Boys basketball breaks 20-year district curse


IMAGE / Mr. David Fairman

Senior Saif Dawan led the Hornets to victory by scoring 19 points against the Flint Jaguars on Monday, Feb. 25.

The boys basketball team defeated Flint 78-54 in an MHSAA district game at Davison on Monday, Feb. 25.

This was the Hornets first district win since 1999.

Senior Saif Dawan led the team to victory by scoring 19 points.

Sophomore Jace Chapman followed suit and scored 17 points.

Junior Gequez Pano chipped in an additional 12 points, along with Braylon Silvas with 10 points.

Silvas will not be playing the rest of the season due to a hand injury.

Coach Paul Adas is proud of his team.

“One of our goals was to win this game,” Adas said. “We knew it was the 20 year anniversary. It was the best game of the 2018-2019 season. They played well, and shot well.”

The team is now 13-8 overall.

Kearsley’s next game will be at Davison High School against Lapeer on Wednesday, Feb. 27.