Archive - Feb 2013 - Sports Article
Since their 65-49 victory at Snyder on Jan. 15, the Sweetwater boys basketball team has had trouble not only winning games â€” the Mustangs had lost four in a row coming into Fridayâ€™s rematch â€” but also putting the ball in the basket.
Even though Sweetwater ended its losing skid against Snyder with a 46-44 win, those troubles continued at Mustang Gym against the Tigers, whoâ€™ve won just four of 25 games this season.
Sweetwater led 9-0 before Snyder got on the board, and enjoyed a 13-5 lead in the first minute of the sec-ond quarter.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s varsity tennis team won 14 of 16 matches against Mid-land Greenwood to begin its 2013 spring season here Thursday. The team plays at San Angelo Lake Viewâ€™s one-day tournament this Friday.
Individual results follow:
Boys doubles â€” Zach Bax and Billy Reeves won 8-5; Keygan Valdez and Bryan Vause won 8-3; Stephen Shipp and Brandon Howell won 8-6.
Girls doubles â€” Gewel Cherry and Brianna Hicks lost 6-8.
Mixed doubles â€” Isaiah Hernandez and Jenny Medellin won 8-0.
FRIDAY, FEB. 1
Sweetwater girls host Snyder â€” JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m., freshmen at 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys host Snyder â€” JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:15 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity teams host Roscoe starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell JV boys and varsity teams host Bronte (Senior Night) starting at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at season-opening tournament in Monahans through Saturday, Feb. 2.
Sweetwater boys and girls at Abilene Cooper meet.
SATURDAY, FEB. 2
Sweetwaterâ€™s Kaleb Hoover scores two of his 19 points in last weekâ€™s game against Big Spring.
The Mustangs will try for their second win in district play when they host Snyder today.
Playoffs could be on the line in the opener of todayâ€™s Sweetwater vs. Snyder doubleheader at Mustang Gym, at least for the home team. Pride will be the primary motivation in the nightcap.
Sweetwaterâ€™s girls face a must win against Snyder if they are to make it to the postseason.
The Lady Mustangs and Big Spring are tied for third place in the District 4-3A standings as both are 4-4 with two games remaining, and the teams have split in their two meetings, with each winning on the road.
Sweetwaterâ€™s JV girls basketball team will be trying to get back on track today against Snyder after the team suffered its first defeat of the season Tuesday.
Sweetwaterâ€™s 43-30 loss at Monahans came after the team had run off 21 straight wins this season.
Cierra Knox led Sweetwa-ter (7-1 in district play) on Tuesday by scoring 11 points while Abby McPherson had nine, Maddie Jones four, Jaya Atkins three, Lexi Castillo two and Bianca Castillo one. The freshman girls (4-4, 11-8) lost 31-15 as Alaina Andrews had five, Abby Garcia and Payton Moore four and Morgan Rudel two.