooks Academy Tigers to end the first round of district play.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Sports Archives


WCN Football Report
WCN Sports Report SPTS
WCN Volleyball Report
WCN Sports Notice sports
Heavenly Touch homeAllstate & McBride RealtyVoncille Bielefeld homeTriple R DC Experts

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.