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Tribe washed out by Hurricane

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     WILMINGTON – The final three-quarter effort by the Hillsboro Indians wasn’t enough to recover from a dreadful opening eight minutes, as they were defeated by the Wilmington Hurricane 76-55 Tuesday evening.

     In the first quarter the Hurricane overtook the Tribe by a score of 23-4. HHS recovered in the second netting 17 points, but their defense allowed Wilmington to net 19 to take a 42-21 advantage after two quarters.

     HHS allowed another 19-point quarter in the third, but scored 16 points of their own. In the final frame HHS outscored the Hurricane 18-15.

     The Indians were led by senior Airic Steagall with 17 points. Steagall sank two 3-pointers. Eli Hogsett netted nine points for the Tribe.

     Aric Carroll followed with eight points, including two 3-point shots. Caleb Wilson gained six points and HHS teammate Colt Coates scored five points. They were followed by Dow Kiefer with four and Emanuel Turner with three. Dawson Barreras finished with two points and Dylan Barreras made one free throw.

     HHS made a total of nine 3-pointers in the non-league loss.

     Leading the Hurricane in scoring was Quinten Rollins with 23 points. Malcolm Heard followed with 19. Kyle Blackman scored 12 points for Wilmington. Brandon Arehart netted eight points in the victory over the Indians.

     The loss drops HHS to 4-6 overall.



HHS - 4 17 16 18 - 55
WHS - 23 19 19 15 - 76

B.Arehart 8, K.Blackman 12, Briggs 2, B. Camp 4, L.Harris 2, M.Heard 19, K.Miller 2, Q.Rollins 23, N.Williams 4. TOTALS: 33 5 76.

Hillsboro (55)
Da.Barreras 2, Dy.Barreras 1, A.Carroll 8, C.Coates 5, E.Hogsett 9, D.Kiefer 4, A.Steagall 17, E.Turner 3, C.Wilson 6. TOTALS: 17 12 55.

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