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October 1st, 2012
BROWNWOOD â€” After pulling within eight points of Brownwood with 6:52 left and then forcing the Lions to start consecutive possessions from inside their 5-yard line, Sweetwater was poised to complete a rainy fourth-quarter comeback here Friday.
Clinging to a 21-13 lead, Brownwood was pinned at its 2 after a 47-yard punt by Sweetwater quarterback Kaegan Jeffrey with 4:08 to play. But the Lions went to their wildcat formation, and Eddie Duque raced 95 yards before finally being dragged down at Sweetwaterâ€™s 3.
Roscoe kicked off District 7-1A, Division II play with a 14-0 win over Bairdâ€™s Bears on Friday. The big news? Not only was it the teamâ€™s first win, but also Roscoeâ€™s first victory since late in the 2010 season.
Roscoe (1-3) got touch-downs from Eduardo Gal-legos and Vincent Pantoja, and the defense shut down Baird (1-3) to complete the victory. The Bears finished with just 157 yards.
Pantoja gave the Plowboys a 6-0 lead when he scored on a 16-yard run in the first quarter.
Sweetwaterâ€™s freshman football team improved to 4-1 by defeating Brownwood 16-6 here Thursday.
Max Gomez threw touchdown passes of 80 yards to Michael Lawrence and 30 yards to Scott Warner, plus a two-point pass to Adrian Vizzerra, and Corey Mendez had a safety. Dylan Jimenez, Dâ€™Jaman West, Austin Kamer and Mark Lawrence were also offensive standouts. On defense, Lawrence had two interceptions and West one, and Israel Vera, Branson Guelker, Daniel Maldonado, Warner, Den-zell Moore, Vizzerra and Mendez were the other defensive standouts.
Four Sweetwater Middle volleyball teams played host to teams from Wylie this past week but none came away with a victory.
Their results follow:
7th grade White: lost 14-25, 8-25. Sweetwater service points: Kallie Hayes 4, Xaveria Clark 3, Lexi Lara 3, Marissa Gonzales 2, Kayleen Rudel 1.
7th grade Red: lost 25-23, 16-25, 15-25. Sweetwater service points not available.
8th grade White: lost 19-25, 12-25. Sweetwater service points: Lexi Kamer 7, Natalie Valdez 6, Jacinda Garcia 2, Sonya Sanchez 2, Katelynn Painter 1, Danielle Vega 1.
The consolidated churches of Holy Family, Immaculate Heart of Mary and St. Albert participated in this yearâ€™s softball coed church league organized by Emmanuel Fellowship Church. The â€˜Cathletesâ€™ ended their season with a Sunday of burgers and hotdogs for the team members and their families, and there was also a game between the chldren and the adults.
After getting a week off, Roscoeâ€™s football team is back in action today to start District 7-1A, Division II play at Baird. Roscoe (0-3) is still looking for its first win of the 2012 season after losses to De Leon, Irion County and Miles so far. However, the Plowboys face a Baird team (1-2) that has lost to De Leon and Haskell after defeating Menard in its season opener.
The Sweetwater volleyball team collected its first win in district play by defeating Snyder on Tuesday.
Now, Sweetwater (1-1) is back home Saturday to face a Big Spring team at 2 p.m. that is tied with Sweetwater in the district race for third place after losing to co-leader Wylie on Tuesday.
Big Spring (No. 17) is one of three District 4-3A teams ranked among the stateâ€™s top 20 by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.
Wylie (2-0) is No. 1, while Monahans, which is also 2-0 in District 4-3A, is No. 20 in the latest poll.
Itâ€™s been only 11 months, but plenty has changed since Sweetwater and Brownwood last met on the football field this past October.
Thanks to UIL realign-ment in February, the former District 5-3A rivals are in separate districts. Sweet-water is in 4-3A along with five other schools from West Texas, while Brownwood has been moved into 8-3A with five other schools that are all in Central Texas.
Andrew Davis is the Football Player of the Week for Sweetwater. Davis, a 270-pound junior starter on the offensive line, had nine pancake blocks last week against Wall.
At Anson meet
7th out of 11 teams
7. Mirian Solis 13:10
49. Alura Renteria 14:44
50. Danielle Dean 14:50
59. Amber Craig 15:24
74. Crystal Luna 16:10
38. Jake Wilson 20:39
46. Pete Ortega 22:39
48. Paul Ballinger 22:58
34. Mireya Sanchez 17:46
8TH GRADE GIRLS
5th out of 9 teams
12. Alyssa Chavez 15:13
28. Lacey Silva 16:32
30. Lyndi Anglin 16:36
33. Shirley Sanchez 16:45
38. Karina Cisneros 17:06
7TH GRADE GIRLS
41. Allison Acebedo 17:35
71. Murissa Horton 20:49
76. Tabitha Davis 21:53
JUNIOR HIGH BOYS
8. Braiden Moore 12:38