By Kate Roberts and Cydney Jancik
The Lady Hawks’ basketball team opened their season with a win against the Cody-Kilgore Cowgirls on Friday, December 6. The Lady Hawks won by ten with a score of 35-25. The leading scorer for the Lady Hawks was Steph Tlustos with 19 points. Kate Roberts followed with eight points, and Whitney Heiting added six. Kate Roberts snatched 16 rebounds on the night, and Steph Tlustos pulled down seven. Steph Tlustos, Whitney Heiting, and Cydney Jancik each grabbed two steals. Steph Tlustos dished out three assists and Jen Scherbarth added two. Kate Roberts also blocked three Cowgirl shots.
The following day, the Lady Hawks traveled to Arthur County to take on the Wolves. The Lady Hawks had the lead going into the locker room at halftime, but couldn’t finish the deal and were defeated 33-39. The leading scorer for the Lady Hawks was Whitney Heiting, who poured in 14 points. Steph Tlustos and Kate Roberts added nine and eight points, respectively. Kate Roberts pulled down seven rebounds, and Steph Tlustos had eight rebounds and two steals.
After starting off the season 1-1, the Lady Hawks have two road games this week. They will travel to Crawford to take on the Lady Rams on Thursday, with JV action getting underway at 4 p.m. After a day off, they will travel to Mullen to take on the always tough Lady Broncos, with the JV game starting at 2 p.m.