Ravens Defeat Huskies in a Landslide Victory
Hillcrest Academy jumped out to an 18-2 lead after one quarter and cruised to a 60-25 win over the Highland Huskies Tuesday in Hillcrest Union. The Huskies played without two starters, and the Ravens took advantage, led by senior sharpshooter Eli Ours, who buried five triples on the way to 21 points to lead Hillcrest. The Ravens led 31-8 at the half, and extended the margin to 47-14 with two minutes remaining in the third period.
Ten players got into the scoring act for the Ravens. John Hughes scored nine points, Noah Miller had seven, including a triple, and Jace Rempel had five points, including a trey. Aaron Hershberger and Josiah Beachy each scored four points, Will Kolck and Aiden Krabill had three points apiece and Grant Bender and Luke Schrock completed the scoring with two points each.
Ours had five steals and Schrock picked up four takeaways. Kolck had five rebounds, and Miller and Hughes each had four boards. Miller and Bender had three assists apiece.
Coach Dwight Gingerich said, “It was great to get out to a good start, and force them to play from behind early. Our ball movement was pretty good against the zone, and defensively we were active and forced turnovers It’s always good to get court time for our reserves, who have been giving a great effort in practice.”
The Ravens move to 9-5 in conference play, 11-6 overall. With the winter weather, the game at Lone Tree has been moved from Thursday to Saturday.