Archive - Sep 2013 - Sports Article
Nolan Countyâs two six-man Hornet football teams kept the scoreboard very busy on Friday, but when the dust settled Blackwell was the only winner as Coach Clint Lowryâs team improved its record to 3-0.
Blackwell made the trip to Lingleville (2-1) and came back with an 88-42 victory.
Hornet running back Jay-den Jones had a huge night with 346 yards rushing on 24 carries and seven TDs. He also had 11 tackles from his linebacking position.
Saturdayâs final game of the ninth annual Sammy Baugh Classic â Brock vs. Booker â features a record-setting junior QB (Bookerâs Hunter Lile) vs. a school fielding an 11-man football team for the first time.
Lile already has 7,754 career passing yards for the Kiowas, who are 2-0 this season after beating Clause 61-13 last week. His favorite receiver is Jared Reagan, who has caught 21 passes for 309 yards and four scores this season.
Two teams headed in opposite directions. Tech-nically, thatâs true for Sweet-water and Breckenridge, who bring matching 1-1 records to Mustang Bowl on Friday for Sweetwaterâs home opener â and also the highlight game for this yearâs ninth annual Sammy Baugh Classic.
The Mustangs won 39-31 at Andrews last week after allowing nearly 600 yards in a season-opening 46-30 loss to Eastland. Brecken-ridge, after winning 42-28 at Colorado City to start its season, was routed 48-3 by Vernon at home this past Friday to fall back to .500.
Highland coach Jeff Shel-ton knew his team wouldnât have an easy time this year with its tough non-district schedule, and the teamâs 0-2 start bears it out.
But after losing on the road at both Motley County (59-62) and Sterling City (6-51), the Hornets will get a travel reprieve this Friday as they host Loraine.
And despite the fact that this weekâs opponent is 2-0 and has won both games by the 45-point rule, Highland can look to last yearâs team for motivation.
The Hornets also started 0-2 last year before beating Loraine, 46-44, to begin a five-game roll heading into district play.
This was supposed to be the week that Blackwell fi-nally got a home game after a pair of road games to start the season.
However, the 2-0 Hornets will be making their longest road trip yet instead.Instead of hosting Rule, which called to cancel the teamsâ game Tuesday, Blackwell will be going to Lingleville â which defeated Moran last week to match Blackwellâs 2-0 start to the season.
After a Week Zero loss to De Leon, Roscoe gave new head coach Jake Freeman his first win this past Friday â and in the Plowboysâ home opener â with a 45-26 victory over Irion County.
The victory was âhugeâ for the program, Freeman said this week.
âObviously, any win is big but to get rolling like we did on our home turf was big. It was great for the team to experience and to let them realize that they need to go out every week expecting to win.â
Playing at home for the first time in over three weeks, Sweetwater High Schoolâs volleyball team swept past Lamesa in three games Tuesday, winning 27-25, 25-12, 25-8.
The sub-varsity squads also won in straight sets as the JV beat Lamesa 25-21, 25-10 and the freshmen won by scores of 25-13, 25-16.
The Sweetwater High School junior varsity volleyball team overcame a slow start to win consolation honors this past weekend at a tournament in Lamesa.
Sweetwater dropped a 15-25, 17-25 decision to Seminole in its first match, but rebounded to win its last three matches.
The Lady Mustangs beat Plainview 16-25, 25-18, 25-22; Lubbock Estacado 25-9, 25-9; and Big Spring 25-22, 25-18.
Freshman volleyball takes 3rd at Lamesa
Sweetwater High Schoolâs freshman volleyball team also played in a tournament at Lamesa over the weekend and placed third.
Brownfield 15, Sweetwater 4
Boys singles â Zac Bax lost 3-6, 0-6; Billy Reeves lost 0-6, 0-6; Keygan Valdez lost 2-6, 1-6; Chris Shoe-maker lost 4-6, 0-6; Tyler Stacy lost 8-2, 5-7 (8-10); Mark Butler lost 6-4, 4-6 (10-12).
Girls singles â Jenny Medellin lost 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, (6-10); Teresa Perez-Poe won 6-2, 6-3; Crystal Foust lost 4-6, 6-4 (8-10); Gisela Selano lost 0-6, 0-6; Rebecca Gonzales lost 0-6, 0-6; Naomi Gonzales lost 5-7, 4-6.
Bray Amos is the Football Player of the Week for Sweetwater.
Amos scored four touchdowns, two on receptions and two on runs, in a 39-31 win over Andrews last Friday. He also had two solo tackles and broke up a pass.