SMS boys team is the only winner

Sweetwater Middle School’s seventh grade White boys team was the only local basketball winner at Big Spring on Thursday.Sweetwater White won 23-21 as Isaiah Gonzales had 11 points to lead the way. Adan Sanchez and Matthew Trevino had four points and Andrew Briley and Adrian Salazar two.The other SMS seventh grade boys team narrowly missed picking up a victory as the Red team lost to Big Spring 25-24.Michael Hunt had eight points to pace Sweetwater’s effort, while Michael Lawrence scored six, Denzell Moore and Max Gomez each had four points and Cornelio Mendez two.Both of the eighth grade boys teams lost their contests.Sweetwater White was defeated by Big Spring, 41-16.Alontae Heath scored a team-high five points for the Colts while Gwan Hill had three and Seth Peeples, Clayton Kitchens, Wesley Maxwell and Jonathan Neri two. Sweetwater Red also lost to Big Spring, 43-22, with Rhett Torres scoring 10 points, Duante Williams six, Bray Amos four and Martes Harris two.All four SMS basketball teams will be idle this week before hosting Snyder on Feb. 10 to end their season. The results from the SMS girls games against Big Spring have not been reported.