Silver bracket champions

Ron Howell
Sports Editor

After going 1-1 in pool play, the Sweetwater girls won both of their games on Thursday at Anson’s basketball tournament to take the Silver Bracket title.
The Lady Mustangs began by losing to Vega, 74-42, to start pool play Wednesday but came back to beat S&S Consolidated 52-46 to finish second in their pool.
In bracket play Thursday, Sweetwater won 56-49 over Baird in the morning before beating Post in the championship game, 67-51.
Sweetwater improved its season mark to 7-15. It will begin 2018 play Tuesday by hosting Ira in its final non-district game at 2:30 p.m.
All-tournament pick Jessica Poe had 20 points for the Lady Mustangs against Baird and Vega. Tavis Black had 33 against Post in the championship game, 10 against Vega, 17 vs. Baird and 18 vs. S&S Consolidated. Shavie Green had 17 points against S&S Consolidated and 13 vs. Post.
Sweetwater begins district play at Brownwood on Jan. 9.