Reporter Staff Report
Walnut Springs improved to 3-0 in district play last week with a 70-25 blowout of Covington and a 53-44 win against Blum that featured a huge performance by Jacob White.
White had 21 points and 19 rebounds at Blum and the Hornets overcame a 40-33 deficit with a 20-4 run through the fourth quarter.
White was joined in double figures by Johnathan Stack with 12 points to go with three assists. Mario Ballesteros scored seven points, tied for the team lead with three assists and collected two steals while Andrew Herring scored five points, collected six rebounds and grabbed a team-leading four steals.
Against Covington, the Hornets dominated every statistical category, collecting 2 steals, 21 assists and nine blocked shots in the rout.
Herring (18), Johnathan Stack (15) and White (13) all scored in double figures and found a number of ways to contribute beyond pouring in baskets. Herring had four rebounds, three steals and two assists, White grabbed six boards and Johnathan Stack had five assists and three steals.
Kody Stack had a big game with eight points, nine steals, four assists and four rebounds, Kyle Roundtree recorded four points, five boards and blocked four shots, Mario Ballesteros had five steals and four assists to go with four points and Matthew Prescher had eight boards, four blocks and a pair of assists while scoring two.