The Hackett Sr High Hornets have caught their stride and are lovin it. Earning their third straight victory in a row, the Hornets took to their homecourt to face Danville on Friday, January 24 and without missing a beat, successfully flushed the Little Johns with a 63-45 win. “I am so proud of all of mu guys,” exclaimed Coach Kent Elmore. “The attitude and mentality from day one to now is a complete 360. We defended our home court while also picking up a huge conference win.”
The Hornets have now upgraded their total season record to 5-12, sit 3-4 in conference play, and have earned a grand total of 729 points. Helping to fly the Hornets closer to the top from Friday nights game against Danville was Dylan Kats with 16 points. Zach Gragg netted 13 points. Cash Oliver earned 11. Tyler Satterfield made eight points. Ty Smith brought home six points. Jake fisher added four. Austin Cowell has three points on the game. And
Jesse Esparza obtained two points.
“We have won three straight conference games and two of those have been on the road. My guys have never stopped working hard day in and day out. We knew it was just a matter of time until our shots began to fall. The defensive side of the ball is what we strive to be great at. We have given up an average of only 39 points per game. The buy-in from this team is outstanding. They come in each day and work their butts off. To coach these kids and see how much they grow throughout a season is amazing. The relationships that have been formed in this short amount of time makes me happy to call Hackett home. Go Hornets!”
Next up the Hornets will hit the road to Hector to battle the (7-8) Wildcats on Tuesday, January 28. Hector currently sits 5-2 in conference play.