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Sweetwater vs. Midland, Part 2

September 29, 2011

Sweetwater doesn’t start district play until next week, but should get an idea of what to expect this Friday when the Mustangs make a second straight trip to Midland to take on perennial private school TAPPS power Midland Christian.
It will also be a chance for coach Craig Slaughter’s team to get some redemption for this past Friday’s heartbreaking 28-26 loss to Midland Greenwood, and be in a much more positive frame of mind when it kicks off district Oct. 7 at Wylie.

Tennis team loses tri-match

September 29, 2011

Sweetwater High School’s tennis team lost a tri-match against Midland Christian and Andrews on Saturday in Midland. The team is at Snyder today starting at 4 p.m., and travels to San Angelo for a quad match on Saturday.

Spikers lose at Andrews

September 29, 2011

ANDREWS — After losing its 5-3A opener in Big Spring, Sweetwater’s volleyball team went to Andrews Tuesday for its final non-district match of the season and lost in three games by scores of 20-25, 17-25, 22-25.

Football player of the week

September 28, 2011

Kaleb Hoover is the Football Player of the Week for Sweetwater. Hoover, a 155-pound sophomore wide receiver, had five catches for 57 yards in a 28-26 loss to Midland Greenwood Four of Hoover’s catches were in the fourth quarter, including two first-down receptions on the team’s final scoring drive that came in the last 43 seconds.

Mustang football stats

September 28, 2011

TEAM OFFENSE
First Downs — 82; Rushes-yards — 191-849; Passing yards — 628; Total yards — 1477 (295.4 avg.); Passing — 47-80-6; Fumbles-Lost — 12-6; Penalties-Yards — 37-326; Points scored — 89 (17.8 avg.).
TEAM DEFENSE
First Downs — 59; Rushes-yards — 152-455; Passing yards — 606; Total yards — 1061 (212.2 avg.); Passing — 58-115-5; Fumbles-Lost 5-1; Penalties-Yards — 32-278; Points allowed — 53 (10.6 avg.).
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Rushing

Two SMS teams defeat Greenwood

September 28, 2011

All four Sweetwater Middle School football teams went to Midland Greenwood this past Thursday and two came back with victories.

8th grade White 20, Greenwood 14
Deshawn Williams had touchdown runs of 50, 60 and 35 yards in leading Sweetwater White (2-1) to a win over Greenwood.
Isaiah Gonzales added a two-point conversion pass to Adan Sanchez, and also had a 50-yard TD pass to Matthew Trevino that was called back due to penalty.

Greenwood 28, 8th grade Red 26

White Flag Stangs shut out Abilene

September 28, 2011

Sweetwater’s White Flag Mustangs won their most recent game 28-0 over Abilene’s Bucs, getting two touchdowns by Tyler Chavez and one each from Ivan McCann and Jadyn Forbes.
In addition, Jayden Perez, Chavez, Forbes and Logan Thompson all had extra points and offensive plays came from John Rine, Angel Delapaz and Cash Barnes. Kyler Holsey, Roman Camacho and Derek Arenivaz were the other team players.

Weekly Sports Calendar

September 26, 2011

MONDAY, SEPT. 26
Tennis
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade at Big Spring, 3:30 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams host Snyder, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27
Tennis
Sweetwater JV hosts Snyder, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater teams at Andrews starting at 5 p.m.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade at Midland Christian, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade at Midland Christian, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater JV Red and White vs. Midland Chris-tian, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
Highland JV at South-land JV, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell junior high at Trent, 5:30 p.m.

SW loses heartbreaker at Greenwood

September 26, 2011

GREENWOOD — Once again, Sweetwater got off to a slow start in Friday’s non-district game at Midland Greenwood. But this time, the Mustangs’ comeback — make that comebacks — were not enough.
Greenwood twice built 14-point leads with the help of six Sweetwater turnovers. Then the Rangers (3-2) held on for dear life to survive a thrilling fourth-quarter rally by the Mustangs for a 28-26 victory.
It was an especially tough loss for Sweetwater (3-2), which exploded big plays all over the field — primarily through the air — and nearly forced overtime with an almost miraculous finish.

Munday spoils Roscoe’s HC

September 26, 2011

ROSCOE — Roscoe trailed just 6-0 after one quarter against Munday’s heavily-favored Moguls, providing some hope for the Plowboy fans who showed up for the school’s homecoming.
However, Munday dashed those hopes by finding the end zone six times over the next two periods en route to a 55-6 victory.
The only solace for Ros-coe fans was that the Plow-boys (0-5) avoided a shutout on Eduardo Gallegos’ 61-yard touchdown run with 4:42 to play.

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