Blevins Hornets and Jr. Hornets traveled to Hot Springs on Tuesday night for senior and junior high boys basketball action to face Cutter Morning Star Eagles and Jr. Eagles for conference play.
Blevins Hornets and Jr. Hornets traveled to Hot Springs on Tuesday night for senior and junior high boys basketball action to face Cutter Morning Star Eagles and Jr. Eagles for conference play. The Jr. Hornets fell to CMS, but the Hornets prevailed over the Eagles during their match-ups. The Hornets and Jr. Hornets will be in more road conference hoops Friday night at Murfreesboro, then return home next Tuesday Jan. 30 hosting Magnet Cove at the Imon G. Brown Gymnasium.
JR. HORNETS 34, CMS 52
In the junior high boys hoops, the Jr. Hornets took an 52-34 loss to the Jr. Eagles. Blevins trailed in first half play and had an 34-14 deficit at halftime to CMS. In the second half, the Jr. Hornets outscored CMS 20-18 for third and fourth quarters combined, but the Jr. Eagles rolled to an 18 point victory. For the game, Jr. Hornets' Robert Carrigan led scoring with a big 18 points and David Franks followed with 10 points for double-figures. Jonah Graham and Amari Glenn each scored three points apiece. The loss put the Jr. Hornets with a 5-7 overall record.
HORNETS 57, CMS 49
For an competitive match-up on the hardwood in the featured nightcap of senior high boys action, the visiting Blevins Hornets took care of business to overcome the home-court on the road to top the CMS Eagles 57-49 to seek revenge from last year's loss. The Hornets led at the end of all four quarters of action and took a slim 29-26 halftime advantage over the Eagles. In the second half, the Hornets outscored the Eagles 28-23 with Blevins soaring to the eight point victory to improve to 22-6 overall and 2-0 in conference play. For the game, Hornets' big man Zane Kirkham led scoring with 16 points and Deandre Burton followed with 14 points and Cameron Lane added 11 points for a triple threat of double-figures. Monterian Todd posted eight points and Corta Young finished with six points in victory.