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Improved SW teams go to Wylie

January 18, 2013

Going a collective 4-2 in district play after totalling just two wins a year ago is a good start. And today’s games at Abilene Wylie will provide yet another barometer for just how much Sweetwater’s varsity basketball teams have improved this season.
Sweetwater’s girls (3-1 in district) will tie Wylie (4-0) for the lead in District 4-3A if they can upset the Lady Bulldogs, the two-time defending state champions and currently ranked No. 18 in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll.
Sweetwater beat Snyder 56-45 Tuesday, while Wylie defeated Greenwood (3-1) 69-43 in its last outing.

JV girls basketball team off to a perfect 18-0 start

January 18, 2013

The Sweetwater junior varsity girls basketball team has a perfect 18-0 record overall and is 4-0 in District 4-3A play entering today’s 5 p.m. game at Abilene Wylie.
The team includes, front row from left, Maddie Jones, Lexi Castillo and Jasmine Reddic; middle row, Abby McPherson, Jaya Atkins, Nisha Williams, Gabby Reyes and Cierra Knox; and top row, coach Amy Clark, Bianca Castillo, Shaneese Brown, Morgan Whitley and manager Holly Johnson.

Sub-varsity teams get split vs. Snyder

January 18, 2013

Sweetwater High School’s sub-varsity teams went 2-2 when they played at Snyder on Tuesday, with both girls teams winning.
Sweetwater’s JV girls are now 18-0 overall (4-0 district) after winning 41-27.
Cierra Knox had 12 points while Abby McPherson ad-ded nine points, Maddie Jones eight, Bianca Castillo and Shaneese Brown four and Gabby Reyes and Mor-gan Whitley two apiece for the Lady Mustangs.
Sweetwater’s freshman girls also won, 32-15, as they improved their records to 10-5 overall and 3-1 in district play.

SW-Snyder boys action

January 17, 2013

Sweetwater’s Isaiah McGee (4) is guarded by Snyder’s Malik Davis during the teams’ district game in Snyder on Tuesday.
Sweetwater goes to Wylie on Friday.

B’well girls get 1st win in 14-A

January 17, 2013

The Blackwell girls bask-etball team got its first win in District 14-A, Division II play Tuesday by defeating Veribest 35-25. Stephanie Metcalf had 11 points while Brooklyn Harris had eight, Bethany Breaux and Hailey Bennett seven and Eliza-beth Rozzlle two for the Lady Hornets, who are 1-7 in district and 2-15 overall.
Blackwell led by just two points, 21-19, until outscor-ing Veribest 14-6 in the fourth quarter as it avenged a district-opening loss when the teams played Dec. 11.

Mobley, Miller are FCA coaches

January 17, 2013

Sweetwater’s Shane Mob-ley and Liz Miller have been chosen to serve as assistant coaches for Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) all-star games that will be held in Abilene on June 8.
Mobley, Sweetwater High School’s head football coach and athletic director, will be an assistant for the North team in the football game at Shotwell Stadium.

SW gets sweep

January 16, 2013

SNYDER — Sweetwater’s basketball teams usually don’t have a lot of success winning at Snyder. But both of them posted impressive victories on Tuesday to remain near the top of the District 4-3A standings.
Both teams go to first-place Wylie this Friday.
Sweetwater boys 65, Snyder boys 49
Sweetwater (1-1, 12-8) led from the second quarter on, but Snyder (0-2, 4-16) was able to throw a big scare into the Mustangs until they ended the game on a 16-5 run to claim their first win in district play.

Highland squads win d’header at Roscoe

January 16, 2013

Highland won both ends of a basketball doubleheader Tuesday when its teams made the short trip to face in-county rival Roscoe, as both of the visiting teams stayed unbeaten in District 13-A, Division II.
Highland’s girls (21-3, 4-0) solidified their hold on first place with a 41-20 win, while the boys (8-11, 2-0) kept their district record spotless by beating Roscoe 35-23.
Highland’s defense held Roscoe to four first-half points in the girls game as the Lady Hornets built a 19-4 advantage en route to ther ninth straight win overall.

Varsity girls basketball team

January 15, 2013

The Sweetwater High School varsity girls basketball team, which is 16-10 overall and 2-1 in district play, will play at Snyder at 6:15 p.m. today with the boys game at 7:30.
Standing from left are Kendra Crosson, Suede Shirley, Kathleen Campbell, coach Al Miller, Shelby Cason, Kelsi Crosson, Taylor McPherson, manager Ziggy Collins; kneeling, Hayley Brownlow, Elise Lawrence, Janell Walker, Kayla Chowning.

SW hoopsters travel to Snyder

January 15, 2013

Sweetwater will be taking on a pair of desperate teams when the Lady Mustangs and Mustangs go to Snyder for a key District 4-3A bas-ketball doubleheader today.
While the Sweetwater and Snyder boys are both 0-1 in district play, Sweetwater’s girls — who will tip off the doubleheader at 6:15 p.m. — are 2-1 while Snyder is off to an 0-3 start. The Lady Mustangs need a win to stay on the heels of 4-3A co-leaders Wylie and Green-wod, both 3-0, who have an early showdown in Green-wood today.

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