In a FANTASTIC FINISH, the Hawk trailed by 11 with 3 minutes to go and come back to win against a feisty Arsenal Tech team. The win saw the Hawk offense rise up in the final quarter to win 55-53. In that quarter the Hawks scored 22 points.
Vanessa Wilson continued her phenomenal play as she lead the Hawks with 18 points. She was a stat line stuffer in this one. On top of her scoring, Vanessa added 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 5 steals, and 1 block. Needless to say she was instrumental in the come from behind win.
Another key contributor in this one was freshman Cadence Thomas. She did not have a great night shooting going only 2/9, but she drove the ball several times late in the forth quarter and got fouled. Those fouls led to her finishing with 11 points while shooting 7/7 from the free throw line. Ms. Thomas clutch free throw shooting added just the finishing touches to the win.
The non conference win moved the Hawks to 6-5 on the season. The Hawk go on a long road trip as they play Moorseville, Monrovia, and Ritter in their next 3 games.