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November 19th, 2011

Lady Mustangs are handed first defeat

November 19, 2011

ABILENE — After three straight wins to start the season, the Sweetwater girls basketball team was unable to find the magic at Abilene High on Friday and suffered its first loss of the year, 53-44.
Class 5A Abilene (2-1) built a 10-6 lead after one quarter and increased the lead to seven, 27-20, at halftime. It was 37-28 after three periods of play.
Although the score was relatively close, Sweetwa-ter coach Candice Wyatt said her team was hurt by poor shooting, turnovers and losing two of their players to fouls in the fourth quarter.

Local, area JH basketball scores

November 19, 2011

Several Nolan County ju-nior high basketball teams began their seasons recent-ly. Here are the scores and other information from the teams who sent in results to the Sweetwater Reporter:
SWEETWATER GIRLS
Brownwood 33,
8th grade Red 30
Sweetwater points: Makeilah Foust 24, Morgan Rudel 4, Jaya Atkins 2. Rebounds: Makeilah Foust 11, Morgan Rudel 3, Abby Garcia 2, Victoria Jiminez 2, Marissa Sanchez 2, Karleigh Foust 1. Steals: Morgan Rudel 4, Gabby Fuentes 2, Alaina Andrews 1, Makeilah Foust 1. Halftime: Sweetwater 18, Brown-wood 17. Sweetwater record: 0-1.
Brownwood 23,

Highland squads split DH at Guthrie

November 19, 2011

Highland came away with a split of its varsity basketball doubleheader at Guthrie on Friday.
Highland’s girls defeat-ed Guthrie, 38-30, to im-prove to 3-1 this season but the Highland boys lost, 56-33, in their season opener.
Sierra Allen scored 12 points and Kara Hughey 10 for the Lady Hornets, who had to rally in the second half after trailing by a point, 17-16, at inter-mission.
Also scoring for High-land were Jessica McCain with six, Madison Mose-ley with four and Beth Richburg, Lora Stewart and Megan Thompson each with two points against Guthrie.

Blackwell, Roscoe girls are defeated

November 19, 2011

The Blackwell and Roscoe girls both lost early-season basketball games Friday after facing each other just a few days earlier.
Roscoe lost its game to Cross Plains, 52-22, at Roscoe after being held to five points in the first half. The Plowgirls (1-2) were led in scoring by Natalie Anthony with six points while Carolina Perez and Mirian Solis had five, Sara Kingston three, Stina Tomlin two and Jacinda Morales one.

November 18th

Local sports calendar

November 18, 2011

FRIDAY, NOV. 18
Basketball
Sweetwater boys host Coleman — freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls at Abilene High, 6 and 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity girls host Cross Plains, 6:15 p.m.
Highland JV boys and varsity teams at Guthrie starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys at Ira starting at 6:30 p.m. (season opener for boys)
Football
Muleshoe vs. Godley (Class 2A, Division I area playoff), 7:30 p.m., Sweetwater.
Ira vs. Water Valley (Six-Man Division I regional playoff), 7:30 p.m., Blackwell.
SATURDAY, NOV. 19
Basketball

Stangs have home opener

November 18, 2011

After a tough one-point loss on Tuesday at Hawley in their season opener, the Sweetwater boys basketball team hopes to rebound sharply against Coleman in the Mustangs’ home opener at 6:30 p.m. today.
The contest is the first of four straight at home for Sweetwater. The Mustangs will host Colorado City on Monday and Andrews on Tuesday before entertaining Wall on Nov. 29. Both the freshman and JV boys play at 5 p.m. today prior to the varsity game.

White Flag team to play in Super Bowl game Sunday

November 18, 2011

The Sweetwater White Flag football team will play in their Super Bowl game at noon Sunday. The game will be at Wylie’s Bulldog Stadium. The team beat Abilene’s Bucs 25-6 last week to advance as Jadyn Forbes scored four touchdowns and Tyler Chavez kicked an extra point. Cash Barnes, John Rine, Angel Delapaz, Ivan McCann, Jayden Perez and Logan Thompson led the defense and Derek Arenivaz, Roman Camacho and Kyler Holsey also turned in outstanding performances.

November 17th

Sweetwater JV girls also off to 3-0 start

November 17, 2011

Sweetwater High School has a pair of girls basket-ball teams who are off to 3-0 starts this season. The JV girls are also 3-0 after Tuesday’s 32-17 victory at Breckenridge.
Larissa Locklar paced the Lady Mustangs with 11 points. Also scoring were Shaneese Brown and Syd-ney Vanderbilt with six, Mikki Reschman with three, Maddie Jones and Taylor McPherson with two and Elise Lawrence and Karlee Murff with one point.
Sweetwater led 11-4, 17-6 and 27-10 at the quarter breaks. Sweetwater’s varsity and JV girls will play at Abilene High on Friday.

Highland JV girls win

Team heads to Super Bowl

November 17, 2011

Sweetwater’s Junior PeeWee football team will play for the Super Bowl title at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Wylie’s Bulldog Stadium against the Wylie White team. Sweetwater reached the championship game by beating the Abilene Bucs 37-0 in the quarterfinals, and then the Abilene Redskins 19-13 in the semifinals. The public is urged to come show its support. Team members are (in no particular order) Daiman Atkins, Joel Guia, Zach Garza, Kamren Fisher, J.R.

November 16th

Local sports calendar

November 16, 2011

THURSDAY, NOV. 17
Basketball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade girls host Brownwood (season openers), 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade boys at Brown-wood (season openers), 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman girls at Abilene tournament.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18
Basketball
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys host Cole-man, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls at Abilene High, 6 and 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity girls host Cross Plains, 6:15 p.m.
Highland JV boys and varsity teams at Guthrie starting at 6 p.m.

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