Hoopsters begin play at area tourneys

Ron Howell
Sports Editor

A number of basketball teams from Nolan County are participating in three-day tournaments that will begin today.
The Sweetwater girls and boys are at Granbury and Lamesa, respectively, while Blackwell (Oak Creek Classic) and Highland (Hilltop Classic) will be hosting their own tournaments.
Roscoe’s boys and girls are also in Highland’s tournament.
The Sweetwater boys are in a round-robin event at Lamesa with three games, starting with Lubbock High at 10:30 today. The girls start pool play at their event at 1 p.m. today, with games scheduled against Coppell and Stephenville. The Lady Mustangs lost at Lipan on Tuesday, 46-37, and are still winless as are the Mustang boys. Rashavia Green was the Sweetwater girls’ top scorer with 16, and Jessica Poe had 10. The JV girls also lost, 46-33. Kierstyn Thompson had 13 points.