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The Sweetwater boys lost but Sweetwaterâ€™s girls won in first-round basketball ac-tion Thursday at Stantonâ€™s Hooptown Tournament.
The girls are in the semi-finals after beating Coaho-ma 42-29, while the boys had an afternoon consola-tion game after losing 50-33 to Sands in their opener.
Kendra Crosson poured in 23 points for Sweetwaterâ€™s girls (8-6), who advanced to play Stanton at 6 p.m. today in the semifinals. Sweet-water led 16-9, 25-16 and 32-22 at the breaks.
Shelby Cason scored nine points while Suede Shirley and Janell Walker had three and Elise Lawrence and Taylor McPherson two.
Should Sweetwater win todayâ€™s semifinal, it will advance to Saturdayâ€™s title game against Midland Clas-sical or Midland Christian. The championship game will begin at 6 p.m., with the third-place game at noon.
Sweetwater was to play either Coahoma or Tahoka today. Cole Maxwell scored eight points, Dylan Ben-nett and Isaiah McGee six, Michael Hunt five and Tre Taylor and Rhett Torres four. Sweetwater (2-5) led 17-10 after one quarter.