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Football Player of the Week

November 7, 2012

Tadeo Canon-Masjoan has been named the Football Player of the Week for Sweetwater. Canon-Masjoan, who is a senior, is a defensive end and kicker.
He had five solo tackles, two for a loss, 10 assists, one sack and one fumble recovery against Monahans and also made all five extra point attempts.

Area girls HS basketball: SW, Roscoe win in openers

November 7, 2012

Sweetwater and Roscoe used big fourth-quarter rallies to claim season-opening wins in area girls basketball action Tuesday.
Sweetwater opened up by going to nearby Highland and the Lady Mustangs won, 42-37, after overcoming a nine-point deficit late in the third quarter. Sweetwater finished the game on a 16-2 run. Kendra Crosson had a game-high 23 points to pace Sweetwater, while Highland was led by Hannah Allen with 10 points and Sierra Allen with eight.

Mustang football stats

November 7, 2012

TEAM OFFENSE
First Downs — 168; Rushes-yards — 271-1211; Passing yards — 2128; Total yards — 3339 (371.0 avg.); Passing — 139-238-7; Fumbles-Lost — 27-10; Penalties-Yards — 68-583; Points scored — 229 (25.4 avg.).
TEAM DEFENSE
First Downs — 179; Rushes-yards — 367-2131; Passing yards — 1189; Total yards — 3320 (368.9 avg.); Passing — 113-194-7; Fumbles-Lost 17-12; Penalties-Yards — 61-499; Points allowed — 224 (24.9 avg.).
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Rushing

Area runners compete at CC regional meets

November 7, 2012

Highland sent a boys and girls team while Roscoe sent an individual girls runner to the Region II-A cross country meet held last Saturday in Arlington and they all fared well, although none were able to advance to this week’s state meet.
Their results follow:
HIGHLAND BOYS
(18th out of 24 teams;
176 individual runners)
19. Sheldon Hall 18:33.04
60. Eli Shelton 19:49.74
140. Brenden Huckabee 22:41.83
146. Jeremy Hall 22:51.94
148. Kevin Box 23:04.94
HIGHLAND GIRLS
(9th out of 24 teams;
185 individual runners)
38. Lora Stewart 13:34.89
43. Beth Richburg 13:52.32

Finn playing for HSU

November 7, 2012

Ex-Sweetwater High School athlete Alicia Finn will play for the Hardin-Simmons Uni-versity women’s basketball team this season.
Finn, a 6-0 fresh-man center, twice won first team all-district and second-team all-Big Country honors in basketball at SHS.
HSU opens its season on Nov. 16 by playing Chapman University in Redlands, Calif. The team’s first home game will be played on Nov. 29 against the University of the Ozarks in Arkansas.

Lady ‘Stangs will start out at Highland

November 6, 2012

A few Nolan County girls basketball teams tip off to-day, with Sweetwater and Highland facing each other at Highland’s gym at 6:30 p.m. A JV game starting at 5 p.m. is also on tap.
Roscoe’s girls host Eula today in their season open-er, with the varsity game at 6:15 p.m. after the JV game at 5. Sweetwater’s freshman girls also host Midland Christian at 5 p.m. today.

Sub- varsity scores

November 6, 2012

MIDDLE SCHOOL
7th grade Red 36, Monahans 0
Kiante McCoy, Andrew Melendez, Michael Green, Christopher Thompson and Isak Alvarez scored touch-downs as Sweetwater Red stayed unbeaten at 7-0.
McCoy (60 yards), Green (85 yards), Thompson (20 yards) and Alvarez (15 yards) all had touchdown runs while Melendez caught a 30-yard scoring pass from Thompson. Also, Green had a pair of PAT runs and Kobe Clark one.

Weekly Sports Calendar

November 5, 2012

TUESDAY, NOV. 6
BASKETBALL
Sweetwater JV girls play at Highland (season opener for both teams), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity girls at Highland (season opener for both teams), 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman girls host Midland Christian (season opener), 5 p.m.
Roscoe JV girls host Eula (season opener), 5 p.m.
Roscoe varsity girls host Eula (season opener), 6:15 p.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 8
BASKETBALL
Sweetwater JV girls play at Coleman tournament through Saturday, Nov. 10.
FOOTBALL
Season Finales
Sweetwater 7th grade teams play at Wylie, 4 and 5:15 p.m.

Mustang heartbreak at Bowl

November 5, 2012

For three quarters, Sweet-water looked like anything but an underdog Friday in its District 4-3A showdown with the Monahans Loboes, piling up a 35-14 advantage that could probably have been even larger.
But the Mustangs’ dream of taking a giant step tow-ard their first playoff berth in four years took a drastic turn in the fourth quarter and resulted in a nightmar-ish finish at Mustang Bowl.
Instead of a Sweetwater blowout, Monahans rose up to score 25 unanswered points and leave the Bowl with a stunning 39-35 win, clinching a postseason spot for the Loboes (5-4 overall, 3-1 in 4-3A).

Blackwell gets 1st district win

November 5, 2012

Blackwell got into the win column in District 8, Division II Six-Man football for the first time Friday, but Nolan County’s other two area schools were on the short end of onesided losses.

Blackwell 48, Lohn 0
BLACKWELL — In its final home game of the year, Blackwell needed just one half to win by the 45-point mercy rule while improving to 1-1 in district and 4-5 for the season.

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