GIRLS BASKETBALL FINISHES PERFECT
IN AREA PLAY
Coach Tonya Hunter's Girls Basketball team defeated Huntsville 61-33 on Friday night.
The win put an exclamation point on an exciting Senior Night inside Bryant Bank Arena.
With the win, the Huskies improved to 22-2 on the year and finished regular season area
play with a 6-0 record.
Hewitt got off to a slow start on Friday night as the Panthers jumped ahead 6-0. The
Huskies battled back behind a big opening quarter by Erica Jones to take an 18-8 lead
into the second period. Hewitt's defense continued to play well and they extended the lead
to 31-16 as the teams went into the locker rooms.
Christina Till got hot in the third quarter from the three point line. She hit two long balls in
the quarter to extend the lead. Erica Jones led a balanced scoring attack as she netted
15 points on the night. Morgan Kirk also scored in double figures as she added 12 points.
The Huskies clinched the top spot in 7A Area 7 and will host the Area Tournament at
Bryant Bank Arena. Fans are encouraged to access www.hthuskies.com. Dates and
times for the tournament will be posted there once the bracket is announced.