Tracking The Huskies
Your Weekly Update on Hewitt-Trussville Athletics 10/10/2017
Huskies Host Sparkman in Region 4 Matchup
Sparkman has defeated Athens, Buckhorn, James Clemens, Hazel Green, and Huntsville this year. Their only loss came to Bob Jones on September 15. Sparkman is currently tied for second place in the region.
Last season, the Huskies traveled to Sparkman and came away with a 42-14 win.
The game will kickoff at 7pm Friday. Coach Floyd's team will go to the Huntsville area on October 20 and October 27 for games with Huntsville and James Clemens.
Hewitt-Trussville vs Sparkman Game Notes
Who: Sparkman at Hewitt-Trussville
When: 7pm October 13
Where: Hewitt-Trussville Stadium
Weather: Sunny High 85 (10 Percent Chance of Rain)
Tickets: $7 Each (Kids 5 and Under are Free)
Where to get tickets:
*Pick up in person at Bryant Bank, Carroll Pharmacy, and Nelms Pharmacy
*Purchase in advance online at gofan.co/hewitttrussvillehuskies
*Available on Friday night at Hewitt-Trussville Stadium
*Game will be live via the Husky Fast Network
From the App Store download the app "Husky Fast Network"
Select "Watch HFN Live"
*Follow the action via our new "Scorebird" app
From the app store download the app "Scorebird"
On the menu at the bottom select "Scores" then select "Sparkman at Hewitt-Trussville"
Once the game begins fans will be able to follow the action in real time
*Follow game updates via twitter by following the Huskies official twitter page @HewittAthletics
Huskies Defeat Bob Jones to Take Sole Possession of First Place in the Region
Hewitt-Trussville traveled to Madison on Friday night and defeated Bob Jones 52-18. With the win, the Huskies improved to 6-0 Overall and 4-0 in 7A Region 4. Bob Jones fell to 5-3 Overall and 3-1 in 7A Region 4.
Hewitt-Trussville received the opening kickoff and quickly moved down the field. Elliott McElwain got the team on the scoreboard when he rushed in for the opening touchdown. On the next drive, quarterback Paul Tyson connected with Logan Pitts for a 33 yard touchdown. The Huskies led 14-0.
Bob Jones quickly struck back as quarterback Caden Rose ripped off a 79 yard touchdown run. The extra point was no good and the score was 14-6. The Huskies drove down the field again, but the Bob Jones defense held strong at the goal line and took over on downs. The Patriots seemed to have the momentum, but safety Creed Parker picked off a pass for a huge defensive play. The first quarter ended with the Huskies leading 14-6.
Paul Tyson took over the game in the second quarter. He first connected with Lee Reagan for a six yard touchdown pass. On the next drive, Tyson ran it in himself from two yards out. He then connected with Antonio Reed for another score. After the impressive second quarter, the Huskies took a 35-6 lead into halftime.
Tyson continued to play well in the second half. In the 3rd quarter he connected again with Lee Reagan for a 26 yard touchdown. Later, he found Logan Pitts again for 10 yards and another score. Kicker Parker Colburn also added a 42 yard field goal in the second half.
For the game Tyson completed 27 of 35 passes for 329 yards and five touchdowns. He also had a rushing touchdown. The offensive line was impressive all night and that got the attention of Head Coach Josh Floyd after the game. “Our offensive line set the tone early. We won the battle up front. That’s huge.”
The Huskies will be back at home on October 13 as they host Sparkman in the only October home game. Sparkman enters the game tied for second in the region with a 3-1 record.
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Cross Country: Jesse Owens Race Recap
Girls Cross Country Has Top 10 Finish at Jesse Owens
The Hewitt-Trussville Girls Cross Country team ran in one of the most competitive races in the country on Saturday October 7. The team finished 9th out of 35 teams. Pearl High School won the event with 64 points. Fort Payne finished second overall and was the top team from Alabama.
Over 260 runners competed in the race Saturday in Moulton. The Huskies had three athletes place in the top 35 overall. Sydney Hall finished 19th, Amelia Brady finished 24th, and Helena Steen finished 35th.
Select the link below for full race results.
The Jesse Owens race was the first of three straight weeks of competition for Coach Dobbs’ team. On October 14, the team will travel to Decatur before hosting the Husky Invitational on October 21.
Boys Cross Country Has Top 20 Finisher
The Hewitt-Trussville Boys Cross Country team traveled to Moulton on Saturday October 7 to compete in the Jesse Owens race. The Huskies finished 22nd out of 41 teams in one of the strongest fields of the year. Pope High School won the event with 155 points. Enterprise High School was the top Alabama team as they placed third overall.
More than 300 athletes ran in the race Saturday. Thomas Wolfe was the top finisher for the Huskies as he earned a top 20 finish by coming in 19th place. Other top finishers for the team included Josh Jenkins who came in 52nd and Aaron Himes who came in 95th.
Select the link below for full race results.
The team will be in action again on October 14 as they travel to Decatur for the "Dew It On The Trails" race. Coach Dobbs’ team will host the Husky Invitational on October 21.
HT Swimming Has Successful Opening Event
The Hewitt-Trussville Swimming team opened the 2017 season with an impressive performance at the Westminister Sprint Invitational. The event was held October 3 at Lifetime Fitness. Head Coach Molly Jones was pleased with the performance. “The first meet of the season was a success! Great times were had by all and adding some first place finishes really has me excited for the rest of the season.”
The Boys team won the event with 125 points. Here are the full team results
1. Hewitt-Trussville 125 points 2. Jasper 94 points 3. Prattville Christian 49 points
4. Briarwood Christian 41 points 5. Westminster 32 points 6. Mountain Brook 30 points
7. Gadsden City 21 points 8. Thompson 10 points 9. Trinity Presbyterian 0 points
*The Huskies won the 200 Meter Medley Relay with the team of Noah Weissgerber, Brandt Gooden, Drake Amick, and Caleb Knox. That win was worth 18 team points.
*In the 100 Meter Freestyle Brandt Gooden came in second and Noah Weissgerber came in fifth.
*In the 100 Meter IM Drake Amick finished first and Will Bradley finished fifth.
*In the 50 Meter Freestyle Caleb Knox finished first and Noah Weissgerber finished fifth.
*In the 50 meter Butterfly Drake Amick finished first, Brandt Gooden finished second, and Will Bradley finished fifth.
*In the 200 Meter freestyle Caleb Knox came in second.
*In the 50 Meter Backstroke three Huskies placed in the top 5 (Drake Amick, Caleb Knox, Noah Weissgerber)
*In the 50 Meter Breaststroke Brandt Gooden came in first, Will Bradley came in third, and JV Musso came in sixth.
The Girls team also had a great event finishing third out of 10 teams. Here are the full results:
1. Trinity Presbyterian 97 points 2. Mountain Brook 89 points
3. Hewitt-Trussville 54 points 4. Westminster 46 points 5. Thompson 39 points
6. Jasper 37 points 7. Indian Springs 17 points 8. Gadsden City 16 points
9. Prattville Christian 12 points 10. Briarwood 0 points
*In the 200 Meter Relay the team of Elly Fraser, Alex Mueller, Christina Starkey, and Niala Cross finished third.
*In the 100 Meter Freestyle Niala Cross finished third
*In the 100 Meter IM Alex Mueller finished first and Elly Fraser finished sixth
*In the 50 Meter Butterfly Alex Mueller finished fourth
*In the 200 Meter Freestyle Niala Cross finished fourth
*In the 50 Meter Backstroke Alex Mueller finished third and Elly Fraser finished fifth
Volleyball Prepares for Busy Week
Hewitt-Trussville Volleyball (8-14 Overall, 1-3 7A Area 7) is preparing for a busy week ahead. On October 10, the Huskies will host Springville. This match was scheduled for earlier in the season but was pushed back due to weather. On October 12, Huntsville will visit Bryant Bank Arena for an Area match. The Huskies dropped a match in Huntsville earlier this season.
This weekend the Huskies will travel to Homewood for the Margaret Blalock Tournament where 16 teams will compete in the two-day event.
Stay tuned to Volleyball news and results by accessing www.hthuskies.com
Middle School Cross Country Performs Well at Jesse Owens
The Girls team finished in 4th place out of 17 teams. More than 235 athletes ran in the race and three Huskies finished in the top 20 overall. Maci Mills finished 9th, Sophia Knox finished 16th, and Hannah O'Kelley finished 19th. Coach Alicia Williamson was happy with the performace. "I am proud of the team. The performed great at the Jesse Owens Classic finishing 4th in a race with some of the best teams in the Southeast."
The Boys team finished 5th out of 31 teams. More than 430 boys competed in the race. Three Huskies finished in the top 40 individually. Mitchell Phillips finished 15th, Ben Pendergrass finished 19th, and Thomas Himes finished 39th. Coach Matthew Michalke said, "The boys ran well at the Jesse Owens Classic against some great competition. Our goal this week was to run tighter as a group and we achieved that, with our top five only separated by 30 seconds."
The team will be back in action on October 14 as they travel to Decatur for the "Dew It On The Trails" race.
7th Grade Football Defeats Pizitz
This Thursday October 12, the team will play its final regular season game at Homewood. The 7th Grade game will begin at 5:00pm and the 8th Grade game will start at approximately 6:30pm.
Following the games at Homewood, the 7th and 8th Grade teams will both play a playoff game. The 7th Grade playoff game will be held at 6pm on Wednesday October 18. The 8th Grade playoff game will be held on Thursday October 19. Both games will be played away.
7th Grade Volleyball Wins Two Matches in Metro Tournament
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Oct. 10 JV Girls Volleyball vs Springville Home 5:00pm
Oct. 10 Varsity Girls Volleyball vs Springville Home 6:00pm
Oct. 12 7th Grade Football at Homewood Away 5:00pm
Oct. 12 JV Girls Volleyball vs Huntsville Home 5:00pm
Oct. 12 Varsity Girls Volleyball vs Huntsville Home 6:00pm
Oct. 12 8th Grade Football at Homewood Away 6:30pm
Oct. 13 Varsity Girls Volleyball at Homewood Tournament TBA
Oct. 13 Varsity Football vs Sparkman Home 7:00pm
Oct. 14 Varsity Boys Cross Country at Decatur Meet 8:00am
Oct. 14 Varsity Girls Cross Country at Decatur Meet 8:00am
Oct. 14 Middle School Boys Cross Country at Decatur Meet 8:00am
Oct. 14 Middle School Girls Cross Country at Decatur Meet 8:00am
Oct. 14 Varsity Volleyball at Homewood Tournament TBA
Oct. 16 9th Grade Football vs McAdory Home 5:30pm