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March 12th

Hatcher is alternate

March 12, 2012

Corey Hatcher of Roscoe will be a state alternate after placing third in the 220-pound class Saturday at the boys Region I, Division 3 meet held in Sundown. Hatcher had a lift of 1,365 pounds with a 550-pound squad, 300-pound bench press and 515-pound dead lift. Landon Jones (1,120) placed seventh for Roscoe in the 181-pound class while Jose Rangel did not place in the 165-pound class.

March 10th

First place medalist

March 10, 2012

Mason Andrews (right) of Sweetwater shot a 74 to win first place medalist honors this past Tuesday at a one-day tournament in Seminole.

First place golf team

March 10, 2012

The Sweetwater boys golf team won first place honors by shooting a one-day score of 314 this past Tuesday at the Seminole tournament. Guy Bond, Dylan Torres, Ryan Mercer, Alex Castillo and Mason Andrews (pictured from left) comprised the team.

Daughter of ex-SHS star leads Legacy to state title

March 10, 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 couldn’t overtake the Lightning in the end. Ashton Davis led Monarch with 13. Rebecca Richmond added 11, and Johnson had 10.

Weekly sports calendar

March 10, 2012

MONDAY, MARCH 12
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Andrews, 1 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Cooper sophomores, 4 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 16
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams play at Wall at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., respectively.
Softball
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams host Big Spring (district openers), 5 and 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 17
Baseball
Sweetwater JV hosts Jim Ned, noon.
Powerlifting
Sweetwater’s Cari Aguilar, Loni Mendez, Lexie Perez and Joslyn Rosas at state meet, Corpus Christi.
Track
Roscoe varsity teams at Hamlin meet.

Sweetwater places 5th at regionals

March 10, 2012

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 tournament’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:
VS. LEVELLAND
Boys Singles
Chris Hernandez beat Chad Lawson 6-2, 6-1.
Stephen Shipp beat Ben Vargas 6-2, 6-3.

Mustangs take Seminole title

March 10, 2012

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 Seminole’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.
Sweetwater’s Mason Andrews carded a 74 to win tournament medalist honors over Midland Christian’s Jacob Hibler and Lubbock Cooper’s Matt Hillstrom at Seminole’s tournament.

JV wins

March 10, 2012

Sweetwater’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.

Roscoe hoop players win all-district honors

March 10, 2012

A number of Roscoe High School basketball players have received all-District 9-1A, Division I honors.
For Roscoe’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 Plowboys’ Jesus Leanos, a sophomore, shared District 9-1A, Division I’s newcomer of the year award with Kelby Bell of Haskell and Keeston Ford received all-district honorable mention.

March 9th

Weekend sports calendar

March 9, 2012

Note: Some of the events listed may have been cancelled after the newspaper went to press today due to bad weather.
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Abilene tournament has been cancelled due to rain and cold weather.
Powerlifting
Sweetwater boys qual-ifiers will compete at Region I, Division 2 meet in Sundown.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Vernon, 4 p.m. (cancelled due to rain and cold weather).
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys at Big Spring Invitational meet (cancelled due to rain and cold weather).

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