Sweetwater’s freshman boys are 2-1 in district and 15-2 overall after Friday’s 50-48 win over Brownwood.
Sweetwater trailed by three, 25-22, at halftime, but used a 16-6 run in the third quarter to take a 38-31 lead and held off a fourth-quarter rally.
Kaleb Hoover scored 23 points and Dylan Bennett added 14 to pace Sweet-water, which rebounded from a three-point loss at Big Spring on Tuesday. Quentin Wetsel had seven points, Johnathan Brown-ing four and James Wass two for the Ponies.
The JV boys, meanwhile, lost 29-20 in a low-scoring contest as they fell to 0-3 in district and 10-11 for the season. Brownwood led 10-6, 15-10 and 23-15 at the quarter breaks.
Despite struggling offensively, six different players scored for Sweetwater. The team was paced by Willie Norman with six points. Ryan Linebaugh had five, Kyle McSherry four, Nick Nemir and Dylan Torres two and Cole Maxwell one.