Tracking The Huskies

Your Weekly Update on Hewitt-Trussville Athletics 11/28/2017

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Boys Basketball Wins Thanksgiving Tournament


Hewitt-Trussville Boys Basketball won the 2017 Leeds Greenwave Thanksgiving Classic in dramatic fashion on Tuesday November 21. The Huskies met up with Cornerstone in the championship game. Hewitt got off to a good start and took a 38-28 lead into the locker room. Cornerstone fought back in the 3rd quarter and took a 48-44 lead over the Huskies. Hewitt was down six points with two minutes left but came back to tie the game. The Huskies had the ball with seven seconds left. Malachi Moore took the ball to the basket and made an acrobatic shot at the buzzer to win the game. Bryant Howell led the Huskies with 12 points. Damon Harper added 10 points.

The Huskies opened the tournament by playing Jackson-Olin in their first round game. Hewitt got off to a fast start and led 32-17 at halftime. Coach Thomas' team continued to play well in the second half and won 65-40.


The Huskies played McAdory in the semifinal round. McAdory led 17-14 after the first quarter, but Hewitt stormed back to take a 35-32 lead into halftime. The Huskies pushed the lead to 20 after three quarters and went on to win 76-59.


Hewitt (5-1) will be back in action on December 1 as they travel to Oak Mountain.

Girls Basketball Falls in Bryant Bank Tournament Final


The Hewitt-Trussville Girls Basketball team lost to Spain Park 62-55 on Tuesday November 21 in the championship game of the Bryant Bank Thanksgiving Tournament. The teams went back and forth in the first half with both teams hitting big shots. The Huskies went on a run in the second quarter and took a four point lead into the locker room. Spain Park responded to take the lead in the 3rd quarter. Hewitt battled in the final quarter, but the Jaguars put the game away with some late free throws. London Coleman led the Huskies in scoring with 24 points.

In the opening round, the Huskies started the tournament by beating Briarwood 70-40. Hewitt controlled the game throughout as Erica Jones led the way with 22 points.

In the tournament semifinals, the Huskies defeated Lee-Montgomery 79-67. Coach Hunter's team trailed by one at halftime but came back in the third quarter to take control of the game. Leah Harrison hit four three-pointers on her way to a team high 23 points. Amiya Payne added 17 points for the winning team.

The Huskies now have a 7-1 record on the year. They will next be in action on December 1 as they travel to Oak Mountain.

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Boys Swimming to Compete in AHSAA State Meet


The Hewitt-Trussville Boys Swimming team will travel to Auburn this weekend to compete in the AHSAA State Meet. The Huskies have a team record of 29-5 this season. They are coming off a 6th place finish at the AHSAA Sectional meet. The State meet will be held on Friday and Saturday at the James E. Martin Aquatics Center. The following athletes qualified for the State meet:


Drake Amick: 200 IM, 100 Fly, 200 Medley Relay and 400 Free Relay

Will Bradley: 400 Free Relay

Brandt Gooden: 50 & 100 Free, 200 Medley Relay and 400 Free Relay

Caleb Knox: 100 & 200 Free, 200 Medley Relay and 400 Free Relay

Noah Weissgerber: 200 Medley Relay


Head Coach Molly Jones said, "I am proud of the swimmers we had qualify for state. They have worked extremely hard this year and I am very excited to see how they swim."


Fans can follow the action this weekend by accessing the AHSAA website: http://ahsaa.com/Sports/Swimming-Diving

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Wrestling: Hewitt Duals Recap


The Hewitt-Trussville Wrestling team hosted the Hewitt Duals on November 22. The Huskies welcomed 14 teams for the event. Teams were split into four different pools to compete in three separate dual matches. Teams were then split into one of four brackets. Overall, each team had five matches against other schools. The Huskies won three matches and lost two matches for the day.


HT vs Tuscaloosa County

HT wins 56-21

Match winners for the Huskies:

Connor Smith, Grey Howard, Grant Howard, Robert Powell, Seth Hall, Gabe Hodge, Caleb Hammond, Lucas Reeves, Trevor Mastro, and Reagan Land


HT vs Bob Jones

Bob Jones wins 49-18

Match winners for the Huskies:

Caleb Hammond, Lucas Reeves, Connor Smith, and Grant Howard


HT vs Chelsea

HT Wins 45-27

Match Winners for the Huskies:

Reagan Land, Connor Smith, Grey Howard, Grant Howard, Robert Powell, Seth Hall, Gabe Hodge, and Caleb Hammond


HT vs Oxford

HT wins 42-30

Match winners for the Huskies:

Reagan Land, Connor Smith, Grey Howard, Maddox Golden, Grant Howard, Robert Powell, and Seth Hall


HT vs Thompson

Thompson wins 47-20

Match winners for the Huskies:

Reagan Land, Connor Smith, Grant Howard, and Gabe Hodge

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Bowling Preps for Busy Week

The Hewitt-Trussville Bowling teams will be back in action this week. The Boys team currently has a 6-3 record and the Girls team has a 5-4 record. Both teams are 4-1 in area play.


On Tuesday the teams will travel to Oak Mountain Lanes for the Warrior Classic. Teams participating include: Auburn, Hoover, Ramsay, Southside-Gadsden, The Capitol School, Thompson, Valley, and Vestavia.


On Thursday, the Huskies will return to Sparetime in Trussville as they host Gardendale.


Be sure to follow all HT Bowing news and results on www.hthuskies.com

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Indoor Track Opens Season Saturday

Indoor Track season will begin on Saturday for the Huskies. The team will compete in a total of six events over the next few months. The AHSAA State Meet will be held on February 2-3. All Indoor Track meets will be held at the Birmingham Crossplex. This weekend the team will be competing in the Magic City Invitational. The event will begin at 8am and will run until approximately 8pm.
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Middle School Wrestling Wins Tournament

The Hewitt-Trussville Middle School Wrestling team, coached by Bill Strickland, went 4-0 to win the championship of the Thompson Thanksgiving Duals. The Huskies faced four teams in event.


HT vs Auburn

HT wins 72-6

Match winners for the Huskies: Dalton Zimmerman, Jacob Moore, Thomas Shaffer, Derrick Davis, Logan Reeves, Hiram Griffin, Bradley Coffman, Andrew Shelton, Gavin Armstrong, Luke Golden, and Joshua Blake


HT vs Chelsea

HT wins 51-21

Match winners for the Huskies: Dalton Zimmerman, Jacob Moore, Thomas Shaffer, Derrick Davis, Logan Reeves, Hiram Griffin, Bradley Coffman, Andrew Shelton, and Luke Golden


Ht vs Berry

HT wins 34-30

Match winners for the Huskies: Thomas Shaffer, Derrick Davis, Logan Reeves, Hiram Griffin, Andrew Shelton, and Jacob Moore


HT vs Thompson

HT wins 40-33

Match winners for the Huskies: Derrick Davis, Logan Reeves, Hiram Griffin, Bradley Coffman, Andrew Shelton, Gavin Armstrong, and Joshua Blake

Middle School Basketball in Action This Week

Hewitt-Trussville Middle School Basketball teams will be back on the court this week following the Thanksgiving break. The teams will take on Pizitz on November 28 and will meet Mountain Brook on November 30.


Huskies Records this season:

8th Grade Girls 3-0

7th Grade Girls 2-1

8th Grade Boys 3-3

7th Grade Boys 4-2

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Middle School Cheer 3rd in State

The Middle School Cheer team placed 3rd in the state in the Large Junior High Division. They will next compete on December 9 as they travel to Hoover.
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Don't Miss The Huskies!

HT Athletics Master Schedule for the Next Seven Days:


Nov. 28 Varsity Boys Bowling at Warrior Classic Away 1:00pm

Nov. 28 Varsity Girls Bowling at Warrior Classic Away 1:00pm

Nov. 28 Middle School Wrestling Tri-Match at Mountain Brook Away 4:00pm

Nov. 28 7th Grade Girls Basketball at Pizitz Away 4:30pm

Nov. 28 8th Grade Girls Basketball at Pizitz Home 4:30pm

Nov. 28 7th Grade Boys Basketball at Pizitz Away 5:45pm

Nov. 28 8th Grade boys Basketball vs Pizitz Home 5:45pm

Nov. 30 Varsity Boys Bowling vs Gardendale Home 4:00pm

Nov. 30 Varsity Girls Bowling vs Gardendale Home 4:00pm

Nov. 30 8th Grade Girls Basketball at Mountain Brook Away 4:30pm

Nov. 30 8th Grade Boys Basketball vs Mountain Brook Home 4:30pm

Nov. 30 9th Grade Boys Basketball at Oak Mountain Away 5:00pm

Nov. 30 7th Grade Girls Basketball at Mountain Brook Away 5:45pm

Nov. 30 7th Grade Boys Basketball vs Mountain Brook Home 5:45pm

Nov. 30 JV Girls Basketball at Mountain Brook Away 6:15pm

Dec. 1 Varsity Boys Swimming at AHSAA State Auburn TBA

Dec. 1 Varsity Wrestling at Gardendale Invite Away TBA

Dec. 1 Middle School Wrestling at Helena Classic Away 4:00pm

Dec. 1 JV Boys Basketball at Oak Mountain Away 4:30pm

Dec. 1 Varsity Girls Basketball at Oak Mountain Away 6:00pm

Dec. 1 Varsity Boys Basketball at Oak Mountain Away 7:30pm

Dec. 2 Varsity Boys Swimming at AHSAA State Auburn TBA

Dec. 2 Varsity Boys Indoor Track at Magic City Invite Bham Crossplex 8:00am

Dec. 2 Varsity Girls Indoor Track at Magic City Invite Bham Crossplex 8:00am

Dec. 2 Varsity Wrestling at Gardendale Invite Away 8:00am

Dec. 2 Varsity Wrestling at Harrison Duals (Ohio) 8:00am

Dec. 2 Middle School Wrestling at Helena Classic Away 4:00pm

Dec. 4 Varsity Boys Bowling vs Center Point Home 4:00pm

Dec. 4 Varsity Girls Bowling vs Center Point Home 4:00pm

Dec. 4 7th Grade Girls Basketball vs Homewood Home 4:30pm

Dec. 4 7th Grade Boys Basketball at Homewood Away 4:30pm

Dec. 4 8th Grade Girls Basketball vs Homewood Home 5:45pm

Dec. 4 8th Grade Boys Basketball at Homewood Away 5:45pm