The Llano boys golf team took first place at regional preview in Corpus Christi Friday and Saturday. The Jaekets placed two golfers in the top five with Clayton Meyers and Tyler MeDonough both matehing eaeh other shot for shot. \1eyers was fourth overall with rounds of 80 and 72. MeDonough took fifth with rounds of 80 and 73.
Llano baseba11 coach Stephen Campbell said he's anxious to get the season ro11- ing after sorne good showing in preseason scrimmages. Kyle Tarter will take the mound in the opener against Canyon Lake. The season opener was pushed to Tuesday, Feb. 24 because of the inclement weather.
The Llano boys golf team opened the season Monday with a grueling 36-hole state preview tournament at Onion Creek Country Club in Austin. It was a day of standout golf for the promising bunch. Clayton Meyers led the way with rounds of 78 and 74 to help the team to a second-place finish in a field of 10 of the best Class 4A teams in the state.
Llano enters the final stretch of the basketball season with a chance to make the playoffs in District 25-4A. The Jackets took on Salado on Senior Night Tuesday and with a victory can put itself in contention for one of the playoff spots.
Llano baseball coach Stephen Campbell has a lot of options with this year’s Jacket squad. The team returns a veteran group from last year’s 14-16 squad that went two rounds deep in the playoffs. The team hit the practice field this week and will take the field for their first scrimmage against an opponent Monday Feb. 9 against Canyon Lake at Llano
Just three games into the District 25-4A schedule, the Llano Yellow Jackets find themselves in a logjam. The Jackets are 1-2 in district play with battles against Liberty Hill and Burnet upcoming. The Jackets will be underdogs going into Tuesday’s battle with state-ranked and unbeaten Liberty Hill. On Friday, the Jackets will take on a Burnet squad in a key contest at Llano. Both teams head into the week with 1-2 district records
Llano has put together two strong showings in powerlifting meets this month. The Jackets were fourth at the Lampasas
Invitational last week after going third at Burnet. At Lampasas, Dalton Dewveall and Trevor Penny won their respective weight classes. Dewveall took the 132-pound class going 300 in the squat, 195 in bench, and 370 in the dead lift. His total was 865.
District 25-4A has two boys teams ranked in the state’s top 25 and the Llano Yellow Jackets will get to test both in the next seven days. First, the Jackets take on the No. 25 ranked Taylor Ducks Jan. 20 at Taylor and then will hit the road for a pair of games in district play. On Friday, the Jackets are at Salado and then on Jan. 27 the Jackets take on unbeaten Liberty Hill. The Jackets dropped their District 25-4A opener against Lampasas at Llano on Jan. 16. The Jackets fell, 48-41. The victory for Lampasas was its first true road victory of the season. Taylor knocked off Burnet, 70-63, in its district opener scoring 23 points in the fourth quarter.
Camon Lange battles for the ball during a practice. Lange is one of the Lady Jackets top scoring threats on the perimeter.
BY MARK GOODSON
No. 5 state-ranked Liberty Hill rolled to a 93-25 victory over the Llano Lady Jackets Friday in the District 25-4A basketball opener Friday. Liberty Hill (22-3, 1-0) returns 10 of its top 11 players from last year and are the odds on favorites to roll through the district.