Sweetwaterâ€™s basketball teams take on Colorado City today in their final games prior to the holiday break.
However, they wonâ€™t be sharing the same site as the girls are playing at Mustang Gym (JV girls at 5 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m.), while the boys will be traveling to Colorado City (JV boys at 5 p.m., varsity boys at 6:30 p.m.)
The Highland girls bas-ketball team rebounded from a loss to perennial nemesis Roby this past Friday with a 61-45 win on Monday at Ira.
Sierra Allenâ€™s 23 points and Kara Hugheyâ€™s 19 led Highland, which is now 2-1 in District 11-A, Division II and 13-4 overall while Ira is 1-2, 5-10. Lora Stewart and Megan Thompson had six points for the Lady Hornets, ranked No. 24 in the latest Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll.
Allen had seven points to pace Highland in Fridayâ€™s 33-15 loss to Roby (3-0).
MONDAY, DEC. 19
Highland varsity teams at Ira starting at 2 p.m. (dis-trict opener for boys)
Blackwell varsity teams at Robert Lee starting at 6:30 p.m. (district opener for boys)
TUESDAY, DEC. 20
Sweetwater girls host Colorado City â€” JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at Colorado City â€” JV at 5 p.m., var-sity at 6:30 p.m.
One played at home while the other played on the road, and their opponents werenâ€™t the same either.
But Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s basketball teams did share a few things in common on Friday. Both played schools from the same Class 2A district (3-2A) whose names start with a â€˜Bâ€™ â€” and both lost.
Sweetwaterâ€™s boys (5-10) played host to Bangs and fell by a score of 58-46. The girls (9-9), meanwhile, went to Ballinger and were beaten 55-37, ending their three-game winning streak.
Sweetwater swept Bangs in sub-varsity boys basket-ball action here Friday.
The freshmen boys won 48-45, and the JV boys de-feated Bangsâ€™ JV 53-45.
Duanta Williams had 13, Rhett Torres 11, J.P. Poe 10, Isaiah McGee eight, Martes Harris four and Bray Amos four for the freshmen boys (7-3). Deandre Gatson had 15, Trey Taylor 14, Marquees Jenkins 12, Quentin Wetsel six, Brandon Howell four and Mike McCoy two for the JV boys (11-4).
Here are recent results for the area JV and junior high basketball teams that were given by their coaches to the Sweetwater Reporter.
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Albany JV boys 29,
Roscoe JV boys 25
Roscoe points: Cutter Davila 13, Jacob Cuellar 5, Chase Cathey 3, Kane Peavy 2, Jeremy Solano 2.
Albany JV girls 33,
Roscoe JV girls 17
Roscoe points: Jese Pena 4, Selena Perez 4, Shelby Brown 3, Samantha Ortega 2, Olivia Rovig 2, Olivia Saddler 1, Whitney Williams 1.
Here are results from the Sweetwater Middle School basketball teamsâ€™ games with Snyder that were given by their coaches to the Sweetwater Reporter.
The games were the final ones for SMS until after the Christmas break.
DEC. 15 â€” VS. SNYDER
8TH GRADE BOYS
Sweetwater Red 38,
Sweetwater points: Michael Hunt 21, Mark Lawrence 8, Michael Law-rence 6, Denzell Moore 2, Adrian Vizzerra 1.
Sweetwater White 27,
Sweetwaterâ€™s boys basket-ball teams will be at home today, while the girls travel to Ballinger.
The Mustangs (5-9) will try to end a three-game los-ing streak when they play host to Bangs starting at 7:30 p.m. Freshman and JV games are also on tap today at 4:30 and 6 p.m.
Four Blackwell Hornet sophomore football players have earned second team all-district six-man honors in District 8, Division II.
Chosen on offense were Mason Magness at wide receiver and Jayden Jones at running back. Also named were Kaleb Edwards at cornerback and Ted Chambliss as a defensive lineman.
Roscoeâ€™s teams split their basketball doubleheader at Albany on Tuesday, while the Highland and Blackwell girls both came away with victories in their respective district openers.
Roscoeâ€™s girls beat Albany 33-32 in a double-overtime thriller to improve to 8-6, but the state-ranked Albany boys easily won against the Roscoe boys, 56-12. Black-wellâ€™s girls beat Veribest 37-10, and the state-ranked Highland girls beat Herm-leigh 44-25.