Sports

Akron-Westfield Basketball Sweeps HMS

Fri 1-6-2017

Girls Game

 

A cold shooting night doomed Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in a 53-24 setback to Akron-Westfield on Friday Night.  The Hawks went most of the first quarter without a basket and trailed 15-5 after one.  A-W extended their lead to 33-13 at halftime.  The third quarter started well for HMS with four straight steals but the Hawks could only covert one time.  The Westerners led 48-17 entering the final quarter.  A-W got 18 points from Brooke Koele off the bench and improved to 9-2.  HMS was led by Erin Streit with six.  The Hawks are now 5-3 and host Cherokee on Monday.

 

 

Boys Game

 

A big second half propelled Akron-Westfield to a 63-41 win over Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn on Friday night.  The score was tied at 10 after one quarter.  The Hawks took a 17-13 lead early in the second quarter, but the Westerners closed the quarter on a 10-0 run to lead 23-17 at halftime.  HMS then went cold shooting in the third quarter.  A-W got several easy baskets off of turnovers, outscoring the Hawks 23-7 to lead 46-24 entering the final quarter.  Nic Jacobs led all scorers for the Westerners with 26.  He had seven three pointers in the game.  Cal Eskra added 16 as A-W improves to 3-7.  Jake Van Dyke paced the Hawks with 13 points.  HMS falls to 0-6 and hosts Cherokee on Monday.