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Jr. Hornettes Continue Strong Start

The Jr. Hornettes bounced back from their loss to All Saints with four straight wins this week. The Jr. Hornettes took on Aviston, Trico, Woodlawn and Sparta. The Jr. Hornettes record is 7-2 on the season going into a game against DuQuoin on November 15.

The Jr. Hornettes got back on the winning track against Aviston as they beat the Lady Eagles 25-22 on November 4. Nashville fell behind in the first quarter, trailing 6-4 at the end of one. In the second quarter, the Jr. Hornettes were able to grab the lead as they outscored Aviston 8-4 to hold a 12-10 lead at halftime. Nashville took control after the break, outscoring Aviston 8-3 in the third quarter. The Jr. Hornettes withstood a rally by the Lady Eagles before winning the game 25-22.. Reagen Burke led the team with eight points in the win. Whitley Hunter added five points, while Ashlyn Frazier scored four points. Alyssa Cole scored three points, followed by Brianna Schorfheide and Sami Edwards, who each had two points. Havalen Pierce rounded out the scoring with one point.

The Jr. Hornettes used a strong first half in their next game to defeat Trico 30-28 on November 7. Nashville came out quick and were able to take a 19-8 lead into halftime. Trico came out in the second half, and outscored Nashville in both the third and fourth quarters, but the Jr. Hornettes were able to hold on for a two point victory. Schorfheide and Hunter led Nashville with eight points apiece. Burke, Cole, and Frazier each added four points, and Kiley Heidel scored two points to round out the scoring.

In their next game, the Jr. Hornettes used a dominant second half to get past Woodlawn 42-31 on November 8. The two teams were deadlocked in the first half, as the teams were tied at the end of the first, and at halftime. In the second half, the Jr. Hornettes took control of the game, as they outscored Woodlawn 28-17 to give the Hornettes an 11 point win. Burke topped all scorers for Nashville with 15 points. Schorfheide and Cole each added nine points, followed by Hunter with seven points, and Frazier with two points.

The Jr. Hornettes won their fourth straight game 49-26 against Sparta on November 14. Nashville scored early and often in the first half, as they held a 12-4 lead after the first quarter, and a 30-12 lead at halftime. The Jr. Hornettes would cruise from there, winning the game 49-26. Leading the way for Nashville was Burke and Cole with 14 points apiece. Hunter added seven points, followed by Janisha Bailey with four points. Jordan Donato and Sami Edwards each had three points, while Daphne Kollbaum and Frazier scored two points in the win.