In a hard-fought district opener that was tied at the end of both the first and third quarters, the Sweetwater freshman boys outscored Wylie 9-6 in the final eight minutes Friday to pull out a 38-35 victory at Wylieâ€™s gym.
Kaleb Hooverâ€™s 20 points paced Sweetwater, which has lost just once in 15 games this season.
The teams were tied at 10 at the end of the opening period and Wylie led 20-19 at halftime. It was 29-29 going into the fourth and final stanza. Tre Taylor scored eight points and Dylan Bennett and Quentin Wetsel each had four, while Marquees Jenkins had two.
Sweetwaterâ€™s JV boys team led Wylie in the early part of its contest, but ended up losing 69-9 to the hosts in its district opener.
Kyle McSherry had seven points for Sweetwater, which is 10-9 overall, while Ryan Linebaugh had two.
Wylie ran off 20 straight points to take a 22-5 lead after one quarter and it got worse from there, as Sweet-water managed just four points the rest of the way.