The Hyde boys varsity basketball team came out on Thursday in front of the whole school to take on Gann Academy. Both teams started out with a lot of momentum scoring fast and in thrilling fashion. Jalen Hill ’11 had another great game grabbing every rebound against the much smaller Gann team. The wolfpack rallied around his efforts to go on a run and took a big lead going into halftime, with the score Hyde 35, Gann 23. In the second half Chad Bryant ’11 came up big off the bench extending the lead, and giving Hyde a good advantage. Gann started coming back into the game late, but were still held short. Hyde showed resilience and toughness throughout the game and took control overall. The final score was Hyde 60, Gann 51.
Jalen Hill (17 points), showing lots of hustle and grit during the game, impressed all who came out to watch. Noah Bell ’11 came off the bench and scored 7 points. Chad Bryant also came off the bench and had some big points, hitting 2 three-pointers at crucial points in the game. Mike Cannon ’11 played well scoring 12 points. Jahvaney Beckford ’12 scored 10 points, 6 of which were big dunks.
The wolfpack are now 3-1, and have a game against Marianapolis, on Monday.