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Hornbeck vs Quitman LIVE High School Boys Basketball Friday 2/23/2024

Hornbeck vs Quitman LIVE High School Boys Basketball Friday 2/23/2024

The Quitman High School gymnasium will be buzzing with anticipation on Friday night as the hometown Wolverines (20-9) host the Hornbeck Hornets (12-18) in a 2024 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament Division V (Non-Select) playoff matchup. While the Wolverines boast a superior regular-season record, the Hornets are determined to pull off an upset and continue their postseason run.

What it is: Varsity Boys Basketball
Matchup: Hornbeck Hornets vs Quitman Wolverines
Game Type: Home playoff game
Bracket: 2024 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament (Louisiana) – Division V (Non-Select)
Time: Friday, Feb 23, 2024, 6:00 PM (Local time)
Locations: Quitman High School – LA
Home Team: Quitman Wolverines 20-9
Away Team: Hornbeck Hornets 12-18
Live Stream: Watch here

The Wolverines enter the game riding a wave of momentum, having won their last five contests. Their success hinges on the dynamic duo of senior guard and junior forward who average points and rebounds per game, respectively. The team also benefits from the defensive prowess of senior center who averages blocks per game.

However, the Hornbeck Hornets shouldn’t be underestimated. Despite their lower record, they’ve shown flashes of brilliance throughout the season, most notably in their upset victory over the previously undefeated in the district tournament. Their scrappy defense and opportunistic offense, led by senior guard and sophomore forward could pose a serious challenge to the Wolverines.

Adding to the intrigue is the history between these two teams. They last met in the playoffs, with the Wolverines emerging victorious in a nail-biting finish. The Hornets are eager to avenge that defeat and prove they’ve grown since then.

Beyond the on-court battle, the atmosphere promises to be electric. Quitman High School is known for its passionate fan base, and the stands are sure to be packed with enthusiastic supporters cheering on their Wolverines. The Hornbeck faithful, though smaller in number, will be equally vocal in their backing of their underdog team.

This game has all the makings of a classic playoff showdown. With talented players, passionate fans, and a history of close encounters, Friday night’s matchup promises to be an exciting and unpredictable contest. Will the Wolverines continue their dominance or will the Hornets pull off a stunning upset? Only time will tell.

James Cobb

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