Warhawk Hoops

Daleville’s Jordan McDonald (0) knocks down a shot for the Warhawks.

The Daleville Warhawks (8-5, 2-0) kicked off area play last week with a pair of wins over Class 2A, Area 3 foes Cottonwood and Houston County on the road.

After a frustrating loss to Dale County on Jan. 4, the Warhawks rebounded to best Houston County on Jan. 7 by a score of 61-49.

Sophomore Tomar Hobdy led an effective Warhawk offense against Houston County with 16 points, while senior Melvin Matthews added 14 points and sophomore Bryan Beckwith scored 11 points. Junior Sincere McKenzie also added nine points, while junior Peanut Bloodsaw scored seven.

Daleville follow that up with another area road win over Cottonwood on Jan. 9 by a score of 75-66.

This time, McKenzie led Daleville’s offense with 18 points, while Hobdy scored 16 points again. Bloodsaw also chipped in with 14 points and Beckwith scored 11 points once again.

Daleville rematches Houston County on Thursday, Jan. 16, at home.

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