HHS boys beat Collegiate, girls fall

The Hillsboro Trojans split a pair of games against Wichita Collegiate on a snowy Friday night in Wichita, Dec. 12. The girls lost 77-38, while the boys prevailed , 57-42.

In the girls’ game, Kelci Peck hit a nice jumper only five seconds into the game to set the tone. By the end of the first quarter, the Spartans had established a 16-7 lead. An 8-0 run in the first two minutes of the second quarter put the game in Collegiate’s control. By halftime, HHS trailed 40-17. At the end of three quarters, it was 53-23.

The Trojans were led in scoring by their two freshmen. Julianne Chisholm scored 12 and Hannah Marsh nine. With the loss, the Trojans stand at 0-2.

In the boys’ game, Hillsboro never trailed, but the outcome was never certain until the final minutes. With the score 2-2, Hillsboro went on a 10- run. But Collegiate got back-to-back 3-pointers by Adam Bakri to cut the margin. At the end of one quaerter, HHS led 18-12 and still led only by seven, 25-18 at halftime.

Six points by Tyler Peachey and two by Kyle Jilka in the first two minutes of the third quarter put Hillsboro on top 33-20, and that margin remained fairly constant the rest of the game. The score was 43-31 after three quarters.

Peachey and Daniel Deckert each finished with 12 points to lead the Trojans, who now are 2-0 for the season.

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