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Daven Alvarez is Sweet-waterâ€™s 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.
â€śIâ€™m proud of my girls. I thought they did great. We competed,â€ť 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.
Sweetwaterâ€™s 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, Sweetwaterâ€™s 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 weekâ€™s 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 Brownwoodâ€™s 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 yearâ€™s 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 Countyâ€™s 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.
Roscoeâ€™s 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.