Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s boys begin play when they and the girls travel to Early for a basketball doublehea-der today.
The Mustangs return two all-district players â€” first-team honoree Kaleb Hoover and second-team pick Dylan Bennett â€” as well as two who got honorable mention, Isaiah McGee and Rhett Torres, from a 13-15 squad. With that talent, the Mustangs are hoping to improve on their fifth-place record (2-8) in district.
The Highland and Roscoe boys start today at Panther Creek and Colorado City, re-spectively, and the Blackwell girls go to Loraine for their opener, while the Blackwell boys will delay the begin-ning of their season due to the football playoffs.
Sweetwaterâ€™s girls (1-2) are playing for the first time in a week. In its last out-ing, Sweetwater lost 43-42 to Wichita Falls Hirschi.
The Highland, Roscoe and Blackwell girls all play in tournaments beginning Thursday. Highlandâ€™s girls go to Abilene for the annual Key City tournament, while Roscoe will play at a tourn-ament at Irion County and Blackwellâ€™s girls are at Westbrook tournament. The Sweetwaterâ€™s freshman and JV girls go to Jim Ned for a tournament