The Henning girls basketball team had a busy week with three games, including two against a couple of the top Class AA teams in the area and state. Henning went 1-2 in these games to bring their overall season record to 8-5 on the season.
Monday, Jan. 10 at West Central Area 84-67 loss
On Monday night the Hornets traveled to Barrett to take on the West Central Area team that beat Henning in last year’s Section 6A final. The Knights have now been moved up to Class AA.
West Central Area jumped out to a big lead against the Hornets by a score of 48-22 at halftime. In the second half Henning’s girls came out and played well as a team and actually cut the lead down to about 11 as they scored 46 second half points, before ultimately losing to the Knights by the final score of 84-67.
Individually, the Hornets were led offensively by Lyvia Misegades with 20 points, Ally Hart with 16 and Faith Fisher with 15 points. Rounding out the scoring was Lily Fraki 6 points, Emma Severson 4 points, Natalie Eckhoff and Alivia Gunderson with 3 points each. Misegades led the way in rebounding with 8, Fisher and Hart each had 7. Fisher led the team with 7 assists and 3 steals.
Faith Fisher 15 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals
Lily Fraki 6 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals
Ally Hart 16 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals
Emma Severson 4 points, 4 rebounds
Natalie Eckhoff 3 points, 2 rebounds
Lyvia Misegades 20 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist
Alivia Gunderson 3 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal
Thursday, Jan. 13 vs. Verndale 44-32 win
On Thursday night the Hornets hosted Verndale in a Park Region Conference game and were able to come away with a 44-32 victory.
Verndale is a scrappy team and caused the Hornets some issues on their offensive end as they didn’t get clicking like they had down in West Central in that second half. Fortunately, the Hornets were able to do enough defensively to get the win.
Individually Henning was led by Faith Fisher with 16 points, Lyvia Misegades with 12 points and Lily Fraki with 8 points.
Rounding out the scoring was Natalie Eckhoff with 4, Ally Hart and Alivia Gunderson with 2 points each.
Hart led the team with 5 rebounds, while Misegades led with 4 assists and Fisher led with 5 steals.
Faith Fisher 16 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists, 5 steals
Lily Fraki 8 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist
Ally Hart 2 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal
Emma Severson 4 rebounds, 2 steals
Natalie Eckhoff 4 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals
Lyvia Misegades 12 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals
Alivia Gunderson 2 points
Saturday, Jan. 15 vs. Hawley at Perham Breakdown 74-40 lost
On Saturday the Hornets traveled to Perham to take on a great Class AA team in Hawley. In the beginning Henning was able to hang with them as the game was 19-17, but then their 3-point shooting and their depth as a team really became a problem as the Hornets trailed 38-23 at halftime.
In the second half the Hornets tried to battle back, but weren’t able to make a move and ended up getting everyone a chance to play in that half, before ultimately losing by the final score of 74-40.
Faith Fisher 6 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists, 3 steals
Lily Fraki 6 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal
Ella Missling 2 points
Ally Hart 8 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist
Emma Severson 2 points
Aaliyah Olson 1 rebound, 1 assist
Natalie Eckhoff 3 points, 1 assist
Lyvia Misegades 11 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal
Ava Eckhoff 2pts. 1 steal
Alivia Gunderson 1 assist, 2 steals