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SANDS â The Highland girls basketball team, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, Division II by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, improved its season record to 4-0 on Friday with a 64-49 win over Smyer.
Five different players â Beth Richburg (12), Sierra Allen (11), Madison Moseley (11), Hannah Allen (10) and Sydny Helbert (10) â scored in double figures for the Lady Hornets, whose four wins have all been by at least 11 points. Schyler Kimbrell had eight points and Kay-lee Martin two.
Hermleigh 11, Roscoe âBâ girls 9
Haley Bridges 4, Lupe Gonzales 3, Samantha Stu-art 2.
Hermleigh 43, Roscoe âAâ girls 20
V. Cuellar 6, M. Horton 4, B. Wilkinson 4, L. Atkinson 2, A. Guevara 2, T. Davis 2.
Blackwell has a chance to do something today when it faces Lueders-Avoca in the Six-Man Division II playoffs that it hasnât done since the 1990s â come away with a victory in the postseason.
They get another chance to do that at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook. And the Horn-ets (9-1) â who have played an actual game only once in the past month â will prob-ably be chomping at the bit to face Lueders-Avoca (7-3) in bi-district.
The Roscoe girls bas-ketball team picked up its first win of the sea-son with a 52-38 victory at Robert Lee on Tuesday. The Plowgirls will host Winters today.
Eva Aguayo led Ros-coeâs win with 21 points while Samantha Ortega chipped in with 10. Also scoring were Olivia Sad-dler and Whitney Wil-liams with five, Ashton Payne with three and Shelby Brown, Danielle Dean, Mia Herrera and Selena Perez with two. Roscoe led 14-4, 33-12 and 41-21 at the quarter breaks.
Sweetwater hosts a Class 2A, Division II playoff be-tween Cisco and Stanton today at Mustang Bowl. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m.
Cisco (10-0) comes in with a No. 5 state ranking in Class 2A while Stanton (6-4) was unranked at the end of the regular season.
Three teams from District 4-3A have playoffs set for today. In Division I, Wylie (7-3) plays Fort Stockton at 7:30 p.m. in Big Spring, while Big Spring (7-3) meets Fabens at 7 p.m. in Pecos.
In Division II, Snyder (3-7) plays Clint at 7:30 p.m. in Kermit. On Thursday, Monahans (7-3) advanced by beating Pecos 35-13.
Loraine advanced to the area round of the Six-Man Division II playoffs Thurs-day with a 52-0 shutout win over Robert Lee.
The Bulldogs, who came in ranked No. 7 in Six-Man, Division II, needed just two quarters to finish off Rob-ert Lee at Blackwellâs Hor-net Field, as the game ended by the 45-point mercy rule. Robert Lee finished its season at 4-5.
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.