Sweetwater’s JV girls basketball team will be trying to get back on track today against Snyder after the team suffered its first defeat of the season Tuesday.
Sweetwater’s 43-30 loss at Monahans came after the team had run off 21 straight wins this season.
Cierra Knox led Sweetwa-ter (7-1 in district play) on Tuesday by scoring 11 points while Abby McPherson had nine, Maddie Jones four, Jaya Atkins three, Lexi Castillo two and Bianca Castillo one. The freshman girls (4-4, 11-8) lost 31-15 as Alaina Andrews had five, Abby Garcia and Payton Moore four and Morgan Rudel two.
Monahans also swept the boys games, defeating the Sweetwater freshman boys 44-20 and the JV 34-25.
Matt Trevino paced the JV boys by scoring 13 points while Mike McCoy and Trey Taylor had four, Jon Brown-ing two and Michael Hazard and Joe Ruiz one. For the freshmen, Hardy Escobar had six, J’Corey Amos five, Michael Lawrence and Den-zell Moore four and Mark Lawrence one. The freshmen are 6-5, 0-4 while the JV is now 1-13, 1-5.