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Blackwell to host playoff

November 14, 2013

Robert Lee and Loraine meet in a Six-Man, Division II bi-district playoff today in Blackwell at 7:30 p.m.
For Robert Lee, it will be the team’s second trip to Blackwell this month.
Back on Nov. 1, the Steers (4-4) made their first trip to Blackwell and lost to the Hornets, 84-56, in what es-sentially was the champion-ship game for District 8, Division II.
Loraine (9-1) is also familiar with playoffs involving Blackwell. Last year, the teams met in Hermleigh in bi-district with Loraine winning 49-22. Loraine is ranked No. 7 in the state in Division II Six-Man.

Mustang Football Player of the Week

November 14, 2013

Ty Davis, a senior linebacker, has been named the final Sweetwater Football Player of the Week for the 2013 season.
He had three solo tackles, assisted on seven others and also hurried two passes in the Mustangs’ season-ending 42-28 loss to Wylie.
Davis is one of 23 Sweetwater seniors who suited up for the final time this past Friday.

SW drops close one

November 13, 2013

The Sweetwater girls bas-ketball team stayed close, but couldn’t quite get over the hump in a 43-42 loss to Wichita Falls Hirschi here on Tuesday.
The Lady Mustangs (1-2) led only once in the second half, but pulled within a point twice in the final minute — first on a 3-pointer by Hayley Brownlow that made it 41-40 with 33.8 seconds left, and then on a putback by Cierra Knox with 8.2 remaining after Hirschi had made two free throws at the other end.
Hirschi called timeout with 5.7 seconds left, and was able to break Sweetwater’s fullc0urt press and hang on for the one-point win.

SMS splits final games against Wylie

November 13, 2013

Sweetwater went 2-for-4 in season-ending middle school football games last Thursday against Wylie, getting victories from both of its Red teams.
7th grade Red 28, Wylie 22
The teams battled back and forth until Sweetwater’s seventh grade Red team took the lead in the fourth quarter and made a defensive stop to seal the win. Carson Brownlow had three touchdowns on runs of 20, 5 and 10 yards; Andrew Medina had a 45-yard interception return for a TD; and Medina and Alex Gallegos had two-point runs.

Freshman girls win; JV girls fall

November 13, 2013

The Sweetwater freshman girls basketball team, paced by Lauren Jones’ 18 points, beat Wichita Falls Hirschi’s freshman girls 28-16 here on Tuesday as they ran their early season record to 2-0.
Sweetwater led all the way, going up 10-6 after one quarter and extending its lead to 16-9 at halftime. The Lady Mustangs led 24-14 going into the fourth quarter.
Jennifer Medellin (four) and Sonya Sanchez, Davina Walker and Kaitlyn Foster (two each) also scored.

SMS teams top B-Spring

November 13, 2013

The Sweetwater eighth grade Red girls edged Big Spring 43-42 in two over-times, while the Sweetwater seventh grade White girls defeated Big Spring 30-8 in season-opening basketball action on Monday.
Texas Williams had 20 points and Sonora Medellin 17 for Sweetwater Red. Williams also grabbed eight rebounds, while Eva Orne-las had five and Jessica Poe four. Angela Blueford scored three points and Lati Burnett, Sierra Martinez and Jaelynn Page one.

Highland JH girls win their opener

November 13, 2013

The Highland junior high girls basketball team defea-ted Westbrook, 22-19, in its season opener on Monday.
Karlie Allen led Highland’s win with nine points. Also scoring for the Lady Hornets in the game were Madison Rowan with six points, Reann Robinson with five points and Shelby Harris with two points.

Local sports calendar

November 12, 2013

TUESDAY, NOV. 12
Basketball
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys at Haskell (scrimmages) at 5 and 6 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshman girls will host Midland Christian, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV girls will host Wichita Falls Hirschi, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity girls will host Wichita Falls Hir-schi, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity girls at Robert Lee at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Highland JV and varsity girls at Aspermont starting at 5 p.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 14
Basketball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls will host tournament.

Weekend hoops

November 12, 2013

The Sweetwater varsity girls basketball team picked up its first win of the season by beating San Angelo Lake View 51-48 here Saturday.
Cierra Knox had 13 points and Shaneese Brown 12 to pace Sweetwater, which led Lake View 41-30 after three periods before holding on for the victory. The Lady Mustangs led by five, 27-22 at halftime. Also scoring for Sweetwater (1-1 this season) were Taylor McPherson with eight, Hayley Brownlow and Kayla Chowning with five, Bianca Castillo with four and Maddie Jones and Abby McPherson with two.

This week’s basketball

November 11, 2013

MONDAY, NOV. 11
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls host Big Spring (season openers) at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ girls host Big Spring (season openers) at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Highland 7th grade boys and junior high teams host Westbrook (season openers) starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 12
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys will host Haskell (season openers) at 5 and 6 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshman girls will host Midland Christian, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV girls will host Wichita Falls Hirschi, 5 p.m.

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