E-T Staff Report

Both the eighth grade “A” and seventh grade “B” girls basketball teams from Henderson Junior High won by double digits against Weatherford Hall last week.

The eighth “A” Honeybees (3-1) improved to 2-0 in district play with a 48-29 win that was never in doubt.

Henderson led 15-5 after the first quarter and 31-12 at halftime.

The Bees shot better than 40 percent from the field, hitting 22 of 51 attempts.

Tiara Green scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead HJH in both categories. She was followed in scoring and rebounding by Shelbey Stone with nine points and five boards, Haley Laursen with eight points and five rebounds and Scotta Faulkenberry with eight points and four boards. Stone also had a team-leading three steals.

Dally Friedrich (6), Carly Choate (4) and Chawtana Edwards also scored for the Bees.

The seventh “B” team from HJH rolled to a 25-13 win thanks to a big first half when they jumped out to a 17-2 advantage.

The  Honeybees utilized a balanced scoring effort as seven different players put points on the board. They also had 10 players snag at least one rebound and eight individuals collect at least one steal.

Cailin Way had six points and five boards and Mikena Williams scored five points while collecting four rebounds and five steals to lead the way. Cassidy Dickson led the team with six rebounds while scoring two points.

Filling out the rest of the score card for HJH were Erin Baker (4), Allie Lewis (4), Sierra Varnado (2) and Jae’Brooks Wilson (2). Lewis also had three steals in the win.