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Mustangs hold off Snyder to remain tied for 1st in district

April 8, 2013

SNYDER — After prod-ucing 30 runs over its last three games, Sweetwater’s offense was held in check by Snyder pitcher Taylor Munkres on Friday.
Fortunately, Sweetwater’s James Clift was doing just as well for the Mustangs as he got the pitching win in a 3-2 victory over the Tigers.

Sweetwater bats go silent as Lady Tigers take lead in 4-3A

April 8, 2013

SNYDER — The expected softball showdown Friday between District 4-3A’s top two teams turned into a one-sided affair instead.
And unfortunately for Sweetwater, it was the host Lady Tigers who dominated as they won, 10-0, to take the outright district lead.
Snyder is now 5-1, while Sweetwater falls to 4-2.
The Lady Mustangs had defeated Snyder 11-8 in the District 4-3A opener March 15 in Sweetwater, helped largely by a 10-run inning.
But in the rematch, they were shut out for the first time all year on just one hit, a fourth-inning single by Kelsi Crosson off Snyder’s Adrianna Hernandez.

Boys golfers 5th

April 8, 2013

ABILENE — The Sweet-water High School boys golf team is now in fifth place entering Tuesday’s final round of the District 4-3A tournament after a 17-shot improvement in its score Friday at Abilene.
Sweetwater went from a 352 to 335 for a 687 total, moving up one place from the first round. But it lost ground to the top two teams, Big Spring (596) and Wylie (614). Only the top two teams and top two individuals not on qualifying teams advance to regionals.

SHS, SMS girls at track meets

April 8, 2013

The Sweetwater High School and Sweetwater Middle School girls competed recently at track meets held in Colorado City and Big Spring, respectively.
Individual results follow:
VARSITY GIRLS
Kendra Crosson — 1st in 200 dash (26.8)
Suede Shirley — 3rd in 200 dash (27.08)
Abby Garcia — 6th in 200 dash; 6th in high jump
Kayla Chowning — 4th in high jump
Zanesha Collins — 6th in discus
Cierra Knox — 4th in shot put
800 relay — 2nd (Kelsi Crosson, Kendra Crosson, Garcia, Shirley)
8TH GRADE GIRLS
Kensi Chowning — 2nd in discus, 2nd in shot put, 4th in high jump

Highland jr high track meet results

April 8, 2013

Highland hosted a junior high track meet Thursday with Roscoe and Blackwell teams also competing.
Roscoe and Highland will be in Roscoe for their district meet on Thursday, and Blackwell hosts its district meet also set for Thursday.
Highland, Blackwell and Roscoe athletes who placed at Highland’s meet follow:
VARSITY BOYS
1. Team totals — 5. Roscoe 43; 6. Highland 38; 9. Blackwell 18.
1600 — 1. Braiden Moore, Roscoe, 4:02.20; 3. Clyde Dent, Highland, 4:20.70.
2400 — 3. Braiden Moore, Roscoe, 9:12.20.

Local athletes will have busy weekend full of district action

April 5, 2013

Athletes in softball, base-ball, golf and tennis see district action for Sweetwater today, while Highland will be hosting a pre-district meet which Roscoe and Blackwell will also attend.
And that will be just the start of very busy weekend for Nolan County athletes as district golf and tennis are also on tap Saturday, plus the junior high teams’ season-ending district meet.

SW visits Snyder for key 4-3A games as seasons resume

April 5, 2013

Sweetwater’s softball and baseball teams go to Snyder for key District 4-3A games when they return from a seven-day break today.
The action begins with Sweetwater and Snyder battling for the outright 4-3A lead in the softball race at 5 p.m. Both have 4-1 records and a one-game lead over two teams after the first half of district play. Right behind are Greenwood and Big Spring, each at 3-2. Sweetwater beat Snyder, 11-8, when the teams began district play on March 15 at Sweetwater. The Lady Mus-tangs’ only district loss has been against Greenwood.

Hoover named All-BC

April 5, 2013

Kaleb Hoover of Sweet-water has been named to the Abilene Reporter-News All-Big Country boys bas-ketball team for Class 3A, while his Sweetwater teammate Dylan Bennett received honorable mention to the Class 3A boys team.
Hoover, a 6-1 junior for-ward, also made the team as a sophomore. He averaged 16.4 points and eight rebounds in earning first team all-district honors. Hoover as a sophomore was named the district newcomer of the year. This season, he shot 41 percent from the field and 61 percent at the line after getting a late start due to an injury.

Junior varsity softball team

April 4, 2013

Sweetwater High School’s junior varsity softball team, pictured here, returns to action at approximately 7 p.m. Friday.
The team will play at Snyder immediately after the varsity game at 5 p.m., with both games to be played at Snyder. The varsity baseball team will also play at Snyder on Friday, with the contest set to begin at 7 p.m., while the JV baseball team hosts Snyder at noon Saturday.

SMS boys at meet in Big Spring

April 4, 2013

Here are results for the Sweetwater Middle School boys track team at their meet in Big Spring this past Thursday:
7TH GRADE BOYS
98 points (4th place)
400 relay — 2nd (49.68 — Trenton Hicks, Chris Thompson, Kobe Clark, Michael Green)
800 — Daniel Avila 4th (2:38.24)
100 — John Medina 4th (12.45)
800 relay — 3rd (1:46.31 — Trenton Hicks, Chris Thompson, Kobe Clark, Michael Green)
400 — John Medina 2nd (1:00.91)
300 hurdles — Ky Hoo-ver 5th (56.65); Colt Bew-ley 6th (57.12)
200 — Michael Green 4th (26.78); Trenton Hicks 5th (27.02)

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