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Two ‘Stangs receive APSE hon. mention

December 19, 2012

Two Sweetwater High School football players — senior defensive lineman Tadeo Canon-Masjoan and senior linebacker Ryan Linebaugh — have received honorable mention to the Associated Press Sports Editors Class 3A all-state team released on Tuesday.
Both Canon-Masjoan and Linebaugh were named to the All-District 4-3A first team that was announced in early December.

SHS hoop teams keep winning streaks alive

December 18, 2012

Two Sweetwater High School sub-varsity basketball teams kept their unbeaten records intact this past weekend with road wins. Sweetwater’s JV girls are now 13-0 after winning 39-24 at Graham on Satur-day and the freshman boys are 5-0 after winning 37-28 at Bangs on Friday.

Lady Mustangs hold off Graham to get 11th victory

December 17, 2012

Going on the road for the final time before the holi-day break, the Sweetwater girls basketball team got 18 points from Kendra Crosson and led at the end of each quarter as it held off Gra-ham, 37-32, on Saturday.
Crosson got double-figure support from Suede Shirley, who had 11 points to help the Lady Mustangs improve their record to 11-7. The game, originally set for Friday, was moved because Graham’s football team played in the state semifinals, losing to Gilmer 50-7.
Kelsi Crosson had three points, Kathleen Campbell and Janell Walker two and Taylor McPherson one.

This week’s basketball

December 17, 2012

MONDAY, DEC. 17
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls host Big Spring, 5 and 6 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys play at Big Spring, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams (except ‘B’ boys) host Hermleigh starting at 5 p.m.
Highland 7th grade teams and 8th grade boys host Westbrook starting at 5 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams play at Robert Lee starting at 6 p.m.
TUESDAY, DEC. 18
Sweetwater girls host Colorado City — JV at 4:30 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m.
Sweetwater boys host Colorado City — JV at 4:30 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.

All-district Plowboys

December 17, 2012

Roscoe landed four of its players on the all-District 7-A, Division II first team that was released this past week, while several other players also earned district recognition.
One of the district’s top honors went to Roscoe freshman Vincent Pantoja, who shared the district’s defensive newcomer of the year honor with Hamlin’s Marcos Rojas.
Roscoe’s four District 7-A, Division II first team selections were defensive lineman Landon Jones, cornerback Brant Burnett, utility player Chris Deleon and receiver Shelton Toliver. Deleon, Burnett and Jones are seniors while Toliver is a junior.

SHS rally comes up short at Bangs

December 17, 2012

BANGS — The Sweetwa-ter High School boys bas-ketball team saw a furious fourth-quarter rally come up just short Friday as the Mustangs lost at Bangs, 47-44, despite outscoring their hosts 16-6 in the final eight minutes of play.

Highland girls are the lone area winner

December 17, 2012

Only one Nolan County area varsity basketball team — the 14-3 Highland girls — won Friday. Sierra Allen had 25 points as Highland beat Hamlin 42-38. Hannah Allen had seven, Schyler Kimbrell six, Sydny Helbert four and Madison Moseley two for the Lady Hornets, who were up 34-23 after three periods and held off a big Hamlin rally in the final quarter at Highland.
In the other girls games on Friday, Roscoe lost to Forsan 36-23 in non-dis-trict while Blackwell was defeated 70-9 by Garden City in a District 14-A, Div-ision II contest.

Roscoe JV girls place second at Bronte tourney

December 17, 2012

Roscoe’s JV girls basketball team won second place at Bronte’s tournament on Dec. 8.
Roscoe defeated host team Bronte 29-14 in its first game, advancing the team to the championship against Miles where Roscoe lost by a score of 33-26.
Samantha Ortega scored nine points against Miles and also had 12 points vs. Bronte, while Olivia Rovig had nine against Bronte and Dani Dean six vs. Miles.

SMS boys teams can’t get W vs. Wylie

December 17, 2012

Wylie defeated Sweetwa-ter Middle School’s boys basketball teams in all four games that were played here on Thursday. The seventh grade Red lost to Wylie, 29-25, despite 12 points by Kiante McCoy and 10 from Michael Green. Kobe Clark scored two points and Isak Alvarez one. Wylie won, 32-12, over the seventh grade White with Daniel Avila scoring five, Mikwuan Jones three, Kurt Wetsel two and Jose Solis and Jac-ob Trevino one.

Bennett shoots for 2 against B’wood

December 14, 2012

Dylan Bennett takes a shot for Sweetwater while being guarded by a pair of Brownwood defenders in Tuesday’s non-district game at Mustang Gym.
Bennett scored 22 points in leading the Mustangs past the Lions, 63-60. The boys travel to Bangs for another non-district game at 7:30 p.m. today while the Lady Mustangs continue non-district play Saturday with an 11:30 a.m. game at Graham.
Both teams host Colorado City next Tuesday.

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