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Hornets open Whitwell Christmas tourney with first-round loss to Sequatchie County

Posted on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 12:17 am

Huntland’s Garrett Jernigan prepares to shoot a free throw during a game Thursday against Sequatchie County High School. Jernigan scored 11 points in the 78-45 loss.
The Huntland Hornets fell to the Sequatchie County High School Indians 78-45 Thursday in a first-round game for the Whitwell Christmas Tournament.
 
A barrage of 3-pointers from the Indians put the Hornets behind early in the game and they trailed 45-17 at halftime.
 
The Hornets were able to get their offense going in the second half, but it would not be enough as they lost by 33.
 
With the loss, the Hornets moved to 2-11 on the season.
 
Read more about the game in Tuesday’s edition of the Herald Chronicle.
 
The Hornets moved to the consolation bracket with the loss and will next play Friday against South Greene High School. Tip-off is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.