Hawthorne Boy’s Basketball Dominates Newberry 70-44

Thursday night the Hawthorne Hornet’s boy’s basketball team traveled to Newberry and faced the Panthers.

Prior to tipoff, Newberry coach Edwin Johnson said he knows Hawthorne has a good team.  “Hawthorne is extremely talented and Coach Bowie has done a great job over there,” he said. Hawthorne entered the matchup sitting at 19-1, leading the 1A District 6 standings. Coach Johnson and his team knew that they were going to have their hands full with a very talented Hawthorne squad.

First Half

  • The Panthers quickly got down 11-0 in the contest.
  • Newberry’s #0 Kobe Delima made a three pointer to close out the first quarter.
  • End of 1st Quarter: 18-11 Hawthorne.
  • #14 Dre Lawrence accounted for eight of the Hornets’ second quarter points.
  • Newberry made two free throws and a three pointer with just under two minutes left in the half.
  • End of Half: 35-23 Hawthorne.

Second Half

  • Hornets immediately pulled away.
  • Panthers were outscored 23-4 in the third quarter.
  • Hawthorne capitalized off of fouls called on the Panthers.
  • Panthers had a total of 11 fouls during the second half.
  • Final Score: 70-44 Hawthorne.

What’s Next?

Newberry will be hosting Bronson in their final home game of the regular season tomorrow. Hawthorne will next play Fort White on Thursday.

Post-Game Interview with Newberry’s head coach, Ed Johnson.

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Maddie Schmidt's goal is to become a college football reporter. Be sure to check out her sports blog, mygamedaygal.com.

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