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‘Stangs hold on; girls fall

December 7, 2011

Sweetwater’s boys came within an eyelash of playing their third consecutive overtime game when they faced Merkel here Tuesday.
But a game-tying 3-point shot by Merkel’s Chase Bowman came just after the final buzzer sounded at Mustang Gym as Sweetwa-ter escaped with a 45-42 victory.
The game was typical of the way things have gone this season for the Mustangs (4-5), who have had six of their games decided by three or fewer points.

Plowgirls win in OT

December 7, 2011

The Roscoe girls, coming off a first-place finish at Blackwell’s tournament, stayed on a roll Tuesday with a 48-47 home win over Baird in overtime.
Lynnsi Moses and Sara Kingston each led Roscoe (5-3) with 14 points. Mir-ian Solis had eight, Faith Boren six, Carolina Perez four and Jacinda Morales two. Roscoe trailed 25-20 at halftime, but the teams were tied 45-45 at the end of regulation.
Roscoe’s boys (0-5) lost to Baird, 66-37. Jesus Leanos had 16 and Keeston Ford 10 for Roscoe, while Brant Burnett had five, John Hermosillio four and Luke Rovig two.

Sub-varsities all win

December 7, 2011

All four of Sweetwater High School’s sub-varsity basketball teams won their games against Merkel squads here Tuesday.
The freshman and JV girls won big, with the freshmen (8-1) prevailng 51-15 and the JV (10-1) winning 35-17. The JV boys (9-1) won 46-41 and the freshman boys (4-2) won by a score of 57-34.

Area basketball tourney schedules

December 7, 2011

STANTON TOURNAMENT
(Sweetwater varsity boys, girls)
THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE
BOYS
10:30 a.m. — Coahoma vs. Sands (Game 1)
1:30 p.m. — Wall vs. Midland JV (Game 2)
3 p.m. — Tahoka vs. Merkel (Game 3)
4:30 p.m. — Sweetwater vs. Mid-land Classical (Game 4)
7:30 p.m. — Crane vs. Slaton (Game 5)
GIRLS
Noon — Stanton JV vs. Tahoka (Game 1)
1:30 p.m. — Midland Christian vs. Sweetwater (Game 2)
3 p.m. — Merkel vs. Brownfield (Game 3)
4:30 p.m. — Midland Classical vs. Crane (Game 4)
6 p.m. — Greenwood JV vs. Stanton (Game 5)
FRIDAY’S SCHEDULE
BOYS

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