Hundred Hornets Outgun Jefferson-Morgan, 70-56
Bodies were hitting the floor, tempers erupted, and the intensity was so thick you couldn’t cut it with a knife on Feb. 4 at Jefferson-Morgan, Pa. However, the Hundred Hornets kept their composure and drilled 16-21 free throws en route to a 70-56 victory.
In a traditional high school athletic atmosphere, there was booing and cheering on both sides. However, at the end of 16 minutes, the Hornets held a 33-24 advantage.
A 17-9 run in the third period gave the Hornets a substantial cushion to pave the way for their eighth win of the season – just coming off a losing nail-biter to Cameron the night before by the score of 68-67.
Corey Kimble had a monstrous game for the Hornets. He scored a game-high 29 points and 13 rebounds to lead the hosts, while canning 8-8 charity tosses and dropping in three baskets from beyond the arc.
Teammate Emery Smith continued to light up the scoreboard, also. He scored 15 points and grabbed eight boards, Zach Phillips netted 10 points. Logan McDiffitt was held to nine markers, while Dalton and Shane Kuhn each netted four tallies.
Michael Scott sank the front end of a one-and-one after time expired to give the Cameron Dragons a 68-67 thriller over the Hundred Hornets Feb. 3 in Cameron.
The Hornets fell behind 17-13 after one period of play, but outscored their rivals 20-15 in the second to forge ahead 33-32 at the break. The game see-sawed the rest of the way and was knotted after 32 minutes of play. However, a foul with no time on the clock gave Cameron its ninth win of the season, while dropping Hundred’s record to 7-4.
Emery Smith had another double-double to lead the Hornets with a team-high 22 points and 14 rebounds, while Corey Kimble tallied 18 points and hauled in eight boards. Dalton Kuhn and Logan McDiffitt scored 11 and 10 points, respectively, while Zach Phillips added six points for the Hornets.
Jacob Koontz led the Dragons with a game-high 29 points, while Davey Howell and Scott netted 19 and 18 points, respectively.