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Highland girls lose to Cisco in warmup

February 10, 2014

The Highland girls on Fri-day warmed up for the Class 1A, Division II playoffs by losing to Class 2A Cisco, 43-25, in a warmup game at Highland’s gym.
Highland (24-3 overall), which was the District 13-1A, Division II champion this season, was led by Sierra Allen’s 12 points in Friday’s game.

Plowboys claim a berth in 13-1A

February 10, 2014

The Roscoe boys basket-ball team on Friday assured itself at least the No. 3 playoff berth in District 13-1A, Division II with a 51-42 win over Hermleigh.
Jesus Leanos’ 29 points paced the Plowboys, who improved to 6-3 in district and 7-14 overall.
Roscoe held a 34-33 lead after three periods before pulling away by outscoring Hermleigh 17-9 in the fourth quarter.

Mustangs tied for 4th after defeating Big Spring

February 10, 2014

The stage is set for a winner-take-all, regular-season ending showdown Tuesday at Midland Greenwood to decide the No. 4 and final boys basketball playoff spot out of District 4-3A.
Making that possible was Sweetwater’s 60-45 win on Friday over Big Spring a Mustang Gym in its final home game of the season, coupled with Greenwood’s 66-40 defeat at Monahans, leaving both teams with 3-6 records in district play.

SMS boys, girls basketball results

February 10, 2014

The 2013-14 basketball season is winding down for Sweetwater Middle School’s teams. Results from recent games follow:
Jan. 30-Feb. 1
8th Grade White boys
Sweetwater 41, Snyder 5
Mason Maxwell 14, Ky Hoover 9, Daniel Avila 5, Kade Kent 4, Andrew Melendez 4, Jose Solis 3, Noah Martinez 2.
Sweetwater 40, Merkel 17
Ky Hoover 19, Daniel Avila 6, Jose Solis 6, Mason Maxwell 5, Kade Kent 2, Noah Martinez 2.
Sweetwater 35, Merkel 14
Jose Solis 12, Ky Hoover 10, Mason Maxwell 5, Noah Martinez 4, Daniel Avila 2, Kurt Wetsel 2.

Golf teams begin seasons

February 10, 2014

The Sweetwater High School girls golf team began its season by playing at Monahans. ‘A’ team golfers were Corynn Martin (91-90-181), Alyssa Soles (118-107-225), Alaina Andrews (99), Alexis Castillo (104) and Kensi Chowning (107). Christa Martin (106-109-215), Gabby Reyes (100), Payton Moore (108) and Mallory Carney (115) were members of the ‘B’ team.
The SHS boys golf team went to Snyder to open its season and had five golfers compete in the tournament. Michael Hazard shot 85-82-167; Mason Andrews shot 91-79-170; Jeremy Witt shot 109-97-206; Michael Hunt shot 87; and Mark Lawrence shot 101.

SW facing B-Spring at two places today

February 7, 2014

It will be Big Spring vs. Sweetwater at both places, but high school basketball fans will have to choose which game to see in today’s District 4-3A action.
The girls game between Sweetwater and Big Spring at 8 p.m. in Colorado City will be a tiebreaker to de-termine the No. 4 playoff team. If Sweetwater wins, it will play Fabens on Tuesday in bi-district at Pecos.

Local sports calendar

February 6, 2014

Sweetwater varsity girls vs. Big Spring (District 4-3A fourth-place tiebreaker), 8 p.m., Colorado City.
Sweetwater boys will host Big Spring — freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:15 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity boys will host Hermleigh at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Highland varsity girls will host Cisco in Class 1A, Divi-sion II playoff warmup game, 4 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity boys will host Westbrook starting at 5:30 p.m.
Blackwell JV boys and varsity teams will host Veri-best starting at 5 p.m.

Highland boys back in playoffs

February 6, 2014

Highland’s boys are back in the playoffs from District 13-1A, Division II after their 75-31 win over Hermleigh. Jacob Richburg scored 25 points to pace the Hornets (6-2 district, 13-7 overall). Highland remained in second place with Tuesday’s win. It is one game ahead of third-place Roscoe (5-3), which edged Loraine 56-52 in its 13-1A, Division II game Tuesday.
Roscoe, which needs one more win for a playoff spot, was paced by Cutter Davila’s 19 points and Jesus Leanos’ 16.

SW girls set to play tiebreaker in C-City; Plowgirls set playoff

February 5, 2014

The Sweetwater and Big Spring girls basketball teams are fit to be tied for the second straight year.
Once again, they will have to meet for a third time to remedy the problem.
Sweetwater and Big Spring, who both finished 4-6 in District 4-3A play after the regular season wrapped up on Tuesday, will meet at 8 p.m. Friday in Colorado City for a district tiebreaker to decide the No. 4 (fourth place) and final playoff berth.

SW girls not done despite loss to Wylie

February 5, 2014

ABILENE — Going into Tuesday’s game at Wylie, the Sweetwater girls basket-ball team knew it might be playing not only for the final time against Wylie as a district opponent, but for the final time this season.
But after losing 61-28 to the No. 4 Lady Bulldogs, the Lady Mustangs got good news. Big Spring also lost to Midland Greenwood, 47-36, forcing a District 4-3A tie-breaker to decide the No. 4 playoff spot later this week.

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