Exactly one week after winning a five-game match at Miles, Sweetwater went the distance again Tuesday vs. Levelland at home only to lose 3-2 (25-18, 25-23, 13-25, 24-26 and 14-16) in their final tuneup for the start of District 4-3A play that begins Saturday.
Sweetwater, now 9-15, surrendered a 13-7 lead in the fifth and decisive game after giving up a 2-0 overall lead by losing the third and fourth games.
Here are the results from Sweetwater Middle School football games last week.
Dublin 16, 7th grade Grey 0
Tyler Sutton, Trace Ken-ney, Andrew Gerold, Kelly Gilbert and Nicholas Brow-ning were defensive stand-outs for Sweetwater, while the offensive standouts were Jackson Foster, Devin Perez, Carlos Mendoza, Cameron Lujan, Rian Hill, Jeremiah DeLeon, Jose Mermella and Troy Turner.
âThis was a great effort from our boys, both offen-sively and defensively,â said Sweetwater Middle School coordinator Tony Cortez.
MONDAY, SEPT. 23
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will play at Big Spring starting at 4:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 24
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams will host Levelland â freshmen and JV begin at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25
Roscoe runners will be at Merkel meet.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 26
Sweetwater 7th grade âBâ and âAâ teams will host Brownwood at 4 and 5:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade âBâ and âAâ teams will host Brownwood at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., respectively.
Facing a 21-point deficit and forced to turn the ball over on downs at Wallâs 18-yard line with 6:23 left in the third quarter, Sweet-waterâs hopes of a miracle comeback appeared to be dead here Friday night.
But 21-point leads arenât what they used to be, and it wasnât long until the Mus-tangs were poised to pull off that miracle after cutting Wallâs lead to 35-28 with 8:13 to play.
The Sweetwater High School varsity volleyball team will host its final pre-district game Tuesday against Levelland before starting 4-3A play at Monahans on Saturday.
The members of the team are, standing from left, Mikealah Foust, Maddie Berry, Morgan Gomez, Maddie Jones, Kensi Chowning; kneeling, Shaneese Brown, Kayla Chowning, Mikki Reschman, Alexis Williams, Ziggy Collins and Aly Heredia.
Ted Chambliss goes up to make an interception for Blackwell in Fridayâs 45-0 win over Trent. Blackwell remained unbeaten at 4-0 with the victory in its first home game of the season.
The Hornets ran just 11 plays in Fridayâs game, which ended at halftime due to Six-Manâs 45-point mercy rule. Blackwell has won three of its games by the mercy rule but faces a tough game at Blanket this Friday.
Blackwell (4-0) romped past Trent 45-0 on Friday to stay unbeaten, while Nolan Countyâs other six-man team â Highland â finally broke through for their first win of the season by outscoring Sands 56-42.
Blackwell 45, Trent 0
BLACKWELL â After playing its first three games on the road, Blackwell fin-ally got some home cooking and needed just one half to beat Trent (2-2) by the 45-point mercy rule.
Blackwell led 24-0 after one quarter and added 21 points in the second stanza, while running just 11 plays before play was halted.