Archive - Sports Article
November 26th, 2011
Roscoe 8th grade 42,
Haskell 8th grade 38 (OT)
Roscoe points: Kevin Lavalas 18, Nikolas Schriber 10, Javier Leanos 9, Bernardo Villa 2, Luis Villa 2, Vincent Pantoja 1. Halftime: Roscoe 11, Haskell 8. Regulation: Roscoe 33, Haskell 33.
Haskell 7th grade 16,
Roscoe 7th grade 15
Roscoe points: Brayden Beal 4, Johnathan Cuellar 4, Austin Willman 3, Javier Armenta 2, Quentin Saddler 2. Halftime: Roscoe 8, Haskell 8.
Sweetwater Red 36,
Sweetwater points: Michael Hunt 10, Adrian Vizzerra 10, Jâ€™Corey Amos 7, Mark Lawrence 3, Joe Ruiz 2, Michael Lawrence 2, Hardy Escobar 2.
Sweetwater White 23
Sweetwater points: Adan San-chez 7, Roman Acuna 6, Isaiah Gonzales 5, Victor Garcia 4, Alontae Heath 1.
Sweetwater Red 24
Sweetwater points: Jacoby Hunt 14, Matthew Figueroa 4, Jordan McGee 2, Daniel Olguin 2, Lowell Williams 2.
Sweetwater White 18
One night after getting a dramatic win over Colorado City on a buzzer-beater by Taylor Jones, the 5-9 senior poured in a season-high 21 points while Sweetwater got off to a good start here Tuesday against Andrews.
However, Jones didnâ€™t get a lot of scoring help as no other Mustang player was able to reach double figures, and the visiting Mustangs came away with a 59-41 win. The game was basically decided in the third quarter, when Andrews outscored Sweetwater 19-8 after leading just 27-22 at halftime.
A three-game gauntlet against Class 5A foes is finally over for the Sweetwater girls basketball team.
Tuesdayâ€™s 46-27 loss to Abilene Cooper was the Lady Mustangsâ€™ third in a row after a 3-0 start. The Lady Coogs held Sweetwa-ter to just eight field goals and its lowest point total of the young season.
Highland split a basket-ball doubleheader against Spur on Tuesday. The girls (4-1) won, 53-29, for their fourth straight victory but the boys (1-2) fell to Spur by a score of 37-27.
For the girls, Sierra Allen scored 20 points while Kara Hughey (16) and Beth Rich-burg (11) were also able to reach double figures. Jessica McCain had four and Lora Stewart two for Highland, which led 16-5, 30-10 and 35-16 at the quarter breaks.
A near-disastrous second quarter failed to sink the Sweetwater boys basketball team here Monday, which used a big third-quarter rally to overcome a 10-point halftime deficit. But the Mustangs saved the best for the very end in defeating Colorado City, 49-47, on Taylor Jonesâ€™ buzzer-beating shot at Mustang Gym.
After losing at Abilene High this past Friday, the Sweetwater girls were back home Monday to continue their three-game gauntlet against Class 5A competition. But the re-sult was no better, as the Lady Mustangs lost to San Angelo Central, 61-48.
Alicia Finnâ€™s 13 points led Sweetwater (3-2), which will host Abilene Cooper today. Suede Shir-ley had nine, Shelby Cason and Candice Hernandez six, Kendra Crosson five, Kinsey Browning four, Hayley Brownlow three and Kathleen Campbell two for the Lady Stangs.
Sweetwater will be hosting a high school football playoff doubleheader at Mustang Bowl this Friday.
Abernathy (10-1) and Holliday (9-2) will start the twinbill with a Class 2A, Division II regional matchup that is set to kick off at 3 p.m. The winner advances to the quarter-finals to face either Cisco or Idalou, who play Friday night at Colorado City.
MONDAY, NOV. 21
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade girls host Wylie, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade boys at Wylie, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater girls host San Angelo Central â€” freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys host Colorado City â€” JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe junior high girls and boys at Haskell starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high girls and boys at Loraine starting at 6 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 22
Sweetwater girls host Abilene Cooper â€” JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m., freshmen at 8 p.m.
An excellent six-minute stretch of play at the end of the first half and the start of the second helped Sweetwater get its first win of the season here Friday.
The Mustangs outscored Coleman 21-3 during that stretch to build a huge lead, and held on to defeat the Bluecats 55-40.