Hornets Win Fourth Game
East Richland 52
The Hundred Hornets improved to 4-12 on the season after defeating East Richland 69-52 in boys’ basketball action Feb. 9.
The Hornets tallied 20 points in the first period as Hunter Goddard scored five points, while Brandon Armstrong, Holden Moore and Danny Stewart each knocked in four markers to give Hundred a two-basket cushion heading into the second period.
Armstrong and Stewart scored 14 of their team’s 16 points in the second frame to give Hundred a 36-26 advantage at the break.
Moore, Armstrong and Andrew King tallied 23 of the team’s 25 points to break the game wide open in the third period and the Hornets coasted the rest of the way.
Stewart sank 15 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and made four steals, while Armstrong pumped in a game-high 21 points, hauled in 10 rebounds and kidnapped two East Richland basketballs to record double-doubles for the Hornet offensive attack.
In addition, King stuffed the stat sheet with nine points, six rebounds, six steals and dished out four assists, while Hunter Goddard netted a triple and a deuce. Logan Moore ended all the Hornet scoring, swishing a free throw.
Paw Paw 82,
The Hundred Hornets lost twice to Paw Paw during the week, losing 82-61 in Hundred Feb. 10 and 73-47 in the H.I.T. Consolation at Summersville Feb. 13.
In the first outing, Hundred took a 15-14 lead in the opening stanza before falling behind 33-28 at the half. Paw-Paw was on top 58-40 after three periods of play, before the Hornets closed the gap 21-19 in the fourth period.
Holden Moore led all scorers with 23 markers, including a pair of baskets from beyond the arc, while Andrew King netted 16 points for Hundred.
In addition, Brandon Armstrong stuffed the stat sheet with nine points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots, while Danny Stewart tacked on six points and pulled down six boards. Joe Mars added four points, while Danny Kolat swished a deuce and Derek Crihfield sank a free throw.
In the junior varsity contest, Greg Jones scored 11 markers, while Crihfield tacked on six points, but it wasn’t enough to get past Paw-Paw, 42-29.
Paw Paw 73,
In the H.I.T. Consolation game in Summersville, Stewart was awarded the team’s MVP, but the Hornets fell to Paw-Paw, 73-47 in the third-place contest in Division I play. No other stats were available by press time.