Sweetwater High School’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 — first-team honoree Kaleb Hoover and second-team pick Dylan Bennett — 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.
Sweetwater’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. Highland’s girls go to Abilene for the annual Key City tournament, while Roscoe will play at a tourn-ament at Irion County and Blackwell’s girls are at Westbrook tournament. The Sweetwater’s freshman and JV girls go to Jim Ned for a tournament