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Grandview Tops Herculaneum Behind Stellar Defense For Big Conference Win

(Grandview Head Coach Ronda Hubbard Speaks With Her Team During A Timeout In Their Win Over Herculaneum)

 

(MyMoInfoSports) The Grandview Eagles took down the undefeated Herculaneum Blackcats Thursday night in girls basketball action heard on KJFF with an impressive effort on defense leading to a 54-36 win.

It was a tight game throughout the first half with Grandview and Herculaneum exchanging blows leading to a 27-25 halftime lead for the Eagles. It was at the start of the fourth quarter that the Eagles got hot en route to a 16-0 run behind the offense of senior Meaghan Faust…
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Faust would finish with a game high 18 points in the victory. Guard Kaylyn Sparks had 11 points and forward Hailey Harlow added nine points off the bench. Grandview outscored Herculaneum 27-11 in the second half forcing the Blackcats into turning the ball over 20 times as they struggled to get anything going in the second half offensively.
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Grandview head coach Ronda Hubbard said her team takes great pride in their defense…
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Faust says the team wanted revenge after their 39-36 loss to Herculaneum earlier this year…
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Herculaneum head coach Riley Blair is proud of the start his team has had winning their first 12 games of the year…
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Grandview is now 9-2 on the year and 2-0 in conference play while Herculaneum falls to 12-1 on the season and 0-1 in conference play.

(Grandview SR Meaghan Faust Speaks With KJFF Radio After The Game)
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