Soles’ Triple Double Sparks Hundred
The Hundred Hornets Cody Soles collected a triple-double, 20-points, 11-rebounds and 10-steals to lead Hundred to a 52-38 victory over the Meadow Bridge Wildcats Feb. 1 inside Meadow Bridge Gymnasium.
The Hornets out-scored the hosts, 14-5 in the opening period, and 15-10 in the second stanza to grab a 29-15 lead.
The Hornets needed the big first half, as the Wildcats and Hornets each scored 23-points in the second half.
Logan Soles followed Soles with 12-points, while Martin Baker added 6-markers. Both Eli Geho and Aaron Stephens tallied 5-points. Robert Hostutler only scored 4-points, but haled down a game-high 12-rebounds.
Conner Mullins scored 14-points to lead the Wildcats, while Rian Cooper tacked on 13-points, including 3-treys for all the Wildcats double digit scoring.
Fourth Quarter Rally Lifts Hundred Over Valley, 70-62
Martin Baker Has Big Night, Scores 18-point
The Hundred Hornets Martin Baker had a night to remember, as he scored a career-high 18-points, including 4-long range bonus bombs, while collecting 8-rebounds, 5-steals and dishing out 3-assists to spark the Hornets to a 70-62 win over the Valley Lumberjacks Jan. 30 inside the Hornets Nest.
The Hornets Aaron Stephens and Cody Soles got the party started, scoring the games first buckets with a triple and a deuce, respectively, while their defense held the Lumberjacks without any points, until the 4-minute mark. That is when the ‘Jacks Ryan Baker scored on a nice drive to the bucket.
Aaron Stephens dished out a nifty assist to Robert Hostutler for the hosts, but Baker added a conventional 3-point play and a pair of free-throws to knot the game at 7-7 with 1:37 left in the opening period.
However, Soles got loose and was fouled in the act of shooting and drained them both to give Hundred back the lead. But, right before the buzzer the ‘Jacks Abe Satterfield pick-pocketed a Hornet and tied the game at 9-9 on a lay-up.
The visitors Tommy Shannon and Gavin Streets got things going to open the second with back-to-back deuces, but Hostutler was fearless inside and countered with a 2-pointer. However, Shannon again fired up a short jumper just inside the paint.
Shortly after, Martin Baker knocked down his first of 2-baskets from beyond the arch in the period for the home team, but Satterfield hit a pair of freebies for Valley. However, Martin Baker also swished a pair of free-throws and added a steal and a deuce sandwiched in between a pair of Streets free-throws. Soles and Baker scored a pair of freebies and a fast break finger-roll, respectively to take the lead.
Anderson knocked-down a triple at the 1:40 mark for Valley, but Soles ripped-off a pair of 2-pointers, and Norris kissed one off the glass for the home-team. Streets helped closed the gap at the break with a rebound put-back for a 31-26 Hundred lead.
Aaron Stephens again opened with a triple, while the Soles to Baker combination worked to perfection extended the Hornets lead to double-figures.
The Valley Lumberjacks went on a 10-2 rally that ended with a long Satterfield pass to Anderson. But, every time the Lumberjacks went on a run, the Hornets would answer, this time with a Norris 3-ball. The Lumberjacks Ryan Baker who had already scored 7-points rolled his ankle and never returned.
The ‘Jacks Logan Bassett countered with a deuce, but the Soles to Norris combination, and a Martin Baker bonus bomb forced a Valley time-out. After the break, Norris gave the hosts another double-digit lead on a rebound put-back to push their advantage to 48-38.
Norris picked up his fourth foul and would head to the bench, and Valley took advantage scoring the next 8-points, that included a pair of back-to-back baskets from beyond the arch.
Sandwiched in between a pair of Hundred baskets was a Shannon deuce, and a Soles 2-pointer, but a nice play to set-up Logan Bassett for a 3-pointer at the buzzer evened the game at 52-52. heading into the final period of play.
Soles scored 3-straight buckets to open the final period, which included a triple that forced a Valley time-out. Streets would come out and score a deuce, and a pair of free-throws inside the half-way mark. But, a Martin Baker triple and a Soles deuce forced yet another Valley time-out with the Hornets on top 64-56.
In the final 3-minutes of play, Hundred was 6-6 at the line with Eli Geho sinking 2-2 and Norris 4-4, while the ‘Jacks Jacob Hall was 1-2 at the charity stripe. The ‘Jacks Isaiah Bassett and Anderson scored a deuce and a triple, respectively for the final points, while Soles blocked his fifth shot to end the game.
Shannon and Anderson paced the ‘Jacks with 16 and 12-points, respectively with Shannon knocking down 4-triples and Anderson three. Satterfield recorded 8-points, while Ryan Baker netted 7-points in limited action.
In addition, Logan Bassett, sank 5-markers, including a long basket from beyond the arch, while Isaiah Bassett and Hall cashed in with a deuce and a free-throw, respectively.
For the 10-4 Hornets, Soles netted a game-high 23-points, while supplying 8-rebounds, 5-blocks and 5-assists. Martin Baker scored a career-high 18-points that included a career-high 4-baskets from beyond the arch, while collecting 8-rebounds, 5-steals and 3-assists. Norris had a double-double 13-points and 10-rebounds, while Hostutler netted 8-points, 10-rebounds and 2-blocks. Aaron Stephens opened a pair of quarters with 3-pointers, while making 4-assists, and a handful of steals.
Clay-Battelle Halts Hundred 6-game Winning Streak
The Red-Hot Clay-Battelle Cee-Bees winners of 13-games with only 1-defeat came into a standing-room only Hornets Nest to take on a red-hot Hundred Hornet club that has won 9 of its last 10 games out-scoring their opponents 526-279 in their wins, sparks were going to fly.
After a very-tight 16-13 first quarter Clay-Battelle lead, the Cee-Bees started to show their strength in numbers by doubling up the Hornets 14-7 to take a 30-20 lead into the locker room.
Both teams put up good numbers in the third period, but after 24-minutes of non-stop action, the visitors would go on a 25-13 fourth quarter run to get their 10th win of the season by the count of 62-43.
Cody Soles stuffed the stat sheet with 18-points and 12-rebounds, while rejecting 6-Cee-Bee shots. Logan Norris provided 14-markers, while Aaron and Adam Stephens combined for 11-points.
Martin Baker collected 4-points, while Robert Hostutler sank a free-throw.
For the 10-1 Cee-Bees Braden Barr led all-scorers with 24-points, while Ethan Carrico netted 13-points to lead Clay-Battelle.