HJH boys host Krum, 7th ‘A’ wins

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Henrietta’s seventh and eighth grade Bearcats faced Krum Monday night.

Seventh grade A

The Bearcats remain undefeated as they beat Krum Monday night 32-26 in their first home game of the season.  Corbin Douthitt led all scorers with 13 points, nine of which came in the first half. Ben McCreary added six points for the Bearcats with Kevin Morales coming off the bench to add five. Dillon Flowers, Ethan Scholl, Chris Offield and Adam Moore chipped in two points each. Kandon Bennett, Scholl and Mason Hanson played well on the defensive end with several steals.

“Very proud of the effort that the group displayed and they are improving each time out, hustling for loose balls and seeing the court well,” said Coach Tim Allen. “We must improve on our free throw shooting as we hit only two of 13 from the line.”

Krum             2  8   8  8–26

Henrietta     5  15  4   8–32

Seventh grade B

Zack Sowers scored eight points, but the Bearcats fell to Krum 26-13. Dusty Christian hit a three-pointer in the second half and Caleb Long added a couple of points to round out the scoring for the Bearcats. After trailing 16-4 at intermission, the Bearcats played even with Krum in the second half. Skylar Castro had several rebounds for the Bearcats.

Krum           16   10–26

Henrietta     4     9–13

8th Grade A

Cody Fletcher scored a season-high 14 points, but the Bearcats lost to Krum 52-39.  Jaylon Curtis scored seven points including a three-pointer while Nick Offield and Logan Carter dropped in six points each. Skyler Velasquez put up four points for the Bearcats and Conner Duncan added a field goal in the third quarter.

A big difference in the game was at the free throw line. Henrietta hit only two of seven from the stripe while Krum shot 22 free throws and connected with 12 of them.

Krum               15   13   15   9–52

Henrietta         10   12   10  7–39

8th Grade B

Krum defeated the Bearcats 31-5 Monday night in their second game of the season. Bailey Mawson led the Bearcats with four points and Colton Terry scored the other point on a free throw. Henrietta showed a lot of hustle in the ball game, but could not get shots to fall.

Krum              16   15–31

Henrietta        4     1–5

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