Archive - Nov 2010 - Sports Article
Breckenridgeâ€™s fourth-quarter rally was too much for the Sweet-water girls basketball team to over-come here Tuesday as the Lady Mustangs were defeated, 44-40, in their home opener of the season.
The Lady Buckaroos finished the game with a 10-3 run, taking their first lead with 1:28 left while taking advantage of Sweetwaterâ€™s struggles at the free throw line. The Lady Mustangs made just 4 of 18 for the game, including 2-of-9 in the fourth quarter, and also had 33 turnovers, but still had a chance to win or at least force overtime until the final seconds of the contest.
Talk about working overtime.
For some reason, thatâ€™s what the Sweetwater boys basketball team has to do when it faces Hawley.
After having to go overtime to beat the Bearcats in both meetings this past season, the Mustangs once again required an extra period to beat Hawley, 71-62, here Tuesday in their 2010-11 season opener.
The Roscoe girls cross country team finished in 11th place at this past weekend at the state meet held in Round Rock. The Plowgirls qualified for state with a third-place finish the previous week at the regional meet in Arlington. Pictured from left are alternate Alura Renteria, Katie McIntire, Kim Norris, Crystal Luna, Justina Brasuell, Mirian Solis, Jacinda Morales and Amber Craig. The Plowgirls were coached by Kelli Joe Sexton and Jessie Smith. Individually, Morales had the highest finish as she placed 29th.
The high school basketball season will be arriving in full force here today, as the Sweetwater boys open their season against Hawley at 8 p.m. and the Sweetwater girls entertain Breckenridge at 6:30 at Mustang Gym.
Also on tap today will be freshman and JV girls con-tests at 5 p.m. in both gyms and a JV boys game at 6:30 at the old high school gym.
MONDAY, NOV. 15
Roscoe jr high boys host Munday, 5 and 6 p.m.
Roscoe jr high girls at Munday, 5 and 6 p.m.
Highland jr high teams at Ira starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell jr high teams at Bronte starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 16
Sweetwater freshmen and JV girls host Brecken-ridge (both gyms), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity girls and JV boys host Hawley (both gyms), 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity boys host Hawley, 8 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity teams host Blackwell starting at 4 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity teams at Robert Lee starting at 4 p.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 18
TUSCOLA â€” Roscoe knew it couldnâ€™t afford to turn it over against Munday in its Class 1A bi-district playoff against the Moguls and have a chance to win.
Unfortunately, thatâ€™s just what happened as the Plowboys coughed it up five times, four times in the first half. That helped Munday race to a 42-8 lead at intermission and cruise from there to a 49-14 victory.
The Moguls also racked up 404 yards, the vast ma-jority of it coming in the first half, while limiting Roscoe to 172.
Roscoe and Blackwell lost season-opening girls basketball games this past Tuesday. The Plowgirls fell to Winters 72-42 in their opener, while the Lady Hornets were defeated by TLC Academy 26-18.
For Roscoe, Kimberly Norris had 17 points while Jacinda Morales contributed six points, Natalie Anthony and Kaitlinn Reed five, Carolina Perez three and Faith Boren, Katie McIntire and Lynnsi Moses two. Winters also won the JV game 27-26 as Eva Aguayo scored nine, Mirian Solis eight, Tiffany Seider four, Alexandria Cuellar and Alura Renteria two and Justina Brasuell one.
Although this has been a year of transition, one thing hasnâ€™t changed at Roscoe â€” the Plowboys are once again in the playoffs.
However, first-year coach Jonathan Haseloffâ€™s team is looking for a big change on the gridiron today when they face Mundayâ€™s Moguls in bi-district at 7:30 p.m. at Jim Ned High School.
Roscoe lost a 31-0 deci-sion to Munday in a non-district game in September, but the contest was closer than the final score might indicate.
In a rare, season-opening all-Nolan County matchup between schools from different classi-fications, the larger school used a fast start to come out on top Tuesday.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Kinsey Browning hit a 3-pointer just 26 seconds into the game, giving her team a lead it never relinquished, as the 3A Lady Mustangs defeated the 1A Lady Hornets 57-45 at Highlandâ€™s gym.
Roscoe High School qualified its girls cross country team for the state meet at Round Rock after a third-place finish Saturday at the Region II-A meet in Arlington. The top three teams and 10 individuals at regionals advance to state.
Jacinda Morales was the top individual for Roscoe, placing 10th with a time of 12:49. Other team members were Amber Craig, 37th (13:43.70); Mirian Solis, 40th (13:47.59); Justina Brasuell, 41th (13:47.59); Katie McIntire, 80th (14:28.93); Crystal Luna, 107th (15:01.58); and Kim Norris, 123rd (15:16.24).