Lady Hawks Move To 7-1 With 58-36 Win Over Roland Park

Hamilton Heights Takes 3 Of 4 on Demanding Road Trip

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - by special to The Chattanoogan.com

Hamilton Heights’ Lady Hawks’ ambitious scheduling of four games in four days in foreign gyms saw coach Keisha Hunt’s squad go 3-1.

The No. 4-ranked Lady Hawks (7-1) wrapped up the trip with a 58-36 victory over Roland Park Country out of Baltimore, Maryland, in the Art Turner Tipoff Classic in Fairfax, Virginia.

Hamilton Heights went 3-1 on the grinding swing, including other wins over No.

3 Riverdale Baptist and No. 6 Pope Paul VI. The lone loss came Saturday in a rematch with Pope Paul.

The Lady Hawks, led by Elizabeth Balogun’s 25 points, enjoyed a 24-14 halftime lead and then put the game away with a 24-8 scoring edge in the third period.

Kamilla Cardosa scored 14 points for Hamilton Heights. Jazmine Massengill added five points, eight rebounds and six assists.

Boxscore

Hamilton Heights                10 14 24 10 – 58

Roland Park Country          4 10 8 10 -- 36

Hamilton Heights (58) – Massengill 5, Elizabeth Balogun 25, R. Balogun, Hunt 5, Rodrigues 5, Martinez 2, Kamilla Cardosa 14, Manzano, Jitoboh 2.

Roland Park Country (36) – Henson 8, M. McLean 11, Cookeville, Shaw, A. Carpenter 10, Green 3, Ferario 2, Carter, Smith, Robinson 2.

3-Point Goals – Hamilton Heights 6 (E. Balogun 2, Massengill 1, Rodrigues 1, Hunt 1), Roland Park Country 3 (Carpenter 2, Henson 1).

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



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