Girls: Hawthorne 53, Potter’s House 36
The defending 1A state champion Hawthorne girls’ basketball team were in action at the Battle on the Island at Ridgeview High School in Orange Park. On Monday afternoon, the Lady Hornets defeated Potter’s House (Jacksonville) 53-36 to stay unbeaten.
Hawthorne, which improved to 4-0, will play Class 4A Atlantic (Port Orange) this afternoon at 1:30 p.m.
Boys: Bartram Trail 48, Hawthorne 40
Yesterday, the Hawthorne boys’ basketball team lost to Bartram Trail (St. Johns), 48-40 at the Battle on the Island at Fleming Island High School in Orange Park.
The game was tied at the half, but the Bears outscored the Hornets 29-21 in the second half. The defending Class 1A state champion Hornets are playing a challenging scheduled this season. They’ve already played Class 6A Forest (Ocala) and Class 4A Bradford (Starke). They played against a Class 7A school yesterday and they will play Class 5A Ridgeview (Orange Park) this afternoon at 3 p.m.