GIRLS BASKETBALL PICKS UP KEY AREA ROAD
The Hewitt-Trussville Girls Basketball team traveled to Huntsville Friday night for the first
time this season. It proved to be a successful trip for the Huskies as they came away with
a 72-34 win over Huntsville High. The win improves Hewitt's overall record to 16-2. The two
teams entered the game tied for first place in the Area. The Huskies are now 3-0 in the
Area and sit alone in first place.
The two teams traded baskets early in the game. Erica Jones paced the Huskies with six
first quarter points to put her team ahead 19-15. Hewitt continued to build on the lead in
the second quarter. Christina Till hit a long three-pointer just before halftime to put the
Huskies ahead 40-20.
Coach Tonya Hunter's team continued their fine play in the third quarter. As a team,
Hewitt scored 28 points in the quarter. The offense shared the ball well and the defense
was outstanding. London Coleman hit two three-pointers in the third quarter. Coach Hunter
said, "This was a crucial win with both teams coming in at 2-0 in the Area. We had to
come up here and be road warriors in order to earn the win. This puts us in a good spot in
The Huskies had a balanced scoring attack as they had five players score in double
figures. Erica Jones led the way with 15 points. Amiya Payne added 14 points, Morgan
Kirk scored 13 points, London Coleman scored 12 points, and Leah Harrison netted 11
The Huskies will be back on the road on Friday January 12 as they travel to Gadsden City
for another Area game.