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Daven Alvarez is Sweet-waterâs Football Player of the Week.
Alvarez, a senior defensive end, was in on 13 tackles, two of them unassisted, in a 35-30 loss to Brownwood this past Friday.
Here are the results from Sweetwater Middle School football games last week.
8th grade Red 34, Brownwood 6
Chris Thompson had a hand in all five touchdowns for Sweetwater Red (2-1) when it defeated Brown-wood this past Thursday.
Wylie had to struggle to put away Sweetwater here Tuesday before winning the teamsâ District 4-3A volleyball match in three games.
That was good news for Sweetwater coach Liz Miller, whose team (0-2, 9-17) lost by scores of 25-15, 25-10 and 25-19 to Wylie (2-0, 21-9) at Mustang Gym.
âIâm proud of my girls. I thought they did great. We competed,â Miller said.
Sweetwater led for much of Game 3, which was tied 13-13 until Wylie scored 12 of the last 18 points to com-plete a three-game sweep.
Sweetwaterâs tennis team is at Midland for a 1 p.m. match with Monahans after winning its Saturday match 11-8 at Greenwood.
Boys doubles â Key-gan Valdez and Billy Reeves lost 0-8; Chris Shoemaker and Tyler Stacy won 9-7; Marc Butler and Christian Ulbrich lost 5-8.
Mixed doubles â Bry-an Vause and Jenny Medel-lin won 8-0.
Girls doubles â Crys-tal Foust and Teresa Perez-Poe won 8-1; Naomi Gon-zales and Rebecca Gonzales won 8-4; Gisela Selano and Ezzy Mermella won 8-0.
MONDAY, SEPT. 30
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will host Snyder, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
TUESDAY, OCT. 1
Sweetwater varsity plays Monahans at the Bush Tennis Center in Midland starting at 1 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams will host Wylie â freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2
Sweetwater and Highland runners at Anson meet.
THURSDAY, OCT. 3
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams are idle.
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams are idle.
Roscoe jr high will host Cross Plains, 4 p.m.
For the last two weeks, Sweetwaterâs football team has seen slim first-half leads turn into a double-digit deficits.
For the last two weeks, the Mustangs have also been able to fight back and give themselves a chance to pull out a big win at home.
However, the last two weeks has also seen Sweet-water fall short of that goal.
Now, after losing 35-30 to Brownwood, the Mustangs (2-3) will probably welcome this weekâs open date prior to their District 4-3A opener against Snyder on Oct. 11.
For all the good things Sweetwater did on Friday against Brownwood, there was plenty of bad as well.
Sweetwater got a split decision in sub-varsity high school football action Thursday in Brownwood.
Sweetwater JV 30, Brownwood JV 6
Sweetwater (3-1) scored in all four quarters in its win over Brownwoodâs JV, with five different players finding the end zone.
But quarterback Max Gomez had a hand in three TDs throwing second-half scoring passes of 8 yards to Sean Norman and 43 yards to Michael Green, and scoring on a 22-yard run in the second quarter.
Jacoby Hunt and Adrian Vizzerra had scoring runs of 8 and 4 yards, respectively, for Sweetwater, and also made several big defensive stops.
Members of this yearâs Sweetwater High School varsity tennis team are, kneeling from left, Luke Butler, Gewel Cherry, Jenny Medellin, Teresa Perez-Poe, Gabby Fuentes, Naomi Gonzales, Rebecca Gonzales, Tyler Stacy; standing, Chris Shoemaker, Crystal Foust, Billy Reeves, Bryan Vause, Marc Butler, Virginia Carly, Gisela Selano, Ezzy Mermella. Not pictured are Zac Bax, Keygan Valdez and Christian Ulbrich.
Nolan Countyâs three high school football teams outside Sweetwater all came up with impressive wins Friday. Roscoe romped past Baird in its District 7-1A, Division II opener, while Blackwell beat a good Blanket squad on the road to remain undefeated and Highland picked up its second straight vict-ory by routing Trent.
Roscoe 47, Baird 6
ROSCOE â Roscoe also celebrated its homecoming in addition to the 41-point win, which evens the Plow-boysâ season record at 2-2.
Roscoeâs junior varsi-ty routed Cross Plainsâ JV, 38-0, on Thursday.
After a scoreless first quarter, Roscoe (3-1) took a 16-0 lead into the half on two TD passes by Brayden Beal. Beal threw a 2-yard strike to Isaiah Gonzales for the first score and a 17-yard pass to Braiden Moore for the second, and Juan Sanchez ran over a pair of 2-point conversions.