Orlando, FL – The Boys Basketball team tipped off the regular season at The First Academy on Tuesday night with a 64-58 win in an exciting contest. The Royals jumped out to an early lead over the Hornets on a barrage of 3-point shots, but Bishop Moore dug in and went to the half with a 1 point lead.
The second half was evenly matched as well, as both teams traded baskets down the stretch. The Hornet defense forced TFA into tough shots in the final minutes and was able to extend the lead at the free throw line to seal the win by 8.
Hunter C. led the Hornets with a career-high 36 points and 9 rebounds. Emil A. added 11 points and 6 rebounds.
The JV team also beat TFA, 33-32. Jose E. led JV with 9 points and Van M. added 8. The Freshman team lost 51-42 to Winter Springs. Colin W. scored 24 points and JoJo I. added 7 rebounds & 3 assists.
Come out and support your Hornets on Thursday at 7:30pm in the home opener against Evans! Freshman and JV also play a Thursday double header at home against Windermere Prep at 4:30pm and 6:00pm.