Playing four games last week, the Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Knights girls basketball team added three more wins but lost one on the road moving to 10-1.
The Knights played host to Cerro Gordo Bement on Monday night for Senior night defeating the Broncos easily.
ALAH held a 19-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and at the break led 44-18. Adding another 13 points in the third the Knights continued to lead 57-20 heading into the final quarter and added only 2 points in the fourth. The final score was 59-26.
All Knights players saw action with three in double figures. Senior Mackenzi Bowles led the nights in scoring with 18 points and 5 rebounds followed by Alexa Miller with 12 points, 8 rebounds, and 8 assists. Senior Makenzie Brown added 10 points and 8 rebounds on the night.
Other scorers included Claire Seal, 7 points; Shaylie Miller and Mallory Nichols each with 4 points, Kailee Otto, 3 points; and Alisha Frederick with 1 point.
On the road Wednesday night, ALAH traveled to Blue Ridge and picked up another road victory.
Tied at the end of the first quarter 12-12, the Knights scored 12 points to Blue Ridge’s 2 points and led 24-14 at the halfway point. Scoring 20 points in the third quarter, ALAH continued their lead 44-20 as they started the fourth quarter. Adding 5 points in the final quarter, the
ALAH Knights went on to defeat the Blue Ridge Knights 49-29.
Mackenzi Bowles led all Knights scorers with 14 points. Kailee Otto and Alexa Miller each had 8 points, followed by Makenzie Brown and Claire Seal both with 5 points, Alisha Frederick 4 points, Shaylie Miller and Mallory Nichols each with 2 points, and Sarah Rogers with 1 point.
The Knights were back on the road Thursday night at Tri-County where they were handed their first loss of the season.
At the end of the first quarter, ALAH trailed 13-16. Heading into the second quarter each team scored 12 points and at the break the Knights were down by three, 25-28. The Titans outscored the Knights in the third and took a 41-32 lead into the final quarter. Scoring only 8 points in the fourth to the Titans 18 points, ALAH lost 40-59.
Junior guard Alexa Miller was the only Knight in double figures with 15 points and 8 rebounds. Claire Seal finished with 9 points and 5 rebounds. Makenzie Brown had 6 points, Mackenzi Bowles 5 points, Charley Condill 4 points, and Mallory Nichols 1 point.
After a disappointing loss on Thursday, the Knights hosted the Villa Grove/Heritage Blue Devils at home on Saturday morning.
Jumping out to an early first quart lead 14-5, ALAH took a 29-18 lead at the half. Scoring twelve points in the third and another seventeen in the fourth, the Knights rolled to a 58-24 victory. Two Knights were in double figures.
Alexa Miller led the Knights in scoring with 14 points, 7 assists, and 6 steals followed by sophomore teammate Kailee Otto with 13 points and 4 rebounds. Mackenzi Bowles had 7 points and 7 rebounds, Claire Seal 7 points, Shaylie Miller 7 points, Makenzie Brown and Alisha Frederick each with 4 points, and Charley Condill had 2 points in the game.