The Hornet Basketball has been very busy of late.
This past weekend the Hornets had a good showing at the SAISD tournamennt going 3-1 and finished 3rd. Julian Deleon and Diego Mendez were recognized as all-tournament selections. Big contributions came from Austin Jimenez, Julian Deleon, Diego Mendez, T’vonsi Hubbard, and Anston Bryant-Kelley on the offensive side of the ball. Defensively Malachi Weatherly, who got moved up from JV to play in the tournament, earned himself a varsity roster spot by playing amazing pressure defense.
Monday night the Hornets competed their 3rd sweep of the season, this time against the Madison Mavericks 79-60. The Hornets, now 11-4 on the season, have found a good rhythm to their game and look to continue to build off the win. Fast play and great team defensive helped the Hornets claim the victory. Anston Bryant-Kelley lead the way with 8pts, 8 rebounds, 3 steals, 2blocks, and 4 deflections. Offensive leaders were Julian Deleon with 20pts, T’vonsi Hubbard 15pts and 11 rebounds, and Jonathan Ochoa with 14pts and 8 rebounds. Next up for the Hornets a Friday showdown at Roosevelt with tip set for 7pm.