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October 10th, 2012
Sweetwater High Schoolâs volleyball team suffered a blow to its District 4-3A playoff hopes Tuesday with a 3-0 defeat at Monahans.
The Lady Mustangs were defeated by scores of 17-25, 20-25, 20-25. Monahans improved to 4-2 in district, while Sweetwater fell to 2-4. The Lady Mustangs trail Monahans by two games in the race for the No. 3 playoff spot with just four matches left. Monahans is now 20-16 overall. Sweetwater, which will host last-place Snyder this Friday, has a 22-14 season record.
SHS tennis results
The Mustang Baseball Classic golf tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 13 at Sweetwater Country Club with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The cost will be $200 per team or $50 per person not on a team. Prizes will be given to first, second and third place. The event benefits the Sweetwater baseball program. For more infor-mation, contact Don Timm at the country club number of 235-8093.
Sub-varsity vâball teams win at Greenwood
Pictured front row kneeling from left are Ashley Lara, Ezzy Mermella, Morgan Rudel, Mikeilah Foust, Hanna Hayes, Hannah Heredia, coach Jessica Withrow; middle row, Elita Williams, Katie Fox, Abby Garcia, Jaya Atkins, Alyssa Soles, Lizzie Gray; back row, Kristi Ward, Morgan Gomez, Alyssa Villanueva, Sarah Valdez, Carissa Espinoza and Naomi Gonzales.
Members of this yearâs Sweetwater High School junior varsity tennis team are, front row kneeling from left, Tyler Stacy, Victoria Corley, Maty Montgomery, Maddie Howard, Shaina Wiltze, Katie Melendrez, Mark Butler; back row, Keyli Turner, Andrea Merentes, Ashley Heaton, A.J. Briley, Holly Thompson, Christian Ulbrich, Brandon Howell, Cierra Knox. Not pictured are Jerren Villa and Dana Hohn.
Picked by one area publication to finish last in their respective districts, Nolan Countyâs two six-man foot-ball teams have proved to be anything but pushovers during the non-district por-tion of their schedules.
And both Highland (4-2) and Blackwell (3-3) â who end non-district play Friday by facing each other in their âBattle of the Hornetsâ at Highland â had lopsided wins Saturday while playing in front of friendly homecoming crowds.
BLACKWELL 54, MORAN 8
TUESDAY, OCT. 9
Sweetwater varsity hosts Snyder, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Snyder, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman (5 p.m.), JV (5 p.m.) and varsity (6:30 p.m.) teams play at Monahans.
THURSDAY, OCT. 11
Sweetwater runners are at Odessa meet.
Sweetwater 7th grade teams host Snyder, 4 and 5:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams host Snyder, 6:30 and 7:45 p.m.
Sweetwater freshmen at Snyder, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV at Sny-der, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe junior high hosts Albany, 4 p.m.
Roscoe JV hosts Albany, 6:30 p.m.
GREENWOOD â Sweet-water got back on the winning track in District 4-3A volleyball action Friday, as the Lady Mustangs went to Midland Greenwood and picked up a 3-0 sweep.
Sweetwater beat the Ran-gerettes 25-21, 25-19, 25-19 to end a two-game losing streak and keep its playoff hopes alive. The Lady Mustangs are 2-3 in district (22-13 overall) and begin the second half of district play at Monahans Tuesday.
Greenwood, which came into the match off its first victory in district against Snyder, fell to 1-4, 17-18.
ROSCOE â It looked as if it might be a long night for Roscoe when Cross Plainsâ Blake Hutchins ran 87 yards for a touchdown just over a minute in. But the Plowboys responded with two scores of their own for a 12-7 lead.
Ultimately, Cross Plains â and Hutchins â were too much to overcome, howev-er, as the Buffaloes regained the lead before halftime and pulled away over the final two periods for a 27-12 win at Plowboy Field.
FRIDAY, OCT. 5
Sweetwater varsity idle.
Roscoe varsity will host Cross Plains (Mum Night), 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Andrews team tournament starting at 8 a.m.
Sweetwater varsity and freshman teams will play at Midland Greenwood (separate gyms) at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will play at Midland Greenwood, 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCT. 6
Highland junior high will host Lueders-Avoca (Highland homecoming), 4:30 p.m.
Highland varsity will host Lueders-Avoca (Highland homecoming), 7:30 p.m.
A 14-0 victory over Baird this past week did more than just end a long Roscoe losing streak that stretched back to the end of the 2010 season. It also put the Plowboys (1-3 overall) in the top half of the District 7-1A, Division II standings.
Now that Roscoe has finally tasted success, coach Jonathan Haseloffâs team hopes to build on it and gets to do so tonight when it hosts Cross Plains (1-0, 2-2). The Buffaloes are also coming off a win after their 26-0 victory over Gorman last Friday.