GIRLS BASKETBALL PICKS UP KEY AREA ROAD WIN
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 Area play."

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 points.

The Huskies will be back on the road on Friday January 12 as they travel to Gadsden City for another Area game.
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