Archive - Nov 13, 2013 - Sports Article
The Sweetwater girls bas-ketball team stayed close, but couldnâ€™t quite get over the hump in a 43-42 loss to Wichita Falls Hirschi here on Tuesday.
The Lady Mustangs (1-2) led only once in the second half, but pulled within a point twice in the final minute â€” first on a 3-pointer by Hayley Brownlow that made it 41-40 with 33.8 seconds left, and then on a putback by Cierra Knox with 8.2 remaining after Hirschi had made two free throws at the other end.
Hirschi called timeout with 5.7 seconds left, and was able to break Sweetwaterâ€™s fullc0urt press and hang on for the one-point win.
Sweetwater went 2-for-4 in season-ending middle school football games last Thursday against Wylie, getting victories from both of its Red teams.
7th grade Red 28, Wylie 22
The teams battled back and forth until Sweetwaterâ€™s seventh grade Red team took the lead in the fourth quarter and made a defensive stop to seal the win. Carson Brownlow had three touchdowns on runs of 20, 5 and 10 yards; Andrew Medina had a 45-yard interception return for a TD; and Medina and Alex Gallegos had two-point runs.
The Sweetwater freshman girls basketball team, paced by Lauren Jonesâ€™ 18 points, beat Wichita Falls Hirschiâ€™s freshman girls 28-16 here on Tuesday as they ran their early season record to 2-0.
Sweetwater led all the way, going up 10-6 after one quarter and extending its lead to 16-9 at halftime. The Lady Mustangs led 24-14 going into the fourth quarter.
Jennifer Medellin (four) and Sonya Sanchez, Davina Walker and Kaitlyn Foster (two each) also scored.
The Sweetwater eighth grade Red girls edged Big Spring 43-42 in two over-times, while the Sweetwater seventh grade White girls defeated Big Spring 30-8 in season-opening basketball action on Monday.
Texas Williams had 20 points and Sonora Medellin 17 for Sweetwater Red. Williams also grabbed eight rebounds, while Eva Orne-las had five and Jessica Poe four. Angela Blueford scored three points and Lati Burnett, Sierra Martinez and Jaelynn Page one.
The Highland junior high girls basketball team defea-ted Westbrook, 22-19, in its season opener on Monday.
Karlie Allen led Highlandâ€™s win with nine points. Also scoring for the Lady Hornets in the game were Madison Rowan with six points, Reann Robinson with five points and Shelby Harris with two points.