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January 25th, 2012

‘Stangs get first district win since ‘10

January 25, 2012

Though it had been an eternity — almost two years — since winning a district game, it didn’t take Sweet-water long to seize control of Tuesday’s 5-3A contest at Mustang Gym with Snyder.
After falling behind 3-2 less than two minutes into the contest, the Mustangs promptly went on a 7-0 run to take a 9-3 lead midway through the first quarter. Sweetwater never gave up the lead after that.
And with sophomore post Kaleb Hoover scoring 19 of his 25 points in the second half, the Mustangs (1-3, 10-17) gradually pulled away to claim a 54-41 win.

Lady Mustangs hold on to beat Snyder for first 5-3A win, 49-43

January 25, 2012

The Sweetwater girls bas-ketball team struggled early against Snyder in the teams’ District 5-3A game Tuesday at Mustangs, then lost two key starters to fouls in the fourth quarter after building a 12-point lead.
But the Lady Mustangs persevered to get their first win in district play, 49-43, over the Lady Tigers.
Sweetwater (1-4, 15-15) found itself trailing 11-2 and 13-4 in the first quarter un-til finally getting untracked.
Kendra Crosson’s basket gave the Lady Mustangs their first lead, 18-17, with 3:19 left before halftime.

JV and freshman boys are winners

January 25, 2012

The Sweetwater junior varsity and freshman boys basketball teams both came away with wins over Snyder here Tuesday in sub-varsity district contests.
The JV boys won 46-42 as they got 15 points from Trey Taylor and overcame a two-point deficit by outscoring Snyder 14-8 in the fourth quarter to improve to 2-2 in district and 15-8 overall. Brandon Howell and Quentin Wetsel had eight points, Mike McCoy six, Marquees Jenkins five and Deandre Gatson four for the Mustangs.
Sweetwater led 12-11 after one quarter, but trailed 25-23 at halftime and 34-32 after three quarters.

JV girls suffer 1st district defeat, but freshman girls win

January 25, 2012

Sweetwater’s sub-varsity girls basketball teams came away with a split when they hosted Snyder on Tuesday.
The JV girls, who are 16-5 overall, lost for the first time in district play as they fell to Snyder, 52-49.
But the freshman girls fared much better, winning 44-24 to improve to 15-4 this season.

January 24th

SHS varsity boys basketball team

January 24, 2012

The Sweetwater High School varsity boys basketball team will complete the first half of District 5-3A play when it hosts Snyder at 7:30 p.m. today. Pictured, back row from left, are Patrick Palacios, Tino Martinez, Steven Torrez, Dylan Bennett, Kaleb Hoover, Gabe Medellin, Dylon Adames, Anthony Palacios, Taylor Jones; front row, Willie Norman, Brandon Hopkins (manager), Ashley Kincheloe (stats), assistant coach Jerrod Gee, head coach Al Hunt, Rachel Hunt (stats), Amy Witt (stats), and Cole Maxwell. Not pictured is Isaiah McGee.

SW hosts Snyder in DH today

January 24, 2012

District 5-3A competition hasn’t been a lot of fun so far for Sweetwater’s basketball teams, as neither the girls or boys has managed to get a win so far. But that could change when both squads host Snyder in a varsity doubleheader today.

January 21st

State-ranked Lady Lions roll

January 21, 2012

BROWNWOOD — The Sweetwater girls basketball team ended the first half of district play by losing to Brownwood’s No. 7-ranked Lady Lions, 71-33, at the Brownwood gym.
The loss dropped the Lady Mustangs to 14-15 overall and 0-4 in district, while Brownwood is 21-6 overall and 3-1 in District 5-3A.
Brownwood is the second state-ranked team that Sweetwater has had to con-tend with in the district. Wylie (4-0), ranked No. 1 in Class 3A, lost a non-district game (62-60) on Friday to a school (THESA) that is the five-time defending home school national champions.

Mustangs fall to Lions, 59-38

January 21, 2012

BROWNWOOD — Sweet-water held its own against Brownwood over the final two periods, but the Lions took a commanding 20-6 after one quarter and were never seriously threatened after that in claiming a 59-38 win Friday in District 5-3A boys basketball action.
The loss dropped Sweet-water’s records to 9-17 overall and 0-3 in district play. Brownwood is 7-17 overall, but now 2-0 in district play as the Lions pulled into a tie with Wylie —which was idle Friday — for the 5-3A lead.

Sub-varsity teams win 3-of-4

January 21, 2012

Sweetwater had a 3-1 record in sub-varsity high school basketball action at Brownwood on Friday.
The JV and freshman boys each got their first victories in district play as they won by scores of 41-36 and 42-20, respectively. The JV girls are now 4-0 in district after their 52-42 victory, while the freshman girls lost their game 37-22.
Brandon Howell had 12 points, Trey Taylor 11 and Quentin Wetsel 10 to lead the JV boys, who are 1-2 in district and 14-8 overall. Deandre Gatson and Mike McCoy scored four points.

Roscoe girls are only area winner

January 21, 2012

The Roscoe girls pulled away late for a 44-41 win over Stamford on Friday, but Roscoe’s boys and both of Highland’s teams lost.
Roscoe’s girls were led by Lynnsi Moses, who poured in a game-high 21 points to help her team improve to 2-3 in District 9-A, Division I games and 12-12 overall. Faith Boren had 12 points, Natalie Anthony and Mirian Solis three, Carolina Perez and Jacinda Morales two and Sara Kingston one.
The Roscoe boys (1-3 in district) lost 55-20. John Hermosillio had six points, Matthew Cuellar and Cutter Davilla five and Keeston Ford four for the Plowboys.

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