Both Hackett Hornets and Lady Hornets are gearing up for their time to shine in the 2A-4 West Jr High District Tournament which is being held this year in Danville. Each squad will come into play during Round 2 on Wednesday, February 12. The Jr Hornets ended their conference season with a 4-2 record with the losses coming from Mountainburg and Lavaca. The Hornets secured the third seed placement and will be facing off with the Danville Little Johns at 5 p.m.
The Jr Lady Hornets are still flying high over their 45-25 win against the Magazine Lady Rattlers last Friday night. Teonna Best led her team with 16 points followed by Alex Bunch with eight, Kyleigh Hill with five, Abby McBride and Tori Blanton with four each, Alona Rothwell with three, Hannah Fox and Aaliyah Escoffier with two apiece, and Prairie Vaughn with one.
“We had a slow start against Magazine but got things going by getting steals and a couple of quick buckets off the press. We are looking forward to this week! We are trying to take it one game at a time. Our goal was to win a district championship this year and we have the opportunity to do that,” expressed coach, Broc Adams. The Jr Lady Hornets also end their conference season with a record of 4-2 with their losses coming from Hector and Lavaca. This places the girls as the third seed and has them battling the JC Westside Lady Rebels at 4 p.m.