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Sweetwaterâ€™s JV girls basketball team beat Wylie, 34-23, here Tuesday to finish its 2010-11 season with a sparkling 23-2 record. Sweetwater was 5-1 in dis-trict, the only loss to Wylie.
Janell Walkerâ€™s 12 points and Shelby Casonâ€™s 11 led Sweetwater, while Elise Lawrence had seven points and Kathleen Campbell and Destiny Osteen two. Sweet-water outscored Wylie 11-3 in the final period after leading by just three, 23-20.
Sweetwaterâ€™s freshmen girls (14-6, 3-3) lost 42-25. Sydney Vanderbilt had 11 points, Shaneese Brown nine, Mikki Reschman and Kayla Chowning two and Taylor McPherson one for Sweetwater in its finale.
The freshman boys lost a heartbreaker, 40-39. Sweetwater led 29-22 at the end of three quarters, but was outscored by Wylie 18-10 in the fourth stanza. Kaleb Hoover had 12 points to lead Sweetwater, which is 16-3 overall and 3-2 in district. Marquees Jenkins added nine and Dylan Bennett, Deandre Gatson and Tre Taylor six apiece.
Willie Norman (nine) and Nate Hardin (four) were the only Sweetwater players to score as the JV boys lost to Wylie, 61-13. Sweetwater is now 10-13, 0-5 in district.