Hornets defeat Bears in Park Region Conference action
The eighth ranked Henning Hornets snapped its longest losing streak of the season on Saturday in commanding fashion. Henning opened the week with a pair of non-conference losses, before edging Bertha-Hewitt 83-49 in Park Region Conference action on Saturday.
The win improves the Hornets to 17-4 on the season and 10-2 in the conference.
This week the Hornets will travel to Menahga on Tuesday night, before hosting Underwood as part of a boys/girls double-header on Friday night. On Saturday the Hornets will travel to Verndale for their final conference game of the season.
Henning will wrap up its regular season next Tuesday when they travel to Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal in non-conference action.
With a combined six losses between them coming into the game, the Hornets hosted the 15-4 West Central Area Knights on Tuesday in non-conference action.
Unfortunately, the Hornets turned the ball over 18 times and were unable to overcome a 31-23 deficit at halftime to fall for just the third time all season by a score of 57-46.
“West Central Area made it tough for us to score. We didn’t get a lot of open looks and turned the ball over more than we have all season. They are a quality AA team.”Head coach Randy Misegades
As a team the Hornets shot just 35 percent from the field, but found quite a bit of success from the free throw line by going 12-14.
Calvin Stueve led the way offensively with 13 points, 4 assists and 4 steals. Mason Hammer also reached double figures with 10 points.
Tanner Arndt and Tyson Misegades each scored 8 points, while Kale Misegades finished with 5 points and a team high 8 rebounds. Carter Dilly rounded out the scoring with 2 points.
Henning struggled a bit from the field once again as the Hornets fell to Brandon-Evansville by a score of 46-44 on Thursday night. The Hornets shot just 29 percent from the field, but stayed in the game thanks to six 3-pointers, including three from Tyson Misegades.
The Hornets trailed just 26-25 at halftime, but the eighth ranked Hornets were unable to get their shots to fall down the stretch to drop their third straight game.
“Our guys competed really hard at Brandon-Evansville. We just simply could get anything to fall. We shot the ball poorly and Brandon-Evansville made more plays than we did down the stretch,” said head coach Randy Misegades.
Tyson Misegades led the way offensively as he scored 15 points and pulled down 5 rebounds. Mason Hammer also reached double figures with 10 points, while Carter Dilly hit a pair of 3-pointers to finish with 8 points.
Tanner Arndt scored 4 points, while Kale Misegades scored 3 points and led the team with 9 rebounds. Lane Dilly rounded out the scoring with 2 points.
Henning snapped its three game losing streak in a big way on Saturday night as the Hornets defeated Bertha-Hewitt by a score of 83-49 on Saturday. Ten Hornets reached the scoring column as Henning shot 59 percent from the field, including an impressive 23-30 inside the 3-point line.
“It was nice to see the ball go through the basket consistently in our game against Bertha-Hewitt. We moved the ball better than we have all season and the resulted in a lot of guys scoring,” said head coach Randy Misegades.
The Hornets also went 10-14 from the free throw line and had just 9 turnovers in their 10th conference win of the season. The win secured a second place finish in the conference, behind the PRC champion New York Mills.
Tyson Misegades led the way offensively with 20 points and a team high 6 assists. Mason Hammer scored 18 points to go along with 8 rebounds, while Tanner Arndt finished with 15 points and 5 steals. Kale Misegades also reached double figures with 10 points and 5 assists.
Carter Dilly narrowly missed reaching double figures as he scored 9 points and had 5 rebounds, while Noah Umland scored 4 points, Riley Bode, Carter Kenyon and Eli Reinbold each scored 2 points and Lane Dilly rounded out the scoring with 1 point.