BOYS BASKETBALL WINS TITLE AT BUZZER
Hewitt-Trussville Boys Basketball won the 2017 Leeds Greenwave Thanksgiving Classic in
dramatic fashion on Tuesday. The Huskies met up with Cornerstone in the championship
game. Hewitt got off to a good start and took a 38-28 lead into the locker room.
Cornerstone fought back in the 3rd quarter and took a 48-44 lead over the Huskies. Hewitt
was down six points with two minutes left but came back to tie the game. The Huskies
had the ball with seven seconds left. Malachi Moore took the ball to the basket and made
an acrobatic shot at the buzzer to win the game. Bryant Howell led the Huskies with 12
points. Damon Harper added 10 points.
On Saturday, the Huskies opened the tournament by playing Jackson-Olin in their first
round game. Hewitt got off to a fast start and led 32-17 at halftime. Coach Thomas' team
continued to play well in the second half and won 65-40.
The Huskies played McAdory on Monday in the semifinal round. McAdory led 17-14 after
the first quarter, but Hewitt stormed back to take a 35-32 lead into halftime. The Huskies
pushed the lead to 20 after three quarters and went on to win 76-59.
Hewitt (5-1) will be back in action on December 1 as they travel to Oak Mountain.