The Henning boys’ basketball team would claim back-to-back victories in its games on Friday and Saturday as the Hornets took on Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal and Ada-Borup West.
In Friday’s matchup, the hosting Hornets rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to defeat Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal 60-51.
Trailing 35-28, Henning put together a solid second half as they outscored the Titans 32-16.
Isaac Fisher led the Hornets with 25 points, while teammates Parker Fraki (11) and Blake Wallevand (10) were also in double figures.
On Saturday, Henning would top Ada-Borup West 84-70 in the Breakdown Classic in Perham.
The Hornets came out of the gates shooting as they took a 52-34 lead into the half. Ada-Borup West would fire back in the second half as they exploited sloppy play by the Hornets to cut the lead to single digits. Henning would regain its composure and finish the game strong to seal the win.
Blake Wallevand led the scoring output for the Hornets with 18 points, while also passing the 1,000 career-point mark. Fraki, Fisher, Brandon Trana and Blaine Wallevand each chipped in 15 points in the win.
The Hornets will now travel to take on Wadena-Deer Creek at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.