Members of the Sweetwater High School girls basketball team accept their bi-district champions’ trophy after their 51-38 win over Graham on Tuesday. The Lady Mustangs will advance to the area round and face No. 2 Kennedale at Eastland High School on Friday.
Sweetwater High School had a number of athlete who performed well Friday at a powerlifting meet at Abilene Cooper High School.
Four SHS athletes won their weight classes, including three in the girls division. SHS beat out Clyde 32-25 to capture first place in the team standings.
The Sweetwater boys basketball team hit Brownwood with a 14-1 run early to wipe out an early nine-point deficit and lead 18-14 early in the second period of Friday’s District 5-4A road game against the Lions. The Mus-tangs also led 29-26 at half-time after a 3-pointer by Tristan Longoria.
After getting it first win in district play over Snyder, 46-41, three days earlier, the Sweetwater boys ran into a Wylie buzz-saw on Friday as the Bull-dogs — ranked No. 4 in the state in Class 4A — came away with a 92-45 victory.