The Blevins Hornets split wins on the "Paul Noesser Court" for a couple of recent home battles at the Imon G. Brown Gymnasium. On last Friday night on Homecoming, the Hornets came out with a impressive victory over Trinity Christian 56-28.
The Blevins Hornets split wins on the "Paul Noesser Court" for a couple of recent home battles at the Imon G. Brown Gymnasium. On last Friday night on Homecoming, the Hornets came out with a impressive victory over Trinity Christian 56-28. The Hornets jumped out to a big and blazing start in opening quarter action to produce a 16-0 run down to the 1:45 mark to play in the period. Trinity Christian scored the last four points of the quarter, but the Hornets ended the first quarter with a 16-4 advantage.
In the second quarter, the Hornets poured 16 points in the basket and held the Warriors to nine points scored under double-digit scoring. At halftime, the Hornets headed into the locker room with a comfortable 32-13 advantage. In the second half, the Hornets dropped 15 points in the third quarter and defensively held the Warriors to five points scored with Blevins going into the final quarter leading Trinity Christian 47-18. In the fourth quarter, the Hornets secured nine key points to roll onto a 28 point win. For the game, Hornets' Bailey Lee led scoring with 18 points, Terin Martin scored 12 points and big man Zane Kirkham finished with 10 points for double-figures. Ernan Gomez scored five points, Kobe Steed, Hunter Choate and Daryn Peck all swished nothing but net trifecta's behind the arc for three points apiece. Deandre Burton added two key points in the victory.
On this past Monday night, the Hornets brought their Homecoming win with momentum to face a very tall and tough Glen Rose Beavers team in a competitive nightcap bout on the "Paul Noesser Court". The Hornets had a first half deficit to Glen Rose as Blevins trailed at halftime to the Beavers 38-27. In the second half, the Hornets dropped 19 points total points, but the visiting Beavers posted 30 points to lift them over Blevins 58-46 for the Hornets' first surprising home loss of the season. For the game, Hornets' big man Zane Kirkham led scoring with 17 points as the lone player in double-figures. The loss put's the Hornets at 11-4 overall but ready to return to more home action this Thursday night Dec. 15 to host a good Foreman Gators squad in a competitive must see nightcap bout at the Imon G. Brown Gymnasium.