Tracking The Huskies
Your Weekly Update on Hewitt-Trussville Athletics 9/13/2017
Huskies Travel North to Face Off With Grissom
Hewitt-Trussville at Grissom Game Notes
When: 7pm September 15
Where: Milton Frank Stadium
Weather: Sunny High 85 (10 Percent Chance of Rain)
2801 15th Avenue SW
Huntsville, AL 35805
Tickets: $7 Each
Where to get tickets:
*Available on Friday night at Milton Frank Stadium
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Huskies Defeat Gadsden City to Open Region Play
The fourth-ranked Hewitt-Trussville Huskies opened region play by defeating Gadsden City 38-24. With the win the Huskies improved to 2-0 overall and 1-0 in 7A Region 4.
Senior Elliott McElwain, an Army commit, led the way with 175 yards rushing on 26 carries. He also added four touchdowns for the Huskies.
The Huskies took advantage of a Gadsden turnover to start the third quarter. When McElwain scored the Huskies led 28-3. Gadsden City fought back by scoring on a 66-yard run. The Huskies next drive stalled, and Gadsden City blocked the ensuing punt and returned it for a touchdown. That play cut the Huskies lead to 28-17.
Parker Colburn connected on a 33-yard field goal to cap the Huskies next drive. Gadsden City returned the following kickoff for 99 yards and a touchdown. All of a sudden, the Huskies led by just seven points.
With just over seven minutes left in the game, running back Antonio Reed scored from ten yards out to secure the win for the Huskies.
Coach Floyd said, “I’ll say this: I was really proud of our senior leaders. They were the ones talking in the fourth quarter, calming everybody down, calming me down a little bit even, saying, ‘Hey, we’ve been here before, it’s gonna be OK. And it was, they made the plays they had to make to win the game.”
Hewitt-Trussville will travel to Grissom on Friday September 15. The Grissom Tigers also won their Region opener.
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Volleyball Completes Play in Gardendale Tri-Match
Hewitt-Trussville Volleyball (1-2) defeated Shades Valley 2-0 and fell to Gardendale 2-0 in a Tri-Match Thursday. The event was held at Gardendale High School. Coach Riggins' team opened the event by sweeping Shades Valley to pick up the team's first win of the season. Later in the evening, the Huskies fell to Gardendale 2-0. Coach Riggins said, "We played much better tonight. We were more relaxed and played better as a team. Against Gardendale we started thinking a little too much. We have to continue getting better so we put ourselves in a position to be successful."
The Huskies will next compete against Gadsden City on Wednesday September 13. The match will be at HTHS and will be the Huskies second area match of the season. The Huskies dropped a match to Grissom to open the season.
Be sure to access www.hthuskies.com for Volleyball news and results.
Volleyball Announces Schedule Changes Due to Weather
*JV and Varsity matches vs Springville originally scheduled for August 31 will now be played October 10 (JV at 5pm and Varsity at 6pm)
JV and Varsity matches at Gadsden City originally scheduled for September 12 will now be played October 5 (JV at 5pm and Varsity at 6pm)
JV and Varsity matches at home against Gadsden City originally scheduled for October 5 will now be played September 13
Boys Cross Country Enjoys Successful Season Opener
Hewitt-Trussville Boys Cross Country finished 11th out of 46 teams at the Chickasaw Trails Invitational. The event was hosted by the Jesse Owens Runners Club. The Huskies competed in the large school division and finished 11th out of 46 teams. Over 315 individuals competed in the event. Thomas Wolfe finished 23rd, Josh Jenkins finished 30th, and Carson Spruiell finished 40th to lead the team. Coach David Dobbs was pleased with the first event. “Very proud of both our Varsity and JV Boys teams on their performance at the Chickasaw Trails Invitational. The Varsity boys ran really well for the first meet even though we were not at full capacity. The JV boys are mainly freshmen and they ran lights out for their first 5k.” Huntsville High School won the team portion of the event. Next week, the Huskies will travel to St. Clair County High School for the September 16 event. Follow the action at alabamarunners.com. Also, be sure to catch all the Cross Country news at www.hthuskies.com.
Girls Cross Country Competes Well in Moulton
Hewitt-Trussville Girls Cross Country competed in the Chickasaw Trails Invitational over the weekend. The team competed in the large schools division and finished 15th out of 35 teams. Hoover won the event. Over 250 girls competed in the race, and the Huskies had two athletes, Sydney Hall and Amelia Brady, finish in the top twenty percent. Coach Anita Dobbs said, “The girls’ team had a solid opening race at Chickasaw. Many of the girls exceeded their first race goal. The girls will now set their sights on new goals for next week.” The Huskies will travel to St. Clair County High School for a race on Saturday September 16. Be sure to follow the action on alabamarunners.com. Also, access the official online home of the Huskies www.hthuskies.com for news and results.
Middle School Football Opens Season With Wins Over Liberty Park
Hewitt-Trussville Middle School Football Games Re-Scheduled
7th Grade Volleyball Sweeps Tri-Match
Middle School Cross Country to Open Season September 16
Boys Soccer Announces 2018 Rosters
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Sep. 13 JV Girls Volleyball vs Gadsden City Home 5pm
Sep. 13 9th Grade Girls Volleyball Tri-Match vs Helena/John Carroll Home 5pm
Sep. 13 8th Grade Girls Volleyball at Oak Mountain Away 5pm
Sep. 13 Varsity Girls Volleyball vs Gadsden City Home 6pm
Sep. 13 7th Grade Girls Volleyball at Oak Mountain Away 6pm
Sep. 14 9th Grade Girls Volleyball vs Briarwood Home 5pm
Sep. 14 7th Grade Football at Clay-Chalkville Away 5pm
Sep. 14 Varsity Girls Volleyball vs Briarwood Home 6pm
Sep. 14 8th Grade Football at Clay-Chalkville Away 6:30pm
Sep. 15 Varsity Girls Volleyball Tournament at Hartselle (TBA)
Sep. 15 8th Grade Girls Volleyball Round Robin Tournament Home (TBA)
Sep. 15 Varsity Football at Grissom Away 7pm
Sep. 16 Varsity Boys Cross Country at St. Clair County event 8am
Sep. 16 Varsity Girls Cross Country at St. Clair County event 8am
Sep. 16 Middle School Boys Cross Country at St. Clair County event 8am
Sep. 16 Middle School Girls Cross Country at St. Clair County event 8am
Sep. 16 Varsity Girls Volleyball Tournament at Hartselle (TBA)
Sep. 18 7th Grade Football vs Thompson Home 5pm
Sep. 18 9th Grade Girls Volleyball at Homewood Away 5pm
Sep. 18 7th Grade Girls Volleyball vs Thompson Home 5pm
Sep. 18 9th Grade Football at Shades Valley Away 5:30pm
Sep. 18 8th Grade Girls Volleyball vs Thompson Home 6pm
Sep. 18 8th Grade Football vs Thompson Home 6:30pm
Sep. 18 JV Football at Shades Valley Away 7pm