February 11th, 2013
There will be a Honk Rally for the Sweetwater Lady Mustangs basketball team on Tuesday at 3 p.m. The team will travel from the Sweetwater High School gym to 12th Street, then to Elm Street, on to Broadway to Lamar Street and then to Highway 70.
Schedules are subject to change
MONDAY, FEB. 11
Sweetwater varsity hosts Midland Lee (scrimmage) at 5 p.m.
Bi-district playoff: Roscoe girls vs. Sterling City (Class 1A, Division II), 6:30 p.m., Winters.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade boys host Big Spring, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
TUESDAY, FEB. 12
Class 3A bi-district playoff: Sweetwater girls vs. Fort Stockton, 6:30 p.m., Sonora.
REGULAR SEASON FINALES
Sweetwater boys host Greenwood â€” freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:15 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
SAN ANGELO â€” The wait is over.
After eight long years, Sweetwater is finally sending a girls basketball team to the playoffs.
And boy, did they have to battle and scrap hard to earn it on Friday against a Big Spring squad that put up a valiant fight right to the bitter end.
After trailing nearly the entire game, Sweetwater launched a 9-2 run in the fourth quarter â€” capped by Suede Shirleyâ€™s go-ahead 3-pointer with 48.2 seconds left â€” to take a 41-38 lead in the teamsâ€™ District 4-3A third-place tiebreaker at San Angelo Lake View.
BIG SPRING â€” The Sweetwater boys fell to 2-7 in district play after losing at Big Spring, 74-54, on Friday.
Dylan Bennett had 19 points and Kaleb Hoov-er 14 for Sweetwater, which trailed by only six (29-23) at halftime.
But Big Spring (4-5) blew the game open by outscoring Sweetwater 31-12 in the third quarter.
Rhett Torres had eight points, Isaiah McGee five, Deandre Gatson and Michael Hunt three and Quentin Wetsel two for Sweetwater.
The Mustangs will host Greenwood in their final game on Tuesday.
The Sweetwater High School softball program fi-nally reached the next level in 2012.
By finishing third in its district, Sweetwater ended a 15-year playoff drought, while making it to the post-season for only the third time in the programâ€™s 17-year history.
Now the challenge is to repeat and build on that success. Sweetwater has yet to win a playoff game, los-ing to Iowa Park in bi-dist-trict last season. However, the 2013 Lady Mustangs â€” who begin their season by hosting Colorado City on Tuesday â€” just might have the right combination to pull off that feat.
Softball signups for girls between the ages of 5-14 will be held on three addi-tional dates â€” Feb. 15, Feb. 19 and Feb. 21 â€” at the Fourth and Elm Church of Christ warehouse from 6-8 p.m. on each day. Persons should bring a copy of their childâ€™s birth certificate. For more information, call (325) 455-5485 or (325) 721-7416.
SMS BOYS VS. SNYDER:
7th grade Red 39, Snyder 28
Michael Green 14, Kiante McCoy 10, Chris Thompson 7, Daniel Avila 2, Isak Alva-rez 2, John Medina 2, Mas-on Maxwell 1, Kobe Clark 1.
7th grade White 30, Snyder 10
Jacob Trevino 10, Jose Solis 7, Noah Martinez 5, Taylor Turney 4, Justin Johnson 2, Zachary Hester 2.
8th grade Red 36, Snyder 34
Jacoby Hunt 12, Jordan McGee 10, Lowell Williams 7, Hunter Mobley 5, Javier Olguin 2.
Snyder 27, 8th grade White 24 (2 overtimes):
Keevin Houston 7, Payton Hill 6, Nicholas Castillo 6, Frank Ortega 3, John Clift 2.
SMS BOYS VS. WYLIE:
ROSCOE 7TH GRADE BOYS
At Roscoe tournament (3rd place):
Bronte 44, Roscoe 21
Clemente Aguayo 7, Cam-den Boren 7, Tristan Brooks 3, Paul Pantoja 2, Parker Payne 2.
Roscoe 37, Westbrook 11
Camden Boren 14, Tanner Jackson 12, Paul Pantoja 6, Parker Payne 4, Tristan Brooks 2.
ROSCOE 8TH GRADE BOYS
At Roscoe tournament (2nd place):
Roscoe 31, Roby 9
Brayden Beal 12, Christian Acuna 8, Sonny Benivamon-dez 3, Johnathon Cuellar 3, Juan Garcia 3, Javier Arm-enta 2.
Roscoe 37, Eula 32
Highlandâ€™s junior varsity girls basketball team edged Hermleigh, 24-23, in its final game on Tuesday to finish with a 7-14 record.
Bailey Garrettâ€™s 12 points led Highland while Kailee Hall scored four, Kelsi Johns and Tarin Weldy three and Taylar Hammond two.
Highland also lost 31-25 to Roscoe on Feb. 1.
Sabrina Romero paced Highland with seven points while Garrett scored six, Hall and Hammond four and Weldy and Johns two for the Lady Hornets.
Expect a mostly sunny sky today with a high near 64. Winds will be from the east-northeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight, be on the lookout for a slight chance of showers, with a low around 44 and mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain from the east-northeast at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. After midnight, we should see a 60% chance of showers with a possible thunderstorm.
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