Archive - Sports Article
December 6th, 2012
The Highland girls picked up their 10th win while the Roscoe boys got into the win column for the first time on Tuesday night.
Highlandâ€™s girls improved to 10-2 as they rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit for a 62-50 win on the road at Albany. Highland trailed 31-21 at halftime, but then cut Albanyâ€™s lead to 40-38 after three quarters and used a 24-10 finish to get the victory. Sierra Allen led Highland by scoring 18 points while her sister, Hannah Allen, added 16. Sydny Helbert and Beth Richburg had nine points, Lora Stewart with six and Kaylee Martin and Madison Moseley two.
THURSDAY, DEC. 6
Sweetwater varsity girls and boys at Stanton tournament through Saturday, Dec. 8.
Highland varsity girls and boys will host Hilltop Classic through Saturday, Dec. 8.
Roscoe varsity girls and boys will play at Highlandâ€™s Hilltop Classic through Saturday, Dec. 8.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys will play at Highlandâ€™s Hilltop Classic through Saturday, Dec. 8.
FRIDAY, DEC. 7
Sweetwater freshman and JV boys host Breckenridge, 5:30 and 7 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade boys â€˜Bâ€™ teams host tournament through Saturday, Dec. 8.
SATURDAY, DEC. 8
(Sweetwater varsity girls, boys)
9 a.m. â€” Lamesa vs. Midland Classical (Game 1)
Noon â€” Tahoka vs. Midland Christian (Game 3)
3 p.m. â€” Sweetwater vs. Coahoma (Game 5)
6 p.m. â€” Greenwood JV vs. Stanton (Game 7)
10:30 a.m. â€” Coahoma vs. Tahoka (Game 2)
1:30 p.m. â€” Sands vs. Sweetwater (Game 4)
4:30 p.m. â€” Permian JV vs. Midland High JV (Game 6)
7:30 p.m. â€” Midland Classical vs. Stanton (Game 8)
9 a.m. â€” Game 5 loser vs. Game 7 loser (Game 13)
Noon â€” Game 1 loser vs. Game 3 loser (Game 9)
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s basketball teams made the short trip to Merkel on Tuesday and lost both ends of their doubleheader.
Merkel girls 55, Sweetwater girls 19
Merkel, ranked No. 1 in Class 2A, defeated Sweet-water (7-6) for the second time in five days. The Lady Badgers won 47-33 when the teams met last Friday at Ballingerâ€™s three-day tour-nament in a game Sweetwa-ter led at halftime. But it was never a contest this time as Merkel (14-0) led 14-4, 31-8 and 45-12 at the breaks.
Six Sweetwater players have earned first team all-District 4-3A football honors and sophomore quarterback Kaegan Jeffrey is the co-newcomer of the year.
Three of the first team-ers â€” senior Willie Norman, junior Kaleb Hoover and sophomore Bray Amos â€” are wide receivers while the other three are on defense â€” senior lineman Tadeo Canon-Masjoan, senior linebacker Ryan Linebaugh and sophomore defensive back Isaiah McGee.
The Sweetwater boys and girls basketball teams both finished in fourth place at their respective weekend tournaments in Ballinger.
Sweetwaterâ€™s boys (2-3) lost to Clyde 59-46 in their third-place game Saturday. Deandre Gatson led Sweet-water with 16 points.
The Mustangs had defea-ted Hawley 43-29 to open the tournament on Thurs-day and advanced to Frid-ayâ€™s semifinal before losing to Ballinger 50-48. Jim Ned won the title by defeating Ballinger 63-29 on Satur-day. Two Sweetwater play-ers were named to the all-tournament team â€” junior Dylan Bennett and sopho-more Rhett Torres.
The Highland girls won all four of their games this past weekend to capture the title at Bronteâ€™s tournament.
Highland (9-2) had little trouble beating any of its opponents at the round-robin event. After routing Hamlin 56-30 on Thursday, the Lady Hornets knocked off Miles 55-28 on Friday and then completed the tournament by whipping Bronte (40-14) and Winters (57-19) on Saturday.
MONDAY, DEC. 3
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade girls host Snyder, 5 and 6 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade boys play at Snyder, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams (except â€˜Bâ€™ girls) will host Highland starting at 5 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams host Paint Rock starting at 6 p.m.
TUESDAY, DEC. 4
Sweetwater boys play at Merkel â€” freshmen at 4 p.m., JV at 5:15 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Sweetwater girls play at Merkel â€” JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m., freshmen at 8 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity teams play at Trent starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwellâ€™s best football season in four years â€” one that ended with its first playoff appearance since 2008 â€” saw six Hornets make the all-District 8, Division II six-man first team and nine players honored in all.
Making the all-district first team at two positions were junior Jayden Jones at both running back and linebacker and senior Mark Monroe at both fullback and on the defensive line.
Also named to the first team for Blackwell were senior Cody Shamblin at tight end, junior Ted Chambliss at safety, junior Mason Magness at corner-back and sophomore Franck Cano on the defensive line.
After winning all three of their games on Thursday, Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s varsity basketball teams were a collective 0-3 Friday at their respective three-day tournaments in Ballinger.
However, the Mustangs and Lady Mustangs were still highly competitive as two of the defeats were by a combined three points.