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September 12th, 2013
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 Schoolâ€™s 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.
MONDAY, SEPT. 9
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will host Hawley at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 10
Sweetwater 7th grade White-Grey combined team vs. Dublin (season opener), 4 p.m., Mustang Bowl.
Sweetwater varsity plays at Wylie, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams play host to Lamesa (both gyms), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will host Lamesa (new gym), 6:15 p.m..
THURSDAY, SEPT. 12
Sweetwater runners are at Christoval meet.
ANDREWS â€” When the Mustangs battle each other on the football field, itâ€™s rarely a dull contest.
Sweetwater and Andrews, who have played memorable games since they first met as district rivals in the 1980s, produced a non-district classic on Friday. When the dust had settled, the visiting Mustangs (Sweetwater) had a 39-31 win after holding off a fourth-quarter rally by the host Mustangs (Andrews), leaving both teams with identical 1-1 records.
It was a shootout from the start, complete with several huge momentum shifts on both sides.
Sweetwater went 2-for-2 in sub-varsity football ac-tion vs. Andrews Thursday at Mustang Bowl.
Sweetwaterâ€™s JV (1-1) beat Andrews 28-24. Adrian Vizzerra had two rushing touchdowns and Denzell Moore one, while Jâ€™Corey Amos (5 catches, 53 yards) scored on a pass reception. Deshaun Williams (three catches, 91 yards), Mike Lawrence (six catches, 74 yards) and Sean Norman (5, 63) were also top receivers. Defensive standouts were Vizzerra (six tackles), Moore (five tackles), Amos (three tackles) and Max Gomez (interception).
Sweetwaterâ€™s freshman improved to 2-0 with a 36-14 win over Andrews.
ROSCOE â€” Roscoeâ€™s of-fense exploded for 39 first-half points in Fridayâ€™s home opener en route to a 45-26 victory over Irion County.
The Plowboys, who ex-ceeded 21 points only one time last season, reached that plateau in the first minute of the second quarter in evening its record at 1-1.
Blackwell is now 2-0 after a win at Jayton on Friday, but Highland (0-2) lost its game at Sterling City.
Blackwell 32, Jayton 14
Blackwell avenged a 2012 non-district loss to Jayton as the Hornets got three touchdowns from Jayden Jones and one each from Franck Cano and Mason Magness. Jayton (1-1) won last yearâ€™s game 56-30, but was mostly shut down by Blackwellâ€™s defense in Fri-dayâ€™s rematch.
Roscoeâ€™s junior varsity football team defeated Irion County, 30-8, in Irion County on Thursday for its second win in as many games this season.
Brayden Beal accounted for all four touchdowns by the Plowboys. He had scor-ing runs of 62 and 61 yards for Roscoeâ€™s first two touchdowns, threw a 4-yard TD pass to Isaiah Gonzales in the third quarter and even scored defensively with an 80-yard interception return in the third stanza.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 6
Sweetwater varsity plays at Andrews, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity hosts Irion County, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity plays at Sterling City, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity plays at Jayton, 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater JV plays at Lamesa tournament.
Sweetwater freshmen at Lamesa tournament.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 7
Sweetwater runners compete at season-opening Ang-elo State University meet, San Angelo.
Sammy Baugh Classic: Quanah vs. Miles, 11 a.m., Mustang Bowl, Sweetwater.
Sweetwater varsity plays at Brownfield, 9:30 a.m.