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Living up to their No. 17 ranking, the Highland girls basketball team finished as the champions of their own Hilltop Classic tournament on Saturday.
After beating Roscoe 45-13 in Fridayâs semifinals, the Lady Hornets (11-3) won the championship by defeating Garden City 36-25 at Highlandâs gym.
MONDAY, DEC. 12
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade girls at Snyder, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams host Stamford starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams are open.
Blackwell junior high teams host Water Valley starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13
Sweetwater girls at Lamesa â freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at Breckenridge â freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe teams at Albany â JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
The Sweetwater girls completed play at Stantonâs basketball tournament with a pair of wins on Friday as they defeated Stantonâs JV and Brownfieldâs varsity by scores of 52-20 and 49-38, respectively.
The Sweetwater boys, who are also playing at Stanton, began Friday by defeating Crane 52-48 in overtime before losing 53-36 to Wall in the consolation semis.
For the girls (8-8), Alicia Finn had 16 vs. Stantonâs JV while Kinsey Browning had 15 points and Candice Hernandez 13 in the game against Brownfield.
Both of the Sweetwater Middle School girlsâ White teams captured consolation titles at a Big Spring tourna-ment held recently.
The eighth grade White team lost to Seminole 14-7 before coming back to de-feat Andrews 16-13 and then beat Snyder 26-14 to win consolation.
Hanna Hayes, Peyton Moore and Alyssa Villanue-va had two points and Ash-ley Parker one vs. Seminole; Moore scored six points, Marisa Moncada five, Villa-nueva three and Ashley Bax two vs. Andrews; and in the consolation final against Snyder, Villanueva had 15, Parker six, Moncadad three and Bax two.
Sweetwater High School will hold its annual football banquet Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.
The junior varsity White and Red and varsity teams will be recognized for their hard work and dedication this year, and cheerleaders and student trainers will also also be introduced and thanked for their con-stant support. A highlight video will also be shown.
Cashiola has 1st ace
Sweetwaterâs teams were both first-round losers at the Stanton tournament on Thursday. The boys (4-6) lost to Midland Christian 53-39 while the girls (6-8) lost 56-37 in their opener against Midland Classical.
Kaleb Hoover scored 14 points and Taylor Jones 13 for the boys, who were scheduled to play again at 1:30 p.m. today. The girls, who got 14 points from Alicia Finn and 10 from Kendra Crosson, played Stantonâs JV at 10:30 a.m.
At Highlandâs tourna-ment, both the Roscoe and Highland girls won though the Plowgirls also lost. The teams play each other at 6:30 p.m. today.
Sweetwaterâs boys came within an eyelash of playing their third consecutive overtime game when they faced Merkel here Tuesday.
But a game-tying 3-point shot by Merkelâs Chase Bowman came just after the final buzzer sounded at Mustang Gym as Sweetwa-ter escaped with a 45-42 victory.
The game was typical of the way things have gone this season for the Mustangs (4-5), who have had six of their games decided by three or fewer points.
The Roscoe girls, coming off a first-place finish at Blackwellâs tournament, stayed on a roll Tuesday with a 48-47 home win over Baird in overtime.
Lynnsi Moses and Sara Kingston each led Roscoe (5-3) with 14 points. Mir-ian Solis had eight, Faith Boren six, Carolina Perez four and Jacinda Morales two. Roscoe trailed 25-20 at halftime, but the teams were tied 45-45 at the end of regulation.
Roscoeâs boys (0-5) lost to Baird, 66-37. Jesus Leanos had 16 and Keeston Ford 10 for Roscoe, while Brant Burnett had five, John Hermosillio four and Luke Rovig two.
All four of Sweetwater High Schoolâs sub-varsity basketball teams won their games against Merkel squads here Tuesday.
The freshman and JV girls won big, with the freshmen (8-1) prevailng 51-15 and the JV (10-1) winning 35-17. The JV boys (9-1) won 46-41 and the freshman boys (4-2) won by a score of 57-34.
(Sweetwater varsity boys, girls)
10:30 a.m. â Coahoma vs. Sands (Game 1)
1:30 p.m. â Wall vs. Midland JV (Game 2)
3 p.m. â Tahoka vs. Merkel (Game 3)
4:30 p.m. â Sweetwater vs. Mid-land Classical (Game 4)
7:30 p.m. â Crane vs. Slaton (Game 5)
Noon â Stanton JV vs. Tahoka (Game 1)
1:30 p.m. â Midland Christian vs. Sweetwater (Game 2)
3 p.m. â Merkel vs. Brownfield (Game 3)
4:30 p.m. â Midland Classical vs. Crane (Game 4)
6 p.m. â Greenwood JV vs. Stanton (Game 5)