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Lady ‘Stangs lose finale

October 24, 2012

Eight Sweetwater seniors played their final volleyball match in a three-game loss to No. 1-ranked Wylie on Tuesday at Mustang Gym.
Immediately after their 16-25, 19-25, 16-25 defeat, the eight Lady Mustangs — all of whom played key roles in Sweetwater’s most successful season in four years — were recognized during a ceremony at the gym by Sweetwater coach Liz Miller, who admitted she wasn’t ready for it to end.
“I thought we did pretty well tonight,” she said. “I was proud of them. We didn’t just lay down. I’m just sad that it’s over.

Mustang football stats

October 24, 2012

TEAM OFFENSE
First Downs — 127; Rushes-yards — 217-1039; Passing yards — 1521; Total yards — 2560 (365.7 avg.); Passing — 99-172-5; Fumbles-Lost — 26-10; Penalties-Yards — 57-465; Points scored — 152 (21.7 avg.).
TEAM DEFENSE
First Downs — 142; Rushes-yards — 284-1542; Passing yards — 1052; Total yards — 2594 (370.6 avg.); Passing — 100-164-6; Fumbles-Lost 10-7; Penalties-Yards — 51-390; Points allowed — 176 (25.1 avg.).
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Rushing

JV and freshman teams win

October 24, 2012

Sweetwater’s junior var-sity and freshman football teams were victorious at Greenwood and Big Spring, respectively, last Thursday.
Both teams will be back home to host Big Spring at the Bowl this Thursday.
Sweetwater’s JV team is now 5-2 after defeating Greenwood’s JV 40-6.
Max Gomez was 13-of-24 passing for 194 yards and four touchdowns, with Sean Norman scoring two TDs on catches of 24 and 28 yards. Norman finished with four catches for 84 yards.

SMS football teams get split with Greenwood

October 24, 2012

The four Sweetwater Mid-dle School football teams came away with a split de-cision against Greenwood this past Thursday as the seventh and eighth grade Red squads won while the White teams lost.
Sweetwater travels to Big Spring this Thursday.
7th grade Red 70, Greenwood 0
Showing dominance from the start, Sweetwater Red led 24-0, 38-0 and 56-0 at the quarter breaks and ran its season record to 5-0.

SMS tennis nips Snyder

October 24, 2012

The Sweetwater Middle School tennis team won 14 of 27 matches vs. Snyder in a match played Monday.
The team will end its season at Midland’s Tall City tournament on Nov. 10.
GIRLS SINGLES: Sweetwater 7, Snyder 5

CC runners’ district meet moved to Wednesday

October 23, 2012

Sweetwater High School’s cross country team has re-scheduled its district meet at Snyder for Wednesday, after rainy weather forced a cancellation of Monday’s scheduled action.
In addition to competing at a tuneup meet hosted by Roscoe this past Tuesday, Sweetwater also traveled to Odessa for a meet Oct. 11. Places and times follow:
Girls — 131. Madison Howard 25:45.8; 156. Addi-syn Cleckler 30:31.3; 157. Ashley Erwin 30:32.4; 160. Hannah Sanchez 31:28.4.
Boys — 125. Colton Scott 21:15.3; 131. Brandon How-ell 23:05.1.
The district meet will be run at Snyder’s Western Texas College.

Action at the net

October 23, 2012

Sweetwater’s Kathleen Campbell (9) goes up for a kill over a defender from Midland Greenwood in last Friday’s district match while Lady Mustang Suede Shirley (1) looks on at the net.
Sweetwater ends its season at 6:30 p.m. today by hosting first-place Wylie at Mustang Gym.
Campbell and Shirley are among eight Sweetwater seniors who will be playing their final match.

Weekly Sports Calendar

October 22, 2012

MONDAY, OCT. 22
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners at district meet in Snyder.
Tennis
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams play at Sny-der, 4 p.m.
TUESDAY, OCT. 23
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity hosts Abilene Cooper, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater JV plays at Big Spring, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman and junior varsity teams host Wylie (separate gyms), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wylie, 6:30 p.m.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade teams play at Big Spring, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams play at Big Spring, 6:45 and 8 p.m.

Rangers pull away in 2nd half to hand Mustangs 31-13 defeat

October 22, 2012

Missed opportunities in the first half for Sweetwater led to second-half domination in the Mustangs’ Dis-trict 4-3A showdown Friday with Midland Greenwood.
The visiting Rangers, after spotting Sweetwater a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, gradually took control and came away with a 31-13 win that leaves both teams 1-1 in district play.
Greenwood (5-2 overall) was led by quarterback Kam Williams, who accounted for 381 yards — 245 pas-sing and 136 rushing — and four touchdowns. The 6-3, 200-pounder had scoring runs of 10, 9 and 7 yards and also threw a 10-yard TD pass to Logan Day.

Roscoe plows winless Ranger to even district mark

October 22, 2012

ROSCOE — The Roscoe Plowboys evened ther rec-ord at 2-2 in District 7-A, Division II on Friday as they shut out a winless Ranger team, 52-0, before the home crowd at Plowboy Field.
One week after losing to district leader Albany 69-12, Roscoe dished out its own punishment. The Plowboys got two TD runs by Eduar-do Gallegos and one from Vincent Pantoja and Este-ban Benivamondez in rush-ing for 379 yards to Ran-ger’s 28. Gallegos ran for 165 yards and Pantoja 102. Also, Cutter Davila was 15-of-25 passing for 193 yards and had TD throws to Gallegos, Benivamondez and Shelton Toliver.

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