Archive - Sports Article
September 18th, 2012
With its District 4-3A opener still four days away, the Sweetwater High School volleyball team shoots for a milestone today.
The Lady Mustangs (19-10) go for their 20th win at about 6:15 p.m. when they host Miles at the SHS gym. Sweetwater, which has not reached the 20-victory plateau since 2008, saw its most recent action Satur-day when it played a dual match in Lubbock.
The Lady Mustangs were pushed to the limit when they rallied for a 3-2 win over Lubbock Monterey, then lost by a 3-1 margin against Lubbock Cooper as they fell by scores of 18-25, 25-21, 15-25, 15-25.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s freshman and junior varsity football teams were winners this past Thursday at home.
The freshmen defeated Breckenridge 32-16, while Sweetwaterâ€™s JV squad beat Breckenridge 14-2.
MONDAY, SEPT. 17
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams play at Big Spring at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 18
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wall, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams host Miles (separate gyms) at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will host Miles, 6:15 p.m.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 20
Sweetwater 7th grade teams at Wall at 4 and 5:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams at Wall at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshmen will host Wall, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Wall, 6:30 p.m.
BRECKENRIDGE â€” It started out looking like a blowout win for Sweetwater in the first half of its initial road game of the season.
But then it got a little scary in the second half against a Breckenridge team that refused to go down easily.
In the end, however, the Mustangs came up with two fourth-quarter touchdowns to stretch a five-point lead into a 33-14 victory.
Sweetwater â€” which began a three-game road swing that will also include games at Wall this Friday and Brownwood on Sept. 28 before starting district play â€” improved to 2-1, while Breckenridge fell to 0-3.
Blackwell and Highland both won on Friday, while Roscoe is still looking for its first victory of the still-young 2012 season.
Highland (1-2) picked up its first win with a come-from-behind 46-44 road triumph at Loraine. Michael Hydeâ€™s 16-yard touchdown run tied it at 44 with 39 seconds left in the back-and-forth game and Hyde also kicked the PAT, giving Highland a dramatic win after the defense stopped Loraine on its last series.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s tennis team won 18 of 19 matches against San Angelo Lake Viewâ€™s junior varsity on Tuesday in its first 2012 fall matches.
Girls doubles â€” Kristen Casto and Jenny Medellin won 8-2; Gewel Cherry and Teresa Perez-Poe won 8-2; Kayla Sage and Vida Gamez won 8-3.
Boys doubles â€” Brian Vause and Stephen Shipp won 8-3; Isaiah Hernandez and Billy Reeves won 8-4; Michael Redondo and Key-gan Valdez won 8-5.
Mixed doubles â€” Mark Butler and Brianna Hicks lost 5-8.
Three Sweetwater Mid-dle School football teams began their 2012 season Thursday at Breckenridge. Their results follow:
Breckenridge 42, 8th grade Red 14
Sweetwater Red scored on a 10-yard touchdown run by Javier Olguin in the third quarter and a 10-yard touchdown run by Hunter Mobley in the fourth quarter. Jacoby Hunt converted the PAT following Mobleyâ€™s run.
On defense, Olguin had a fumble recovery.
The Sweetwater Middle School eighth grade Red volleyball team won all three matches to take first-place honors at the Sweetwater
Middle School tournament held Sept. 8.
Sweetwater defeated Col-orado City 20-25, 25-9, 25-17 in its first tournament match, then defeated Brownwood 25-11, 25-17 and Albany 25-3, 25-2 to capture the championship.
Prior to playing in the tournament, the team lost on Sept. 6 to Wylie 22-25, 15-25. Sweetwater lost to Snyder by scores of 21-25, 23-25 on Sept. 10.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 14
Sweetwater varsity at Breckenridge, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity will host Miles, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity plays at Loraine, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity plays at Brookesmith, 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15
Sweetwater runners at Hamlin meet.
Sweetwater varsity vs. Lubbock Monterey (2 p.m.) and Lubbock Cooper (3:30 p.m.) at Lubbock Cooper.
Sweetwater JV and freshman teams vs. Lubbock Monterey (1 p.m.) and Lubbock Cooper (2 p.m.) at Lubbock Cooper.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade â€˜Bâ€™ teams at Colorado City tournament.
Tonight begins the third weekend of the high school football season, and two of Nolan Countyâ€™s four teams â€” Roscoe and Highland â€” are still searching for their first victory.
Roscoe makes its first true home appearance tonight as the Plowboys will entertain Miles â€” which is also 0-2 â€” at 7:30 p.m.
On paper, this could be a fairly even matchup since Miles, like Roscoe, has only scored a total of six points so far.
Miles was defeated by Reagan County 21-0 in its opener, then lost this past week to Quanah 36-6.