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November 15th, 2012

Girls basketball: Lady ‘Stangs, Plowgirls are still unbeaten

November 15, 2012

Two Nolan County varsi-ty girls basketball teams are off to 3-0 starts after winning again on Tuesday, as Sweetwater held off Wichita Falls Hirschi 40-32 on the road and Roscoe pulled away in the second half to defeat Robert Lee 30-19 at Roscoe’s gym.
Also, Highland (2-1) defeated Aspermont 56-44 while Blackwell (0-1) lost to Hermleigh 65-43 in its sea-son opener on Tuesday.
Sweetwater trailed Hir-schi 9-8 after one quarter, but led 20-12 at halftime and was up by 10, 29-19, at the end of three periods.

SMS girls win openers

November 15, 2012

A pair of Sweetwater Middle School girls basket-ball teams defeated Big Spring in season-opening action on Monday.
Sweetwater’s eighth grade Red team won 25-19. Kensi Chowning had 12 points, Maddie Berry nine and Brit-tany Peeples and Kaitlyn Foster two.
The seventh grade Red girls team also defeated Big Spring, 26-17. Jaelyn Page scored six points, Angela Blueford, Sonora Medellin and Jessica Poe four and Alexe Alcala, Ainsleigh Nel-son, Eva Ornelas and Texas Williams two.

November 14th

Local sports calendar

November 14, 2012

THURSDAY, NOV. 15
Basketball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ boys host TLCA in season openers at 5 and 6 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshman girls play at Abilene High tournament through Saturday, Nov. 17.
Roscoe junior high teams except ‘B’ boys will play their season openers at Hermleigh starting at 5 p.m.
Football
Robert Lee vs. Trent (Six-Man bi-district playoff), 7 p.m., Blackwell.
FRIDAY, NOV. 16
Basketball
Sweetwater boys play at Coleman in season openers — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.

7th grade team finishes 8-0 by blanking Wylie

November 14, 2012

The Sweetwater seventh grade Red football team completed a perfect 8-0 season this past Thursday when they traveled to Wylie and came back with a 22-0 win.
Sweetwater got scoring runs of 23 yards by Michael Green, 5 yards by Chris Thompson and 9 yards by Kobe Clark, and Green and Thompson had two-point runs.
Other offensive standouts were Kiante McCoy, Mason Maxwell, Taylor Turney, Jonathan Castillo, Ky Hoover and Andrew Melendez. Thompson (kickoff fumble recovery), Devin Brown, Trenton Hicks, Daniel Avila and Isak Alvarez were defensive standouts.

November 13th

Plowgirls, Lady Hornets get Ws

November 13, 2012

The Roscoe and Highland girls were winners in area basketball action Saturday.
Roscoe improved to 2-0 with a narrow 28-26 win at Coahoma, while Highland squared its record at 1-1 as the Lady Hornets beat Eula 41-25.
Both of Roscoe’s wins have been by just two points. The leading scorers against Coahoma were Faith Boren with six points and Mirian Solis with five. Roscoe put together a second-half rally after being held scoreless in the second quarter and trailing 14-11 at halftime.

Local sports calendar

November 13, 2012

TUESDAY, NOV. 13
Basketball
Sweetwater girls at Wichita Falls Hirschi — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m., freshmen at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe girls host Robert Lee — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity teams host Aspermont (season openers for boys) starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls host Hermleigh (season opener), 6:30 p.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 15
Basketball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ boys host TLCA in season openers at 5 and 6 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshman girls play at Abilene High tournament through Satur-day, Nov. 17.

November 12th

B’well to face Loraine

November 12, 2012

Blackwell’s 58-54 Six-Man win over Panther Creek this past Friday means the Hornets will be taking on Loraine in the bi-district playoffs this Friday.
The teams will meet at 7 p.m. at Hermleigh, with Blackwell considered the home team. The winner will advance to face either Welch Dawson or Balmorhea in the area round.
Blackwell, the runnerup in District 8, Division II, is 5-5 overall. Loraine, which beat Trent 48-34 to claim the District 7 title, is 6-4.
Blackwell’s victory this past week put the Hornets in the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

No. 2 Wylie rolls past S’water

November 12, 2012

ABILENE — Sweetwater knew coming into Friday’s season finale at Wylie that its playoff hopes rested on a near-flawless effort on both sides of the ball, plus some outside help. But it was second-ranked Wylie that had that kind of game instead as the unbeaten Bulldogs (10-0 overall, 5-0 in District 4-3A) struck early and often for a 55-20 victory which ended the Mustangs’ year.

Freshmen finish by beating Wylie

November 12, 2012

The Sweetwater freshman football team ended its season by beating Wylie 16-6 here on Thursday.
Sweetwater trailed Wylie 6-0 before scoring on the last 16 points.
D’Jaman West scored on a 15-yard run to tie the game and Adrian Vizzerra caught a two-point pass to give Sweetwater the lead. A 50-yard fumble return by Max Nemir for a touchdown extended the lead to 14-6, and Vizzerra ran over the two-point PAT to complete Sweetwater’s comeback.
Sweetwater had several standouts on both sides of the ball against Wylie.

Blackwell nips P-Creek to earn spot in playoffs for 1st time since 2008

November 12, 2012

Blackwell’s football team secured its first postseason berth since the 2008 seas-on by edging Panther Creek, 58-54, on Friday.
This also marks only the second time that Blackwell has reached the playoffs since the 2002 season. The team will advance to face Loraine in bi-district at Hermleigh this Friday.
No other details were available at press time but will be in Monday’s paper.

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