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This week’s basketball schedule

November 18, 2013

MONDAY, NOV. 18
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls host Midland Greenwood at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ girls host Midland Greenwood at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys play at Midland Greenwood (season openers) at 5 and 6:15 p.m., re-spectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ boys play at Midland Greenwood (season openers) at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Roscoe junior high ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams play at Westbrook starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams will play at Ira starting at 6 p.m.

Hornets run over Raiders

November 18, 2013

WESTBROOK — It took Blackwell a little while to work out the kinks Friday when it faced Lueders-Avoca in a Six-Man, Division II bi-district playoff.
But then that wasn’t too surprising, since it was only the Hornets’ second game since Oct. 11.
Once the machine start-ed running smoothly, how-ever, it became unstoppa-ble as Blackwell overcame a slow start for a 70-26 win.

Highland girls stay unbeaten with win

November 18, 2013

SANDS — The Highland girls basketball team, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, Division II by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, improved its season record to 4-0 on Friday with a 64-49 win over Smyer.
Five different players — Beth Richburg (12), Sierra Allen (11), Madison Moseley (11), Hannah Allen (10) and Sydny Helbert (10) — scored in double figures for the Lady Hornets, whose four wins have all been by at least 11 points. Schyler Kimbrell had eight points and Kay-lee Martin two.

Roscoe jr high girls play Hermleigh

November 18, 2013

Hermleigh 11, Roscoe ‘B’ girls 9
Haley Bridges 4, Lupe Gonzales 3, Samantha Stu-art 2.
Hermleigh 43, Roscoe ‘A’ girls 20
V. Cuellar 6, M. Horton 4, B. Wilkinson 4, L. Atkinson 2, A. Guevara 2, T. Davis 2.

Blackwell to open playoffs vs. L-A today

November 15, 2013

Blackwell has a chance to do something today when it faces Lueders-Avoca in the Six-Man Division II playoffs that it hasn’t done since the 1990s — come away with a victory in the postseason.
They get another chance to do that at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook. And the Horn-ets (9-1) — who have played an actual game only once in the past month — will prob-ably be chomping at the bit to face Lueders-Avoca (7-3) in bi-district.

Roscoe girls get 1st win of year at R-Lee

November 15, 2013

The Roscoe girls bas-ketball team picked up its first win of the sea-son with a 52-38 victory at Robert Lee on Tuesday. The Plowgirls will host Winters today.
Eva Aguayo led Ros-coe’s win with 21 points while Samantha Ortega chipped in with 10. Also scoring were Olivia Sad-dler and Whitney Wil-liams with five, Ashton Payne with three and Shelby Brown, Danielle Dean, Mia Herrera and Selena Perez with two. Roscoe led 14-4, 33-12 and 41-21 at the quarter breaks.

Cisco, Stanton have playoff at Bowl

November 15, 2013

Sweetwater hosts a Class 2A, Division II playoff be-tween Cisco and Stanton today at Mustang Bowl. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m.
Cisco (10-0) comes in with a No. 5 state ranking in Class 2A while Stanton (6-4) was unranked at the end of the regular season.
Three teams from District 4-3A have playoffs set for today. In Division I, Wylie (7-3) plays Fort Stockton at 7:30 p.m. in Big Spring, while Big Spring (7-3) meets Fabens at 7 p.m. in Pecos.
In Division II, Snyder (3-7) plays Clint at 7:30 p.m. in Kermit. On Thursday, Monahans (7-3) advanced by beating Pecos 35-13.

Loraine shuts out Rob. Lee at B’well

November 15, 2013

Loraine advanced to the area round of the Six-Man Division II playoffs Thurs-day with a 52-0 shutout win over Robert Lee.
The Bulldogs, who came in ranked No. 7 in Six-Man, Division II, needed just two quarters to finish off Rob-ert Lee at Blackwell’s Hor-net Field, as the game ended by the 45-point mercy rule. Robert Lee finished its season at 4-5.

Highland’s Allen will play basketball at ACU

November 14, 2013

Her father Brent went to Abilene Christian University on an athletic scholarship. So did mother Michelle.
And Wednesday, High-land’s Sierra Allen did her part to make sure that her family tradition would continue when she signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career at ACU.
“It’s kind of like a dream come true for me,” the 6-0 senior said after a ceremony to announce her signing was held at Highland’s gym.
“I’ve been going to basketball camp (at ACU) since I was real young. For this to happen, it’s unbelievable.”

Highland girls are now 3-0

November 14, 2013

The Highland girls bas-ketball team is now 3-0 this season following a 50-27 win over Aspermont on Tuesday.
Highland, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, Division II by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, led 18-2 after one quarter and was up by double digits the rest of the game. Sierra Allen led the Lady Hornets with 15 points. Hannah Allen (11) was also in double figures while Madison Moseley and Beth Richburg had seven, Schyler Kimbrell and Kay-lee Martin four and Sydny Helbert two.

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