Tracking The Huskies
Your Weekly Update on Hewitt-Trussville Athletics 2/23/2021
Girls Basketball to Play in Elite 8 Wednesday
Who: Hewitt-Trussville vs Vestavia Hills
What: Girls Basketball State Quarterfinals
When: Wednesday February 24 at 9am
Where: Jacksonville State University (Pete Mathews Coliseum)
What's at Stake: A berth in the 7A Final Four
Jacksonville State University Clear Bag Policy:
A limited number of tickets are available for Wednesday's game---Purchase your tickets now!
Link to 7A Girls Basketball Bracket:
Link to HT Girls Basketball Schedule/Results:
Photo Cred: Amy Blount
Sweet to Elite!
The Huskies are heading to the Elite 8! Coach Tonya Hunter's team rallied from an early deficit on Friday night to defeat Sparkman 49-42 on the road. Hewitt-Trussville will face Vestavia Hills Wednesday at 9am at Jacksonville State University with a Final Four berth on the line.
Friday's game did not start well for the Huskies as the Senators jumped out to a big lead. A Sparkman three point basket at the first quarter buzzer gave the home team a 18-4 lead. The HT defense would stiffen in the second quarter and allowed just two points. April Hooks scored a pair of baskets in the quarter as the lead was trimmed to 20-17 as the teams went to halftime.
Hooks and Audre Benson hit back-to-back three point shots early in the third quarter to give the Huskies their first lead. Benson would connect on two more shots from behind the arc in the third quarter as the Huskies raced to a 39-28 lead. Sparkman would close the gap to six points in the final quarter, but Amiya Payne iced the game with free throws.
Payne scored 11 points in the second half and had 16 points total. Audre Benson scored 11 points. April Hooks was also in double figures with 11 points.
Photo Cred: Amy Blount
Softball Goes Unbeaten in Weekend Tournament
Hewitt-Trussville Softball improved to 6-0 overall on the season as they won all five games over the weekend at the Sidney Cooper Invitational. So far this season, the Huskies are averaging scoring 13.8 runs per game. HT is averaging outscoring their opponents by 11.0 runs per game.
HT 12 Smiths Station 0
Sarah Hindman picked up the win in the circle as she threw a complete game and allowed just three hits. Kenleigh Cahalan, Jenna Lord, Rylee Tyree, Crystal Maze, and Rubie Simon all had multiple hits. Cahalan drove in five runs. Tyree, Cahalan and Lord all homered.
HT 9 Tallassee 4
HT overcame an early deficit to pick up the win. Kenleigh Cahalan went 2-4 and scored twice. Hannah Dorsett and Rylee Tyree had two RBI's each.
HT 17 Enterprise 1
Zaylen Tucker threw a complete game and struck out five batters. Kenleigh Cahalan went 3-4 with two home runs. Rylee Tyree also had three hits and she drove in two. Anyce Harvey and Madi Mitchell also homered.
HT 12 Wetumpka 5
HT scored five runs in the first inning against Wetumpka. Sarah Hindman got the win in the circle. Hannah Dorsett went 4-4 and scored two runs. Kenleigh Cahalan had three hits and scored twice. Jenna Lord homered and had three RBI's. Anyce Harvey also hit a home run and had four RBI's.
HT 16 Opelika 0
Zaylen Tucker threw a shutout and struck out five batters. Hannah Dorsett was 3-3 and scored twice. She also drove in two runs. Jenna Lord had three RBI's.
Softball Ranked #5 in National Poll
Hewitt-Trussville Softball was recently ranked #5 in the country in a national pre-season poll by MaxPreps.
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Baseball Has Undefeated Week
Hewitt-Trussville Baseball went 4-0 this week. The Huskies will travel to Helena on Thursday.
HT 10 Pelham 0 (Wednesday)
The Huskies got off to a quick start by scoring three runs in the opening inning. Jack Ollis singled to right with the bases loaded to drive in two runs. Baker Green then hit a sacrifice fly to center to score another run. The Huskies would score two more runs in the second inning to take a 5-0 lead.
Riley Quick was the winning pitcher as he threw four scoreless innings. Quick struck out six Panther batters. Trey Burrell scored three runs and Jackson Cole scored twice. Jackson Holland had a RBI and scored two runs as well.
HT 3 Briarwood 1 (Saturday)
In the victory over Briarwood, Skylar Jones pitched a complete game and only allowed three hits. Jones struck out nine Briarwood batters. Jack Ollis and Kurt Kizer both had a RBI for the Huskies. Jackson Holland had two hits and Trey Burrell had a double.
HT 4 Northridge 1 (Saturday)
Hewitt-Trussville was impressive on the mound again in game two vs Northridge. Baker Green picked up the win as he threw five shutout innings. Benjamin Lamons got the save as he worked the final two innings. Kurt Kizer had two RBI's and Jack Ollis added a RBI as well. Trey Burrell and Matt Miller also recorded hits against the Jaguars.
HT 10 Jasper 0 (Monday)
Riley Quick threw five innings and did not allow a hit. Jack Ollis had two hits and two runs. Hudson Boren had two runs and a RBI. Jackson Holland, Kurt Kizer, Ethan Duhon, Trey Burrell, and Gavin Ellison all drove in a run.
HTHS Cheer Evaluations
All information regarding HTHS Cheer Evaluations is on www.hthuskies.com under the Cheer section.
Link to information below:
Girls Golf 2nd in Season-Opening Tournament
Hewitt-Trussville Girls Golf opened the 2021 season with a 2nd place team finish at the Talon's Up Providence Christian Tournament in Dothan. The Huskies finished just four strokes off of first place in the 13-team field.
Eighth-grader Molly Davidson led the Huskies with a round of 75. She placed 2nd overall in the individual standings. Eighth-grader Kiersten Riggins shot a round of 80 and placed 8th overall. Mary Grace Davidson placed 13th overall after a round of 84.
The Huskies will travel to Robert Trent Jones Silver Lakes for the Yellow Jacket Invitational on March 4.
See the full 2021 Varsity Girls Golf schedule at the link below.
Tennis Sweeps Gardendale
Both the HT Boys and HT Girls Tennis teams won 9-0 over Gardendale Monday.
Joshua Blake, Connor Newton, Chase Armstrong, Drew Gardner, Nolan Armstrong, and Zach Stutsman all won singles matches. Vest/Miller, Holley/Weber, Maronge/Greenhaw won in doubles action.
Blakely Valdez, Isabella Hall, Emma Grace McElwain, Anna Beth Hill, Yasmin Fisher, and Talia Talley all won singles matches. Valdez/McElwain, Hall/Hill, and Bryant/Fortenberry won in doubles action.
Link to Boys schedule/results:
Link to Girls schedule/results:
Photo Cred: Kevin Holley
Boys Golf to Open Season This Weekend
Hewitt-Trussville Boys Golf will begin the season with the Joe King Memorial in Auburn February 26 and February 27.
Select the link below for the updated 2021 Varsity Boys Golf schedule.
HTMS Baseball Wins Opener
HTMS Baseball opened the 2021 season with a 6-5 win over Oxford on Friday night. The Huskies jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead after two innings. Cam Simpson delivered another RBI to out the Huskies up 5-0.
The Huskies will travel to Hoover later this week for the Perfect Game Tournament.
HTMS Softball Wins Weekend Tournament
HTMS Softball went a perfect 6-0 on the weekend to win the Moody Tournament. The Huskies outscored their opponents 78-8.
Sydney Moore had nine hits this weekend and drove in nine runs. Alleigh Benton had eight hits and also drove in nine runs. Makaila Hope had seven hits and drove in five runs.
In the title game vs Pell City, Kinley Poe threw a complete game and struck out five batters.
HTMS Football Information
Coach Bromley and the HTMS Football staff have created a google page containing all information for HTMS 2021 Football. Please see the link below.
Don't Miss the Huskies!
Select the link below for the master athletics schedule for the next seven days!