Archive - Nov 14, 2013 - Sports Article
Her father Brent went to Abilene Christian University on an athletic scholarship. So did mother Michelle.
And Wednesday, High-landâs Sierra Allen did her part to make sure that her family tradition would continue when she signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career at ACU.
âItâs kind of like a dream come true for me,â the 6-0 senior said after a ceremony to announce her signing was held at Highlandâs gym.
âIâve been going to basketball camp (at ACU) since I was real young. For this to happen, itâs unbelievable.â
The Highland girls bas-ketball team is now 3-0 this season following a 50-27 win over Aspermont on Tuesday.
Highland, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, Division II by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, led 18-2 after one quarter and was up by double digits the rest of the game. Sierra Allen led the Lady Hornets with 15 points. Hannah Allen (11) was also in double figures while Madison Moseley and Beth Richburg had seven, Schyler Kimbrell and Kay-lee Martin four and Sydny Helbert two.
Robert Lee and Loraine meet in a Six-Man, Division II bi-district playoff today in Blackwell at 7:30 p.m.
For Robert Lee, it will be the teamâs second trip to Blackwell this month.
Back on Nov. 1, the Steers (4-4) made their first trip to Blackwell and lost to the Hornets, 84-56, in what es-sentially was the champion-ship game for District 8, Division II.
Loraine (9-1) is also familiar with playoffs involving Blackwell. Last year, the teams met in Hermleigh in bi-district with Loraine winning 49-22. Loraine is ranked No. 7 in the state in Division II Six-Man.
Ty Davis, a senior linebacker, has been named the final Sweetwater Football Player of the Week for the 2013 season.
He had three solo tackles, assisted on seven others and also hurried two passes in the Mustangsâ season-ending 42-28 loss to Wylie.
Davis is one of 23 Sweetwater seniors who suited up for the final time this past Friday.