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Blackwell tries for 3rd straight win on the road

September 12, 2013

This was supposed to be the week that Blackwell fi-nally got a home game after a pair of road games to start the season.
However, the 2-0 Hornets will be making their longest road trip yet instead.Instead of hosting Rule, which called to cancel the teams’ game Tuesday, Blackwell will be going to Lingleville — which defeated Moran last week to match Blackwell’s 2-0 start to the season.

Roscoe back on road after 1st victory of Freeman era

September 12, 2013

After a Week Zero loss to De Leon, Roscoe gave new head coach Jake Freeman his first win this past Friday — and in the Plowboys’ home opener — with a 45-26 victory over Irion County.
The victory was “huge” for the program, Freeman said this week.
“Obviously, any win is big but to get rolling like we did on our home turf was big. It was great for the team to experience and to let them realize that they need to go out every week expecting to win.”

Lady Mustangs sweep at home

September 12, 2013

Playing at home for the first time in over three weeks, Sweetwater High School’s volleyball team swept past Lamesa in three games Tuesday, winning 27-25, 25-12, 25-8.
The sub-varsity squads also won in straight sets as the JV beat Lamesa 25-21, 25-10 and the freshmen won by scores of 25-13, 25-16.

JV is consolation winner at Lamesa

September 12, 2013

The Sweetwater High School junior varsity volleyball team overcame a slow start to win consolation honors this past weekend at a tournament in Lamesa.
Sweetwater dropped a 15-25, 17-25 decision to Seminole in its first match, but rebounded to win its last three matches.
The Lady Mustangs beat Plainview 16-25, 25-18, 25-22; Lubbock Estacado 25-9, 25-9; and Big Spring 25-22, 25-18.
Freshman volleyball takes 3rd at Lamesa
Sweetwater High School’s freshman volleyball team also played in a tournament at Lamesa over the weekend and placed third.

Tennis team loses both of its matches

September 12, 2013

Brownfield 15, Sweetwater 4
Boys singles – Zac Bax lost 3-6, 0-6; Billy Reeves lost 0-6, 0-6; Keygan Valdez lost 2-6, 1-6; Chris Shoe-maker lost 4-6, 0-6; Tyler Stacy lost 8-2, 5-7 (8-10); Mark Butler lost 6-4, 4-6 (10-12).
Girls singles — Jenny Medellin lost 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, (6-10); Teresa Perez-Poe won 6-2, 6-3; Crystal Foust lost 4-6, 6-4 (8-10); Gisela Selano lost 0-6, 0-6; Rebecca Gonzales lost 0-6, 0-6; Naomi Gonzales lost 5-7, 4-6.

Football Player of the Week

September 10, 2013

Bray Amos is the Football Player of the Week for Sweetwater.
Amos scored four touchdowns, two on receptions and two on runs, in a 39-31 win over Andrews last Friday. He also had two solo tackles and broke up a pass.

Weekly Sports Calendar

September 9, 2013

MONDAY, SEPT. 9
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will host Hawley at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 10
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade White-Grey combined team vs. Dublin (season opener), 4 p.m., Mustang Bowl.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Wylie, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams play host to Lamesa (both gyms), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will host Lamesa (new gym), 6:15 p.m..
THURSDAY, SEPT. 12
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners are at Christoval meet.
Football

Mustangs survive 4th-quarter rally, subdue Andrews for 1st win of year

September 9, 2013

ANDREWS — When the Mustangs battle each other on the football field, it’s rarely a dull contest.
Sweetwater and Andrews, who have played memorable games since they first met as district rivals in the 1980s, produced a non-district classic on Friday. When the dust had settled, the visiting Mustangs (Sweetwater) had a 39-31 win after holding off a fourth-quarter rally by the host Mustangs (Andrews), leaving both teams with identical 1-1 records.
It was a shootout from the start, complete with several huge momentum shifts on both sides.

Sub-varsities win

September 9, 2013

Sweetwater went 2-for-2 in sub-varsity football ac-tion vs. Andrews Thursday at Mustang Bowl.
Sweetwater’s JV (1-1) beat Andrews 28-24. Adrian Vizzerra had two rushing touchdowns and Denzell Moore one, while J’Corey Amos (5 catches, 53 yards) scored on a pass reception. Deshaun Williams (three catches, 91 yards), Mike Lawrence (six catches, 74 yards) and Sean Norman (5, 63) were also top receivers. Defensive standouts were Vizzerra (six tackles), Moore (five tackles), Amos (three tackles) and Max Gomez (interception).
Sweetwater’s freshman improved to 2-0 with a 36-14 win over Andrews.

Roscoe plows over IC

September 9, 2013

ROSCOE — Roscoe’s of-fense exploded for 39 first-half points in Friday’s home opener en route to a 45-26 victory over Irion County.
The Plowboys, who ex-ceeded 21 points only one time last season, reached that plateau in the first minute of the second quarter in evening its record at 1-1.

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