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Wed
18
Feb

Lady Mustangs win at Llano golf tournament

Mark Goodson/The Highlander
Kelsie Tackitt drives on the No. 8 hole on the Llano Rive Golf Course. Tackitt shot a personal best 75. She has shot her personal best twice in the last four days.

Marble Falls girls' golf team continued to shine this week with a victory at the Llano Invitational on Tuesday. The Lady Mustangs shot a 348 to take first, being district rival Leander by 13 strokes. Twelve teams competed.

Kelsie Tackitt shot a personal best round for the second straight tournament with a 75 to take second overall. Other Lady Mustangs scores were Blaire Hambrick with an 86 for seventh overal, Delany Kelley 92, Sam Offutt 95 and Shelcee clark wih a 102.

For complete coverage, please read Friday's edition of The Highlander.

Wed
18
Feb

Faith Academy wins 99th straight district game

By Mark Goodson
Highlander Sports Editor
No. 2 state-ranked Faith Academy travels to San Antonio for a 6 p.m. tipoff Tuesday against Incarnate Word. The warmup game will be the toughest test to date for the Lady Flames as they enter the TAPPS playoffs.
The Lady Flames (30-3, 12-0) have earned a bye to the TAPPS Class 3A regional tournament, which is scheduled for Feb. 27-28 at San Antonio Cornerstone.
The Lady Flames closed the regular season with a 67-34 win over Temple Central Texas Christian on Friday.
“We played really well and got after them hard for about 10 minutes and then got bored and sloppy,’’ Faith Academy coach Jerry English said. “Sedona Prince had an outstanding game, as did Sierra Brinkley, Taylor Denton and Hannah Cozby.’’

Mon
20
Oct

Salmeron is homecoming queen

Abbie Salmeron wears her crown as homecoming queen.

Abbie Salmeron was named homecoming queen Friday night for Marble Falls High School. Salmeron is a senior and member of the Starlettes.

Mon
20
Oct

Marble Falls outlasts Leander

Mark Goodson/staff
Chris Carter dislodges the football from Leander's Ray Gibson.

Marble Falls' Brennen Wooten hit Jacob Metcalf on a 9-yard pass with 17 seconds left to give the Marble Falls Mustangs a 49-46 come-from-behind win over Leander Friday on homecoming night at Mustang Stadium.

Metcalf caught six passes for 183 yards and scored twice in the final five minutes while the Mustangs defense scored two defensive touchdowns to give the Mustangs the victory.

Sam Harkins had a 49-yard fumble return for one score and Travis Dilworth recovered a fumble in the end zone to lead the defense.

The  Mustangs (4-3, 2-2) will face Cedar Park (4-3, 2-2) this week at Gupton Stadium in Cedar Park.

Sat
11
Oct

Georgetown rolls up 622 yards

Mark Goodson/staff
Georgetown played some physical football and hande Marble Falls a 62-35 loss Friday night.

Georgetown rolled up 622 yards of offense and handed Marble Falls a 62-35 loss in District 25-5A football Friday at Georgetown.

Georgetown senior quarterbac Ben Bottlniger threw for four touchdowns and guided the Eagles to the impressive win.

The Mustangs had 397 yards of offense, but took a physical beating from the Eagles.

Georgetown is 5-1 overall and 2-1 in district. Marble Falls falls to 3-3 overall and 1-2.

 

Sat
27
Sep

District race logjammed after two outings

Marble Falls defense held the Dripping Springs Tigers to 58 yards rushing Friday.

Marble Falls is one of six teams tied at 1-1 in District 25-5A after two outings.

The Mustangs blasted Dripping Springs Friday night, taking a 35-14 victory at Mustang Stadium, dominating the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.

The Mustangs defense held Dripping Springs, which ran at will against Cedar Park last week, to 58 yards.

Brennen Wooten led the Mustangs offense to 609 yards of total offense. The Mustangs quarterback averaged 26 yards a completion and hit junior Jacob Metcalf four times for 174 yards. Metcalf for an 80-yard score to put the Mustangs aheadmidway through the second quarter.

Read all about the Musangs in Tuesday's Highlander.

 

Fri
26
Sep

Mustangs roll past Dripping Springs

Marble Falls held Dripping Springs to just 58 yards Friday night.

Sat
20
Sep

Marble Falls battles Dripping Springs in youth football

Kole Becker tries to break at tackle in Saturday's action in the Mid-Tex Youth Football League.

Marble Falls had a full slate of youth football games on Saturday at Pony Stadium. Please pick up Tuesday's Highlander for photos and recap of games.

Sat
20
Sep

Marble Falls allows Vista Ridge to run wild

Marble Falls coach Matt Green had plenty of discussions with the referees on Friday. Between them, Marble Falls and Vista Ridge were flagged 27 times for 293 yards in penalty yardage. Vista Ridge rushed for 463 yards and passed for 171 against the Mustangs to take a 49-21 District 25-5A victory.

By Mark Goodson

Highlander Sports Editor

Marble Falls' trip to Gupton Stadium turned out to be a rough one.

The Mustangs gave up 17 yards play in the first half and Vista Ridge scored on its first five possessions to take command and handed Marble Falls a 49-21 defeat in the District 25-5A opener for both teams.

Quarterback Matt Snow, a 6-1, 185-pound junior, made Marble Falls night miserable with 14 carries for 147 yard rushing. He scored twice on runs of 40 and five yards.

Vista Ridge (4-0) jumped to the early lead with an 11-play, 73-yard march the first time the Rangers had the ball.

On the next four possessions, the Rangers snapped the ball just 12 times and came away with a 35-0 lead with nine minutes let in the second quarter.

The Mustangs (2-2) climbed back, but still trailed 42-14 at halftime.

Sat
13
Sep

Mustangs tennis battles Vista Ridge

Liam Baskin makes return against Vista Ridge in finals

Marble Falls played Vista Ridge in a dual match in team tennis Friday. The Mustangs came in with a 1-1 record in team tennis. Read all about it in Tuesday's Highlander.

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