LBJ – Water stained; 53–57 degrees; 0.31’ low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin worms, PBJ colored igs, and watermelon tubes along docks and seawalls. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair on Spoiler Shads in the channel. Crappie are fair on minnows in brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on minnows and worms. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Marble Falls will be well represented when the Marble Falls Fishing Club hosts the 2015 Texas State High School Fishing Championship for the third time Saturday, March 21 on Lake LBJ. Among the Marble Falls anglers will be seniors Jake Meadows and Lyle Schmidt. Craig Orton is the coach of the Marble Falls team and said he expects the Mustangs team to be among the favorites.
The Llano softball team has completed its non-district schedule with a 7-3 record and will have plenty of preparation time heading into the District 25-4A opener with Liberty Hill on March 20. “We’ve played pretty well so far,’’ Llano coach Bobby Williams said. The team posted a 3-2 record in the Fredericksburg Tournament, prior to spring break.
Chance Craig said the trip to Aledo last week gave the Llano golf team a chance to see some different competition as well as a new style of golf. “It’s the first time, I’ve ever played at Links course,’’ said Craig, one of the senior leaders on the Jackets team. “It was about 7,000 yards and had a lot of big berms and no trees.
BY MARK GOODSON
Llano’s baseball team carries a 2-2 record into the Hill Country Classic this week. The Jackets have shown solid pitching and hitting through the early going, but have been ragged with their fielding. The Jackets are scheduled to open their tournament with a 2:30 p.m. game Thursdayagainst Wall. On Friday, the Jackets takeon Wimberley at 10:30 a.m. and Big Spring at 6 p.m. On Saturday, the Jackets face the San Angelo Central JV at 2:30 p.m. Marble Falls is also in the Hill Country Classic and plays Big Spring at 5:30 p.m. onThursday. On Friday, the Mustangs take on San Angelo Central JV at 10:30 a.m. andon Saturday are scheduled to battle Wimberley at 10:30 a.m. and Liberty Hill at 3:30 p.m. The tournament has seven teams
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.