The Hawthorne Hornets varsity boy’s basketball team will host the Hamilton County Trojans for a Regional Semifinal Thursday night. This playoff game is part 2018 FHSAA Boys Basketball – Class 1A tournament. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
The Hornets are District Champions and have a district record of 8-0. They are currently 22-5 on their season with 10-1 record at home and 9-1 away. They are coming off a 79-42 district win against Hilliard.
Hawthorne averages 67.2 points per game. They also average 28.8 rebounds per game and 9.7 assists per game.
Hawthorne Head Coach Greg Bowie says that anyone coming to the game Thursday night is going to see an electric team.
🐝 @HawthorneHoops is District Champions, once again!
Before they take on familiar foe Hamilton County in the Class 1A @FHSAA Regional Semifinals tomorrow night, check out how they got this far: with a 79-42 title-win vs. Hillard High.
— #BECOMErawe (@rawerecruits) February 21, 2018
The Trojans are coming off a loss to Madison County, 69-57, in the district championship game. Hamilton County is currently 16-12 on their season with a 9-2 home record and 5-7 away. Hamilton County averages 63.6 points per game.
Bowie says Hamilton County has become a good rivalry.
The winner of Thursday’s game will play the winner of Madison County and Hilliard for the Regional Final. Regional Final play will be Tuesday, February 27, at 7 p.m.