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BRENHAM — Chase Wheaton, who was an outfielder at Brenham, has been hired as the school’s head baseball coach. Wheaton spent last season at Pearland, going 22-8, including a 13-1 record in District 23-6A to win the league title by two games over Houston Strake Jesuit.

College Station senior Kendall Tramel and juniors Hailey Hudson and Brionna Warren were named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s Class 5A all-state softball team.

BRENHAM — The Brenham baseball team beat Rudder 9-0 on Tuesday in District 19-5A play. Rudder (5-14-1, 3-6) will host Brenham (18-10, 3-6) at 7 p.m. Friday.

It was all hugs and smiles for the College Station girls track team after the 4x400-meter relay, the final event of the District 19-5A track meet Thursday at Cougar Stadium. College Station had just won its sixth district title in seven years, but two Lady Cougars share more than purple unif…

SPRING — The College Station golf teams advanced to the regional tournament with the boys winning the team title and the girls placing second at the District 19-5A tournament Monday and Tuesday at Gleannloach Pines Golf Club.

Brenham and Caldwell are the lone Brazos Valley baseball teams ranked in this week’s Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association’s poll. The Cubs are third in Class 5A and Caldwell is sixth in 4A. College Station is receiving votes in 5A.

BRENHAM — Mackenzie Mitchell threw a complete-game two-hitter, and Lauren Herring hit a two-run single in the third inning to lead the A&M Consolidated softball team past Brenham 2-0 on Wednesday in District 19-5A action.

Jacqueline Culpepper scored in the first half off an assist from Molly Thompson, and the A&M Consolidated defense did the rest to lift the Lady Tigers past Brenham 1-0 on Tuesday in District 19-5A girls soccer at Tigerland Stadium.

BRENHAM — The Rudder boys basketball team held Brenham to just two first-quarter points and 11 in the first half, and the Rangers cruised to a 66-45 victory in District 19-5A play Tuesday.

Pitcher Megan Morris, a Brenham graduate who was an all-conference and all-region pick last season, is one of several returning starters for the Blinn College softball team. Bryan alumna Darby Jones also returns to the squad, which finished second in the Region XIV South Division with a 32-1…