NEW CASTLE, Pennsylvania (WYTV) – Marquel Hooker put together one of his best games of the season as New Castle defeated Blackhawk for the second time this year, 63-42. On December 19, the ‘Canes notched a 72-42 victory over the Cougars. Hooker finished this contest with 15 points, 7 rebounds, 5 steals and 4 assists. Marquel was coming off a season-low 2 points in Tuesday’s matchup with Central Valley.
Robert Natale led all Hurricane scorers with 17 points as he sank a trio of three-point baskets. Micah Fulena added 15 and dished out 8 assists.
New Castle improves to 9-1 in the Section and to 14-3 overall.
Blackhawk dropped their fourth contest in a row to fall to 2-8 in Section 2 and to just 2-14 overall.
The Red Hurricanes will take on Hopewell on Tuesday while the Cougars will welcome Ellwood City.