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Thursday, November 18, 2021

Hume Jr High Lady Hornets finish basketball season 13-0

The Hume Jr High Lady Hornets finished their season on November 6th with a perfect 13-0 record.

Their regular season consisted of 7 games in which they outscored their opponents 274 points to just 46 points.
They averaged 39 points per game while only allowing just 6 1/2 points per game.

Heading into the GVVC Conference Tournament held October 25th -30th at Ballard School they were the 1 seed. They rolled through the conference tournament scoring 157 points in just 3 games for an average of 52 points per game. All the while, only allowing 8.3 points per game for a total of 25 points allowed over the 3 game stretch. Defeating Bronaugh for the Conference title 47-15.

Last on their schedule for the season was the Hume Invitational Tournament held November 1st-6th at Hume School.
Game 1 pitted the Lady Hornets facing off against the Butler Lady Bears. 
This was their toughest and closest game of the season up to this point. But, they dispatched the Lady Bears by a score of 29-17.
Game 2 saw the Lady Hornets facing their conference rival of the season. The Bronaugh Lady Wildcats for the 4th time this season. Down one of their starters for this game, the Lady Hornets still coasted to a 36-14 victory. Propelling them to the championship game.
Championship Saturday had the Lady Hornets facing the Lady Whirlwinds of Archie.
This game would prove to be their toughest and hardest fought game of the season.
The game stayed close as both defenses showed up to play, and was worthy of the admission as neither team ever managed to widen the scoring gap by more than 4 pts. The Lady Hornets secured the victory in the end by just a margin of 2pts. For a final score of 23-21.

When the dust had settled the Lady Hornets had averaged 29.3pts over the 3 game span for a total of 88 points. While allowing just 17 ppg, for a total of 52 pts.

Thanks to everyone who supported these young ladies over their season and to Coach Heather Rogers. It was a perfect season to remember.

1st picture GVVC Conference Champs
Back row: Coach Heather Rogers, Khloe Hubbard, Baileigh Rogers, Talya McFrederick, Kamee Snider, Addison Rushing, Meilah Corp
Front row: Dalley Steuck, Evie-lyn Lewis, Kenzee Snider

2nd picture Hume Tournament Champs
Back row: Coach Heather Rogers, Kamee Snider, Talya McFrederick, Khloe Hubbard, Baileigh Rogers
Front row: Evie-lyn Lewis, Dalley Steuck, Kenzee Snider