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High School Basketball

Huntingdon Splits with Gibson County on Homecoming

Posted 2/6/19

HUNTINGDON (January 29) — Huntingdon High School celebrated Homecoming Tuesday, hosting Gibson County for a pair of non-district contests.The Fillies and Lady Pioneers battled back-and-forth in …

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High School Basketball

Huntingdon Splits with Gibson County on Homecoming

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HUNTINGDON (January 29) — Huntingdon High School celebrated Homecoming Tuesday, hosting Gibson County for a pair of non-district contests.

The Fillies and Lady Pioneers battled back-and-forth in an opener with numerous ties and lead changes. Gibson County shot well behind the arc and at the line in the fourth to claim a 48-43 road win.

The Mustangs shut the Pioneers out in the first frame and kept up the intensity throughout to earn a 50-39 victory.

At halftime of the boys’ game, the Homecoming Royalty was presented. Senior Alli Jones was crowned Homecoming Queen. Other members of the royalty were senior Kaitlynn Batey, juniors Adyn Swenson and Tyasia Reed, sophomores Brooke Butler and Adyson Shands and freshmen Lindsey Sanders and Kaylan Belew.

Escorts for the ladies were Matthew Ellis, Jacob Wilkes, Ryan Brooks, Brett Huss, Jake Stokes, Sam Parish, Cade Wood and Aden Hutcherson.

Gibson County Lady Pioneers 48, Huntingdon Fillies 43

After a 9-2 start by the Lady Pioneers, the Fillies surged back to take a 17-12 lead at the end of the opening frame. Tyasia Reed led Huntingdon with six points on a pair of three-pointers. Adyn Swenson scored four points, Alli Jones hit a three, and Brooke Butler and Addison Postlethwait each had a pair. Hannah Ball led Gibson County with five points, including a three-pointer. K.J. White scored four, and Macey Neal had three points.

The Lady Pioneers cut the deficit to just a point with a 13-9 advantage in the second quarter, led by Ball with five points. Neal and Annie Bass each hit a three, and Madison Hart had a pair. Swenson led the Fillies with seven points, and Postlethwait added a pair. At the half, Huntingdon led 26-25.

Gibson County had a 10-7 edge to take the lead in the third, led by White with five points, including a three-pointer. Neal hit another three, and Ashton Lannom had a pair. Reed led the Fillies with four points, Postlethwait added a pair, and Swenson hit a free throw. Entering the final frame, the Lady Pioneers led 35-33.

The Lady Pioneers sealed the win with a 13-10 tilt in the fourth, led by Neal with six points on a pair of threes. Ball also hit a three-pointer, and Lannom and White each added a pair. Huntingdon’s Kamaya Harris hit a three-pointer. Swenson, Butler and Postlethwait each added a pair, and Reed hit a freebie. Lady Pioneer Macey Neal led all scorers with 15 points, including four three-pointers. Hannah Ball scored 13 with a pair of threes, and K.J. White had eleven points, also with a three.

Adyn Swenson led Huntingdon with 14 points. Tyasia Reed scored eleven with a pair of three-pointers.

Mustangs 50, Pioneers 39

Huntingdon blanked Gibson County 12-0 in the first frame, led by Xavier White with five points, including a three-pointer. Dallas Willis scored four, and Nik Bynum hit a three. The Pioneers bounced back for a 13-12 edge in the second quarter, led by Cobe Clark with seven points, including a three. Donte Holder scored four, and Noah Stafford had a pair. Bynum led the Mustangs with four points. White and Hunter Ledsinger each hit a three-pointer, and Drake Butler had a pair. At the half, Huntingdon led 24-13.

Gibson County knocked another point off of the deficit with a 14-13 advantage in the third, led by Clark with six points of a pair of threes. Jarvis Myers scored four points, and Montavious Walker and Joseph Hufstedler each had a pair. Kaleel Bailey led the Mustangs with five points, including a three. Bynum hit another three, and White also scored three points. Willis added a pair. Heading into the final frame, Huntingdon led 37-27.

The Mustangs capped the win with a 13-12 tilt in the fourth, led by Willis with eleven points. White and Clay Pinson each hit a free throw. Walker scored four points for the Pioneers. Clark and Stafford had three points each, and Myers added a pair.

Mustang Dallas Willis led all scorers with 17 points. Xavier White scored a dozen, including a pair of three-pointers, and Nik Bynum had ten points, also with a pair of threes. Cobe Clark led Gibson County with 16 points, including a trio of threes.

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