Mineral Wells High School Rams and Lady Rams travel to Sweetwater for round 1 of the State Playoffs. The Rams ended their regular season with a Loss to Graham, but that L was only 1 of 3 they took all season. The Rams soccer team ended with an impressive 11-3-1 overall record, ending up in 2nd in district play. The Rams celebrated Senior night, during their final home game, where they were slated to play Brownwood, but due to illness, Brownwood forfeit the game, and the Rams played out an intersquad scrimmage to stay game ready, and have a little fun. The Rams are graduating 7 seniors, Miguel Hidalgo, Diego Andrade, David Ramos, Christian Rodriguez, Keagan Green, Tony Narvaez, and Marvin Renteria. The Rams take on Lubbock Estacado at 7 pm in Sweetwater Friday, March 26th.
The Lady Rams soccer team ended on a high note, defeating Graham 1-0 finishing the season 9-8-1 overall and 3rd in district play. During the final home game, where the Lady Rams were able to play against Brownwood unlike the Rams, they lost in shootout after a tough fought, emotional game, but still had reason to celebrate. The Lady Rams honored their 7 seniors, including Wendy Ramirez and Emily Guzman who earlier in the season signed their letter to play at the next level. They will both be playing soccer at Cisco College. The other Lady Rams seniors named are, Alexia Rodriguez, Celeste Santibanez, Karime Betancourt, Kayla Davis, and Samantha Camacho. The Lady Rams will be prior to the Rams at 5 pm in Sweetwater. At the time of the article, their opponent was not finalized, but will either be Lubbock Estacado or San Antonio Lakeview.
Sports Journalist | Mineral Wells native and community-driven. An MWHS graduate with years of experience having served on the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors Committee, Tourism Committee, Historic Downtown Association, and more. Kellci is heavily involved in Highridge Church of Mineral Wells and volunteers within the First Impressions and Students Ministries. Her love for sports comes from being a student-athlete (volleyball, basketball, track, and field) as a child growing up in Mineral Wells.