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State-ranked Lady Lions roll

January 21, 2012

BROWNWOOD — The Sweetwater girls basketball team ended the first half of district play by losing to Brownwood’s No. 7-ranked Lady Lions, 71-33, at the Brownwood gym.
The loss dropped the Lady Mustangs to 14-15 overall and 0-4 in district, while Brownwood is 21-6 overall and 3-1 in District 5-3A.
Brownwood is the second state-ranked team that Sweetwater has had to con-tend with in the district. Wylie (4-0), ranked No. 1 in Class 3A, lost a non-district game (62-60) on Friday to a school (THESA) that is the five-time defending home school national champions.

Mustangs fall to Lions, 59-38

January 21, 2012

BROWNWOOD — Sweet-water held its own against Brownwood over the final two periods, but the Lions took a commanding 20-6 after one quarter and were never seriously threatened after that in claiming a 59-38 win Friday in District 5-3A boys basketball action.
The loss dropped Sweet-water’s records to 9-17 overall and 0-3 in district play. Brownwood is 7-17 overall, but now 2-0 in district play as the Lions pulled into a tie with Wylie —which was idle Friday — for the 5-3A lead.

Sub-varsity teams win 3-of-4

January 21, 2012

Sweetwater had a 3-1 record in sub-varsity high school basketball action at Brownwood on Friday.
The JV and freshman boys each got their first victories in district play as they won by scores of 41-36 and 42-20, respectively. The JV girls are now 4-0 in district after their 52-42 victory, while the freshman girls lost their game 37-22.
Brandon Howell had 12 points, Trey Taylor 11 and Quentin Wetsel 10 to lead the JV boys, who are 1-2 in district and 14-8 overall. Deandre Gatson and Mike McCoy scored four points.

Roscoe girls are only area winner

January 21, 2012

The Roscoe girls pulled away late for a 44-41 win over Stamford on Friday, but Roscoe’s boys and both of Highland’s teams lost.
Roscoe’s girls were led by Lynnsi Moses, who poured in a game-high 21 points to help her team improve to 2-3 in District 9-A, Division I games and 12-12 overall. Faith Boren had 12 points, Natalie Anthony and Mirian Solis three, Carolina Perez and Jacinda Morales two and Sara Kingston one.
The Roscoe boys (1-3 in district) lost 55-20. John Hermosillio had six points, Matthew Cuellar and Cutter Davilla five and Keeston Ford four for the Plowboys.

Lifters are 1st

January 21, 2012

The Sweetwater High School boys and girls powerlifting teams both placed first in their divi-sions at meets held last Thursday in Big Spring.
For the boys, individu-al winners were Donald Baker (950 pounds) in the 148-pound class, Ryan Linebaugh (1,200) in the 165-pound class, Sam Nemir (1,300) in the 181-pound class, Alex Garcia (1,165) in the 198-pound class and Mateo Gonzales (1,405) in the 242-pound class. Also, Linebaugh received the Best Lifter Award.

Weekly sports calendar

January 21, 2012

MONDAY, JAN. 23
Basketball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls host Big Spring, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams host Hamlin starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams host Loraine starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams host Veribest starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, JAN. 24
Basketball
Sweetwater girls host Snyder — JV at 4:30 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m., freshmen at 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys host Snyder — JV at 4:30 p.m., freshmen at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.

Area JV, JH hoop results

January 21, 2012

Hamlin JV boys 38,
Roscoe JV boys 5
Jeremy Solano 3, Chase Cathey 2.
Roscoe JV boys 27,
Stamford JV boys 26
Chase Cathey 12, Jeremy Sol-ano 7, Kane Peavy 4, Ray Herm-osillio 2, Zack Longoria 2.
Hamlin JV girls 26,
Roscoe JV girls 18
Olivia Saddler 8, Shelby Brown 2, Olivia Rovig 2, Sam Ortega 2, Dani Dean 2, Selena Perez 2.
Roscoe JV girls 22,
Stamford JV girls 10
Jese Pena 7, Sam Ortega 7, Shelby Brown 6, Selena Perez 2. Roscoe JV girls records: 2-2 in district, 7-9 season.
Roscoe
8th grade boys 43,
Rotan 8th grade boys 7

SMS results

January 21, 2012

SMS BOYS
VS. BROWNWOOD —
JAN. 12
8th grade Red 43,
Brownwood 25
Michael Hunt 19, Hardy Escobar 6, Colton Jackson 5, Michael Lawrence 4, J’Corey Amos 4, Denzell Moore 3, Cornelio Mendez 2.
8th grade White 21,
Brownwood 19
Kristofer Warner 5, Isaiah Gonzales 4, Matthew Trevino 4, Roman Acuna 2, Victor Garcia 2, Adan Sanchez 1, Deshaun Williams 1.
Brownwood 36,
7th grade Red 26
Jacoby Hunt 9, Rocky Perez 6, Matthew Figueroa 5, Jordan McGee 3, Frank Ortega 2, John Clift 1.
Brownwood 58,
7th grade White 11
Tristian Martinez 5, Isaac Currie 4, Colter Reed 2.
SMS GIRLS

SW teams make long road trip to Brownwood

January 20, 2012

The Sweetwater boys and girls basketball teams make their longest road trip in District 5-3A today when they travel to Brownwood.
Both Sweetwater teams are still looking for their first district wins and are a collective 0-5 after losing a twinbill to Big Spring at home on Tuesday.

Freshman girls basketball team

January 20, 2012

The Sweetwater High School freshman girls basketball team is shown here after recently capturing first place at the Forsan tournament. The members of Sweetwater’s team are, from left, Gabby Reyes, Jamee Rhoades, Abby McPherson, Holly Johnson, Bianca Castillo, Claire Williams, Lexi Castillo, Nisha Williams, Jasmine Reddic and head coach Jessica Withrow. The freshman girls have compiled an outstanding 14-3 record this year. They play at Brownwood at 7:30 p.m. today.

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