The Weather

Tonight: Patchy drizzle this evening (50% chance), areas of fog, and clouds are certain. The low should be about 48º with east wind turning to SW after midnight 5-15 mph.

Saturday: A 20% chance of a morning shower, then sunny with a high near 71°. Windy, with west wind 15-20 mph and gusting, and increasing to 25-30 before noon and that could gust to as much as 40 mph. Overnight, the wind will again be strong, westerly for the most part, and the low should be in the upper 30s.

The Blotter

Lampasas Police Dept. blotter for Friday shows an assault report on Ave. C at 12:08am. Much later, at 10:55am, there was a drug paraphernalia report in the 2700 block of Hwy 281S, then at 11:12am police were dispatched to the 800 block of Old Georgetown Rd on a domestic disturbance report.

Sports

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Softball

Varsity girls:  The Marble Falls                  

tournament started out a little rough for the Lady             

  Badgers with a 10-1 loss to Copperas Cove. Our Lampasas Badgers Varsity team was able to grab defeat from  Canyon Lake in the second game.                

Canyon Lake was quick to get things started with a homer in the first inning, but the girls collected nine hits on the day. Monica and Collyn each racked up  multiple hits for the team. Callie Reding (right with Coaches Doyen and Cleavinger) had a home run this morning, her 3rd of the year. The girls lost to  Sharyland Pioneer  this morning (13-4)and will play Midlothian at 6pm.

 

The Badger Varsity team, now looking toward outing #8 of their 30+ game schedule, including scrimmages is sitting at 3 scrimmage wins, 1 loss and a tie. In the two games played, they are 1-1, with a win over Gatesville and yesterday a 0-1 loss at the Marble Falls tournament against the host Mustangs.

Both teams did an outstanding job at the mound, but in the end Marble Falls had a better day at the plate. Ybarra started in the circle for Badgers. He lasted six innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out eight, walking zero, and recorded 18 outs. Ace Whitehead led Badgers with two hits in three at bats. The Badgers were steady handed and didn't commit a single error. Haydn Hammerschmidt made the most plays with nine.

With the 1-1 season game record, they go up against La Grange today at 5pm in that tournament, then do two games on Saturday, Boerne at 9:30am and Houston 2nd Baptist at noon.

JV Boys lost to Salado for their first game of the Harker Heights Tournament. Ashton Knowles was 2 for 3 with a double, while fellow teammate Keagan Richardson was 2 for 2. The next game will be Today against Temple at 12:15pm and then Harker Heights at 5pm.

Soccer

Varsity Boys have now moved into the second half of district sitting at 3rd place. The boys will be playing at home tonight at 5:30pm against Florence.                              No boys JV game tonight

JV Girls Soccer will be starting the games off tonight against Florence at 4pm

Varsity Girls the Lady Badgers sit squarely in 4th place as of this moment. The girls will be hosting Florence in Lampasas tonight starting at 7:15 under the Badger field lights. 

Tennis

Varsity Tennis will be making their way down the road to Fredericksburg today to take on the Battlin’ Billies.

Track

The Badger Boys and Girls will be traveling to Gatesville tonight for the Gatesville Hornet Relays.

Wrestling

Lampasas High School Boys/Girls wresting team will be competing in the state qualifiers meet in Berry-Cypress today.

Golf

Boys’ Varsity will be making their way down to Waco to the Spring invitational and play at the Cotton Creek Golf Course

Girls’ Varsity will also be hitting the road. They will be traveling to the Raven Nest Golf Course to play in the Huntsville invitational.

Lampasas Middle School

Cheer will be having mascot tryouts today at the LMS gym after school at 3:30pm.

The Weather

Tonight: A 40% chance of rain, probably after midnight, cloudy, light wind and down to around 46° by morning.

Friday: A 60% chance of rain, probably mid-morning, up to 61° in the afternoon, and light E-SE wind turning SE in the afternoon and SW after midnight. Overnight temps should be in the 50s.