Charles Henderson, Pike Lib play Thursday hoops

Published 2:32 pm Friday, November 11, 2022

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Both the Charles Henderson Trojans (1-1) and Lady Trojans (1-1) hit the road on Thursday night to face off with Park Crossing.

The boys team picked up a narrow 65-64 win for the Trojans’ first win of the season. Park Crossing took a 24-19 lead into the second quarter, but the Trojans exploded in the second quarter to outscore Park Crossing 20-15 in the period. CHHS tied the score 39-39 at halftime. The Trojans outscored Park Crossing 16-15 in the third quarter to take a one-point lead and both sides scored 10 points each in the fourth quarter with the Trojans hanging on to the one-point win. Park Crossing had a shot for a last-second bucket but couldn’t sink.

Austin Cross led CHHS with 20 points, while Jayden Spearman scored 15 points and Tyler Carlton scored 10 points. Bradley Prestwood scored 11 points.

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The Lady Trojans dropped their game with Park Crossing by a score of 54-46. After CHHS led 9-6 in the first quarter, Park Crossing cut the lead to 26-23 at halftime. Park Crossing owned the third quarter, outscoring Charles Henderson 15-9, to take a 38-35 lead and also outscored the Lady Trojans 16-12 in the fourth quarter.

KK Hobdy led Charles Henderson with 17 points, while Harmony Hubbard scored 13 points.

The Pike Lib Patriots opened the 2022-2023 season at home on Thursday, as well, dropping a game to Trinity by a score of 65-18. Pike’s Levi Deboer knocked down the first bucket of the season for the Pats, giving PLAS a 2-0 lead, but Trinity went on to score 18 unanswered points and led 24-6 going into the second quarter. Trinity swelled that lead to 38-18 at halftime and then dominated the second half, outscoring the Pats 27-0 in the third and fourth quarters.

Deboer led PLAS with 10 points, while Rhodes Baker scored four points.