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September 24th, 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.
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 Jonesâ€™ 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.
Sweetwaterâ€™s sub-varsity football teams are both 3-1 for the season after splitting a doubleheader with Wall here on Thursday.
Sweetwaterâ€™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.
Sweetwaterâ€™s varsity tennis team hosted Wall on Tuesday. Results follow:
Boys doubles â€” Brian Vause and Stephen Shipp lost 2-6, 7-5 (8-10); Isaiah Hernandez and Michael Redondo lost 4-6, 3-6; Zac Bax and Billy Reeves won 7-6, 1-6 (10-4).
Girls doubles â€” Jenny Medellin and Kristen Casto lost 3-6, 0-6; Gewel Cherry and Teresa Perez-Poe won 6-4, 6-4; Kayla Sage and Vida Gamez won 6-4, 6-3.
Mixed doubles â€” Keygan Valdez and Brianna Hicks lost 4-6, 5-7 (9-11).
WALL â€” Sweetwater Middle Schoolâ€™s football teams went 2-of-3 in their games Thursday at Wall. Their results follow:
7th Grade Red 20, Wall 0
Sweetwater Red is 2-0 after posting its second consecutive shutout.
Kiante McCoy scored on a 5-yard run and also threw a 62-yard TD pass to Michael Green. Isak Alvarez scored the final TD on a 25-yard run and Chris Thompson added the PAT. Sweetwater also received outstanding play from offensive linemen Nicholas Gomez, Rogelio DeLaCruz, Mason Maxwell, Trenton Hicks, Jonathan Castillo and Kobe Clark.
All three Nolan County high school football teams in action today have tough road assignments as non-district play continues.
Roscoe, meanwhile, has the weekend off as the Plowboys prepare for their district opener on Sept. 28 at Baird.
Sweetwater (2-1) travels to Wall (2-1) for its third Class 3A vs. 2A matchup of the young season.
The West Texas Heat, a 16-under softball team made up of players from Sweetwater and the surrounding area, recently captured the championship of the Labor Day Shootout tournament in Keller. The Heat had a 6-0 record in outscoring opponents 62-3 at the event.
Sweetwaterâ€™s two wins in the 2012 season have both come against Class 2A com-petition. But the Mustangsâ€™ third and final 2A opponent may be their toughest.
For starters, Wall has lost only four of 29 games since the start of the 2010 season under coach Houston Guy and was ranked No. 7 in the state just two weeks ago until losing to Merkel.
However, the Hawks (2-1) rebounded in a big way this past week when they traveled to Sonora, another West Texas Class 2A power, and easily won 47-13.
Nick Nemir 6, Tadeo Canon-Masjoan 6, Ryan Linebaugh 4, Isaiah McGee 3, Marquees Jenkins 3.
Stephen May 5, Nick Nemir 4, Ty Davis 4, Ryan Linebaugh 3, Daven Alvarez 3, Isaiah McGee 2, Kaleb Hoover 2, Marquees Jenk-ins 2, Tadeo Canon-Masjoan 2.
Nick Nemir, Sean Mor-row, Willie Norman, Ty Davis.
Luis Gaxiola 2, Isaiah McGee, Quentin Wetsel, Daven Alvarez, Ty Davis.
Tackles for loss
Tadeo Canon-Masjoan 4, Ryan Linebaugh 2, Marq-uees Jenkins 2, Nick Nemir, Luis Gaxiola.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 20
Sweetwater 7th grade teams at Wall at 4 and 5:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams at Wall at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshmen will host Wall, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Wall, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe junior high and JV teams open.
Highland junior high hosts Sands, 5:30 p.m.
Highland JV will host Sands JV, 7 p.m.
Blackwell junior high at Blanket, 6 p.m.
Sweetwater JV plays at Midland Christian, 4 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 21
Sweetwater varsity plays at Wall, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity is open.