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September 27th, 2012

Lady ‘Stangs get first district win

September 27, 2012

SNYDER — Sweetwater got its first District 4-3A volleyball win by beating Snyder in four games Tues-day. The Lady Mustangs won by scores of 29-27, 25-15, 22-25, 25-17 as they improved to 1-1 in district and 21-11 overall while Sny-der fell to 0-2, 21-10.
Sweetwater had several top individual performan-ces. Kendra Crosson led the team with 17 kills and also finished with 20 digs to share team honors with her sister Kelsi Crosson. The latter also had 13 kills while Kathleen Campbell and Shelby Cason had 11 and 10 kills, respectively, for the Lady Mustangs.

September 25th

Weekly Sports Calendar

September 25, 2012

TUESDAY, SEPT. 25
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity at Abilene Cooper, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Big Spring, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams at Snyder (separate gyms) at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Snyder, 6:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners are at Merkel meet.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade teams at Brownwood at 4 and 5:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams play at Brownwood at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshmen host Brownwood, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Brownwood, 6:30 p.m.

Kelsi digs one out

September 25, 2012

Sweetwater’s Kelsi Cros-son (7) digs out a return volley in Saturday’s Dis-trict 4-3A opener against Monahans while her twin sister Kendra Crosson (8) and Janell Walker look on.
Sweetwater lost to the state-ranked Lady Loboes in four games and will try again for its first District 4-3A win today when the team travels to Snyder (0-1).

Tennis results

September 25, 2012

Here are the Sweetwater varsity tennis team’s results Saturday at Levelland:
Girls doubles — Jenny Medellin and Kristen Casto lost 2-8; Gewel Cherry and Teresa Perez-Poe lost 6-8; Vida Gamez and Kayla Sage lost 6-8.
Boys doubles — Bryan Vause and Isaiah Hernan-dez won 8-4; Stephen Shipp and Keygan Valdez won 8-5; Zach Bax and Billy Reeves won 8-6.
Mixed doubles — Michael Redondo and Brianna Hicks lost 4-8.

September 24th

Lady ‘Stangs lose District 4-3A opener to Monahans

September 24, 2012

After an impressive win over Monahans in Game 1, things went downhill for the home team in Saturday’s opening District 4-3A volleyball game as Sweetwater lost to Monahans in four games at Mustang Gym.
The Lady Loboes rallied from a 25-20 opening loss to defeat Sweetwater 25-18 in the second game, then won 25-23, 25-16 to claim the match.
Sweetwater (0-1, 20-12) also enjoyed a 17-14 lead in the second game when Monahans (1-0, 17-14) went on an 11-1 run to even the match, and after that Sweetwater was never able to regain the upper hand.

Weekly Sports Calendar

September 24, 2012

MONDAY, SEPT. 24
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will host Wylie at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 25
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity at Abilene Cooper, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Big Spring, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams at Snyder (separate gyms) at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Snyder, 6:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners are at Merkel meet.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade teams at Brownwood at 4 and 5:15 p.m., respectively.

Hawks soar to win over S’water

September 24, 2012

WALL — After a 19-point win at Breckenridge the previous week, Sweetwater never got comfortable when it paid a visit to a very good Wall team on Friday.
The Hawks scored on the game’s first play from scrimmage on a 74-yard run by Grant Eubank, and never looked back in a 43-20 win over the Mustangs.
And Eubank’s head-turn-ing start was just the begin-ning of a remarkable first half for the 175-pound sen-ior, who accounted for five touchdowns before inter-mission in staking his team to a 37-12 advantage.

Highland scores 86 to bury Sands for 2nd win

September 24, 2012

There was no defense for the Highland Hornets on Friday when they traveled to Sands and claimed a resounding 86-44 win.
Highland (2-2) got five TDs by Ron Covington plus three scoring runs by Mich-ael Hyde in the game.
Covington had 46- and 50-yard kickoff returns for touchdowns in the game in addition to having three scoring runs of his own.
Highland led Sands by 10, 30-20, at halftime after Covington had his first kickoff return for a touchdown from 46 yards out with only 12 seconds left. Covington also completed the scoring in the fourth quarter with his 50-yard kickoff return.

Blackwell loses to Trent

September 24, 2012

Jayden Jones rushed for 268 yards and scored four touchdowns, one on a fumble return, for Blackwell on Friday but the Hornets were unable to hold a 10-point lead after three periods as they lost to Trent, 50-44.
Blackwell was outscored 16-0 in the fourth quarter as it fell to 2-2. Trent is 4-0.
In addition to Jones’ run-ning, Ethan Andrews threw for 58 yards and Franck Cano (3), Ted Chambliss (2), Mark Monroe and Jones had receptions. Jones had two fumble recoveries and Cano and Wade Allen one.

Sub-varsity teams get a split vs. Wall

September 24, 2012

Sweetwater’s sub-varsity football teams are both 3-1 for the season after splitting a doubleheader with Wall here on Thursday.
Sweetwater’s JV was de-feated for the first time this season as Wall won, 32-28, at Mustang Bowl.
After finding the end zone just once before intermission when quarterback Hayden Reeves hit Deandre Gatson on a pass of 32 yards, Sweetwater had 22 second-half points and hit paydirt three times.

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