Hampton JV weathers Rebel attack for the win

Published 9:40 pm Tuesday, January 5, 2021

GREENEVILLE – The Hampton Junior Varisty ‘Dogs opened the first half of Monday’s game against South Greene looking pretty good as they took a 26-17 lead to the locker room at the break.

However, the Rebels put together an offensive onslaught in the third quarter outscoring the visitors 20-10 to take a 37-36 lead to the final eight minutes before Hampton rallied down the stretch to take a 61-53 victory.

Brody Hicks and Dalton Holsclaw helped put the ‘Dogs out front in the first half by scoring six points apiece to build the halftime advantage. Hampton also got five points apiece from Hayden Campbell and Austin Bentley to establish their lead at the break.

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Hayden Hartman for the Rebels had a big hand in helping South Greene to recover from a poor first half as the hitting two treys in the third quarter to push the home team out front.

Hartman had a total of six treys in the game to lead his team in scoring with 18 points.

The Bulldogs finally found their offensive prowess once again in the final eight minutes as they outscored the Rebels 25-16 to earn the win.

Four ‘Dogs reached double figures in the game led by Bentley and Holsclaw with 12 points apiece. Hayden Campbell finished with 11 points while Brody Hicks added 10.

Hampton, 61-53
Hampton (61)
Levi Lyons 2, Ty McElyea 4, Logan Whitehead 6, Chance Point 4, Brody Hicks 10, Austin Bentley 12, Hayden Campbell 11, Dalton Holsclaw 12.
South Greene (53)
Cooper Kelly 6, Connor Marshall 8, Zane Winter 8, Woody Hixson 2, Hunter Toth 2, Haydon Birdwell 6, Drew Thornburg 3 Hayden Hartman 18.

Hampton……….. 13 13 10 25 – 61
South Greene… 9 8 20 16 – 53