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March 14th, 2011

Ending on a high note

March 14, 2011

ABILENE — After losing its first four games by a combined score of 39-13, the Sweetwater High School baseball team roared back in Saturday’s finale of the Abilene Invitational tour-nament to crush Wylie 11-1 and end up on a high note.
Thanks to a big nine-run second inning and the pitching of Sterling Reeves, who allowed just three hits, the Mustangs easily defeated a Wylie team that came in with three straight wins.
All nine of Sweetwater’s starters scored at least once in the contest. Reeves, Connor Stafford and Kris Mayes each had two RBI and Mayes had a double.

Two Mustangs going to state in powerlifting

March 14, 2011

Sweetwater’s Sam Nemir and Ryan Linebaugh finished 1-2 in the 165-pound weight class Friday at the boys Region I, Division II powerlifting meet at Sundown High School.
In doing so, they both qualified for the state meet to be held in Abilene on March 26.
Nemir lifted a total of 1,145 pounds with a 440-pound squat, 260-pound bench press and 445-pound dead lift while Linebaugh had a 430-pound squat, 245-pound bench press and 445-pound dead lift.

Roscoe’s Hatcher is state alternate

March 14, 2011

Roscoe’s Corey Hatcher will be a state alternate after placing third in the 242-pound class at the boys Region I, Division III powerlifting meet at Sundown High School. Hatcher lifted 1,300 pounds with a 515-pound squat, 285-pound bench press and 500-pound dead lift. Roscoe’s Jose Rangel (985 pounds) was seventh in the 148-pound class while Landon Jones did not place in the 181-pound class.

March 12th

JV girls golfers 3rd at Abilene

March 12, 2011

Sweetwater High School’s junior varsity girls golf team shot a one-day 394 total to finish third overall and second among JV teams at a 10-team tournament played March 8 in Abilene.
Sweetwater’s 394 was just one shot higher than Abil-ene Cooper JV’s 393. Also, Sweetwater’s No. 2 JV team placed fifth with a 411 total.
Sophomore Amy Witt, a member of the No. 2 team, shot a 92 to place second among all JV players.

SHS girls 6th at preview

March 12, 2011

Sweetwater High School’s varsity girls golf team shot a two-day total of 764 for a sixth-place finish out of 14 teams at the Class 3A, Region I Preview tournament that was held March 4-5 in Lubbock.
Sweetwater shot daily scores of 386 and 378 at Meadowbrook Golf Course and was led by Elise Law-rence, who shot 91-94-185. Jodie May shot 99-92-191, Sarah Witt shot 97-96-193, Alex Gomez shot 100-96-196 and Katie High shot 99-103-202. The team plays its final pre-district event at Lamesa on March 24.

SHS tennis 5th in region

March 12, 2011

After suffering a tough 10-9 loss against Pecos on the first day of action, Sweetwater High School came back to earn a fifth-place finish at the TTCA regional team tennis tournament. SHS dominated Midland Greenwood 10-1 before defeating Levelland 13-6 to win fifth place.

JV boys place 5th

March 12, 2011

Sweetwater’s JV boys golf team shot 391 for a fifth-place finish at a tournament held Feb. 23 in Lamesa. Guy Bond led the way with an 85 to place eighth among medalists. Rance Stone (100), Yates Cypert (102), Michael Hazard (104) and Jonah Law-rence (111) also played for Sweetwater at the tournament.

Netters defeat Big Spring to end team tennis

March 12, 2011

Sweetwater was a 13-6 winner at Big Spring in its final team tennis match.
Jenny Ordway, Dugan Thompson and Addisyn Cleckler won in girls singles and Austin Cotherman, Michael Foust, Brandon Ellison and Joe Lopez were the team’s winners in boys singles. Ordway-Thompson (8-3) and Cleckler-Kristen Casto won in girls doubles while in boys doubles, the team of Cotherman and Foust won 8-4 over the No. 1 Big Spring doubles team. Ellison and Lopez were also winners in boys doubles.

Weekly Sports Calendar

March 12, 2011

MONDAY, MARCH 14
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Andrews, 1 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 15
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Graham, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity at Lamesa, noon.
THURSDAY, MARCH 17
Softball
Sweetwater JV hosts Levelland, 1 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Levelland, 3 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 18
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wall, noon.
Powerlifting
Sweetwater’s Kelsey Painter and Bri Munoz compete at girls state tournament in Corpus Christi.
Softball
Sweetwater JV and varsity at Big Spring (district openers), 5 and 7 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 19
Baseball

March 11th

Weekend Sports Calendar

March 11, 2011

FRIDAY, MARCH 11
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at second day of Abilene tournament. Scheduled game: Sweetwater vs. Abilene High at Abilene High, 4 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys host first round of tournament at Sweetwater Country Club.
Powerlifting
Sweetwater and Roscoe boys qualifiers compete at regional meets at Sundown High School.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity at first day of Post tournament.
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams at Big Spring meet.
SATURDAY, MARCH 12
Baseball

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