Sports Headlines–4/29/2013

The Bryan Vikings baseball team was eliminated from post-season play on the final day of the season Friday when they lost a District 14-5A game to College Park 6 to 2.  The A&M Consolidated Tigers finished in third place in the District 14-5A standings after losing to Oak Ridge in the regular season finale on Friday 6 to 5 in 8 innings.  And, the College Station Cougars lost a play-off for the District 18-3A championship to Caldwell on Friday 4 to 2 in 11 innings.  The Cougars still earned the second place play-off spot from the district.

In softball, the Bryan Lady Vikings are still fighting for a bi-district championship after their play-off series was suspended by rain and lightening Saturday evening at Klein Collins.  The game will be resumed at 6 pm tonight at Klein Collins with the Lady Vikings leading 2 to 1 in the top of the 5th inning.  Klein Collins won the first game of the series Friday night 3 to 2 at the Aggie Softball Complex.  Also Friday, the A&M Consolidated Lady Tigers had their season ended by 11th-ranked Kingwood 11 to 1 in 6 innings.

The Texas A&M baseball team has now lost five straight conference games losing two at Alabama this weekend.  The Aggies lost to the Tide on Friday and Saturday by identical 3 to 2 scores and had yesterday’s game rained out.  The game will not be rescheduled.  The Aggies will host Grambling State tomorrow night for a non-conference game.

The 15th-ranked Texas Aggie softball team ended its four game conference losing streak Saturday with an 8 to 4 win over Ole Miss on the road at Oxford.  The Aggies had lost the Friday night game 8 to 4.  The Aggies made it two in a row by winning yesterday’s game 5 to 1.  The Aggies will wrap up the conference schedule this weekend by hosting Mississippi State for a three game series.

In pro basketball, the Houston Rockets are down three-games-to-none in their series with the Oklahoma City Thunder after losing Saturday 104 to 101.  Game four of the series will be played tonight in Houston.  And, The San Antonio Spurs ended the Lakers season by winning in L-A Friday 120 to 89 and again yesterday 103 to 82.

And, in Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros were swept by the Red Sox in Boston as they lost 7 to 3 on Friday, 8 to 4 on Saturday, and 6 to 1 yesterday.  The Texas Rangers beat the Twins in Minnesota on Friday 4 to 3, but lost on Saturday 7 to 2, and again yesterday 5 to nothing.  Tonight, the Astros open a three-game series at the New York Yankees while the Rangers are off.