March 10th, 2012
Kailey Edwards, daughter of ex-Sweetwater High School player Corey Edwards, scored 20 points as Legacy defeated Monarch 58-51 to win the Class 5A girls state basketball championship Friday night. She will play for the University of Denver starting next year.
Monarch led 14-5 early as Alexus Johnson controlled the inside before sitting with foul trouble. However, an 11-0 run by the Lightning in the second quarter gave them a 28-26 halftime lead.
Monarch threatened but couldnâ€™t overtake the Lightning in the end. Ashton Davis led Monarch with 13. Rebecca Richmond added 11, and Johnson had 10.
MONDAY, MARCH 12
Sweetwater varsity hosts Andrews, 1 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Cooper sophomores, 4 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 16
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams play at Wall at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams host Big Spring (district openers), 5 and 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 17
Sweetwater JV hosts Jim Ned, noon.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Cari Aguilar, Loni Mendez, Lexie Perez and Joslyn Rosas at state meet, Corpus Christi.
Roscoe varsity teams at Hamlin meet.
Sweetwater High School finished in fifth place at the team tennis regional tournament held March 2-3 in Odessa.
Sweetwater began the tournament with an easy 10-1 win over Levelland, but then lost to Andrews, the tournamentâ€™s top seed, 10-1 in the next round before coming back for an 11-8 win in the fifth place match against Monahans to end the tournament and the team tennis portion of its season.
Individual results for Sweetwater players included the following:
Chris Hernandez beat Chad Lawson 6-2, 6-1.
Stephen Shipp beat Ben Vargas 6-2, 6-3.
Sweetwater won its sec-ond boys golf tournament of the 2012 season on Tuesday by shooting a one-day score of 314 for a two-shot victory at Seminoleâ€™s Gaines County Golf Course.
Sweetwater beat out Midland Christian for first-place honors. Lubbock Monterey (336) was a dis-tant third and Odessa Per-mian (337) was fourth.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Mason Andrews carded a 74 to win tournament medalist honors over Midland Christianâ€™s Jacob Hibler and Lubbock Cooperâ€™s Matt Hillstrom at Seminoleâ€™s tournament.
Sweetwaterâ€™s JV baseball team built a 7-0 advantage and held on for a 7-6 road win at Midland Greenwood this past Monday.
Hayden Reeves, Sean Norman and Bray Amos had two hits and Zach Carrasco and J.P. Poe one, with both Reeves and Carrasco getting doubles. Norman had two RBI and Reeves, Amos and Poe one. Amos, Carrasco and Reeves scored twice and Ty Crain once. Poe pitched the first 4 1/3 innings to get the win and Reeves pitched the final 1 2/3 for a save.
A number of Roscoe High School basketball players have received all-District 9-1A, Division I honors.
For Roscoeâ€™s girls, Lynnsi Moses made the first team while Jacinda Morales and Faith Boren were named to the second team. In addi-tion, Sara Kingston and Mirian Solis received all-district honorable mention.
The Roscoe boys had two honorees. The Plowboysâ€™ Jesus Leanos, a sophomore, shared District 9-1A, Division Iâ€™s newcomer of the year award with Kelby Bell of Haskell and Keeston Ford received all-district honorable mention.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 40 calls for service, issued one citation and made one arrest on March 8, 2012.
The SPD received 18, 911 calls.
â€¢ 1200 block of Hailey.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Jessie McDonald, 25 â€” Warrant.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had three calls for service, served five civil papers and made no arrests on March 8, 2012.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Alarm â€”Â FM 89.
â€¢Â Medical transport â€”Â E. Arizona.
â€¢Â Vehicle accident â€”Â I-20 MM 260-261 east bound.
Total in Custody: 34
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Kayla Chowning was crowned Miss Snake Charmer Thursday night at the Municipal Auditorium. A sophomore at Sweetwater High School, she is the daughter of Wayne and Ann-G Chowning. Pageant coordinators said she is one of the youngest contestants to have won the title.