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Frosh boys pick up a split at local tourney

December 13, 2011

Sweetwater’s freshman boys basketball team defea-ted Merkel 49-31 before losing to Wall 35-32 in their final game of a local tourn-ament held Saturday at the high school gym.
Duanta Williams had 19, Rhett Torres 11, J.P. Poe nine — all coming on three-pointers — Martes Harris six and Bray Amos and Nick Haley two points each in Sweetwater’s victory over Merkel. Sweetwater (5-3) led 13-6, 27-11 and 34-24 at the breaks.

8th grade boys win tourney

December 13, 2011

The Sweetwater Middle School eighth grade White boys team swept all three of their games to win a local tournament held at the middle school gyms Friday and Saturday.
The eighth graders defea-ted Snyder 28-14, then rou-ted Merkel 26-4 before de-feating Wall 38-14 in their final game.

This week’s hoops

December 12, 2011

MONDAY, DEC. 12
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade girls at Snyder, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams host Stamford starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams are open.
Blackwell junior high teams host Water Valley starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13
Sweetwater girls at Lamesa — freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at Breckenridge — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe teams at Albany — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.

Highland girls are champions at own tourney

December 12, 2011

Living up to their No. 17 ranking, the Highland girls basketball team finished as the champions of their own Hilltop Classic tournament on Saturday.
After beating Roscoe 45-13 in Friday’s semifinals, the Lady Hornets (11-3) won the championship by defeating Garden City 36-25 at Highland’s gym.

This week’s basketball

December 12, 2011

MONDAY, DEC. 12
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade girls at Snyder, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams host Stamford starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams are open.
Blackwell junior high teams host Water Valley starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13
Sweetwater girls at Lamesa — freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at Breckenridge — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe teams at Albany — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.

SW teams get wins at Stanton

December 12, 2011

The Sweetwater girls completed play at Stanton’s basketball tournament with a pair of wins on Friday as they defeated Stanton’s JV and Brownfield’s varsity by scores of 52-20 and 49-38, respectively.
The Sweetwater boys, who are also playing at Stanton, began Friday by defeating Crane 52-48 in overtime before losing 53-36 to Wall in the consolation semis.
For the girls (8-8), Alicia Finn had 16 vs. Stanton’s JV while Kinsey Browning had 15 points and Candice Hernandez 13 in the game against Brownfield.

SMS girls take consolation titles at Big Spring tourneys

December 12, 2011

Both of the Sweetwater Middle School girls’ White teams captured consolation titles at a Big Spring tourna-ment held recently.
The eighth grade White team lost to Seminole 14-7 before coming back to de-feat Andrews 16-13 and then beat Snyder 26-14 to win consolation.
Hanna Hayes, Peyton Moore and Alyssa Villanue-va had two points and Ash-ley Parker one vs. Seminole; Moore scored six points, Marisa Moncada five, Villa-nueva three and Ashley Bax two vs. Andrews; and in the consolation final against Snyder, Villanueva had 15, Parker six, Moncadad three and Bax two.

Football banquet slated for Monday

December 12, 2011

Sweetwater High School will hold its annual football banquet Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.
The junior varsity White and Red and varsity teams will be recognized for their hard work and dedication this year, and cheerleaders and student trainers will also also be introduced and thanked for their con-stant support. A highlight video will also be shown.
Cashiola has 1st ace

SW loses; area girls win

December 9, 2011

Sweetwater’s teams were both first-round losers at the Stanton tournament on Thursday. The boys (4-6) lost to Midland Christian 53-39 while the girls (6-8) lost 56-37 in their opener against Midland Classical.
Kaleb Hoover scored 14 points and Taylor Jones 13 for the boys, who were scheduled to play again at 1:30 p.m. today. The girls, who got 14 points from Alicia Finn and 10 from Kendra Crosson, played Stanton’s JV at 10:30 a.m.
At Highland’s tourna-ment, both the Roscoe and Highland girls won though the Plowgirls also lost. The teams play each other at 6:30 p.m. today.

‘Stangs hold on; girls fall

December 7, 2011

Sweetwater’s boys came within an eyelash of playing their third consecutive overtime game when they faced Merkel here Tuesday.
But a game-tying 3-point shot by Merkel’s Chase Bowman came just after the final buzzer sounded at Mustang Gym as Sweetwa-ter escaped with a 45-42 victory.
The game was typical of the way things have gone this season for the Mustangs (4-5), who have had six of their games decided by three or fewer points.

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