Archive - Dec 7, 2012 - Sports Article
The Sweetwater boys lost but Sweetwaterâs girls won in first-round basketball ac-tion Thursday at Stantonâs Hooptown Tournament.
The girls are in the semi-finals after beating Coaho-ma 42-29, while the boys had an afternoon consola-tion game after losing 50-33 to Sands in their opener.
Kendra Crosson poured in 23 points for Sweetwaterâs girls (8-6), who advanced to play Stanton at 6 p.m. today in the semifinals. Sweet-water led 16-9, 25-16 and 32-22 at the breaks.
Shelby Cason scored nine points while Suede Shirley and Janell Walker had three and Elise Lawrence and Taylor McPherson two.
Four area teams are off to a good start at Highlandâs Hilltop Classic after winning their first-round games that were played Thursday.
The Roscoe girls and boys beat Blackwell 60-18 and 47-40, respectively, to reach todayâs semifinals. The girls were to play Garden City at 3:30 p.m. and the boysâ tilt, also vs. Garden City, is at 8 p.m. The winners play for the title at 5 and 5:30 p.m., respectively, on Saturday.