8th Grade Basketball vs Monsignor Clarke

Daniel Franchetti, 8th Grade Contributor

The Hendricken eighth grade team had their second to last basketball game on February 24, 2018. They played against Monsignor Clarke at their home court. Hendricken made an excellent effort against them.

The game started with about 7 minutes of practice before the game started. Once it began, Hendricken was off to a good start making the first shot of the game. By the end of the first 3:30 section of the first period the score was 11-5, Monsignor Clarke to Hendricken. At the 7:00 mark, the score was 19-5. At the 10:30 mark, Hendricken started to come back with a score of 19-13. At the end of the first period, the score was 23-20, Monsignor Clarke to Hendricken.

After the first section of the second period, the score was 35-24. At the 21:00 mark, the score was 41-27. The situation looked grim going after the 24:30 mark when the score was 43-29. During the last few minutes, Hendricken was able to score more points. However, it was not enough to win the game. The score was 47-36, Monsignor Clarke to Hendricken. This brings Hendricken to 2 wins and 8 losses with only one game remaining in the season.