The Hawks moved to 2-1 in a victory against Greenwood Christian Academy. The Hawks got off to a super start taking a 16-4 first quarter lead. Over confidence proved to be a problem in the second as Greenwood stormed back to cut the lead and head into the locker room only down 5. The Hawks in the second half game out on a mission and scored 22 points in the third on their way to a 19 point victory. The Greenwood team played awesome and never quit. They have a lot of young student athletes and a bright future ahead.
The Hawks had four players in double figures. Ajulu Thatha poured in 17 points in the game 12 coming in the second half. Izzy Burr added 14 and Vanessa Wilson contributed with 12 points. The player of the game had to be Kenadi Brand. She had her career high of 10 points and multiple steals and deflections.
In an interview with Brand, she was asked what she though of her play. She said ” This is totally unexpected. I just go out play as hard as I can for my team and what happens happens. Tonight what happened fortunately helped us to an exciting team win.”
The Hawks play Cascade Tuesday night at the Hawks Nest. The JV game starts at 6PM followed by Varsity action at 730PM.