Heights' Hawks, Lady Hawks Post Hoops Victories

Boys Win In Hawk Havoc; Girls Take Potters House Game

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - by special to The Chattanoogan.com

Hamilton Heights’ Hawks defeated Wesley Christian, 76-59, in the Hawk Havoc basketball round robin Friday night at Hamilton Heights Christian Academy to push their record to 2-0 on the young season.

Meanwhile, the Lady Hawks opened their season with a 51-43 victory over Carolina Prep in the Potters House preseason invitational in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Hawks had four players in double figures with Tre Edwards leading the way with 16 points.

Wheza Panzo added 15 points, Uros Plasvic 11 and Jordan Rawls 10. Panzo and Edwards combined for six of the Hawks’ eighth 3-pointers.

Panzo pulled down eight rebounds, Plasvic had seven and Rawls dished out eight assists.

Kevon Watts and David Walker each scored 16 points for Wesley Christian (3-1).

The Hawks will play The Rock School on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m.

Kamilla Cardosa scored 18 points and 16 rebounds to pace the Lady Hawks, who pulled away in the second half to post the hard-earned win. Elizabeth Balogun scored 15 points.

Jazmine Massengill, a University of Tennessee signee, had four points and nine rebounds. Treasure Hunt had seven points and seven rebounds.

Boys Box Score

Wesley Christian                  7 16 22 14 – 59

Hamilton Heights                 21 20 18 19 – 78

Wesley Christian (59) – Sakanoko 2, Beuclair 2, Mackey 4, Bachurin, Harvey 4, Kevon Watts 16, Ramage 9, David Walker 16.

Hamilton Heights (78) – Ellis 4, Farrar 2, Jordan Rawls 10, Wheza Panzo 15, Tre Edwards 16, Gilgeous-Alexander 1, Ambrose 9, Ruzhentev 4, LeGuenne, Jitoboh 6, Uros Plasvic 11.

3-Point Goals – Wesley Christian 7 (Watts 3, Ramage 2, Walker 2), Hamilton Heights 9 (Panzo 3, Edwards 3, Ambrose 1, Plasvic 1).

Girls Box Score

Hamilton Heights (78) – Massengill 4, Elizabeth Balogun 15, R. Balogun 3, Hunt 7, Kamilia Cardosa 18, Martinez, Rodrigues 4.

Carolina Prep (43) – J. Simmons 11, M. Mackins 24, C. McCarmey 6, Spruiell, Hatley 3, Prais.

3-Point Goals – 4 (Simons 3, Mackins 1), 2 (Massengill 1, R. Balogun 1)

(Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com and on Twitter @larryfleming44)

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