By Lisa Hughes
The Lady Hawks picked up their third victory of the season Friday night with a 55-14 win over the Lady Wildcats of Banner County, before losing a close contest Saturday night to the Leyton Lady Warriors 35-24.
The Lady Hawks hurried out to a 14-2 first quarter lead and led the Lady Wildcats 31-9 at the half. The Hawks defense continued to hold the Lady Wildcats at bay in the second half outscoring them 24-5 in the final sixteen minutes of play.
The Lady Hawks were led by two players in double figures. Stephanie Tlustos finished the game with a double double with 15 points and 15 steals, as well as 3 assists, while Kodee Muhr finished with 15 points and 4 steals. Elizabeth Roberts also had a great game finishing with 9 points, 6 rebounds, 5 steals, and 4 assists.
HS 14 17 16 8 ---55
BC 2 7 1 4 -----14
Box Score: Kodee Muhr 15, Stephanie Tlustos 15, Elizabeth Roberts 9, Cydney Jancik 6, Kate Roberts 5, Whitney Heiting 2, Michaela Metcalf 2, Jen Scherbarth 1.
On Saturday night, a scoreless first quarter by the Hawks was the difference in the game as the Leyton Lady Warriors held a 10-0 lead at the end of the first quarter and a 16-6 lead at the half.
The two teams played almost even the entire game with the exception of the first quarter. The Lady Hawks were led by Elizabeth Roberts with 9 points. She also added 4 rebounds and 3 blocked shots. Kelsey Waite led the Lady Warriors with 8.
The Lady Hawks will host Cody-Kilgore on Thursday, Gordon-Rushville will come to town on Friday, and the Hawks will travel to Potter on Saturday.
HS 0 6 7 11 ----24
Leyton 10 6 9 10---35
Box Score: Elizabeth Roberts 9, Stephanie Tlustos 5, Kate Roberts 4, Kodee Muhr 3, Michaela Metcalf 3.