Mustangs, Hornets play again this week

By: 
Ron Howell
Sports Editor

Sweetwater and Blackwell have both announced this week's dates, times and locations for their second-round football playoff games.
In Class 4A, Division II, Sweetwater (9-2) faces Vernon (5-6) at 7 p.m. Friday in Breckenridge. The Mustangs advanced past Perryton 60-14 in bi-district while Vernon won 42-28 over Glen Rose. The winner plays either Graham or Monahans, who will be playing at 7 p.m. Friday at Sweetwater's Mustang Bowl.
Meanwhile, Blackwell (11-0) plays top-ranked Balmorhea (10-0) at 6 p.m. Friday in Garden City. The Hornets beat Guthrie 61-14 in bi-district while Balmorhea won 78-15 against Wellman-Union. The winner plays either Jayton or Sands in the Class 1A, D-11 quarterfinals next week. Jayton advanced by eliminating Highland 54-30 in bi-district. Roscoe, the other Nolan County team to make the playoffs, was defeated 39-32 by Farwell in bi-district last Thursday in Post.
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