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March 23, 2013

MONDAY,
MARCH 25
Baseball
Sweetwater JV plays at Monahans, 6 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls will play the first of three 18-hole legs of district tournament at Big Spring.
Tennis
Highland athletes are at district tournament in Abilene.
Track
Roscoe jr high teams at Aspermont meet.
TUESDAY,
MARCH 26
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Monahans, 7 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater varsity and JV boys will play the first of three 18-hole legs of district tournament at Snyder.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Monahans, 5 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater JV plays at Snyder tournament.

Local sports calendar

March 22, 2013

FRIDAY, MARCH 22
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Big Spring, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and JV at Big Spring at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Monahans tournament.
Track
Highland and Black-well varsity and junior high teams at meets in Trent.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23
Baseball
Sweetwater JV will host Big Spring, noon.
Powerlifting
Sweetwater’s Donald Baker competes at boys state meet, Abilene.
Track
Roscoe varsity teams are at Roby meet.

SHS varsity baseball team

March 22, 2013

The Sweetwater High School varsity baseball team resumes District 4-3A action today. The Mustangs, who began District 4-3A play by beating Greenwood on Tuesday, will play at Big Spring (also 1-0 district) at 7 p.m.
Seated from left are Cory Mendez, J.P. Poe, Gabriel Melendez, Shawn Campbell, Quentin Wetsel; kneeling, Cole Maxwell, Greg Aiken, Ryan Linebaugh, James Clift; standing, coach Tony Cortez, coach Dane Bennett, Stephen May, Kaleb Hoover, Hayden Reeves, Dylan Bennett, coach Chad Copeland, and head coach Roland Herrera. Players Sean Morrow and Nick Nemir are not pictured.

SHS girls 4th at Lamesa

March 21, 2013

Elise Lawrence and Amy Witt recorded top-10 medalist finishes in leading the Sweetwater High School girls golf team to a fourth-place finish at the Lamesa Invitational tournament that was held Monday.
Lawrence (83) tied for fifth place among medalists and Witt (85) was seventh for Sweetwater, which shot a one-day 369 total. Corynn Martin (100), Kala Wofford (101) and Alexis Castillo (111) also played for the Lady Mustangs.

Reds win Abilene tourney

March 21, 2013

The Sweetwater Reds baseball team recently won a 13-and-under tournament held in Abilene. The team includes, back row from left are Kiante McCoy, Jordan McGee, Chris Thompson, Mason Maxwell, Andrew Melendez; front row, Tristan Longoria, Ky Hoover, Taiden Smith, Kobe Clark and Nicholas Figueroa.

Local sports calendar

March 20, 2013

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20
Golf
Sweetwater JV and varsi-ty girls will play at Lamesa tournament.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams at Maverick Relays in Eastland.
Sweetwater middle school teams are at Badger Relays, Merkel.
Roscoe junior high teams at Roby meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Big Spring, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and JV at Big Spring at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Monahans tournament.
Track
Highland and Blackwell varsity and junior high teams at meets in Trent.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Mustangs hold off Rangers to pick up win in 4-3A opener

March 20, 2013

The home field has been kind to Sweetwater’s base-ball team this year, and the Mustangs took advantage of those familiar surroundings to win their District 4-3A opener on Tuesday against Midland Greenwood.
Despite being out-hit 7-6, Sweetwater prevailed 4-3 as the Mustangs (9-10 overall) scratched out a 4-1 lead through five innings and held on in improving their home record to 7-1.
Sweetwater, which never trailed, used its small-ball abilities to take a 2-0 lead in the second inning and added single tallies in the fourth and fifth innings.

SW falls victim to GW rally in 5-2 defeat

March 20, 2013

After a district-opening win over Snyder four days earlier, the Sweetwater softball team had another chance to make a big statement in the early 4-3A race when it hosted Midland Greenwood on Tuesday.
And the Lady Mustangs looked ready to do that over the first five innings as senior pitcher Maty Montgomery pitched a shutout while Sweetwater opened a 2-0 lead at the Jerry Collins Complex.

Lady Mustangs honored

March 19, 2013

The 2011-12 Sweetwater High School softball team was honored prior to Friday’s District 4-3A opener against Snyder for becoming the first team to make the playoffs in 15 years.
Returning lettermen posed with this flag that honored the team for bringing back the Lady Mustang softball program’s winning tradition. Pictured here standing from left are Kendra Crosson, Kelsi Crosson, Maty Montgomery, Angela Garza, Megan Holsey, Jerren Villa, Keyli Turner and Suede Shirley.

SHS girls compete at state meet in C-Christi

March 19, 2013

Sweetwater High School athletes Ashley Lara and Alexis Thompson competed at the Class 3A girls state powerlifting meet that was held in Corpus Christi this past weekend. Both were making their first state ap-pearance.
Lara lifted a total of 620 pounds in the three categories — squat, bench press and dead lift — to place 14th in the 198-pound division while Thompson lifted a total of 520 pounds in the 114-pound weight division to place 19th.

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